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Introduction to Apple Final Cut Pro Course

Apple Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This one-day workshop introduces students to the primary feature set and functionality of Final Cut Pro X. Students will learn to perform a range of editing functions while familiarising themselves with the user interface.

Final Cut Pro Course Content



  • Final Cut Pro User interface, Workflow & Media Management
  • Understanding Events and Projects
  • Organising your files and your system
  • How to use Keywords and Ratings
  • Import, Editing, and Trimming
  • Marking clips
  • Trimming techniques
  • Ripple, Roll and Extended edits
  • Using the Slip and Slide tools
  • Basic Transitions and Effects
  • Using and modifying transitions
  • Applying filters
  • Using Colour Balancing to improve images
  • Audio editing & filters
  • Finishing and final output

This course is suitable for anyone with basic Mac skills. An iMac workstation and software is provided. You may wish to bring along a notepad and pen to make notes.