Final Cut Pro is a professional non-linear editing system developed by Apple Inc. that has found popularity amongst independent filmmakers and Hollywood film editors alike. The program has the ability to edit many digital formats including, SD, HDV, HD, Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM, 2K, 4K, and IMAX film formats. The system is currently only available for Mac OS X version 10.4.9 or later.
Broad Format Support:
Final Cut Pro 6 lets you edit virtually anything with the highest possible quality, including camera-native editing of leading SD and HD formats. Work with DV one day, then HDV, XDCAM HD, DVCPRO HD, or uncompressed HD the next. Or use ProRes 422, Apple’s new post-production format, for uncompressed HD quality at SD file sizes.
Incredible Real-Time Effects:
Add visual interest to any production with the rich set of effects and visualization tools built into Final Cut Pro 6. Experiment freely and iterate quickly. You’ll see the results of your changes in real time as you work, with no need to waste time waiting for renders.
Comprehensive Editing Tools:
The faster the tools, the more time you have to be creative. Final Cut Pro 6 makes it easy to edit quickly, accurately, and flexibly. Everything you do in Final Cut Pro — from editing and trimming to audio mixing to finishing to delivery — feels like second nature, so your creativity can flourish
For Final Cut Pro Topics Covered
Our Video Editing Student's projects
Basics of Direction:
Imagination power, Artistic identity, Visualization, Screen language Treatment and direction department.
Fundamentals of film and video camera, lighting, shot division, taking of shot and scene, dialogue delivery, que sheet, costumes, movement of artists camera, dummy and miniature shooting, croma, shot composition, montage, resolution and climax, flash back, special effects and MORE.
Idea to Screen:
The complete process of film Making in Power Point presentation Idea to Screenplay - Pre production - Production
Pre-production: Principals of script writing, directors script, aesthetics of script, story structure, audition of artists , location hunting, schedule of shooting, script break down, story boarding, budgeting, screenplay, erection of sets properties of set and the creative team, permits, hiring staff and crew.
Practical Sessions in Script writing:
Concept Synopsis Story line Screenplay Dialog
Principles of Script writing:
Structural concepts of screen writing Story genres, Three act structure, Plot points, Scene description and Narrative treatment. Film appreciation and Analysis Visualization Script development Script analysis Screen play writing Character development Dialogues writing Story board writing Script editing and format Script terminology
(Fades, dissolves, cuts, angles, framing etc )
Script for New media
(Cable, Internet and direct to video)
Direction Film(Film and Video)
Fundamentals of linear and non linear video editing, sound recording and dubbing, titles, release prints.
Direction as an Art
The Job of Director
Working with Creative crew. Like Writers, Actors, Music Directors, Signers Director of photography, Designers etc.
Working with Technical crew - Cinematographer, Sound recordist, Editor, Art Director etc.
Frame size, camera angle, fundamentals of 3D Animation,After effects, body language, gesters and movement, continuity, rehearsal and directing actors on set, film length, film analysis and film reading..
- About Film Distribution
- Practical- A Project
Practical Sessions In Direction:
Types of shot Taking - purposes of shots
Five Shot continuity
Screening of Model Films to understand the grammar of film making
Screening and Analysis of exercises shot in workshop