Final Cut Pro X incorporates very powerful tools for creating titles, visual effects and complex composite shots. Join star trainer and video editor Michael Wohl, as he explores each of these techniques and shows you how they are created, customized and edited to perfection. So if you're wondering how create stunning effects in FCP X, this tutorial will get you going down the right path!
Final Cut Pro X does effects! In this 42-video exploration, expert FCP educator Michael Wohl shows you everything this awesome new Apple program can do! You’ll learn all about Compositing and how FCP X lets you easily create Transformation and Distortion effects. Next Michael talks about the included plugin FX: how to modify and customize them, preview and then apply them to your clips.
From there he keys in in on Keying, Transitions and Titles. He explains these must-know techniques, shows you how to create them and incorporate them into you workflow.
Next, Generators and Themes are the focus of Michael's attention. He explains what’s included (and what’s not) in FCP X’s built-in library, keeping in mind that Motion 5 fills in all the missing pieces.
From there you’re off to Timing FX. You’ll learn how to create Fast and Slow motion, the awesome Retime editor, Freeze Frames and Instant Replays.
Michael’s last section covers FCP X’s Animation and all its tools,which give you the capability to breathe life into any object on the screen.
So, if you want to know how to Distort, Title, Transform and apply Generators to your video clips, spend some time with the always entertaining Michael Wohl as he explores Final Cut Pro X’s knack for Compositing and applying Titles and Effects.
Table of Contents:
02. Basic Transformations
03. Numerical Transformations
04. Trim, Crop & Ken Burns Effects
05. Distortion Effects
06. Opacity and Blend Modes
07. Traveling Mattes
08. Spatial Conform Settings
09. Frame Rate Conform Settings
10. Image Stabilization & Rolling Shutter Correction
11. Previewing Effects
12. Applying Effects
13. Modifying Effect Settings
14. On-screen Controls
15. Applying the Keyer
16. Fine-tuning a Key Effect
17. Adding a Default Transition
18. Full Overlap vs. Available Media
19. Customizing Transitions
20. Trimming Under Transitions
21. Adding a Title
22. Categories of Titles
23. Modifying Title Info
24. Special Title Controls
25. Modifying Text Attributes
26. Creating a Basic Text Object
27. Applying Generators
28. Backgrounds and Elements
29. The Placeholder Generator
30. The Timecode Generator
31. Applying Theme Transitions and Titles
32. Slow Motion Effects
33. Fast Motion Effects
34. The Retime Editor
35. Freeze Frames
36. Instant Replay and Rewind Effects
37. Ramp Speed Effects
38. Animating an Object
39. Modifying an Animation
40. Keyframing Effects
41. Adjust Opacity in the Timeline
42. Viewing Multiple Animations
43. Controlling Animation Speed