Understanding the editor's job of combining pictures, words, and music into a cohesive and engaging film is essential for all filmmakers. This hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. Students learn to perform editing functions while learning the user interface. Topics include insert and assemble editing, working with preferences and settings, capturing media, trimming techniques, audio editing, media management and final output. This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional quality video using Final Cut Pro and those who prefer hands-on, interactive instruction. Understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation is desired.
Winter/Spring lodging and meal package available for $475. Includes breakfast and lunch Monday – Friday. Dinner services are not available during our Winter/Spring session. Meal plan (mandatory) without lodging is $100.