Apple is continuing the Switch campaign on many fronts, including enticing Avid users to the Mac platform with new Final Cut Pro (FCP) seminars. The seminars are designed to introduce Appleis FCP editing software and techniques to Avid editors, and are hosted by Diana Weynand of Weynand Training International. According to Apple:
FIND OUT WHY SO MANY EDITORS HAVE AN AVID INTEREST IN FINAL CUT PRO.
Anyone who knows a jump cut from a crossfade is intrigued by the promise of moving their editing skills to Final Cut Pro, the only nonlinear editor that lets you work in the entire range of formats--DV, SD, HD, and film--all within the same affordable application. Final Cut Pro-is unmatched flexibility offers some profound changes to the way you cut, craft, and finish projects--especially if youire accustomed to using more expensive Avid systems.
Join us for this informative free seminar. Diana Weynand, founder of Weynand Training International, will walk you through the benefits of Final Cut Pro--with a special eye toward taking full advantage of your knowledge and experience in the Avid world. When you come youill be entered in a raffle for Dianais book: Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors: A Guide for Editors Making the Switch. It could be the beginning of a transition so smooth, youill wonder why you didnit do it sooner.
What youill learn:
- The ins and outs of making the transition from Avid to Final Cut Pro
- The key features of Final Cut Pro 3, including built-in compositing and effects, lightning-fast workflow with no separate modes to slow you down, and powerful project and media management tools
- How your colleagues are using Final Cut Pro to create feature films, cable programming, television commercials, video journalism pieces, and on-air promos
- How affordable solutions like CinéWave from Pinnacle Systems let you edit Final Cut Pro Projects in SD, RT and HD from start to finish
You can find more information about the upcoming seminars at the Apple Web site. The seminars are free for attendees.