Color Correcting in Final Cut Pro X

Color correction in your NLE is a skill vital to any editor whether you specialize in it or not. Final Cut Pro X has brought with it some great tools on making the process of making your footage look great very simple.

Editor and Final Cut Pro guru, Michael Garber joins Moviola again to showcase a basic overview of the color correction tool in Final Cut Pro X. In addition, there will be some discussion about additional plugins and ways to manage media in advance of your edit to make your color correction go smoothly.

  • A practical case study for color correcting in FCP X on both narrative and documentary-style jobs.
  • Designed for editors who know the basics of color correction and would like to learn how it works in FCP.
  • Discussion of the different tools in the color corrector.
  • Color correcting a scene in conjunction with the timeline index.
  • Using 3rd party color correction plugins.
  • Balancing different cameras with a chip chart.
  • Breaking down color corrections from previously completed projects.
Michael Garber is a post production professional with over 14 years of experience.