Final Cut Pro On the Spot: Time-Saving Tips & Shortcuts from the Pros by Richard Harrington, Abba Shapiro
The evolution of Final Cut Pro continues to win over converts from other digital editing systems and challenge users of the earlier software versions. These users have been seeking an efficient way to learn about the powerful features of the application other than wading through tomes of documentation. Written by Apple-certified trainers, Final Cut Pro HD On the Spot is packed with more than 350 expert techniques for using Final Cut Pro HD, from mastering the interface to color correction, compositing, and media management. Experienced editors and novices alike will discover an invaluable reference to exporting and publishing their videos - whether they are looking to orient themselves to the newest version of the application or seeking techniques to improve their efficiency and creativity.
A digital video expert and a trained business professional, Rich understands both the creative and management sides of the visual communications industry. He's held such diverse jobs as directing newscasts and publishing music magazines, to managing a production department and consulting non-profit agencies. Rich graduated from Drake University School of Journalism with dual degrees in Broadcast News and Radio-Television Production. He also holds a master's degree in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.