Focal Press Book: Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics: Advanced Techniques for Editors

Focal Press Book: Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics: Advanced Techniques for Editors

Focal Press Book: Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics: Advanced Techniques for Editors

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  • Author: Tom Wolsky
  • Paperback: 408 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Publication Date: August 14, 2014
  • Library Workflows and Collaboration
  • Metadata Customization
  • Editing Techniques Including Multicam
  • Audio and Video Tools & Effects
  • Color Correction
  • Compositing and Complex Animation
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Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics: Advanced Techniques for Editors from Focal Press picks up where introductory books leave off, providing you with the resources and hands-on training need to become an advanced Final Cut Pro X user. Guided by Tom Wolsky, Senior Instructor for the Digital Media Academy, this book provides easy-to-understand explanations from a seasoned teach and digital editor. It features workshop tutorials with full-color illustrations, providing firsthand experience on the art and technique of editing at an advanced level. You'll also gain in-depth information and time-saving techniques to master Final Cut X's interface elements, tools, and shortcuts. Boost the quality of your work and impress your clients/audience with this easy-to-follow, hands-on guide.

Companion Site
An extensive companion website features accompanying tutorial media in FCP libraries and text updates addressing revisions to the software.
  • Library workflows and collaboration
  • Metadata customization
  • Editing techniques for documentary and narrative projects
  • Using markers and the timeline index
  • Audio tools
  • Multicam
  • Audio and video effects
  • Color correction, including secondary corrections and isolated color adjustments
  • Compositing and complex animation
Chapter 1 - Back to the Basics
Chapter 2 - Preferences and Importing
Chapter 3 - Organization
Chapter 4 - Editing
Chapter 5 - Working with Audio
Chapter 6 - Multicam Editing
Chapter 7 - Adding Titles and Still Images
Chapter 8 - Adding Effects
Chapter 9 - Color Correction
Chapter 10 - Animating Images
Chapter 11 - Compositing
Chapter 12 - Outputting from Final Cut Pro
About the Author
Tom Wolsky is the Senior Instructor for the Digital Media Academy. He trains in all levels of Final Cut Pro and is the author of several Final Cut and video production books and online instruction series. His Class on Demand training has won multiple Telly and Horizon Interactive awards, and he trains and consults with teachers, students, and companies around the country. Before teaching, he worked in the film and television industry for more than 40 years as a writer, producer, and technician, as well as an operations manager and producer at ABC News for Good Morning America and World News Now.
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Focal Press 9781138787117 specs

Author Tom Wolsky
Format Paperback
Pages 408
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published August 14, 2014
BISAC Subject Headings ART057000 ART / Film & Video
ISBN-13 9781138787117
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.134 x 7.48 x 0.866"

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