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Final Cut Pro 100 - An Overview of Final Cut Pro 7

Course Description
This one-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. In this course, you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. You learn to mark and edit clips in the timeline as well as trimming and other editing features. This course is designed for the beginner looking to learn the basics of Final Cut Pro.

Who Should Attend?
This class is for anyone who is new to Final Cut Pro and looking to learn the basics of the application. Some understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation is desired. The course is designed for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the full functionality of Final Cut Pro.

Certification
This course covers the partial requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

Final Cut Pro 101 - Introduction
to Final Cut Pro 7

Course Description
This three-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. In this course, you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, ripple, roll, slip and slide tools, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output.

Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video using Final Cut Pro. Understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation is desired. The course is designed for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the full functionality of Final Cut Pro.

Certification
This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

Final Cut Pro 300 - Final Cut Pro Advanced Editing Techniques in Final Cut Pro 7

Course Description
This three-day, hands-on course teaches students hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create polished transitions, fix screen direction errors, edit multi-camera projects, work with nested sequences, create fantastic effects use filters creatively and composite like a pro. This course also covers advanced workflows for managing media and working with film.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for existing Final Cut Pro users who want to increase their skill level through learning advanced features and efficient workflows, and who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction. Also desirable are an understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation.

What You Will Learn
Asymmetrical Trimming and Advanced Trim edit window techniques
Multicamera Editing
Variable speed and slow-motion techniques
Nesting sequences and rendering settings
Working with filters
Finishing and final output

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7 and basic editing terminology is required
Level One Final Cut Pro End User certification is highly recommended. Ideally, students will have attended an an FCP 100, FCP 101, FCP 102 or FCP 200 course.

Color 101 -
Color Correction in Final Cut Studio

Course Description
This two-day course delivers a comprehensive training in real-world color correction and effects techniques, including motion and filter effects, keying and compositing, animated titles, scene-to-scene color matching, and correcting for broadcast specifications. Working with several real-world projects, you will learn how to properly read video scopes, adjust contrast, fix color balance to achieve broadcast quality video.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for existing Final Cut Pro users who wish to increase their skill level through learning advanced features and workflows in color correction and motion effects.

Certification
This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Final Cut Pro 101 or 200

Motion 101 -
An Introduction to Motion 4

Course Description
Motion is the perfect application for editors looking to create compelling graphic content without having to farm the work out to a graphics lab. This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview of Motion, Apple’s real-time design motion graphics application. The course covers interface fundamentals, particles, blend modes, layer organization, fundamental multi-layer editing techniques and advanced text effects.

This course is designed for those students who wish to learn the fundamentals and functionality of Motion. This course is designed for those students who wish to learn the fundamentals and functionality of Motion.

Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for anyone looking to learn more about motion graphics using Motion.

Certification
This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in Motion.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

Motion 200 -
A Comprehensive Study of
Motion 4

Course Description
This three day hands-on course will familiarize students with Motion, Apple’s revolutionary software for motion graphics design. The course comprehensively covers working with Motion’s Real-Time Design engine and interface, behavior-based animation, parameter behaviors, blend modes, advanced particle system design, advanced title animation, working with templates, chroma key techniques, masking methods, DVD motion menu design, tablet-driven gesture UI techniques, working with audio, keyframing, and integration

Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for anyone looking to learn more about motion graphics using Motion.

Certification
This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in Motion.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

DVD Studio Pro 101 - An
Introduction to
DVD Studio Pro 4

Course Description
This three-day hands-on course delves into the world of DVD authoring using DVD Studio Pro. In this comprehensive course students will learn everything they need to create a professional DVD title. This course guides students through every aspect of DVD authoring, from initial storyboarding to burning and replication.

Using compelling media and a real-world production workflow, students will learn how to create amazing MPEG 2 video with Compressor as well as how create eye-popping motion menus directly in DVD Studio Pro. Students will also “author” a DVD by creating buttons, interactive links, slideshows, playlists and even adding alternate audio stream and camera angles.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for those that want to learn the basics of how to author professional-quality DVDs using DVD Studio Pro.

Certification
This course covers the partial requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

Soundtrack Pro 101 - An Introduction
to Soundtrack Pro 3

Course Description
This two-day class guides you through using Soundtrack Pro to edit audio files, repair field recordings, perform multitrack arranging and mixing, synchronize audio and video, analyze and fix common audio problems, and perform other creative sound design techniques. This course focuses on practical, professional techniques used to add professional music and sound effects to video and multimedia projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for those that want to learn the basics of audio content creation, editing and mixing.

Certification
There is currently no certification for the course.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

Shake 200 - A Comprehensive Study of Shake 4

Course Description
This five-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Shake. Using visual effects shots from major motion pictures, students will learn the process of integrating computer-generated elements with live-action photography using motion tracking and color-matching tools, as well as utilizing keying techniques to place blue and green screen shots against background plates. Most importantly, learn to create multi-layer composites using Shake’s Node tree organizational structure.

Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for those wanting to learn compositing and visual effects using Shake.

Certification
This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in Shake.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of compositing and effects

Logic 101 - An Introduction to Logic Express and Logic Pro 9

Course Description
This three-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic user interface of Logic Pro, and shows them how to create a customized audio and midi configuration that will seamlessly integrate with their own personal production studio. Students will create their own song using Logic Pro’s comprehensive array of software instruments, Apple Loops, and DSP effects. In-depth lessons will cover MIDI and audio recording, streamlined editing and arrangement techniques, user-defined key commands, automation, scoring to picture and surround mixing. This class is designed for those who composite using Logic Pro.

Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro or Logic Express.

Certification
This course covers the partial requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in Logic Pro.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS

Logic 301 - Advanced Techniques in Logic Pro 9

Course Description
This three day course takes you through Logic’s powerful advanced features, covering everything from production, editing, and mixing, to notation and scoring to picture. Starting with advanced setup, this course covers everything from production, editing, and mixing to scoring and composition. Throughout the class professional secrets are revealed regarding how to streamline production workflow, accelerate editing tasks, effectively manage takes, and construct a mix that will meet the most exacting standards. You’ll discover powerful techniques for multi-track recording and explore the limitless potential of Logic’s audio instruments, including the revolutionary Sculpture, a new addition to Logic Pro.

Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro or Logic Express.

Certification
This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 2 in Logic Pro.

Prerequisites
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

Logic 101