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Final Cut Pro Tutorials

Final Cut Pro: Exporting Your Finished Movie

Exporting your finished movie is one of the last steps of the editing process.  This turns all of your edits into a new movie file.  This can be uploaded to YouTube, or embedded into a website or presentation, or burned to a DVD. When you are ready to export your...

Final Cut Pro: Basic Editing

This tutorial assumes that you have imported video or other media and created a new project and are now beginning to assemble your project. Viewing and Selecting Your Clips Choosing the footage that will be used in your project. The “interview” clip is going to be the...

Final Cut Pro: Using Video Transitions

There are a wide variety of transitions you can choose to use between clips in your video. For an academic or professional video, you will primarily want to use the Cross Dissolve and Fade to Color transitions most of the time. Other transitions tend to be distracting...

Final Cut Pro: Titles and Text

Open up the Titles browser by clicking on the T (Titles) button. Hover over the different choices to preview how they animate. Some of them are still and will not move when you hover over them. Click to select the one you would like to use. Click and drag it to the...

Final Cut Pro: Using Green Screen Footage

Shooting in front of a green screen gives you the ability to replace the green background with any background of your choice. Start by selecting the part of your green screen footage that you want to use in your assembled video. Drag it into the Timeline or use the W...

Final Cut Pro: Importing Media and Starting a New Project

Importing Media Files into Events The first thing you will need to do to begin working in Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) is to import or capture media files into Events. Events are essentially folders of files within FCPX used to organize your different footage, music, and...

Immersive Experiences Lab

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