Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow

Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow

Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow

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  • Author: Dale Angell
  • Paperback: 266
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Publication Date: September 13, 2007
  • Complete Post Production Workflow
  • 35mm Film, HD Video, and Other Formats
  • For Independent Filmmakers
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The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow from Focal Press is a comprehensive roadmap to affordable postproduction workflow using Final Cut Pro, Cinema Tools, and Pro Tools. Illuminating workflow and the interrelationship of these software applications, it also focuses on cost saving and efficiency, aiding low-budget, independent moviemakers as well as students trying to take their skills to the professional level.

Author Dale Angell offers a practical guide to complete film postproduction workflow, describing low-cost workflow that can be used for 35mm film, High Definition digital video, or DV/Digital Cinema Cameras.

The Filmmaker's Guide to Final Cut Pro Workflow will help the independent filmmaker working on a tight budget:

  • Understand capturing picture when shooting on film or digital video
  • Finishing the project on either film or video
  • Audio edit workflows for both film and video
  • Comprehend NTSC and PAL video as well as modern digital video format
  • Understand timecode and the file architecture in Final Cut Pro, Cinema Tools, and Pro Tools

Table of Contents
  • A Letter from the Author
  • Introduction
  • The Kodak 35mm Project
  • Chapter 1: When Shooting on Film
  • Chapter 2: When Shooting Digital Video
  • Chapter 3: Initial Audio Workflow, Importing Production Audio and Syncing
  • Chapter 4: Editing Picture to Lock
  • Chapter 5: Finishing on Film
  • Chapter 6: Finishing on Digital Video, the Online Edit
  • Chapter 7: Sound Edit Workflows
  • Chapter 8: Titles for Digital Video and Film
  • Chapter 9: Color Timing and Color Grading
  • Chapter 10: After the Film is Finished - Distribution
  • Appendix 1: Understanding the NTSC Video Format and Digital Video
  • Appendix 2: Understanding the PAL Video Format Jaime Estrada-Torres
  • Appendix 3: Current Video Formats
  • Appendix 4: Current Film Formats
  • Appendix 5: Understanding Time Code
  • Appendix 6: Aspect Ratios, Anamorphic Image, and Wide-screen
  • Appendix 7: Understanding File Architecture
  • Appendix 8: Conforming Negative
  • Appendix 9: Deconstructing Several Films' Workflows
  • Appendix 10: Example Workflows
  • Index
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Author Dale Angell
Format Paperback
Pages 266
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published September 1, 2007
BISAC Subject Headings PER004000 PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
ISBN-13 9780240809861
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