FINAL CUT EXPRESS 4
Learn the basics of non-linear editing through practical application.
Students will learn to perform functions such as:
*Editing in the timeline
*Logging and capturing footage
*Applying transitions, titles, and audio
*Importing and exporting functionalities
*How to establish a workflow.
This will be a great opportunity for students who want to learn the basics of Final Cut Express. The class will be fun, interactive and hands-on every step of the way. The final class will be open lab session where, under the instructor's supervision, you can practice what you have learned and edit your own footage (mini dv or dvcam).
This class requires students to bring both their own Apple laptop loaded with Final Cut Express 4 (available at Amazon.com and other discounters for $100 or less).
CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO 10
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR FINAL CUT EXPRESS
■A Mac computer with a 1.25GHz or faster PowerPC G4, PowerPC G5, Intel Core Duo, Intel Core 2 Duo, or Intel Xeon processor
◦For AVCHD: A Mac computer with an Intel processor
■1GB of RAM or more
■An AGP or PCI Express graphics card compatible with Quartz Extreme; or an Intel GMA integrated graphics processor in a MacBook or Mac mini computer
◦Some FxPlug filters are not compatible with integrated Intel graphics processors.
■A display with 1024-by-768 resolution or higher
■A DVD drive for installation
■Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later
■QuickTime 7.2 or later
■500MB of disk space to install Final Cut Express and LiveType
■Additional 500MB to install LiveType content
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (BUT NOT REQUIRED) TEXTBOOK
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By Diana Weynand
($25 new/$5 used on Amazon)
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: JAMES SANGALAN
James currently works as the Art Director for FrontPoint Security in McLean, Virginia. His primary duties include directing, editing, and producing 4 different series of podcasts and multimedia for mobile devices. As the Art Director, James also oversees all of the print, web, interactive, and is responsible for maintaining the general aesthetic of the company. James also consults with various institutions such as Sterling Ledet and Associates, Washington School of Photography, and Boston University where he teaches classes on Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, and Color Correction. Previously, James worked for Apple, Inc. as a Creative Trainer where his primary duties were to spend one-on-one time with both new and existing Apple customers; training them on various productivity and creative packages such as Adobe CS4, and Final Cut Studio 2. James continues to concentrate on effective and efficient digital workflows for various video productions.
CLASS REFUND POLICY
If you cancel your registration for a class within 24 hours after your order, then you will receive a total refund. You must email your notice to firstname.lastname@example.org. We cannot give credit toward future classes (sorry). The WFI reserves the right to drop classes that are undersubscribed. In such case, of course, a full refund will be issued.
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