Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 5

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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 5
By Diana Weynand
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Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: August 05, 2005
ISBN: 0-321-33481-7
Pages: 656
 

Table of Contents  | Index

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The scalability, performance and Emmy Award-winning workflow of Final Cut Pro 5 make it the first choice of professional editors everywhere. For those clamoring to get in on the action, this best-selling volume uses a series of class-length lessons designed to provide a strong foundation in all aspects of the digital video editing powerhouse. Readers follow the step-by-step instructions to complete the book's hands-on exercises, using the project files on the accompanying DVD. Master teacher Diana Weynand covers everything from basic editing skills to complex topics such as creating transitions and motion effects, real-time color correcting, titling techniques, and more. Previously published as Final Cut Pro HD, this revision has been updated to cover all of Final Cut Pro 5's new features, including higher quality effects, RT Extreme with Dynamic RT, editing multi-camera projects, closer integration with Apple's other creative tools and more.

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book cover
Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 5
By Diana Weynand
...............................................
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: August 05, 2005
ISBN: 0-321-33481-7
Pages: 656
 

Table of Contents  | Index


   Copyright
   Acknowledgments
   Getting Started
      The Methodology
      Using the DVD Book Files
      About the Footage
      System Requirements
      About the Apple Pro Training Series
      Apple Pro Certification Program
      Resources
   Lesson 1.  Working with the Interface
      Preparing the Project
      Final Cut Pro Interface
      Following a Workflow
      Working with Projects
      Working with Bins
      Working with the Timeline and Canvas
      Project Practice
      Magnifying Timeline Tracks
      Quitting and Hiding Final Cut Pro
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 2.  Marking and Editing
      Preparing the Project
      Playing Clips in the Viewer
      Marking Clips
      Working with Audio Clips
      Preparing to Edit
      Making Overwrite Edits
      Backing Up Sequences
      Inserting Clips
      Saving and Quitting
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 3.  Drag-and-Drop Editing
      Preparing the Project
      Manipulating Clips in the Timeline
      Preparing for Drag-and-Drop Editing
      Dragging Clips to the Timeline
      Dragging Audio to the Timeline
      Changing a Clip in the Timeline
      Saving and Quitting
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 4.  Marking in the Timeline
      Preparing the Project
      Marking in the Timeline
      Selecting Tracks in the Timeline
      Deleting Clips and Gaps
      Editing to an Audio Track
      Importing Clips into a Project
      Editing Sound Effects to Video Clips
      Linking Clips Together
      Adding Cutaways or B-Roll Material
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 5.  Trimming Edit Points
      Preparing the Project
      Trimming Overview
      Dragging to Trim
      Trimming One Track of a Linked Clip
      Trimming and Rippling Edits
      Trimming in the Viewer
      Using the Razor Blade Tool
      Extending an Edit Point
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 6.  Adjusting Edit Points
      Preparing the Project
      Adjusting Two Edit Points
      Rolling Edit Points
      Slipping Clip Content
      Adjusting and Changing Clip Placement
      Using the Trim Edit Window
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 7.  Other Editing Options
      Preparing the Project
      Making Subclips
      Working with Markers
      Copying Clips in the Browser
      Replacing Edits
      Storyboard Editing
      Keeping Linked Clips in Sync
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 8.  Browser Basics and Project Customization
      Preparing the Project
      Customizing Browser Columns
      Finding Items in the Browser
      Working with Master Clips
      Organizing Project Elements
      Customizing the Interface
      Customizing Shortcut Keys and Buttons
      Choosing an Easy Setup Preset
      Selecting User Preferences
      Viewing Clip Properties
      Changing Sequence Settings
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 9.  Capturing Footage
      Preparing the Project
      Connecting Sources for Capture
      Previewing and Marking Your Source
      Logging Your Clips
      Choosing Clip Settings
      Choosing Capture Settings
      Capturing Options
      Setting Capture Preferences
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 10.  Applying Transitions
      Preparing the Project
      Understanding Transitions
      Viewing Transition Options
      Applying Video Transitions
      Applying Audio Transitions
      Using the Transition Editor
      Changing Transition Parameters
      Previewing and Rendering Effects
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 11.  Mixing Audio Tracks
      Preparing the Project
      Organizing and Previewing Audio Tracks
      Adjusting and Editing Audio in the Timeline
      Changing Audio Levels Over Time
      Mixing Tracks Using the Audio Mixer
      Recording a Narration Track
      Importing CD Tracks
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 12.  Changing Motion Properties
      Preparing the Project
      Changing Clip Speed
      Creating a Freeze-Frame
      Changing Motion Parameters
      Sharing Motion Attributes
      Animating Motion Parameters
      Creating a Variable Speed Change
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 13.  Applying Filters
      Preparing the Project
      Applying Video Filters
      Viewing and Modifying Filter Parameters
      Applying Corrective Filters
      Applying Audio Filters
      Compositing Clips
      Adding Keyframes to Animate Filters
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 14.  Multicam Editing
      Preparing the Project
      Organizing a Multiclip Editing Workflow
      Synchronizing Camera Angles by In Points
      Creating and Viewing Multiclips
      Modifying Multiclips in the Viewer
      Editing with Multiclips
      Synchronizing Camera Angles by Timecode
      Switching Angles with Effects
      Collapsing a Multiclip
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 15.  Adding Titles and Graphics
      Preparing the Project
      Working with Text Generators
      Adding Color Mattes
      Working with Graphics
      Adding Motion Effects to Text
      Working with Boris Text Options
      Lesson Review
   Lesson 16.  Finishing and Outputting
      Preparing the Project
      Reconnecting Media
      Finishing Audio and Video
      Exporting Finished Sequences
      Outputting to Tape
      Managing Project Media
      Backing Up Projects
      Lesson Review
   Appendix A.  Introduction to LiveType
      Using the LiveType Interface
      Building a LiveType Title
      Animating Titles
      Using LiveFonts
      Creating Effects from Scratch
      Adding Multiple Effects
      Adding Textures
      Importing a LiveType Project into Final Cut Pro
   Appendix B.  Final Cut Studio Workflows
   Glossary
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