Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, 4th Edition
Updated for Final Cut Pro 7 and written for professional video and film editors who know their way around Avid nonlinear systems, this book shows you how to translate your skills to Final Cut Pro quickly and efficiently. Producer, editor, and Apple Certified Trainer Diana Weynand takes you through a comprehensive “translation course” covering all the essential operations, from project set-up and basic editing through transitions and effects, color correcting, compositing, titling, and output. You’ll find detailed feature comparisons, practical conversion tips, and instructions on how to use Final Cut Pro features that aren’t available in Media Composer. You’ll also learn what’s new in Final Cut Pro 7. Packed with handy features, including comparison charts, look-up tables, keyboard shortcuts, and dozens of advanced editing and workflow tips, this book will have you editing with Final Cut Pro in record time. Each chapter represents a complete lesson in a key aspect of Final Cut Pro 7 and includes a review section and list of keyboard shortcuts.
- Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side
- Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast
- Chapter review sections summarize what you’ve learned
From the Back Cover
Updated for Final Cut Pro 7, this unique book uses Avid images and terminology to create a comprehensive ‘translation course’ for video and film editors who already know their way around Avid nonlinear systems. Best-selling author and editor Diana Weynand takes readers through detailed feature comparisons, practical conversion tips, and instructions on how to use Final Cut Pro features that aren’t available in Media Composer. Each chapter represents a complete lesson in some aspect of Final Cut Pro 7 and includes a review section and list of keyboard shortcuts.
- Paperback: 528 pages
- Publisher: Peachpit Press; 4th Edition (December, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0321741927
- ISBN-13: 978-0321741929