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In this chapter from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.2: Professional Post-Production, Brendan Boykin walks you through the first edit, or rough cut, of a project.

Learn how to import media from Final Cut Pro X 10.1, including importing from a camera, importing from a volume, and media import options, in this excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1 Quick-Reference Guide.

The variable speed change applies at least two different playback rates within a single clip. This effect requires dividing the clip into segments, one for each speed rate. Brendan Boykin shows you how in this excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1: Professional Post-Production.

In this excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1: Professional Post-Production, learn how to add and rearrange clips within a primary storyline; Ripple, Roll, and Slip trim clips; blade, replace with gap, ripple delete, and join through edit; perform connect edits; create and edit in a connected storyline; adjust audio levels; and share the project to a media file.

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Laura Ross

On Friday, December 16, 2011, Final Cut Pro guru Larry Jordan sat down for a lively Twitterview (interview via Twitter) with @Peachpit. It was fast. It was furious. It covered Final Cut Pro X from top to bottom. We’ve posted a transcript of the Twitterview so the wisdom can live on. Enjoy.

Laura Ross

Explore the ins and outs of Final Cut Pro X in an action-packed Twitterview with trainer and Final Cut guru, Larry Jordan.

Karyn Johnson

This morning, Apple announced the release of Final Cut Studio—no version number this time—available for sale immediately for $999 (with upgrade price of $299), a nice break in price from the previous version's $1,299 retail.

Karyn Johnson

The film industry suffered a painful loss this week. Anthony Minghella, the talented and much-revered director and screenwriter of films such as Cold Mountain and The English Patient, passed away on Tuesday after a brain hemorrhage. He was 54 and had recently finished the adaptation of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" book series as a film and television series.

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