Final Cut Express 4 Editing Workshop

Final Cut Express 4 Editing Workshop

by Tom Wolsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240810775

ISBN-13: 9780240810775

Pub. Date: 05/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Go beyond the mechanics of Final Cut Express 4—learn how to edit with it! More than a button-pushing manual—this workshop give you firsthand experience with the art and technique of editing. You develop a working knowledge with nineteen tutorials that cover each and every essential, including:
* setting up your system and understanding the

Overview

Go beyond the mechanics of Final Cut Express 4—learn how to edit with it! More than a button-pushing manual—this workshop give you firsthand experience with the art and technique of editing. You develop a working knowledge with nineteen tutorials that cover each and every essential, including:
* setting up your system and understanding the interface
* ingesting and organizing your material including drive-based and disc-based camera data
* slicing, dicing, and organizing clips
* editing to build and trim a sequence of shots
* adding transitions
* using sound to refine your edit
* titling with FCE and Photoshop
* animating images to create engaging scenes
* adding special effects filters
* compositing to enhance your projects
* outputting your material
The companion DVD contains project media, demo software, and free plug-ins for your use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240810775
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Installing Final Cut Express HD; Exploring the Final Cut Express HD Interface; Getting Material into Final Cut Express HD; Cutting Up Those Shots; Editing Basics: Placing Your Shots; Editing Basics: Building Your Sequence; Adding Transitions; Advanced Editing: Trim Edit and Splitting Edits; Advanced Editing: Using Sound; Adding Titles; Boris Calligraphy and Advanced Titling; Animating Images; Animation Effects; Adding Special Effects Filters; Color Correction, Keys, and Mattes; Compositing; Travel Mattes; Outputting from Final Cut Express HD

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