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Edit Essentials: Final Cut Pro X


7th & 8th April, 1 Weekend

€275 Members / €295 Non-Members

This 2 day, hands-on workshop for beginners will give budding editors an overview of Final Cut Pro’s interface and features. Perfect for people with little or no experience of digital editing.


What is Non-Linear Editing? This weekend course is designed for people brand new to the editing world who to get a handle on this quick and easy way to compile footage. Attendees will learn about how media works as per best edit practice; students will cut and splice footage and also learn to apply effects and transitions, overlay text and finally export projects for online use.
This workshop is ideal for those with little or no previous editing experience & as a prelude to Profesional Post Production: FCPX.



Before booking on, students must have the following prerequisite knowledge:

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • A working understanding of editing terminology is helpful, but not mandatory


The course will introduce you to:

  • Importing a variety of file formats
  • Media management
  • Library organisation, keywords & smart collections
  • Editing and Trimming techniques
  • Video effects and colour correction
  • Adding Titles
  • Audio editing and mixing
  • Sharing Projects

Lead Tutor: Steven Galvin

Editing since 2009, Steven has gained a deep knowledge of many programmes; Final Cut Pro 7, FCPX, Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop & After Effects. Steven has done editing work on advertisements, promotional footage and is a sought-after VJ, creating experimental audio-visual pieces at venues across Ireland and London.


  • 7th & 8th April, 1 Weekend

Class times:

  • Sat 10.30 – 5.00 & Sun 11.00 – 5.30


  • €275 Members / €295 Non-Members
  • €100 Deposit


  • Filmbase, Temple Bar, Curved street


To reserve your place on this course, please contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0. For more information, email our Training Department at Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking a course.