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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 two 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.