Larry Jordan Announces Live Final Cut Pro X Training

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Final Cut Pro training guru, Larry Jordan, announces a weekend of live training on Final Cut Pro X presented in conjunction with Video Symphony in Burbank, California.

Larry Jordan

The goal of this training is to show editors how to harness the power, speed, and flexibility of this software to tackle more jobs successfully, while keeping clients happy.

Live, hands-on Final Cut Pro X training was announced this week by master trainer Larry Jordan and Video Symphony. The training will be held March 9-10, in association Video Symphony; a state-of-the-art media training facility in Burbank, California.

Final Cut Pro X has continued to evolve over the year and a half since it’s initial release. (In fact, Jordan recently described its current status in: “Is Final Cut Pro X Ready For Professional Use?"

Having written hundreds of articles and dozens of hours of online video training, Jordan feels that it is time to get back in the live classroom and let editors know how they can put Final Cut Pro X to work; saving time and generating revenue.

“Increasingly, editors are being asked to do more, in less time, without sacrificing quality,” said Jordan. “The goal of this training is to show editors how to harness the power, speed, and flexibility of this software to tackle more jobs successfully, while keeping clients happy.”

The training is designed to showcase:

        Methods to optimize an editing system to improve performance
        Ways to convert Final Cut Pro 7 projects to Final Cut Pro X
        Hidden techniques and tips to make editing fast and accurate.
        Inside advice on how to use the multicam editor
        Tips on how to improve chroma-keys
        How to create Motion templates for use inside Final Cut Pro X

The weekend session costs $799.00 and goes from 9:00am to 6:00pm (with an hour break for lunch), March 9 and 10. There is a limit of 12 seats in the class, so early registration is a must. Click here to register: Register before February 28th and save 20%.

Day One – Workflow and Editing
         System Optimization and Preferences
         An editing workflow that works!
         Media Management
         Converting FCP 7 projects for FCP X
         Importing media
         Keywords, metadata, and tracking your media
         Multicam editing

Day Two – Trimming and Effects
         Motion effects
         Image stabilization
         Filter effects (including chroma-key and blend modes)
         Creating effects in Motion 5 for use in Final Cut Pro X
         Exporting high-quality master files

Join Us in London - Jordan, sponsored by Blackmagic Design, will also be in London presenting at Broadcast Video Expo 2013 about Final Cut Pro X, among other topics. To learn more visit:

About Larry Jordan

Larry Jordan is an internationally-renowned consultant and digital media analyst with over 35 years experience as a television producer, director and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits. He is the foremost trainer in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro. His informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. Based in Los Angeles, he's a member of both the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America. Jordan writes and edits the FREE ‘Larry Jordan Newsletter,’ which provides essential information to the interested user of non-linear editing software. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and eight books including "Final Cut Pro X: Making the Transition" and the newly released, "Adobe Premiere Pro Power Tips: Secrets, Shortcuts, and Techniques." Jordan is on the faculty at both USC and Video Symphony. Jordan is also executive producer and host of the weekly interactive internet radio show and podcast, Digital Production BuZZ, providing everything you need to know about digital media, production, post-production and distribution ( For more information about Larry Jordan, please visit

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