The Advanced Final Cut Pro X Course

Final Cut Pro X

The Advanced Final Cut Pro X Course (FCP300)

This course is no longer actively scheduled, but we can arrange bespoke training if you require. See below.

This three-day, hands-on Advanced Final Cut Pro X Training Course teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques.

Learn how to create fantastic effects using filters creatively, colour correct like a pro, and create complex audio mixes. This course also covers advanced collaborative workflows with third party applications, a quick introduction into Motion and Compressor.

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  • 21 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course media
  • Course attendance certificate

Course Times - 3 Days

Course Start 10:00
Morning Break 11:30 - 15 Minute Break
Lunch 13:30 - 1 Hour break
Afternoon Break 15:30 - 15 Minute Break
Course End 17:00

This class is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of Final Cut Pro X who understand standard Final Cut Pro X capabilities (Libraries, Events, Projects, Viewer, Inspector, Browser), importing, logging, editing and the fundamentals of the magnetic timeline and who want to increase their skills by learning advanced features and efficient workflows.

  • Working with Compound Clips and auditions
  • Organising projects with advanced Metadata techniques
  • Targeting specific areas to colour correct with shape and colour masks
  • Fine tuning clips in the timeline with the Precision Editor
  • Working with Compressor
  • Creating custom effects and transitions
  • 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 required.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Final Cut Pro X is required. Preferably you will have attended our Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course, or have the equivalent experience.

Unfortunately, there is no Apple Certified Exam for this course. However, if you are interested in being Final Cut Pro X Certified, our Final Cut Pro X: The Professional Post Production Course is accompanied with the certification exam.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try our Introduction to Motion Course.

  • Modifying Edits
  • Reviewing Editing Basics
  • Using Secondary Storylines
  • Understanding Compound Clips.
  • Creating Auditions
  • Modifying Auditions
  • Using Auditions and Effects
  • Setting Sound Levels
  • Creating Audio Fades
  • Panning Audio
  • Managing Audio Channels.
  • Sound Mixing using Audio Roles and Lanes
  • Understanding Equalisation
  • Controlling Audio Effects
  • Animating Audio Effects.
  • Using Multicamera Footage
  • Creating a Multicam Clip
  • Editing with Multicam Clips
  • Modifying a Multicam Clip.
  • Using Keying and Masking Effects
  • Compositing Generators.
  • Green screen compositing
  • Working with Generators & Titles
  • Creating complex multi layered graphics
  • Transforming Animating Clips
  • Working With Effects
  • Creating 3D Titles
  • Using Roles With Titles.
  • Using an Appropriate Display
  • Using the Highest Quality Media
  • Using Video Scopes.
  • Using the Colour Controls
  • Adjusting Colour Temperature Creatively
  • Using the Global Colour Control.
  • Advanced Colour Correction
  • Using Colour wheels and curves
  • Working with LUT's
  • Understanding Shot Matching
  • Matching Clips Automatically
  • Matching Clips Manually.
  • Using Colour Masks
  • Using Shapes To Target Frame Regions
  • Combining Shapes and Masks.
  • Exporting Projects and Media for Finishing
  • Outputting with Compressor
  • Using Advanced Compressor Features.
  • Media management techniques
  • UHD workflows and Proxy Media
  • Advanced search techniques

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.

Remember the earlier you book the cheaper the course, so don't delay to long.

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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?

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 20 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

Days in Advance

0 - 29 Nil
30 - 59 10%
60 - 89 20%
90 + 30%

The Advanced Final Cut Pro X 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*.