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Final Cut Pro 5 Essentials

Final Cut Pro 5 Essentials is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course . Final Cut Pro 5 Essentials gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate. For more information about Final Cut Pro 5 Essentials at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Final Cut Pro 5 Essentials


This excellent Final Cut Pro 5: The Essentials course will get up to speed on the leading Mac-based video editing application during this Final Cut Pro 5 video training series, produced in HD.With Final Cut Pro 5: The Essentials, it’s easy to fine tune your skills by accessing the same video clips used by expert instructor, Brian Maffitt, to give you hands on experience with the new techniques. During this Final Cut course you’ll learn how to work with HDV footage, make edits, add effects, output your project, and more.

Our courses couldn’t be more convenient, the course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

What skills will I learn?

  • Discover all the ins and outs of working with HDV, the exciting new video format that lets you create HD content on a DV budget.
  • Learn how to save time with real-time effects processing on everything from DV to fully uncompressed HD.
  • Uncover how to fix common audio problems with Final Cut Pro’s built-in audio tools and effects.
  • Understand the right way to output your final edits as high-quality Web clips using Apple’s amazing H.264 High Definition video codec.

Meet the instructor:

Brian Maffitt brings a singularly diverse background to presenting and directing. As a former professional actor, photographer, carpenter, and Graceland Tour Guide, he jumped on board the computer graphic revolution in the late 1980s. He founded MAFF/x in 1993 and won several awards for video production, interactive design, and animation. Brian also co-founded Atomic Power Corporation and released two award-winning sets of software plugins for After Effects, “Psunami”, and “Evolution”. The latter was acquired by Adobe in 2001 and is now included with every copy of After Effects sold, and has been featured prominently in untold commercials and films,including Pixar’s Academy Award-winning “The Incredibles”.

Course outline:

Section 01

  • Module 01: Getting Started
  • Module 02: The Basics of Editing
  • Module 03: Getting Around: the Browser & Viewer
  • Module 04: Getting Around: the Timeline
  • Module 05: Editing With the Tools
  • Module 06. Setting Up a New Project
  • Module 07: Using Transitions
  • Module 08: Setting Preferences
  • Module 09: Logging & Capturing Clips

Section 02

  • Module 01: Storyboarding & Trimming
  • Module 02: Working with Graphics
  • Module 03: Controlling Motion
  • Module 04: Affecting Video
  • Module 05: Audio Fundamentals
  • Module 06: Output & Export

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.


Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Final Cut Pro 5: The Essentials certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate, and printed certificate.

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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Course Fee18
Entry Requirements• You must be 16 or over • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)
Carear Path• Videographer • Video Editor • Final Cut Pro Expert • Creative Artworker • Editor
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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