Final Cut Pro X: The Fundamentals

This hands-on workshop will cover basic editing skills and get you familiar with the newest version of Final Cut. The focus of this session will be on learning the interface, basic tools, and editing tips.

Rebuilt from the ground up to meet the needs of today's creative editors - both novice and professional - Final Cut Pro X features a new, dynamic editing interface.

Upon completion of this course, particpants will have hands-on experience and knowlege that should allow them to jump into creative video projects on their own.

For questions about this workshop, please contact KU IT's Media Production Studio at or 785-864-6452.

No handout is available
No how-to documentation is available


We highly recommend that you attend any prerequisite workshops listed below since familiarity with the skills and concepts taught in them is essential to benefit fully from subsequent workshops.

However, if you have independently learned the skills and concepts of the required workshop(s), your "equivalent skills" will be accepted as a substitute for attending the prerequisite workshop(s).

To help you determine your skill level, click workshop titles below (if any) for descriptions which outline the topics taught in each workshop and that are assumed in later sessions. You are expected to know the commands and concepts listed within the descriptions for the prerequisite workshop. In most cases, you can also refer to workshop handouts and other helpful materials from the workshop description page.

In addition to any specific prerequisites listed, you should have, as a minimum, basic computing skills.

Familiarity with Mac OS.