In this Final Cut Pro tutorial, we'll take you through the basic layout of Final Cut Pro X and teach you the tools utilized in a commercial edit. We'll cover everything from organizing your footage all the way through, using effects, applying transitions, adding text, and exporting your project. By the end of this Final Cut Pro training, you'll be ready to edit your own commercial and be comfortable editing. Software required: Final Cut Pro X 10.1.4.
Joshua Samson is a filmmaker and mentor and earned a B.S. of Film Studies from Missouri State University and an M.F.A. in Film Studies from the University of Utah. He works in all aspects of film, and his work as a director, cinematographer, and editor have screened around the globe.