Final Cut Express For Dummies

Final Cut Express For Dummies

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Create slick videos with sound effects, moving titles, and more Import video and still pictures, tackle the Timeline, and become a movie--making machine Do you dream of becoming a movie mogul? Dive right in with this friendly guide to low--budget video editing on your Mac! Before you can yell "action," you'll be importing and organizing all types of media, sizing video clips, jazzing up your productions with filters and special effects, and outputting them to DVD, videotape, or the Web. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear--out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 187.5 x 233.2 x 21.3mm | 567g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764541110
  • 9780764541117

About Helmut Kobler

Helmut Kobler is a professional filmmaker and the owner of his own production company, K2 Films. When he's not producing movies, he spends his time writing reviews, articles, and books on video editing applications.
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Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: First Things First; Chapter 1: Introducing Final Cut Express; Chapter 2: Getting Started; Part II: Importing and Organizing Your Media; Chapter 3: Capturing Media from Tape; Chapter 4: Importing Media Already on Your Mac; Chapter 5: Organizing Your Media Clips; Part III: Editing Your Media; Chapter 6: Editing Basics; Chapter 7: Getting to Know the Timeline; Chapter 8: Editing Wizardry; Part IV: Adding Pizzazz; Chapter 9: Transitions; Chapter 10: Adding Text to Your Videos; Chapter 11: Audio Excellence; Chapter 12: Special Effects and Corrections with Video Filters; Chapter 13: Advanced Effects; Chapter 14: Compositing; Part V: Outputting Your Masterpiece; Chapter 15: Recording to Tape; Chapter 16: Exporting Your Movie to a Digital File; Part VI: The Part of Tens; Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Making Your Editing Easier; Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Becoming a Better Editor; Index.
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