Final Cut Pro 3 The Complete Reference

ISBN-10: 0072195177

ISBN-13: 9780072195170

Edition: 2002

Authors: Richard H. Schrand, Jackson West

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In this text, the author helps the readers to expand their technical and creative expertise, showing them how to make their vision come to life on screen with Final Cut Pro 2.
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List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 3/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Introductionp. xxi
Systematic Setupp. 3
Making Final Cut Pro 3 Run Smoothly: The Basic Hardwarep. 5
Reviewing Broadcast Standardsp. 11
Learning What to Look for in Video Boards/Cardsp. 11
Defining Digital Video and Non-Linear Editingp. 14
Creating Multiple Generationsp. 15
Saving Your Projectp. 15
Fade Outp. 17
Configuring Final Cut Pro 3p. 19
Easy Setupp. 20
Preferencesp. 28
General Preferencesp. 29
User Modep. 39
Timeline Optionsp. 41
Labelsp. 47
External Editorsp. 48
Scratch Disksp. 50
Fade Outp. 53
Preproduction Notesp. 55
Paperworkp. 56
Conceptp. 59
Scriptp. 60
Storyboardsp. 61
Budgetingp. 64
Release Formsp. 65
After the Shootp. 67
Fade Outp. 70
Capturing Videop. 71
Import and Capture Primerp. 72
Capture Methodsp. 75
Log Your Filesp. 77
Making Sure Your Colors Matchp. 81
Color Correction Filtersp. 90
Gain Adjustmentsp. 94
Calibrate the Timecodep. 95
Bin There, Log Thatp. 96
The Preview Window and Its Controlsp. 106
Batch Capture Listsp. 109
Fade Outp. 113
Working with Audiop. 115
The Science of Soundp. 116
The Power of Soundp. 117
Translating Audio to Digital--Dealing with Audio in Final Cut Prop. 118
Audio Formatsp. 121
Legally Speakingp. 122
Importing Audio For Your Projectsp. 124
Using the Voice Over Toolp. 126
Converting Audio Sample Ratesp. 130
Fade Outp. 130
The Rough Cut--Part 1p. 133
Editing Conceptsp. 134
Workspace Terminologyp. 143
Working with the Edit Overlaysp. 152
Getting to Know the Timelinep. 161
Changing Effects in the Timelinep. 167
Working with Other Available Controls in the Timelinep. 170
Adding Audio Filesp. 174
The Tools Palettep. 182
Fade Outp. 186
The Rough Cut--Part 2p. 187
Keeping the Pacep. 189
Building Your Foundationp. 189
Building a :30/:10/:05 Promo: The Rock Houndp. 191
Working Inside the Timeline Layoutp. 192
Reviewing Another Organizational Methodp. 207
Reopening Saved Multiple Sequencesp. 208
Placing Videop. 208
Examining Non-Linear Editing From an Editor's Standpointp. 209
Modifying an Editp. 217
Reviewing the ABCs of Editing--A Historical Perspective on Multilayer Editingp. 219
Reviewing Final Thoughts on Project Creationp. 221
Introducing Basic Video Effects and Transitionsp. 221
Fade Outp. 230
Advanced Editing Techniquesp. 231
Organizing the Browserp. 232
Using Three-point Editingp. 234
Backtimingp. 237
Placing Multiple Filesp. 238
Working with the Split Editp. 239
Changing the Synchronization of a Clipp. 245
Using Other Advanced Editing Techniquesp. 246
Working with Selection Toolsp. 250
Fixing Gaps that Can Cause Flash Framesp. 252
Fade Outp. 254
Audio Editingp. 255
Sweetening Your Audio Tracksp. 256
Keyframingp. 259
Transitioningp. 263
Adding Audio Filtersp. 266
Saving Your Favorite Filtersp. 280
Advanced Audio Editing Techniquesp. 282
Changing the Clip Durationp. 285
Providing Surround Sound and 5.1-Channel Surroundp. 286
Fade Outp. 287
Special Effects Transitionsp. 289
Video Transitions Categoriesp. 290
Use Caution with Transitional Effectsp. 291
Basic Video Clip Modificationsp. 292
Transition Filtersp. 302
Page Peelp. 322
Effects Filtersp. 323
Slidep. 334
Stretchp. 338
Wipep. 339
Careful Use of Transition Filtersp. 344
Fade Outp. 345
Video Filtersp. 347
Video Effects Filtersp. 348
How to Make Filters Work the Way You Want Them Top. 357
Fade Outp. 359
Working and Designing with Textp. 361
Choosing Text Generatorsp. 363
Working with Text Generatorsp. 364
Animating Text: Building Special Effectsp. 371
Animating Text: Adding Complexity Using Alpha Channelsp. 376
Animating Text: Advanced Techniquesp. 385
Fade Outp. 391
Creating Special Effectsp. 393
Keying Full-Motion Video Over a Backgroundp. 395
Using Photoshop Filesp. 398
Making Photoshop Images Final Cut Pro-Readyp. 410
Getting "Bugged"p. 415
Making Illustrator Files Work in Final Cut Prop. 423
Placing Footage Inside of Textp. 428
Making Video Look Like Filmp. 431
Making Your Own Effectsp. 434
Building a :30 Promop. 443
The Promo Planp. 448
Other Ideasp. 458
Fade Outp. 460
Project Management Toolsp. 461
How to Create Nested Filesp. 464
Search Criteriap. 467
Trimming Tools and Tidbitsp. 476
Media Management Controlsp. 479
Managing Render Filesp. 496
YCrCb Renderingp. 498
Updating Earlier Final Cut Pro Projectsp. 499
Clip Propertiesp. 501
Fade Outp. 505
Post Production
Basic File Saving Techniquesp. 509
Media Formatsp. 510
Hardware Requirementsp. 512
Fade Outp. 533
Saving for the Webp. 535
Video and the Internetp. 536
Streamingp. 536
Planning Your Projectp. 538
QuickTimep. 540
Compression and Codecsp. 542
Encoding Formatsp. 544
File Formatsp. 544
Compression Codecsp. 546
Exporting from Final Cut Prop. 551
Encoding with Media Cleanerp. 556
Publishing on the Internetp. 562
Fade Outp. 570
Exporting for Analog Broadcastp. 571
What is Analog?p. 572
Wide Screenp. 577
Tape Formatsp. 578
Hardware Needsp. 581
Fade Outp. 586
Exporting for Digital Transmissionp. 587
The Changing Face of U.S. Broadcastingp. 588
Digital Video Specificationsp. 592
Current International Standardsp. 596
Digital Audio Specificationsp. 597
Digital Hardwarep. 598
HDTVp. 601
DVDp. 603
Fade Outp. 606
Web Sitesp. 609
Official Final Cut Pro Web Sitesp. 610
Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Groupsp. 610
Training Servicesp. 611
Third-Party Software and Productsp. 613
Video SpiceRack PROp. 615
Jump Backsp. 620
PoserTRAXp. 625
Incorporating 3-D Elements and Scenesp. 626
Commotionp. 630
QiPop. 637
RTMacp. 640
Sorenson Video 3p. 642
ShotMasterp. 645
ShuttleProp. 646
Fade Outp. 646
Keyboard Shortcutsp. 647
F Key Commandsp. 648
Single Key Commandsp. 649
Multikey Commandsp. 652
Indexp. 659
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