Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course

Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course (FCP101)

From £346.50 With 90 day discount (3 days)

Our three day hands-on Beginners Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post Production Editing Training Course teaches trainees to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface.

Beginners will learn how to work with new features including the Automatic Import features, Media Management and Improved Timeline.

Our Final Cut Pro X class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional quality video with Final Cut Pro X and who will benefit from hands-on training and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.

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London Training Centre 19th Nov 2018 £495.00
London Training Centre 24th Oct 2018 £495.00
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  • 21 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course manual and course media
  • Course attendance certificate
  • Optional: Purchase an Apple Certified Final Cut Pro X Exam. Find out more about certification.

Course times

Days 1 -310 am - 5:00 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.

  • Creating Smart Collections to organise media based on metadata and keywords.
  • Using the Magnetic Timeline for an exceptionally fast, fluid new way to edit.
  • Combining multiple elements into a single Compound Clip.
  • Fine tuning clips in the timeline with the Precision Editor.
  • Comparing alternate shots from a collection of clips with just a click using auditions.
  • Applying effects, transitions and retiming clips.
  • Finishing and final output.

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

This course has an Apple Final Cut Pro X Certified Pro Exam available which is not included in the fee for the course.

Please note

  • Your first exam when booked with a course will cost £100. Please contact us to book your exam with your course.
  • All Apple Certified Pro Exams are available without taking a course for £125. Contact us to book your exam.
  • Exam retakes - An exam can be retaken after 7 days and all retakes cost £75.
  • This exam must be taken at a later, it is not available to be taken on the last day of your course.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try our The Advanced Final Cut Pro X Course.

  • Understand the basic Final Cut Pro X workflow
  • Define the clip, event, and library containers
  • Understand the differences between internal and external media files
  • Create a camera archive
  • Import files using Media Import and the Finder
  • Apply keywords to a clip and clip ranges
  • Search and filter clips by keywords
  • Add notes and ratings to a clip
  • Create Smart Collections
  • Detect people and composition within clips
  • Understand and assign roles
  • Create a project
  • Understand the attraction and repulsion behaviors of a storyline
  • Append, insert, and rearrange clips within a primary storyline
  • Batch edit a storyboard of clips
  • Ripple, Roll, and Slip edit clips
  • Use the Blade tool
  • Replace with a gap clip, ripple delete, and join through edit
  • Perform connect edits
  • Create and edit in a connected storyline
  • Adjust audio levels
  • Share the project to a media file
  • Define and distinguish between the two types of project duplication
  • Understand the replace edit options
  • Use markers for clip sync and task notes
  • Create and edit with an audition clip
  • Refine clip duration using Trim to Playhead and Trim to Selection
  • Vary the playback speed of clips
  • Modify the look of clips with effects
  • Use transitions
  • Adjust the transform and compositing controls
  • Create compound clips
  • Add and modify a lower third
  • Add and modify a 3D title
  • Split-edit audio and video
  • Keyframe audio
  • Adjust an image using the Color Board, Color Wheels, and Color Curves
  • Export to a media file
  • Post media to an online host
  • Create a bundle for multiple platforms
  • Understand the XML workflow
  • Integrate Compressor export options
  • Differentiate between external and internal media
  • Import media as referenced and managed
  • Move and copy clips within and between libraries
  • Consolidate media files in one location
  • Identify manual options for new projects
  • Sync dual system recordings
  • Create a chroma key
  • Understand the multicam workflow
  • Configure for 360º video editing
  • Create and share closed captioning

You can always reserve (Pencil) your place on any course without commitment. However you may be asked to move if we have a paying customer that will confirm. We will always give you first refusal to confirm or release your pencilled date.

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This course is available with Creative Skillset's latest Film Fund. Click here to find out more.

Why Choose This Course?

This Final Cut Pro X course will take you through the professional editing workflow from start to finish. This is the best place to start if you are an Editor, Producer or Assistant and want an in-depth look at Final Cut Pro X.

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 17 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

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The Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world post production knowledge you can put to use from day one.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*. Find out more.