Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro 3: For new users and professionals

Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro 3: For new users and professionals

by Rick Young

Paperback(Older Edition)



In this highly visual, full colour book Rick Young covers all the essential areas: set-up, capture, editing, sound mixing and print to video. Start cutting immediately, whatever you edit, whatever the format. An ideal introduction for professionals, new users and real-world film makers who want to get the best results from Final Cut Pro.

Rick Young (www.digitalproduction.net) is a freelance television director and editor with many years of broadcast experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780240519203
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Series: The Focal Easy Guide Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Director and Founding Member of the UK Final Cut Pro User Group and an Apple Solutions Expert. A freelance television director and editor with many years of broadcast experience, including work for the BBC, Sky, ITN, CNBC and Reuters. Also a Final Cut Pro Consultant, Rick has attended numerous UK and US exhibitions, is a liaison to the US FCP user groups, and author of the best-selling series The Focal Easy Guides to Final Cut Pro.

Table of Contents

Set-Up: Hardware set-up; Loading the software; Easy set-up; Interface: The interface; Arranging the interface; Setting a custom layout; Capturing Media: Capturing media; Setting scratch disks; Deck control; Methods of capture; Capture clip; Caputre now; Batch capture; Importing music from cd; Saving projects; Organising Clips: Scene detection; Viewing clips; Working with bins; Thumbnails; Search facility; Editing: Editing; Inset/overwrite editing; Getting started with editing; Distinguishing between insert/overwrite; Three point editing; Modifying "in" and "out" points; Directing the flow of audio/video; Locking tracks; Tools essential to the editing process; Linked/unlinked selection; Moving edits in the timeline; Cut, copy, paste; Snapping and skipping between shots; The razorblade tool; Magnifier tool; Bringing clips back into sync; Creating new sequence; Slow/fast motion; Rendering; Rendering and final cut pro; Extending/reducing clips by dragging; Freeze frame; Match frame editing; Split ends; Subclips; Drag and drop editing; The Interface In Detail: Useful tips about the interface; Effects: Effects; Applying transitions; Changing the duration of transitions; Applying filters; Titling; Boris calligraphy; Audio: Working with audio; Adjusting audio levels; Adding sound fades; Adding audio cross fades; Isolating a single track; Printing To Video: Printing to video; Killer Features: Killer features - final cut pro 3; Real-time effects; Offline rt; Voice overtool; Colour correction; Welcome additions; Burning DVDs: DVD authoring for the masses; Working with idvd; Working with folders; Previewing you dvd; Burning the dvd; OSX: A word about osx.

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