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Final Cut pro 6: Visual QuickPro Guide


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This is the eBook version of the printed book.Newly updated for Final Cut Pro 6, this Visual QuickPro Guide is hands-down one of the most sought out books on Apple’s non-linear editing system. An undisputed master of the digital video medium, Lisa Brenneis once again demystifies the complexities of the program with her straightforward approach that uses tasked-based, step-by-step instructions and loads of visuals and time-saving tips. Busy professionals and newcomers alike will appreciate that they can quickly find and learn tasks specific to their needs, benefiting from the award-winning Visual QuickPro style. Topics covered include essential editing tasks and media-management strategies, transitions, effects and filters, rendering options, and much much more. This is a must-have reference for anyone wanting to learn to use Final Cut Pro, whether they are new to the program or are upgrading.

About the Author

Lisa Brenneis wrote the six best-selling previous editions of this guide, as well as three editions of Final Cut Express for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide. Her production credits range from interactive digital media to educational films, animation to live action, and documentary to poetic fantasy. Her clients have included Disney, MCA/Universal, the Getty Museum, the Library of Congres,, The International Olympic Committee, and Mattel, among others. Lisa also grows Pixie tangerines with her husband in Ojai, California, and has just finished her first feature-length video documentary, Eat at Bill’s: Life in the Monterey Market.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Welcome to Final Cut Pro

Chapter 2: Installing and Setting Up

Chapter 3: Presets and Preferences

Chapter 4: Projects, Sequences, and Clips

Chapter 5: Capturing Video

Chapter 6: Importing Digital Media

Chapter 7: Organizing Clips in the Browser

Chapter 8: Working with Clips in the Viewer

Chapter 9: Basic Editing

Chapter 10: Editing in the Timeline and the Canvas

Chapter 11: Fine Cut: Trimming Edits

Chapter 12: Audio Tools and Techniques

Chapter 13: Creating Transitions

Chapter 14: Compositing and Effects Overview

Chapter 15: Motion Effects

Chapter 16: Filters and Compositing

Chapter 17: Titles and Generators

Chapter 18: Real Time and Rendering

Chapter 19: Creating Final Output

Chapter 20: Managing Complex Projects

Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts


Product Details

Visual QuickPro Guide
Pearson Education
Brenneis, Lisa
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