Provides lessons on how to create movies using Final Cut Express from a Macintosh computer, covering such topics as editing, adding audio, special effects, and working with multiple tracks.
Whether you're a student who's serious about digital video, an event videographer, a small business owner, or a digital video enthusiast who needs a comprehensive editing system for your home computer, you'll find everything you need to begin using Apple's Final Cut Express software in Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express. Written by master trainer Diana Weynand, this comprehensive course is both a self-paced learning tool and the approved curriculum for all Apple-certified trainers. Each chapter in this hands-on guide represents a complete lesson--with a project to complete, a review section, and bonus exercises to reinforce the lessons. Diana takes you through every aspect of editing with Final Cut Express: working in the timeline and viewer, making and adjusting edits, adding audio, creating transitions, and more. Work through the entire book, or pick just the sections that interest you most: Either way, you'll find just what you need to begin making movie magic.