This hands-on, instructor-led Final Cut Pro training course will get you started quickly with the industry standard software for video editing, sorting, organizing and effects.
Final Cut Pro Training Course Synopsis
This hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. In this course you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include insert and assemble editing, working with preferences and settings, capturing media, trimming techniques, audio editing, media management and final output. This class is designed for anyone looking to edit video using Final Cut Pro and those who prefer hands-on, interactive instruction.
Students should have knowledge of Mac operating system and basic computer navigation prior to attending the course. A small flash drive between 2-5 GB is recommended.
What You Will Learn in This Final Cut Pro Training Course
- Working with the Browser and Bins
- Drag and drop editing
- Trimming Edit points
- Marking and deleting clips in the Timeline
- Using Ripple, Roll and Extend edits
- Using the Slip and Slide tools
- Audio editing and audio creation
- Finishing and final output
- File management
- Basic color correction
Date: This class will meet for four consecutive weeks, starting on the first Thursday of the month.
Time: Thursdays (March, May, September, November) 6-7pm
Instructor: Justin Halstead
Justin graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from SUNY Plattsburgh, receiving two national awards during his education. As a freelance filmmaker in NYC, Justin held jobs in all aspects of production, from big-budget feature films to small independent productions.
As an instructor at the New School of Television and Media, Justin works with students to create high-end professional content with a cinematic flare. Whether its producing, directing, cinematography, editing or visual effects, Justin has passion for sharing his knowledge and watching students grow.
Justin is active in his field, as the owner of Motor Vision Media, he produces content similar to what students learn in his courses. He enjoys providing opportunities for students to gain real world experience through his freelance projects.
Register at Proctors Box Office, 432 State Street, Schenectady, or by calling 518-346-6204.
This course will take place in the Open Eye Media Training center, located at the lower level, Hearst Education Center at Proctors., 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.