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Final Cut Pro

Post-Production Workflow
This is an overview of the postproduction workflow as it's handled in Final Cut Pro.
Final Cut Pro's Interface, Part 1
An overview of the primary windows in Final Cut's interface, their features and usage. (illustrated)
Final Cut Pro's Interface, Part 2
The features of the Log and Capture window and how it's used. (illustrated)
Importing Media into Final Cut
A discussion of the types of media you will be using in Final Cut and how to bring them into your project.
Creating and Working with Sequences
A sequence is the main workspace for most of your editing tasks in Final Cut. This covers creating a sequence, choosing the right settings for your sequence, managing multiple sequences in a project and nesting sequences within one another.
Timeline Editing Tools
Once you've created a sequence and added a few clips to it you're going to want to fine-tune the in and out points of your clips. FCP has a variety of different editing tools which you can use to trim/adjust clips right on the timeline.
Editing and Mixing Audio
FCP allows a reasonable amount of control over your audio - you can mix multiple tracks together, adjust their volume over time, and 'pan' them to the left or right speaker. This covers the basic tools and techniques you'll need to mix audio in your projects.
Importing CD Audio Using iTunes
Using iTunes to import tracks from CDs lets you convert the tracks to the correct sample rate for DV projects. This is a step-by-step walkthrough of the process.
Transitions take editing beyond the straight cut. They can hide a cut, indicate the passage of time, or visually accent the content of your video. They can also become extremely distracting with overuse! This covers FCP's more than 70 transitions, how to apply them to your clips/timeline, and when and where it's appropriate to use them.
Basic Titles
There are many ways to create titles for your Final Cut Projects, but the basic text generators are some of the simplest and most commonly used.
Filters let you create a wide range of looks and styles for your video - and you can make them change over time as well. This covers the use of filters and the basics of keyframing filter parameters.
The Motion Tab and Keyframes
Once you start layering text and other graphics over your video you'll soon want to animate these layers over time. This covers the Motion tab, which allows you to change a variety of layer properties such as scale and rotation, and Keyframes, which let you animate property changes over time.
Playback Speed and Time Remapping
Final Cut lets you change the speed of a clip to produce fast- or slow-motion effects, and with Time Remapping you can actually make these speed changes within a single clip.
Composite Modes
Composite modes allow you to blend layers together based on color and brigtness values, resulting in an image which is usually more interesting than if you had used only opacity to blend them together.
Getting Started With Color Correction
Color correction allows you make your video look more consistent from shot to shot, correct problems with white balance and/or exposure, or create stylized 'looks'. I cover the basics here of the 3-way color correction filter and how to apply it to your video clips.
Getting Your Video Out Of Final Cut
This covers the process of exporting your video using Compressor, which allow syou to prepare video for DVD, CDROM or online delivery.