Final Cut Pro 100 (Apple Certified)



Are you ready for something more than iMovie? Have you opened up Final Cut and are lost or worried you were doing something wrong? Not to fear! This workshop will teach you how to set up your computer with Final Cut Pro and get your project off the ground.

FCP 100 introduces the concepts of nonlinear editing using the video editing software preferred by Indie filmmakers the world over. This two-day, hands-on course will introduce you to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. You'll 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, finishing and final output. A quick google of "Final Cut Pro 100" will reveal what an amazingly affordable opportunity this course provides for experienced Movie Campers! Scroll down for the complete workshop outline.

Cost includes your take-home copy of the text, Final Cut Pro 7 Professional Video Editing, a $35 value.


Course instructor Pat Reed, co-owner of The Field Shop Apple dealership in Little Rock, is an Apple Certified Pro Trainer in the Final Cut Pro application.


The registration deadline is July 10, 2010.




For students age 21 and under with prior editing experience (see "Prerequisites" below)

Maximum enrollment: 6

Instructor: Pat Reed

Student to instructor ratio: 6 to 1











  • Basic computer navigation and experience using a video editing program

  • Some knowledge of Mac OS X preferred

  • Knowledge of basic editing concepts and terminology

One year attendance in the T Tauri Movie Camp Script to Screen workshop satisfies the prerequisite requirement.



Thursday and Friday, July 22 and 23, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM



Batesville Senior High School

1 Pioneer Drive

Batesville, Arkansas



$200, includes all equipment and supplies, an official T Tauri Film Festival t-shirt, and admission to the July 31 Movie Camp Finale Screening Also includes a copy of the text, Final Cut Pro 7 Professional Video Editing, a $35 value. Students provide their own brown bag lunches and beverages.



1. Print and complete a Registration Form.

2. Print and have your parent or guardian complete a Risk and Consent Form.

3. Mail both forms, along with the $200 workshop fee, to:


    T Tauri Film Festival

    195 Peel Road

    Locust Grove, AR 72550


A registration confirmation will be mailed to the adult whose signature appears on the completed Risk and Consent Form.


Cancellations received on or before June 20, 2010 will qualify for a full refund, minus a $10 cancellation fee. Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received after June 20, 2010.


Click here for a Final Cut Pro 100 Registration Form

Click here for a Risk and Consent Form




Click here for a biography of Pat Reed, workshop instructor









I. Intro to FCP
* The Final Cut Pro Interface
* Screening & Marking in the Final Cut Pro Interface
* Capturing Footage
* Saving & Quitting

II. Beginning a Rough Cut Editing Clips to the Timeline
* Making Overwrite Edits
* Managing Timeline Tracks
* Making Insert Edits
* Adding Audio Clips
* Moving Clips in the Timeline
* Drag-and-Drop Editing
* Changing the Volume of Edited Clips

III. Finishing the Rough Cut
* Importing CD tracks & Photos
* Adding Music
* Creating Freeze Frames
* Adding Cutaways
* Adding Narration
* Adding Transitions
* Adding Credits
* Changing Speed Properties
* Reconnecting Media

IV. Outputting - Exporting your finished project
* Exporting QuickTime Files
* Outputting to Tape
* Backing up Projects




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