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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Express HD by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 2. Editing Video

Lesson Files

None

Media

Lesson 1 Media folder, Lesson 2 Media folder, Cooking folder, Music folder

Time

This lesson takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Goals

Understand video standards

Understand and work with digital video

Learn about and view QuickTime movies

Learn shooting and composition terminology

Understand the nonlinear editing process

You may be a first-time editor or have a few editing projects already under your belt. Whatever your background in video editing, it will be helpful to review some basic concepts and terms about video standards and formats, and the nonlinear editing process you will use in the following chapters.

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