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The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X from Focal Press is a step-by-step, full-color guide that provides invaluable workflow tips that allow you to tap into the full power of Final Cut Pro X and achieve results quickly, regardless of your skill level. In this second edition, author Rick Young gets you up and running with Apple's professional editing software, explaining the key concepts and vital knowledge you need to edit your project from start to finish. Packed with tutorials and real-world examples, the book will take you through the ins and outs of the software, providing timesaving instruction on producing and outputting using Final Cut Pro X.
This edition has been updated to include a thorough introduction to Final Cut Pro X and the philosophy by which the software works, coverage of the complete post-production process, and additional sections on multi-cam editing, working with proxies, and effective media management of libraries. Additionally, you'll find instruction on encoding, distributing, and archiving your completed projects. A companion website is available that features downloadable video footage that you can edit using the techniques covered in the book.
Note: Written for Final Cut Pro X version 10.1.3 and beyond.
System Setup The Interface Importing Media Organization Editing Audio Effects Share
Rick Young is Editor for Movie Machine, a website devoted to the art and technology of digital filmmaking. Rick is also the Director and Founding Member of the UK Final Cut Pro User Group, an Apple Solutions Expert, and a freelance television director and editor with many years of broadcast experience, including work for the BBC, Sky, ITN, CNBC, and Reuters. Additionally, he is a liaison to the US Creative Pro User Groups and the author of the best-selling series The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro.
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BISAC Subject Headings
PER004000 PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
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