Final Cut Pro 6: Visual QuickPro Guide

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Newly updated for Final Cut Pro 6, this Visual QuickPro Guide is hands-down one of the most sought out books on Apple’s non-linear editing system. An undisputed master of the digital video medium, Lisa Brenneis once again demystifies the complexities of the program with her straightforward approach that uses tasked-based, step-by-step instructions and loads of visuals and time-saving tips. Busy professionals and newcomers alike will appreciate that they can quickly find and learn tasks specific to their needs, ...

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Overview

Newly updated for Final Cut Pro 6, this Visual QuickPro Guide is hands-down one of the most sought out books on Apple’s non-linear editing system. An undisputed master of the digital video medium, Lisa Brenneis once again demystifies the complexities of the program with her straightforward approach that uses tasked-based, step-by-step instructions and loads of visuals and time-saving tips. Busy professionals and newcomers alike will appreciate that they can quickly find and learn tasks specific to their needs, benefiting from the award-winning Visual QuickPro style. Topics covered include essential editing tasks and media-management strategies, transitions, effects and filters, rendering options, and much much more. This is a must-have reference for anyone wanting to learn to use Final Cut Pro, whether they are new to the program or are upgrading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321502698
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 10/22/2007
  • Series: Visual QuickPro Guide Series
  • Pages: 690
  • Product dimensions: 6.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Lisa Brenneis wrote the six best-selling previous editions of this guide, as well as three editions of Final Cut Express for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide. Her production credits range from interactive digital media to educational films, animation to live action, and documentary to poetic fantasy. Her clients have included Disney, MCA/Universal, the Getty Museum, the Library of Congres,, The International Olympic Committee, and Mattel, among others. Lisa also grows Pixie tangerines with her husband in Ojai, California, and has just finished her first feature-length video documentary, Eat at Bill’s: Life in the Monterey Market.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: Welcome to Final Cut Pro Chapter 2: Installing and Setting Up Chapter 3: Presets and Preferences Chapter 4: Projects, Sequences, and Clips Chapter 5: Capturing Video Chapter 6: Importing Digital Media Chapter 7: Organizing Clips in the Browser Chapter 8: Working with Clips in the Viewer Chapter 9: Basic Editing Chapter 10: Editing in the Timeline and the Canvas Chapter 11: Fine Cut: Trimming Edits Chapter 12: Audio Tools and Techniques Chapter 13: Creating Transitions Chapter 14: Compositing and Effects Overview Chapter 15: Motion Effects Chapter 16: Filters and Compositing Chapter 17: Titles and Generators Chapter 18: Real Time and Rendering Chapter 19: Creating Final Output Chapter 20: Managing Complex Projects Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts Index

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Final Cut Pro 6 - Quick Start Book

    This book is a great reference guide for both the beginner and the experience professional. It give you the ability to look up the task you are wanting to do.

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