1. In the inaugural episode of Final Cut Prose video tutorials, Apple Certified Trainer Peter Salvia introduces Final Cut Pro keyboard shortcuts. Intended for the beginning Final Cut Pro User, episode 1 is brought to you by the letter A and the letter Z.

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  2. Here's a quick video tutorial explaining the process of transcoding video captured with the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR from H264 to more FCP friendly Apple ProRes 422.


    After further investigation, Peter is recommending to work with 5dmarkii footage in its native h264 format... for now. Check out Final Cut Prose Episode 4 for a consolidated cut, color, and compress for web tutorial:


    And for even more insights and awesomeness, visit http://www.petersalvia.wordpress.com

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  3. Following a modicum of self-promotion, Editor / Producer & Apple Certified Trainer Peter Salvia provides a walk thru for color grading footage shot with the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR in Apple Color.

    This tutorial can be watched as a standalone color grading tutorial and / or as a companion piece to FCProse Episode 2. Check back soon for Episode 3 which will cover exporting your graded 5dmarkii footage using Apple Compressor for online sites like YouTube and Vimeo.

    We love you Vimeo!!!

    One considerable addendum to the tutorial. Peter loaded the h264 source files into Color and observed far different measurements in Color's waveform monitor. Visit http://www.petersalvia.wordpress.com for more details and pics.

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  4. In this 4th episode of the Final Cut Prose training series, Editor / Producer & Apple Certified Trainer Peter Salvia presents an all-in-one video tutorial showing you how to cut, color, and compress video shot with the upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR using three Final Cut Studio 2 applications.

    Learn to edit with Final Cut Pro, grade with Apple Color, and compress your video for YouTube and Vimeo with Apple Compressor.

    For more info on this process, as well as a bevy of awesome related material, visit http://www.petersalvia.wordpress.com.

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  5. In the 5th episode of the Final Cut Prose training series, Editor / Producer & Apple Certified Trainer Peter Salvia presents a walk through tutorial of Final Cut Pro's Media Manager utility to archive footage shot with the Canon HV30 HDV camera.

    Check out petersalvia.wordpress.com for more tutorials and related awesomeness.

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