Apple Pro Training Series

Apple Pro Training Series : Final Cut Express 4

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The only Apple-certified guide to Final Cut Express 4, this book delivers the techniques you need to make movie magic with DV, HDV, or AVCHD footage. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, with hands-on projects to complete as you go. All the files you need are on the included DVD-ROM. You'll learn how to make effective edits and adjust them precisely; create polished transitions and sophisticated composites; add audio tracks, titles, and speed and motion effects; then color-correct and finish your video for export to DVD or the Web. Whether you're a student, a devoted amateur who's serious about digital video, or a professional who needs a comprehensive editing program, you'll find everything you need to learn Final Cut Express 4 within the pages of this book. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 20 hours of training.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 504 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 26mm | 1,020.58g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0321534670
  • 9780321534675
  • 197,346

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The only Apple-certified guide to Final Cut Express 4, this book delivers the techniques you need to make movie magic with DV, HDV, or AVCHD footage. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, with hands-on projects to complete as you go. All the files you need are on the included DVD-ROM. You'll learn how to make effective edits and adjust them precisely; create polished transitions and sophisticated composites; add audio tracks, titles, and speed and motion effects; then color-correct and finish your video for export to DVD or the Web. Whether you're a student, a devoted amateur who's serious about digital video, or a professional who needs a comprehensive editing program, you'll find everything you need to learn Final Cut Express 4 within the pages of this book. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 20 hours of training.show more

Table of contents

Getting Started Lesson 1 Covering the Basics Lesson 2 Editing Video Lesson 3 Working with a Project Lesson 4 Working in the Timeline Lesson 5 Working in the Viewer Lesson 6 Making Edits Lesson 7 Editing to the Timeline Lesson 8 Other Editing Options Lesson 9 Trimming an Edit Point Lesson 10 Fine-Tuning Edit Points Lesson 11 Customizing Your Project Lesson 12 Capturing Digital Video Lesson 13 Working with Audio Lesson 14 Applying Audio and Video Transitions Lesson 15 Adding Titles and Other Items Lesson 16 Finishing Your Project Indexshow more