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Professional Post Production: Final Cut Pro X


23rd – 25th April,  Monday – Wednesday

€375 Members / €395 Non-Members

This intensive 3-day course explores the world of Non-Linear Editing, through Apple’s popular software, Final Cut Pro. Attendees will learn edit techniques, gain familiarity with the programme’s userface and pick up shortcuts, as well as tips and tricks at the hands of a seasoned pro.



Over the course of the three days, Students will learn all about this video editing software: from capturing video and importing tapeless media to creating dynamic titles, adding video effects, mixing audio and managing a project. Working with real footage, students will learn about editing projects as well as colour correction, exporting sequences and authoring DVDs.

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.


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

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • A working understanding of editing terminology


Course Content:

  • 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: Paul Schwer

Editing since 2008, Paul has gained a deep knowledge of all the main NLEs; Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro 7, FCPX,  and Adobe Premiere Pro CC, as well as dabbling with the new Mac version of Lightworks. Since becoming a full-time freelance professional in 2013, he has cut broadcast documentaries and has previously been certified as a trainer in FCPX.


  • 23rd – 25th April,  Monday – Wednesday, 3 days

Class times:

  • 10am – 5pm


  • €375 Members / €395 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.