In this section we cover how to import files, from transcoding to creating proxies. The focus of this lesson is to know how to use the media import window, what choices need to be made and what are the ramifications for each choice.
The first step when learning any software is knowing its working environment. In this section we will cover all of the working parts of Final Cut Pro X’s workspace and what each section is used for. These fundamentals will be the foundation for all work done throughout the course. Understanding this terminology is key, as we will be referring to them at all points of these lessons.
If you’re considering developing a multi-part series for the web or other medium, laying out solid plans ahead of time is crucial. While it’s similar to organizing a short or feature length project, there are different aspects to keep in mind.
Whether you’re shooting a feature length narrative or a simple interview, props add richness to your video’s environment and can alter the viewer’s interpretation of your message. The right prop can impart subtle information about your video’s setting or subject, so it’s important to give them plenty of thought starting in pre-production. Consider these tips as you plan props for your next production.
What is the key to capturing good quality audio? Is it about having the right equipment? Or is it about closely controlling your environment and eliminating all those annoying background buzzing noises?
Convincing clients to invest in video ads can be an art in itself. Whether you're freelancing or part of a company or an established SEO, you oftentimes face the same obstacles time after time. We’ll help you build an argument for online video ads.
You want to break into the commercial video production business but it seems that everyone is out shooting television commercials and wedding videos these days. How can you possibly compete with the established players? Well, perhaps you shouldn’t. Maybe you should find the road less traveled and follow it instead.
Drones are one of the hottest topics and best sellers among video equipment today, but as the industry becomes more inundated with drones and related tech, we also see more bad practices and unsafe procedures. What exactly are the best best practices to follow?
Want a professional looking shot, but only have access to basic hardware store clamp lamps? If you have three of them, in addition to some tin foil, wax paper, a few binder clips (or clothespins), and wire hangers, you will be able to rig your way to a winning shot.