Final Cut Pro X (2019 version 10.4) - Creating Short Videos

Brian Garcia, filmmaker, video editor and educator

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12 Lessons (43m)
    • 1. Creating Short Videos Intro

      1:09
    • 2. Step 1 - Organizing folders, libraries & events

      4:38
    • 3. Step 2 - Create a new project & insert clips in timeline

      4:13
    • 4. Step 3 - Editing, trimming and automatic speed

      3:35
    • 5. Step 4 - Editing to the music

      4:29
    • 6. Step 5 - Tools

      6:28
    • 7. Step 6 - Markers and speed ramping

      5:35
    • 8. Step 7 - Stabilization

      1:43
    • 9. Step 8 - Effects

      2:47
    • 10. Step 9 - Transitions

      2:59
    • 11. Step 10 - Exporting

      2:38
    • 12. Challenge and Conclusion

      2:55
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About This Class

Learn the basics of Final Cut Pro X and how to utilize these technical skills while editing b-roll footage. A great way to start learning is by editing your own videos based on what you learn here. I'll also provide simple lessons so you can get the feel of the platform and be able to begin filming either at home, school, work or for any commercial work you are doing.

You'll learn what has been most useful for me as I was building my production company from ground up.

In this course, you'll create a short video that tells a story by editing supplemental footage (or B-roll)

Some key skills include:

  • Hard drive and storing data
  • Create a new Library, Event & Project.
  • Importing footage
  • Inserting footage to a project
  • Basic Editing, Tools dropdown
  • Music
  • Markers
  • Speed Ramping
  • Stabilization
  • Effects
  • Transitions
  • Exporting settings for the internet
  • How to move forward after you complete this class

Project files are available here.

This class is for beginner students that want to use simple techniques for that is suitable to any video project they want to create themselves.

Here's an example of the completed video that I created using these techniques: