Recommended Training FCPX

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by DSTOFEL, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. DSTOFEL macrumors 6502a

    Feb 11, 2011
    I'm going to buy FCPX and am hoping to get some recommendations as to some good training material (i.e. Videos, books, etc...)

    I downloaded the trial version and have been working with the various features, but I really need some training.

    I'm heavy into photography (Lightroom, etc...), but am just getting into video and having trouble grasping some of the basics.

    For example, the whole concept of Events and Projects seems backwards to me (i.e. Events are created first, projects next and projects are then associated with an event). I think in terms of projects (i.e. A movie) where events might be the various scenes of a movie (i.e. Projects come first and events next, then events are associated with a project).

    So, as you can see, I'm having trouble getting past "first base" (i.e. Basic organization) and needs little guidance to help get me on the right path.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. USAntigoon macrumors regular


    Feb 13, 2008
    Rochester Hills, MI
  3. MiG007 macrumors newbie

    May 14, 2015
    #3 has a good essentials training series.
  4. DSTOFEL thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 11, 2011
    Thanks Guys! I'll take a look into both of these tomorrow.

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