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Apple Pro Training Series: Color Correction in Final Cut Studio by David Gross, Michael Wohl

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Lesson 4. Introduction to Color

Lesson Files

Color Book Files > Lesson Files > Lesson 04 > IntroToColor.fcp

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Send a sequence from Final Cut Pro to Color

Navigate projects in the Color Timeline

Tour the rooms of the Color interface

Explore Color’s task-based workflow

Set preferences for your sequence

Experiment with simple color adjustments

So far you’ve been working exclusively in Final Cut Pro, and it should be apparent that you can do a tremendous amount of color grading without ever leaving that program. However, Apple Color provides a whole new level of professional-quality grading tools that greatly increase the type and amount of changes you can make to your clips. ...

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