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  • 1. Final Cut Pro X ! Instant Wizard Session Jon Corippo jcorippo@gmail.com - @jcorippo ! !
  • 2. ! So you made 1 or 2 basic projects, and you want to ramp your FCPX a bit?
  • 3. Instant Wizard Session Transform Tool Distort Tool Magic Wand Audio Sweetening Keyframing Opacity Tool Color Board Audio Effects J and L Cuts This isn’t EVERY trick - but these are good to know!
  • 4. You should want to be Dan Meyer in class - FCPX lets you.
  • 5. You should want to be Dan Meyer in class - FCPX lets you.
  • 6. This is the preso for you!
  • 7. Pick a clip, any clip Don’t worry about a story
  • 8. 1. Transform Tool Located here
  • 9. New items appear 1. Transform Tool
  • 10. Change the size to get to the edges 1. Transform Tool
  • 11. Make your clip about this size/location 1. Transform Tool
  • 12. In the timeline, copy the clip Move the playhead, then hit paste 1. Transform Tool
  • 13. Stack the clips Drag the clip where you want it 1. Transform Tool
  • 14. Copy/paste a third clip Move it, now you have a triple stack! 1. Transform Tool
  • 15. Drag the third clip out Click done 1. Transform Tool
  • 16. Admire your work! 1. Transform Tool
  • 17. Select a clip - click here 1. Color Board - The Magic Wand! Slide these up and down
  • 18. Note the result 1. Color Board Color all three
  • 19. Click on Titles 1. Custom titles Select basic title
  • 20. 1. Custom titles Locate the title and drag it Highlight the title
  • 21. 1. Custom titles New controls appear in the Inspector Put the title ABOVE the other clips
  • 22. 1. Custom titles Put the title ABOVE the other clips Admire your work!
  • 23. Time to add one more
  • 24. 2. Speed tool With the clip selected, pick Slow, 50% Add a fourth clip to the timeline
  • 25. 2. Speed tool Drag the 4th clip to the BOTTOM of the stack Drag here to change speed
  • 26. 2. Four layers! Admire your work!
  • 27. 2. Opacity tool Slide here to adjust Opacity Select Video in the Inspector How to find the inspector
  • 28. 2. Opacity tool EVEN BETTER!
  • 29. 2. Distort tool Click here to Distort
  • 30. 2. Distort tool Set view at 25% for more space when distorting
  • 31. 2. Distort tool Grab corners and drag
  • 32. 2. Distort tool Admire your work!
  • 33. 3. Mini project - Put stuff on TV Search on Google - 1950s TV living room
  • 34. Put what you want on TV ABOVE the tv shot Resize the tv shot with Transform 3. Transform tool
  • 35. Get the shot close to where you want it Crop if needed 3. Crop tool
  • 36. 3. Distort tool Stretch the shot…..
  • 37. Admire your work! 3. Distort tool To round the corners, you can use a Matte tool
  • 38. 4. Split Screen
  • 39. Stack two clips 4. Split Screen Select the Crop tool
  • 40. Simply drag for effect 4. Split Screen
  • 41. 4. Split Screen Add as many streams as you like!
  • 42. 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 43. Go to Generators Select Shapes 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 44. Drag the Generator ABOVE the clip 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 45. Click to select arrow 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 46. 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Not that helpful…yet
  • 47. Click on Transform 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Click here to rotate
  • 48. Reduce scale to 25% to get the corners 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Click here to resize
  • 49. 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Admire your work
  • 50. Keyframe Icon 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 51. With the Scrubber at the beginning of the move… 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Activate the Keyframe button
  • 52. Move the Scrubber to the STOP point 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Drag the object NOTE! THE RED ! LINE
  • 53. Admire your work! 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 54. Keyframe any thing that has this icon 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Works the same with text NOTE! THE RED ! LINE
  • 55. More control: Right click on the clip 5. Shapes and Keyframing.
  • 56. Simply drag in and out points 5. Shapes and Keyframing. Option + Click to add points
  • 57. You have a MAGIC WAND, use it! 6. Audio Sweetening
  • 58. Use the Audio tab in the Inspector 6. Audio Sweetening Click here! In the Inspector
  • 59. Watch for Alerts 6. Audio Sweetening Adjust the sliders for best results In the Inspector
  • 60. VERY handy presets 6. Audio Sweetening Explore the equalizer In the Inspector
  • 61. Simulate 5.1 6. Audio Sweetening Explore the Pan Mode In the Inspector
  • 62. 6. Audio Sweetening Keyframe sounds
  • 63. 6. Audio Sweetening Click here Get a FULL EQ
  • 64. 7. J and L Cuts J and L cuts bring in audio early or carry over audio after a video cut Audio before video
  • 65. Right click on the clip 7. J and L Cuts
  • 66. Expand Audio 7. J and L Cuts
  • 67. Grab and drag the VIDEO clip 7. J and L Cuts
  • 68. SUCCESS! 7. J and L Cuts
  • 69. AUDIO continues after video ends An L cut is the reverse process, as a clip ends 7. J and L Cuts
  • 70. Effects They live in the Effects tab 8. Audio Effects
  • 71. Roll over for a live preview 8. Audio Effects
  • 72. Audio tab 8. Audio Effects Advantages over iMovie: Multiple Effects Sliders to set the levels Use the sliders
  • 73. Instant Wizard Session Transform Tool Distort Tool Magic Wand Audio Sweetening Keyframing Opacity Tool Color Board Audio Effects J and L Cuts In only one hour
  • 74. Final Cut Pro X ! Instant Wizard Session Jon Corippo jcorippo@gmail.com - @jcorippo ! !

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