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Apple: Final Cut Pro X - An Introduction

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FCP 101
Three days
Recertification: £50

This three-day course is designed for anyone wanting to edit video to a professional level using Final Cut Pro X. Through interactive instruction and working with dramatic real-world media, participants learn the practical techniques used daily when editing projects.

Why study Apple: Final Cut Pro X - An Introduction at Middlesex University?

Apple's professional applications are the industry standard for photographers, editors, sound designers, visual effects and multimedia artists. MAP@MDX offers accredited courses in two of its leading software packages - Final Cut Pro and Motion 5.

Taught by experienced educators with in depth industry experience, these courses are interactive and enable participants to put into practice what they learn. Upon completion of our Apple courses and the accompanying examinations, you are eligible to join Apple’s searchable registry of certified professionals.

During this course, you will explore Final Cut Pro’s functionality, starting with basic video editing techniques before progressing all the way through to Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features.

Course highlights

  • You'll receive tuition from certified trainers with in-depth industry knowledge
  • You'll have an Individual work station equipped with Mac Pro
  • All course-related materials (including manual) are included

What will you study on the Apple: Final Cut Pro X - An Introduction?

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Creating smart collections to organise media based on metadata and keywords
  • Using the magnetic timeline to edit
  • Combining multiple elements into a single compound clip
  • Fine-tuning clips in the timeline with the precision editor
  • Comparing alternate shots from a collection using auditions
  • Applying effects, transitions and re-timing clips
  • Finishing and final output.

By the end of this course, you will have familiarity with the Final Cut Pro X interface and knowledge of how to perform basic editing functions.

To enrol on this course, you must have knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation. Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended.

For more information or to book your place, please email our Digital Media Workshop team

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