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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing by Mark Spencer, Alexis Van Hurkman, Michael Wohl

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Lesson 7. Keying and Compositing

Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Retime video to audio cues

Key and mask video clips with keying effects

Create a garbage mask

Use advanced keying features

Browse, composite, and modify generators

Composite with blend modes

Understand layered graphics files

While you are familiar with the feature-rich editing capabilities of Final Cut Pro X, you may not know that you can also create complex, multilayered, and animated composite images directly in the Final Cut Pro Timeline.

In this section of the book, you’ll explore compositing, effects, titling, and animation in Final Cut Pro while building a show open. You can combine the extensive library of titles, transitions, effects, ...

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