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The New Final Cut Pro Book

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โ€œEdit without Tearsโ€ is different from other Final Cut Pro tutorial books.

1/ Explaining where the Mac computer and the Final Cut Pro application interface together.

2/ Working through the editing process from planning then ingestion, organization, rough cut and refining the edit.

3/ Covering specific project workflows that the reader can follow.

4/ The editorโ€™s job role and where they fit in within organizations showing the opportunities that can be taken to move up within the industry

5/ Collaboration with other editors, both on the same site and at remote distance locations.

6/ Extensive analysis of the theory of color and its implications within Final Cut Pro.

7/ Explanations of the default plugins as well as the third party plugins for Final Cut Pro.

The overall message of โ€œEdit without Tearsโ€ to become familiar with the basic concepts of video editing, particularly an understanding of the principle that editing is removing unwanted material rather than just adding bells and whistles.

โ€œEdit without Tearsโ€ is current at Version 10.7 of Final Cut Pro and split into 4 main sections:



Using the Inspector,

Outside of Final Cut Pro.

There are 4 chapters in the

planning section

Chapter 1 Itโ€™s all about the Media

Discusses the Users Folder in the macOS, where Final Cut Pro libraries are found swell as the different Video formats

Chapter 2. Organizing Media

Discusses the differences of Final Cut Pro libraries, events, keyword collections, Smart Collections, Folders and the powerful search functions

Chapter 3. Planning the Video story

Discusses how to initiate a story and the various story types as well as planning the edit itself.

Chapter 4. Pre editing a Rough Cut

Looks the steps from Ingestion to logging clips, using the timeline and the initial rough cut.

There are 5 Chapters in the

Editing section.

Chapter 5. Refining the Rough Cut

Concentrates on the remove, replace and add actions as well, ripple, roll slip and slide editing. Pacing is discussed in detail up the picture lock stage.

Chapter 6. Fixing and Enhancing Audio

Differences with audio in the browser and the timeline. Offers fixes for vocal problems and correcting audio problems.

Chapter 7. Titles Effects and Generators

How plug-ins fit in the Final Cut Pro environment.

Chapter 8. Setting up and editing Multicam

Discusses the best methods to employ when filming for Multicam editing and the important set up procedure to smooth the syncing process.

Chapter 9. Project Workflows

Discusses and provides templates for different styles of edits from interviews, social media, full length movies to wedding videos.

There are 6 charters in Part 3

Using the Inspector

Chapter 10 The Inspector Controls

Discusses the 8 individual Inspector Tabs, Video, Color, Audio, Information, Titles, Text, Generators, Transitions

Chapter 11. Using built-In Plug-Ins

Explains Plug-in terminology, The differences between, Titles, Generators, Effects, and Transitions as well as customizing built-in plug-ins

Chapter 12. Using Third party Plug-ins

Shows a selection of free and purchasable plug-ins including LUTs, and Workflow Extensions.

Chapter 13. Using Keyframes to Animate Objects

The differences when Keyframing in the Inspector and the Viewer, Ken Burns on steroids

Chapter 14. Understanding the Principles of Color

Color Theory, Color harmony, Color grading

Chapter 15. Using Color Scopes

Scopes workflow, Color curves, Hue and Saturation curves.

There are 4 chapters in Part 4

Outside Final Cut Pro

Chapter 16. Your Job Roles.

The make up of production teams as opposed to Post Production teams, the industries using video editors, being a freelancer

Chapter 17. Supporting Software for Final Cut Pro.

Apple applications, Non Apple applications

Software that has features that are not available natively in Final Cut Pro.

Chapter 18. Trouble shooting Final Cut Pro

Fixing the macOS, Fixes within Final Cut Pro, The easy fixes, the harder fixes, Relinking media

Chapter 19. Backing up and Archiving

Final Cut Pro automatic backups, aching a library, Indexing Archives, Maintaining archive devices

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