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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express with DVD (Apple Pro Training Series)
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The only Apple-certified source for Final Cut Express 2 training. Apple's feature-rich DV editing software is designed for the complete beginner, the aspiring filmmaker, the educator and the experienced DV editor alike. The new version features RT Extreme for real-time compositing and effects, a brand-new user interface, real-time color correction tools and enhanced audio editing capabilities. You will find a comprehensive course delivered by the instructor who trains the trainers: Diana Weynand. A self-paced learning tool, as well as the approved curriculum for all Apple-certified trainers on the product, Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express 2 offers step-by-step instruction in all aspects of the revolutionary app that's bringing professional-level editing to the masses. Each chapter represents a complete lesson--with a project to complete, a review section, and bonus exercises to reinforce the lessons. Weynand takes readers through every aspect of editing with Final Cut Express 2: editing basics, trimming, filters and effects, titling, the Voice-over tool, color correction, audio editing, outputting, and more. You can work through the book from cover to cover or they can pick just the sections that interest them most. Either way, they'll find just what they need to begin making movie magic on their Mac.
Whether you're a student who's serious about digital video, an event videographer, a small business owner, or a digital video enthusiast who needs a comprehensive editing system for your home computer, you'll find everything you need to begin using Apple's Final Cut Express software in Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express. Written by master trainer Diana Weynand, this comprehensive course is both a self-paced learning tool and the approved curriculum for all Apple-certified trainers.
Each chapter in this hands-on guide represents a complete lesson--with a project to complete, a review section, and bonus exercises to reinforce the lessons. Diana takes you through every aspect of editing with Final Cut Express: working in the timeline and viewer, making and adjusting edits, adding audio, creating transitions, and more. Work through the entire book, or pick just the sections that interest you most: Either way, you'll find just what you need to begin making movie magic.
About the Author
Diana Weynand's training company, Weynand Training International, provides authorized training for Apple and Adobe products as well as curriculum development for emerging entertainment-industry technologies. She has written numerous books, including Peachpit's Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors.
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