Getting Started With Final Cut Pro, with Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington gives you an overview of Final Cut Pro and explains the tools and techniques you will need to build a spot from beginning to end.

Richard Harrington gives you an overview of Final Cut Pro and explains the tools and techniques you will need to build a spot from beginning to end.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:47)

Richard Harrington introduces "Getting Started with Final Cut Pro."

Lesson 2: Overview of the Interface (Duration 09:15)

Richard Harrington explains the overview and layout of the Final Cut Pro interface.

Lesson 3: Setting Up Preferences (Duration 14:45)

Richard Harrington shows you how to set up your Final Cut Pro preferences so the program works how you want it to.

Lesson 4: Logging Footage (Duration 19:27)

Richard Harrington explains how to log, capture and transfer footage from a variety of sources.

Lesson 5: Creating the Sequence (Duration 06:19)

Richard Harrington shows you how to create and modify a Final Cut sequence.

Lesson 6: Editing Audio (Duration 18:20)

Richard Harrington shows you how to efficiently edit audio before video in Final Cut.

Lesson 7: Editing Video (Three-Point Editing) (Duration 14:51)

Richard Harrington explains editing video in Final Cut, including the crucial 3-point editing technique.

Lesson 8: Mixing Aspect Ratios (Duration 03:54)

Richard Harrington shows you how to mix footage of different aspect ratios in a single Final Cut sequence.

Lesson 9: Importing Graphics (Duration 04:53)

Richard Harrington explains how to import graphics into Final Cut and make sure they retain transparency.

Lesson 10: Using Multiple Tracks (Duration 14:47)

Richard Harrington shows you how to edit across multiple tracks in Final Cut Pro.

Lesson 11: Mixing Audio (Duration 04:11)

Richard Harrington explains how to get a good audio mix in Final Cut Pro.

Lesson 12: Adding Dissolves and Transitions (Duration 10:36)

Richard Harrington shows you how to apply dissolves and transitions across multiple edits in Final Cut.

Lesson 13: Making it Broadcast Safe (Duration 07:14)

Richard Harrington explains how to nest sequences and make sure your spot in broadcast safe.

Lesson 14: Print to Video (Duration 05:10)

Richard Harrington shows you how to properly print your final spot to video from Final Cut Pro.

Meet Your Instructor: Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is a certified Project Management Professional, Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and After Effects, and Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Aperture. His visual communications…

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