New updated training courses for 10.0.7 of Final Cut Pro X.

We are pleased to announce our Updated (10.1.2) tutorials
on the complete feature set of Final Cut Pro X.

The New Final Cut Pro X 10.1.2 course on Mac App store – Only $9.99

63 individual lessons over 14 hours of tutorials, 600 topics
Separate Basic and Advanced sections.


Within this 14 hour video training course you will find three main sections;

1. Import and Organization

2. Editing and

3. Exporting.


Within this 14 hour video training course you will find three main sections; 1. Import and Organization 2. Editing and 3. Exporting.

1. Importing and Organization- As with the other two section, “Editing” and “Exporting”, this “Import and Organization Tutorial” is broken into two sections. If you are a beginner you can use the Basic Section to quickly get to know how to use FCP without getting distracted with the details that are in the Advanced Section. Once you have completed the Basic Section you will be competent to import and organize video with FCPX. Then you are ready to view the Advanced tutorials. In the Advanced portion of section one you will learn much more about the Event library, how to change the name of an event, merge and split Events, move Events, create favorites, delete events and more.

2. Editing – This tutorial covers editing into the Final Cut Pro X timeline. In the Basic Editing Section learn to select the footage you want to edit by setting in and out points. See how to Adjust both the video and audio of your clips edited into the timeline, how to add Effects, still photos and music. We will also cover synchronizing more than one camera (Multi-cam). In the Advanced portion of the Editing section you will be taken on a tour of detailed editing in the timeline including the precision editor, replace edit functionality, transforming clips and changing speed. Learn how to combine a number of clips into groups or compound clips for ease of viewing. We will look at more multi-cam techniques, such as changing the name of cameras and the manual syncing of different cameras.

3. Exporting- This section details exporting footage from Final Cut. In the basic export tutorials discover what to do prior to exporting, like checking sound levels and reviewing in full screen mode. Learn to use the Share Menu and get a basic understanding of the different formats available. In the Advanced Section you will be taken on a tour of Compressor. You will be shown my favorite workflow to export an archive that can converted to the appropriate formats with Quicktime Pro. Finally you will learn FCP for Archiving and backup strategies. View the course outline below for a full list of topics.

The voice and guide behind this training app is Bruce Macbryde. Bruce is an experienced tutor for Final Cut Pro, Motion and Compressor, he has been teaching since 2005, and has been using Final Cut Pro for professionally since 2002.

Course Outline:

A to Z Final Cut Pro X 10.1

This is the definitive, fully comprehensive training course for Final Cut Pro X.

14 x hours of Video tutorials

63 lessons

Over 600 topics.

The course covers separate lessons for beginners and separate lessons for the more advanced. This means that those new to Final Cut Pro are not distracted by unwanted detail and that the seasoned user can learn about advanced information without having to go through the basic details they already know about. These advanced lessons cover topics like: Color correction, Skin tone correction, Video Scopes, Audio correction, Keying, Masks, modifying Effects & Generators and Text search and correction.

You will be able to use the included, video, stills and audio, clips to follow the instruction so you have a hands-on experience.

PDF indexes are also included as part of the course material, they are listed as “All lessons” and also as an “A-Z of all topics”, so that you can refer back to topics or skip to specific topics of interest, without having to plough through the clips, and get directly to what you need to know.

There is a lesson that will let you “jump in” to learn a quick edit: “Make a movie in 5 x minutes”

There is a lesson on “trouble shooting” to make sure you don’t see too much of the Spinning Beach Ball.

There is a lesson on recording and editing Live Streams

There are supplementary lessons on the Apple Apps; Motion and Compressor, as well as sections on third party software, like MPEG Streamclip, FC Library Manager, Quicktime Pro and Third party Effects from; FCPEffects, Pixel Film Studios & FxFactory.

There are several workflows that will assist in your use of Final Cut Pro, such as how to label and organize the workflow on your computer so you can keep track of clients and filming dates.

The full list of lessons is below:

Basic Import and Organisation:

1st Instructions How to use the Tutorial
Import Introduction
Quick Start: Make a 5 minute Movie
Basic Libraries
How to Update Events & Projects
Import from a Card Camera
Import from a Tape Camera or file
Basic Preferences
Basic Timeline
Basic Viewer
Middle Menu bar
The Effects Browser

Advanced Import and Organisation:

Library & Event Organization
Detailed Preferences
Transcoding prior to Import
Retaining in and out points
Re-Link Missing Media
Import from FCP7 to FCPX
Favorites, Keywords, Smart Collections
Media Management
Finder Management
Original, Optimized, Proxy
Live Stream Record & Edit
Import Conclusion

Basic Editing:

Introduction to Editing
Basic Edit to Timeline
Full edit
Basic Inspector – Video
Basic Inspector – Audio
Basic Effects in Timeline
Basic Multicam
Adjusting MultiCam In the Timeline

Advanced Editing:

Adjustments in the timeline
Fine Adjustment in & out points
Advanced Multicam
Short Cuts
Edits using Callouts
Audition-Compound Clips
Timeline Tools
Keyframes in the Timeline
Keyframes in the Viewer
Color Correction
Keying – Green Screen
Video Scopes, 2nd Monitor
Complete the Edit – Part 1
Complete the Edit – Part 2 – Modify Effects & Generators
Audio Correction
Editing Text
Edit Conclusion
Basic Export:

Introduction to Export
Export from Share Menu
Audio levels prior to export
Creating a DVD
Burning Blu-Ray to DVD media

Advanced Export:

Playback views
Exporting Roles
Export with Compressor
Quicktime Pro
Export with XML
Consolidate and Archive
Overview – Motion
Trouble Shooting Avoid the Spinning Beachball
Export Conclusion

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