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Apple Pro Training . Final Cut Pro 7 - With CD (10 Edition)by Diana Weynand
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Completely revised for Final Cut Pro 7 and featuring new footage from TNT’s hit show Leverage and the international music creation event Playing For Change: Peace Through Music, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features.
Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional broadcast footage. After marking and editing clips to create a rough cut, you’ll learn how to trim and refine the cut before moving on to complex tasks such as adding titles, creating transitions and motion effects, applying filters, and working with multi-format and multi-camera footage. The book covers Final Cut Pro’s exciting new features, including iChat Theater support, the redesigned speed tools, and sharing projects on a Blu-ray disc.
Book News Annotation:
Divided into well-defined tasks that lead from rough cut through final product, each chapter of this excellent guide teaches how to carry out the task, with detailed practical step-by-step instructions. The chapters are full of screen shots and indented notes and tips to guide the reader through the lesson. The lessons are hands-on, using sample video on the DVD, including commercial footage from cable television and other sources. Each chapter concludes with a lesson review and list of keyboard shortcuts. Thorough and clearly organized, the book will remain useful as a reference even after readers have worked through all 14 lessons. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Cut a scene from the USA Network television series Monk, create a promo for Seaworld's Belief documentary, and master filters and effects as you edit a segment of BBC Motion Gallery's Living Colour documentary. Completely revised for Final Cut Pro 6 and featuring all-new footage, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using actual broadcast footage. After marking and editing clips to create a rough cut, you'll learn how to trim and refine the cut before moving on to complex tasks such as mixing sound, adding titles, creating transitions and motion effects, applying filters, real-time color correcting, and working with multi-format and multi-camera footage.
About the Author
Diana Weynand is an award-winning producer, director, editor, and co-founder of Weynand Training International (www.weynand.com), an Apple Authorized Training Center and a leader in training and curriculum development for emerging technologies. Diana was supervising editor for the Barbara Walters Special, director and co-producer of the Emmy nominated PBS series Cinematic Eye, and online editor for RealWorld. She is the author of five best-selling books on Final CutPro (including Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors and Final Cut Express HD), and the co-author of Secrets of Videoblogging and How Video Works.
Table of Contents
Creating a Rough Cut
Lesson 1 Editing in Final Cut Pro
Lesson 2 Building the Rough Cut
Lesson 3 Finishing the Rough Cut
Refining the Rough Cut
Lesson 4 Trimming Clip Duration
Lesson 5 Refining Edit Points
Lesson 6 Refining the Editing Process
Customizing and Capturing
Lesson 7 Customizing Final Cut Pro
Lesson 8 Capturing and Transferring Footage
Completing the Cut
Lesson 9 Applying Transitions
Lesson 10 Mixing Audio Tracks
Lesson 11 Creating Titles
Adding Effects and Finishing
Lesson 12 Changing Motion Properties
Lesson 13 Applying Filters
Lesson 14 Finishing and Outputting
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