Video Editing Course 101 - Final Cut Pro 7 Tutorial
A quick look at what Editing 101 is all about!
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Editing 101 Presentations
Let's talk a little bit about story. What are some major themes throughout the history of story? How is editing involved in story? And much more!
Learn the basics of the Final Cut Pro layout. We'll look at the browser, canvas, viewer, timeline, and more!
Everything you need to know about the timeline, how to navigate within the timeline, and timeline options.
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Learn to use the basic tools of editing.
Learn how to start a project including video and audio settings.
Starting a Project
Learn the different ways to bring your video and audio into the editing software.
Test your Video Editing skills!
Final Cut Pro Basics Quiz
The basics of organizing your footage and why it is so important.
Learn different techniques to organize the best of your footage.
Subclipping & Marking
Create a sequence of all of your best footage.
Learn what a rough cut is, what is including, and what to do with it.
The Rough Cut
Test your video editing skills!
Video Editing Basics Quiz
Learn how to make sure your audio doesn't get too loud or too quiet.
EQ // Equalization
Learn a simple technique that drastically improves the quality of your video.
how to make your audio sound better in different situations.
Let's talk about how music can enhance or hurt your video.
Test your audio editing skills!
Learn the difference between correction and grading.
Color Correction vs. Color Grading
Learn to use the three-way color corrector to white balance your video.
Learn how to use contrast to your benefit. Make your colors Pop!
Add emotion to your video with the use of color effects.
Test your color correction skills!
Color Correcting Quiz
Learn the different types of fonts and the keys to choosing a font for your video.
Build an intro title card for your videos.
Intro Title Cards
Add lower third titles to your interviews.
Lower Third Titles
Learn the technique of using keyframes to add movement to your titles, photos, and videos.
Adding Movement with Keyframes
Learn the basic effects you can add to video and when you should use them.
Effects for a Purpose
Learn how to use a green screen. Use the chroma key filter to take out the green from the background.
Green Screen // Chroma Keying
Learn the different transitions available, what they look like, how to add them, and when to use them.
Add the final touches to your video including audio, video, titles, music, and more!
Polishing your Work
Learn how to export your video for different purposes such as the internet. We'll cover the different types of exports and how to choose which one is best for you.