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Final Cut Pro X: Making the Transition

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Final Cut Pro X has literally rocked the film and video-editing world by completely re-imagining the inherent concepts of nonlinear editing. For many editors and users of the previous versions of Final Cut Pro, it is like starting anew and learning a brand-new program. Those experienced with previous versions of Final Cut and other non-linear editors such as iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Avid Media Composer already understand the basic concepts of editing and are now looking ...
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Overview

Final Cut Pro X has literally rocked the film and video-editing world by completely re-imagining the inherent concepts of nonlinear editing. For many editors and users of the previous versions of Final Cut Pro, it is like starting anew and learning a brand-new program. Those experienced with previous versions of Final Cut and other non-linear editors such as iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Avid Media Composer already understand the basic concepts of editing and are now looking for a quick guide to getting started.

In this useful, cut-to-the-chase guide to the program, popular trainer and Final Cut guru Larry Jordan takes these experienced users through all the components of the software, from importing footage and organizing media to export and sharing. Along the way, they’ll learn the best ways to edit footage and add transitions, effects, and filters, do basic color correcting, work with audio, and utilize a variety of HD workflow techniques, to name a few.

Within a weekend, users will learn the best ways to start editing in this groundbreaking program in this must-have guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321811264
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 12/13/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 354,300
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry Jordan is an internationally-renowned consultant and Apple-Certified trainer in digital media with over 30 years experience as a television producer, director and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits. His informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills.

Based in Los Angeles, he’s a member of both the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America. Jordan writes and edits the FREE monthly Newsletter, ‘Larry Jordan Final Cut Studio Newsletter’ - larryjordan.biz/newsletter, which provides essential news and tutorials on Final Cut Studio. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and five books on Final Cut Studio, published by Peachpit Press and Focal Press.

Jordan is also executive producer and host of the weekly interactive internet radio show and podcast, Digital Production BuZZ, providing everything you need to know about digital media, production, post-production and distribution now and in your digital future (http://www.digitalproductionbuZZ.com).

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