Course Overview

This Final Cut Pro X - Introduction 1 day workshop, is designed to give a great overview of editing concepts, how to get the best out of your edits, getting to know Final Cut Pro X’s interface and features, and will go through the essential steps from importing your media, to editing to sharing your final product.


1 Day 

Course Content: 

Key points will consist of: 

  • Introduction - Introducing the Final Cut Pro X Interface
  • Importing - Understanding transcoding, video analysis and project management, smart collections to organise media based on metadata and keywords.
  • Organising - Using keyword collections, smart collections, events and metadata
  • Editing - Understanding basic editing techniques, Using the Magnetic Timeline for an exceptionally fast, fluid new way to edit.
  • Working with Audio - Fine tuning audio and adding effects
  • Titles - Creating custom titles and credits with the Title Generator
  • Transitions and Effects - Applying effects and working with transitions
  • Exporting - Sharing your project and outputting the final film for your intended audience.


Theory & Practical Exercise


1 Day

Who is it for?

This course is perfect for anyone who has an interest in editing with on a professional or social level and may have little experience in basic editing software such as iMovie or are transitioning from Final Cut Pro 7 onto Final Cut Pro X.


Students Required to bring their own Mac, FCP X Trial will be available for the course duration. Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation

Basic knowledge of editing terminology is recommended

Awarded by:

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.

Course Completion Certificate awarded by Acudemy

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