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Final Cut Pro 7 Essential Training demonstrates why Final Cut Pro is the primary tool for professional video editors. It gives users access to nonlinear editing workflows, collaboration features, and creative tools. Apple Certified instructor Abba Shapiro teaches the core features and tools that will take a hodgepodge of video clips and turn them into a finished project.
He moves through the entire process, from selecting and refining the best takes to building a story. Using advanced editing techniques, he shows how to refine that story into a tight and effective show. Abba covers all the steps needed to get up and running, cut a story, mix audio, and deliver a final project.
In this clip, host Abba Shapiro shows how to use Final Cut Pro's variable speed control, showcasing how to change the speed of a clip over time. He detqails this with a clip, applying a qucik burst of speed, and then slowing down the clip again over time.
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Abba Shapiro is an award-winning writer/producer/director with over 25 years' experience in video and film production. His production company, Shapiro Video & Multimedia, works in every format from DVCAM to HD to 35 mm film. Abba has done work for a wide range of commercial, corporate, and federal clients, including USA Today, The Associated Press, NASA, The CW, and the Department of Defense.