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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro for News and Sports Quick-Reference Guide, Second Edition by Joe Torelli

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Chapter 1. A Quick Tour of Final Cut Pro

Preparing news and sports video for broadcast and Web delivery requires getting material into your system, editing it, and getting it out again as fast as possible. Deadlines are within minutes, not days or weeks. This book focuses only on the keystrokes and menu commands essential to delivering your stories as quickly as possible using Final Cut Pro. Whether you are a field journalist working on a MacBook Pro and sending material back via FTP, or you’re crashing a story under a tight deadline using networked storage, the methods in this book will help you get high-quality stories done fast.

This book provides an overview of Final Cut Pro, but the centerpiece is Chapter 6, “Editing Simple Voiceovers,” and ...

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