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Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Saturday, 4 October 2014 from 10:30 to 17:00 (BST)

Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

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1 Day Course
Date: Saturday 4 October 2014
Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm
Price: £100.00 (10% Concession)
Instructor: Pierre Vella

Course Overview:

This one day hands-on course will show you how to make the most of the new Final Cut Pro X with its computer-enhanced workflow, creative tools, and robust delivery solutions. Final Cut Pro X breaks free from the restrictions of old-fashioned timeline tracks and incorporates a dynamic editing interface which lets you experiment freely while working with extraordinary speed and precision. Final Cut Pro X includes the key sound editing and colour grading features from Final Cut Studio, so now you can use a single application for the entire post-production workflow.


This course covers the entire editing process from selecting and organising your clips to building a finished story. You will learn how to perform the standard editing functions while becoming familiar with the Final Cut Pro X User interface and new features including Automatic import features, Media management, Improved timeline and Streamlined audio editing.


Course Content:

- Final Cut Pro User interface, Workflow & Media Management

- Understanding Events and Projects

- Organising your files and your system

- Working with Keywords and Ratings

- Import, Editing, and Trimming

- Marking clips, using insert, overwrite and drag-and-drop editing

- Trimming techniques 

- Ripple, Roll and Extended edits as well as the Slip and Slide tools

- Transitions, Effects, and Export

- Using and modifying transitions

- Applying filters and Changing Motion properties

- Image Stabilisation and Analysis

- Chroma-keying (green-screen)

- Using Colour Balancing to make your images look great
- Applying audio filters

- Streamlined audio editing

- Finishing and final output


Lesson Structure:

Project-led practical exercises


Entry Requirements:

No previous experience is necessary. Students should be fluent in English.



Pierre Vella is an independent digital creative working in film, video and digital technologies. He is a founding member of MITA (Moving Image Training Alliance) and runs a series of training programmes in film and video post-production, web technologies and motion graphics in London and Cambridge.


Full Course Listing: http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/whats-on/courses/an-introduction-to-final-cut-pro-x

Each student has their own workstation for the practical parts of the course and can discuss any specific areas of interest they may have towards the end of the day with the tutor.

10% Concession to SPACE Tenants, Students, OAPs, and Unemployed Individuals.  Proof of status will be required upon arrival. 

Enter STUDIO10, STUDENT10, OAP10, JOB10 when booking.

020 8525 4330

SPACE reserves the right to cancel a course no later than 7 days before the start date if there are not sufficient numbers booked onto the course. Contact SPACE directly if you have problems cancelling, on 0208 525 4330

Notice of Cancellation: Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course. There is a cancellation fee of 15% (of overall course cost) on all course bookings. It is not possible to refund any cancellation made less than 14 days prior to course start date.

Non-attendance of courses: Please be aware that if you do miss any sessions, these cannot be transferred to another course.

Non transferable: Bookings for workshops & courses are non-transferable. You must attend the course or workshop you have booked a place on, on the correct dates and at the stated times. Cancellation policy rules apply.

Punctuality: It is very important that all course participants arrive in plenty of time. If you find yourself running late on the day of the course, please let us know as soon as possible. 

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When & Where

129 - 131 Mare Street
E8 3RH London
United Kingdom

Saturday, 4 October 2014 from 10:30 to 17:00 (BST)

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