Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Brendan Boykin
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133519921
Release Date: 2014-01-14
Genre: Computers

The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This all-new guide presents a real-world workflow from raw media to finished project to demonstrate the features of Final Cut Pro X and the practical techniques you will use in editing projects. Using professionally acquired media, you’ll utilize the same tools and editing techniques used by editors worldwide in this revolutionary editing software. Renowned editor and master trainer Brendan Boykin starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful features. The lessons start as real world as it gets–with an empty timeline. After downloading the media files, you will be guided through creating a project from rough cut to final edit. The basic workflow and tools are covered in Lessons 1 through 4 where you will create a rough cut. The real-world workflow continues through the remaining lessons as you take the basic project and enhance it with a deeper dive into the more advanced Final Cut Pro X features including how to efficiently organize and share media with the new Libraries, enhanced audio tools, streamlined media management, retiming, and more. • Downloadable lesson media files to work sequentially through exercises for hours of hands-on training. • Focused lessons teach concepts and take students step by step through professional, real-world editing scenarios to create a final project. • Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Apple Authorized Training Center near you, please visit training.apple.com.

Final Cut Express 2

Author: Diana Weynand
Publisher:
ISBN: 0321256158
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Computers

The only Apple-certified source for Final Cut Express 2 training. Apple's feature-rich DV editing software is designed for the complete beginner, the aspiring filmmaker, the educator and the experienced DV editor alike. The new version features RT Extreme for real-time compositing and effects, a brand-new user interface, real-time color correction tools and enhanced audio editing capabilities. You will find a comprehensive course delivered by the instructor who trains the trainers: Diana Weynand. A self-paced learning tool, as well as the approved curriculum for all Apple-certified trainers on the product, Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express 2 offers step-by-step instruction in all aspects of the revolutionary app that's bringing professional-level editing to the masses. Each chapter represents a complete lesson--with a project to complete, a review section, and bonus exercises to reinforce the lessons. Weynand takes readers through every aspect of editing with Final Cut Express 2: editing basics, trimming, filters and effects, titling, the Voice-over tool, color correction, audio editing, outputting, and more. You can work through the book from cover to cover or they can pick just the sections that interest them most. Either way, they'll find just what they need to begin making movie magic on their Mac.

Final Cut Pro X

Author: Diana Weynand
Publisher:
ISBN: 0321918673
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

Important Note: This book does not work with the latest version of Final Cut Pro X 10.1. Please refer to the latest version of this title: Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1: Professional Post-Production ISBN-10: 0321949560 Revised for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.7 and featuring compelling footage, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes readers all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features. This Second Edition covers the latest terminology and interface changes including those to the Viewer, Toolbar, Timeline, and menus. Coverage of new and enhanced features includes compound clips, multichannel audio editing, and exporting roles. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional-quality and broadcast footage. · DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 40 hours of training · Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects · Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side · Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast · Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time · Chapter review questions summarize what you've learned and prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro Exam

Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Diana Weynand
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0321679660
Release Date: 2009-09-22
Genre: Computers

Completely revised for Final Cut Pro 7 and featuring new footage from TNT’s hit show Leverage and the international music creation event Playing For Change: Peace Through Music, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional broadcast footage. After marking and editing clips to create a rough cut, you’ll learn how to trim and refine the cut before moving on to complex tasks such as adding titles, creating transitions and motion effects, applying filters, and working with multi-format and multi-camera footage. The book covers Final Cut Pro’s exciting new features, including iChat Theater support, the redesigned speed tools, and sharing projects on a Blu-ray disc. ¿Lesson and media files available for download for over 40 hours of training ¿Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects ¿Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side ¿Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast ¿Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time ¿Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro Exam

Final Cut Pro X 10 3 Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Brendan Boykin
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134785158
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Computers

The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This fully updated Apple-certified guide presents a real-world workflow from raw media to finished project to demonstrate the features of Final Cut Pro X 10.3 and the practical techniques you will use in editing projects. Using professionally acquired media, you’ll utilize the same tools and editing techniques used by editors worldwide in this revolutionary editing software. Renowned editor and master trainer Brendan Boykin starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful features. The lessons start as real world as it gets–with an empty application. After downloading the media files, you will be guided through creating a project from scratch to finished draft. The basic workflow and tools are covered in Lessons 1 through 4 where you create a rough cut. The real-world workflow continues through the remaining lessons as you take the basic project and enhance it with a deeper dive into the more advanced Final Cut Pro X 10.3 features, including how to easily import and organize media using metadata, advanced audio design with Roles, stunning effects including 3D titles, and much more. • Downloadable lesson and media files to work sequentially through exercises for hours of hands-on training. • Focused lessons teach concepts and take students step by step through professional, real-world editing scenarios to create a final project. • Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam. • Web Edition provides full text of the book available online with revised content for significant software updates. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Apple Authorized Training Center near you, please visit training.apple.com.

Final Cut Pro X

Author: Michael Wohl
Publisher:
ISBN: 0321810228
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Computers

Presents a guide to video editing, color correcting, and finshing using Final Cut Pro X.

Color Correction Handbook

Author: Alexis Van Hurkman
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321929662
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

The colorist is responsible for the critical final stage of refinement of the film and broadcast image. Using all of the controls modern color correction software provides, colorists refine the mood, create style, add polish to scenes, and breathe life into the visuals. The craft of color correction can take considerable trial and error to learn, while the art of color grading takes years to perfect. Alexis Van Hurkman draws on his wealth of industry experience to provide a thoroughly updated edition of what has become the standard guide to color correction. Using a friendly, clear teaching style and a slew of real-world examples and anecdotes, Alexis demonstrates how to achieve professional results for any project, using any number of dedicated grading applications, or even an editing program's built-in color correction tools. From the most basic methods for evaluating and correcting an overall image to the most advanced targeted corrections and creative stylizations, Color Correction Handbook, Second Edition, is your one-stop guide. Among many valuable concepts and techniques, you'll learn to: * Set up a professional color correction environment using the latest technologies and adhere to the most up-to-date standards * Work with log-encoded media and LUTs * Analyze shots quickly and correct errors of color and exposure * Create idealized adjustments for key features such as skin tone, skies, and product shots * Develop strategies for balancing clips in a scene to match one another for continuity, and grading greenscreen clips destined for visual effects * Master a variety of stylistic techniques used to set a scene's mood * Apply principles of color and contrast to add depth and visual interest * Browse valuable research about memory colors, audience preferences, and critical corrections for achieving appealing skin tones and controlled environments * Follow along with the downloadable files that accompany this book, including HD footage, cross-platform exercises, and project files.

The Craft of the Cut

Author: Mark Riley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119961529
Release Date: 2012-07-16
Genre: Photography

The art of professional video editing Although technology is rapidly evolving, it is still complicated to edit video. This unique book not only teaches you the art of professional editing, it also gives you authentic professional experience. You'll be guided through a typical industry production workflow; you'll have access to raw footage, including alternate takes of each scene from a professional short film; and you'll make your own decisions. By the book's end, you'll have completed your own version of a film. It's the perfect primer for aspiring editors who want to ascend to industry-level positions. Immerses you in the actual experience of editing a film, from video rushes to the shooting script and continuity notes Provides actual media, including alternate takes, and you make all the decisions Walks you through the post-production of a professional short film; by the book's end, you will have acquired the skills to complete your own version of the film Shows you how to use Final Cut Pro X as part of the production process The Craft of the Cut goes deep inside the world of professional video editing and equips you with skills for professional-level editing. The Craft of the Cut project and media files will work with all the versions of Final Cut Pro X (10.0, 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3) but may need updating depending on the version of Final Cut Pro X you are using. For further instructions on how to update these files for your version of Final Cut Pro X please download the READ ME FIRST (NEW).pdf book. Ebook readers can access the READ ME FIRST (NEW).pdf by using the link provided in the front matter of the ebook and hardcopy readers can access the READ ME FIRST (NEW).pdf using the link provided on the main page of Appendix B 'Whats on the DVD".

The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X

Author: Rick Young
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136038174
Release Date: 2013-07-24
Genre: Performing Arts

Rick Young's Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro is the ultimate guide to getting up and running with Apple's professional editing software. Full of information relevant to both new users and professionals, this book wastes no time in teaching all the vital knowledge needed to edit your project from start to finish using Final Cut Pro. All the key features and essential techniques are presented in this easy to understand, full-color book. When time is of the essence, less is more. Learn invaluable workflow tips which show you how to tap into the full power of Final Cut Pro, whichever version of the program you are using. All the essential areas are covered: *System Set-up * Capture * Editing * Audio Mixing * Effects * Output * Media * Management, and more This latest edition also features new sections specific to Final Cut Pro X, including (to be updated post announcement): effective ways to edit HDV * working with P2 media * encoding using Compressor 2 * accessing the Master Templates * using Apple's ProRes 422 codec. Praised by industry professionals, educators, and independent filmmakers, the Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro has earned a solid reputation as being the absolute best book on the market for those wishing to get up to speed with Final Cut Pro quickly.

Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Mark Wood
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133989724
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Computers

In the only Apple-certified book on the Apple productivity apps–Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you’ll learn the how and why of creating and publishing first-rate documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Working through this guide, you will gain confidence working on progressively more complex, real-world projects, using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote both alone and together to produce sophisticated and robust results. This guide provides coverage of the latest features in the Apple productivity apps. All new guide covers the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac; explores iOS versions of the apps; and shows workflows using iCloud Drive. Quick tour through all three apps on OS X highlights the similarities in their interfaces and tools and reveals important new features. Self-paced course-in-a-book with accompanying lesson files focuses on practical, real-world projects building in complexity throughout the guide. The official curriculum of Apple Training Pages, Number, and Keynote course used in Apple Authorized Training centers worldwide. Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam.

Editing Techniques with Final Cut Pro

Author: Michael Wohl
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780201734836
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Computers

An advanced guidebook that teaches practical editing strategies using Final Cut Pro, this title goes beyond the basics to combine practical techniques with professional strategy and artistic technique. With guidelines on general editing techniques and improving workflow, this guide shows readers how to use Final Cut to tackle creative compositing with other applications.

Nuke 101

Author: Ron Ganbar
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133805703
Release Date: 2014-03-07
Genre: Computers

This start-to-finish, complete guide to Nuke will give you the foundations on the state-of-the-art visual effects software used by professionals in the film and television industries. Along with the hard-won advice and techniques from expert compositor and teacher Ron Ganbar, each chapter covers a complete lesson in the fundamentals, with step-by-step instructions included so you can easily follow along and start using the program right away. The projects used throughout the book are based on real-world examples of professional productions and project files are included with each chapter so you can work through all the examples. After discovering how to use the tools and understanding the compositing workflow, you’ll learn about basic and advanced compositing techniques, color correction, RotoPaint, keying, and tracking, as well as more advanced topics such as CGI and the 3D engine. In addition, you’ll learn about: • Working with nodes and process trees • Using CGI passes in Nuke to control 3D render looks • Camera Tracking techniques to combine 2D and 3D elements • Camera Projection to turn a single frame into moving images • Gizmos and all about creating your own tools in Nuke • Stereoscopic compositing Ron Ganbar has been a compositor since 1996 and visual effects instructor since 2001. He currently works on a variety of projects as a gun for hire as compositor, consultant, VFX supervisor, and trainer. Ron was made a “Teacher’s Trainer” by Apple for Shake in 2005 and has written, taught, and evaluated courses for the National Film and Television School, Apple, Peachpit Press, Westminster University, and others. "As both a talented compositor (with years of in-the-trenches experience) and an excellent teacher, Ron Ganbar has the unique ability to make even the most difficult concepts crystal clear. If you want to get up and running with Nuke as quickly as possible then start by buying this book!" —Ron Brinkmann, author of The Art and Science of Digital Compositing

Final Cut Pro X 10 3 Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Brendan Boykin
Publisher:
ISBN: 0134784456
Release Date: 2017-05-03
Genre: Computers

The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This fully updated Apple-certified guide presents a real-world workflow from raw media to finished project to demonstrate the features of Final Cut Pro X 10.3 and the practical techniques you will use in editing projects. Using professionally acquired media, you'll utilize the same tools and editing techniques used by editors worldwide in this revolutionary editing software. Renowned editor and master trainer Brendan Boykin starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features. The lessons start as real world as it gets-with an empty application. After downloading the media files, you will be guided through creating a project from scratch to finished draft. The basic workflow and tools are covered in Lessons 1 through 4 where you create a rough cut. The real-world workflow continues through the remaining lessons as you take the basic project and enhance it with a deeper dive into the more advanced Final Cut Pro X 10.3 features, including how to easily import and organize media using metadata, advanced audio design with Roles, stunning effects including 3D titles, and much more. * Downloadable lesson and media files to work sequentially through exercises for hours of hands-on training. * Focused lessons teach concepts and take students step by step through professional, real-world editing scenarios to create a final project. * Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam. * Web Edition provides full text of the book available online with revised content for significant software updates. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Apple Authorized Training Center near you, please visit training.apple.com.

Logic Pro X 10 3 Apple Pro Training Series

Author: David Nahmani
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134785301
Release Date: 2017-06-14
Genre: Computers

The Apple-Certified Way to Learn Record, arrange, mix, produce, and polish your music with this bestselling, Apple-certified guide to Logic Pro X 10.3. Veteran producer and composer David Nahmani uses step-by-step, project-based instructions and straightforward explanations to teach everything from basic music creation to sophisticated production techniques. Using the book’s downloadable lesson files and Logic Pro X, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. From there, you’ll learn to record audio and MIDI, create and edit sequences, and master mixing and automation techniques such as submixing with Track Stacks or the practical uses of true stereo panning. You will create both acoustic and electronic virtual drum performances using Drummer tracks with Drum Kit Designer and Drum Machine Designer. You’ll use Logic Pro X MIDI plug-ins and Smart Controls to control software synthesizers from a MIDI controller or an iPad. Flex Time will allow you to precisely edit the timing of notes inside an audio recording, and you’ll explore Flex Pitch to correct the pitch of a vocal recording. Finally, you’ll mix, automate, and master the song, using plug-ins to process only selected sections or entire tracks, giving your audio creations the final polish needed to achieve a professional sound. Downloadable lesson and media files allow you to perform the hands-on exercises. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast. Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time. Chapter review questions help you prepare for the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Provider. To find an Apple Authorized Training Provider near you, please visit training.apple.com. Also in the Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Pages, Numbers, and Keynote macOS Support Essentials

Jerry Hofmann on Final Cut Pro 4

Author: Jerry Hofmann
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0735712816
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Computers

This ideal reference/tutorial combines the creative principles and their practical application as well as addressing the common problems faced by video editors using Final Cut Pro.