Advanced Final Cut Pro X 10.2

Duration: 3 Days


This course is aimed at FCP users with existing experience, who would like to take their skills to the next level.


Reasonable knowledge of FCP X.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline


  • Creating your own metadata and metadata views
  • Dealing with UK Standard def 16:9 material (FHA)
  • Using Smart Collection templates to speed new event setup
  • Creating Multiclips, with in-depth discussion of how metadata (including timecode) can be used to arrange clips
  • Using multi-source sound with DSLRs
  • Taking your media ‘on the road’ as proxies only
  • Working with Red material and Alexa/Amira footage
  • Understanding Log formats and LUTs (Lookup tables)


  • Close examination of all standard editing tools and the Precision Editor
  • Editing using the Browser Viewer
  • Advanced use of Multiclips including adding/deleting/re-syncing angles and managing and mixing multi-source sound
  • In-depth discussion of keying in FCPX and the chroma keyer manual controls
  • Advanced use of luma keys and masks
  • Advanced use of colour correction including primary and (multiple) secondary corrections
  • Introduction to Core Melt and MFx plugins to extend FCPX
  • In-depth discussion of motion graphics within FCPX
  • Introduction to Motion 5 and how to create Titles, Transitions and Filters for publishing to FCPX (including linking and rigging parameters)


  • Making your project compliant with broadcast requirements, including Video and Audio levels, the Loudness meter (plugin required) and EBU R128 standard
  • Introduction to codecs and compression techniques
  • Introduction to Compressor 4 including multi-core processing
  • Exporting XML for DaVinci, ProTools and Logic Pro X
  • Archiving projects using Libraries

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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