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Final Cut Pro X Essentials


Dates: TBC, 1 Weekend

€280 Members / €310 Non-Members

This 2 day, hands-on workshop will give budding editors an overview of Final Cut Pro’s new interface and features.

This 2 day, hands-on workshop will give participants an overview of Final Cut Pros new interface and features. Find out how media is stored, how clips are organized with Keyword Ranges and Smart Collections and how the new editing paradigm is based on Primary Storylines and Clip Connections. Other new features such as the Magnetic Timeline, Compound Clips and the Inline Precision Editor will be introduced along with applying transitions and exporting projects for immediate uploading to Vimeo or YouTube. This workshop is ideal for those with little or no previous editing experience & as a prelude to FCPX101, our Level One Apple Authorised Training for Final Cut Pro X.


Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending:

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Knowledge of editing terminology is desirable but not essential

The course will introduce you to:

  • Storing Media and Using Events
  • Organizing clips
  • Keyword Ranges and Smart Collections
  • Editing with a Magnetic Timeline
  • Creating and Using Compound Clips
  • Using the Precision Editor
  • Applying Transitions
  • Exporting Projects

Lead Tutor: Keith Bailey

Originally from Auckland, New Zealand and now based in Belfast, Keith Bailey is Ireland’s only Final Cut Studio Master Trainer, as well as being an Adobe Certified Instructor in Premiere Pro and After Effects.


  • TCB 2013

Class times:

  • Sat 10.30 – 5.00 & Sun 11.00 – 5.30


  • €280 Members / €310 Non-Members
  • €100 Deposit

To Book / More Info:

  • For more info or to book, please contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0.
  • Detailed information on this course is available from our Training Department; please email
  • Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking a course.