Course For Final Cut Pro X 106 – Titles, Effects and Compositing

OS X 10.6.6
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: 01. Introduction 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