EDIT AMAZING VIDEOS WITH FINAL CUT PRO

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Learn how to use Final Cut Pro to edit and perfect your video.  In these courses, you will learn the ins and outs of Final Cut Pro, including: basic editing, logging and capturing your footage, adding video transitions, color correction, trimming, audio mixing, creating freeze frames, "linking and snapping" in your timeline, using the "ripple/roll" and "slip and slide" tools, adjusting speed, and using the master templates.  Industry professionals are using Final Cut Pro to create films seen in theaters across the world.  Now you can edit your movies the same way.

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Final Cut Pro X Basics

Learn the basics of Final Cut Pro X, the exciting new video editing software program from Apple. Learn to put your video together with easy-to use effects, titles, clip organizatio... More »

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A look at Final Cut Pro's interface.

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In this lesson we'll look at how to import media from a tapeless camera.

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In this lesson we'll look at how to import media from a tape camera.

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Before you begin to edit in Final Cut Pro X, you need to create a project. In...

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In this lesson you'll learn how to play and skim through your media.

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In this lesson you'll learn how to select and add clips to the timeline.

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In this lesson you'll learn how to arrange and move your clips on the timelin...

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This lesson looks at how to cut and trim clips in Final Cut X.

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In this lesson we show you how to record voiceover directly into Final Cut Pr...

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In this lesson we will show you several ways to adjust the volume level of yo...

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Final Cut Pro X Intermediate Editing

In this Final Cut Pro course we will delve deeper into more advanced video editing techniques.  In these video editing tutorials we will teach you how to analyze your footage,... More »

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In Final Cut Pro X, you can analyze clips during the import process, after th...

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In this lesson we will show you how to organize your events within Final Cut ...

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In this lesson we will show you some very powerful tools for organizing your ...

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In this we will show you how to add music and sound effects to your Final Cut...

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In this lesson we will show you how to add a transition between two clips in ...

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Much like transitions, adding video effects to a clip in your timeline is as ...

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In this lesson, we’re going to learn how to add a simple title to your ...

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In this lesson, we're going to go over how to create an audio-only cross-fade, h...

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Final Cut Pro X Advanced

In this course we will go in depth on some advanced video editing techniques using Final Cut Pro X.   These Final Cut Pro tutorials will teach a variety of tools and tech... More »

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In this Final Cut Pro X Advanced lesson, we’re going to look at how to mak...

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In this lesson we will show you how to make a slide edit in Final Cut Pro X.

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Creating a roll edit is really easy in Final Cut Pro X.

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In this lesson we will learn more about the Reverse and Rewind clip playback too...

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In this lesson we will show you how to create an instant replay of an entire cli...

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In this lesson we will show you a couple of ways you can create a Freeze Frame w...

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With the introduction of Final cut Pro X, a new feature has been added: Compound...

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In this lesson we will show you how creating a split edit in FCP X is a snap.

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In this we will show you how to add music and sound effects to your Final Cut...

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A look at how to audition clips in the timeline.

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Final Cut Pro 6 - Basics

Learn all the basics of Final Cut Pro and Express in one simple course. In this course you will learn: the tools you'll need to load footage into your computer, how-to setting up ... More »

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Francisco goes over what tools you'll need to get your footage loaded into Fi...

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Francisco teaches how to set up a folder on your computer to hold all of your...

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Francisco teaches you how to save your project and name it properly.

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Francisco shows you how to properly log your tape footage from your camera to...

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Francisco show you how to capture your tape onto Final Cut.

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Francisco gives you a tour of Final Cut's interface. Part 1 of 2.

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Francisco gives you a tour of Final Cut's interface. Part 2 of 2.

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Francisco teaches you how to load and view your video clips into Final Cut Pr...

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Francisco shows you the basics of marking in and out points in Final Cut.

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Francisco shows you where and when you can add your clips to the timeline in ...

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Francisco shows you how to make an overwrite edit in Final Cut.

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Francisco shows you how to make an insert edit in Final Cut.

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Francisco shows you how to use the blade tool in Final Cut.

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Francisco shows you how to move around clips in your timeline and how to undo...

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Francisco shows you how and why to add B-roll in Final Cut.

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Final Cut Pro 6 - Editing Intermediate

Expand on the skill set you've learned in “Final Cut Editing – Basics” and learn some great tools to fine tune your videos and make them as professional as possib... More »

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Tiffany will show you how to fine tune your edit points with the Trim Edit to...

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Tiffany teaches you how to use various video transitions within Final Cut.

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Tiffany shows you how to add a basic text title into your video in Final Cut....

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Tiffany teaches how to add music from a CD or other source into your Final Cu...

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Tiffany explains the basics of Color Correction in this lesson.

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Tiffany gives an overview of Audio Mixing in Final Cut. Part 1 of 3.

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Tiffany explains Absolute Audio Mixing in the three part series on Audio Mixi...

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Tiffany teaches you how to use Relative Audio Mixing in this last lesson in t...

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Francisco teaches you how to export a movie out of Final Cut to be used in a ...

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Francisco shows you how to create a movie file that can be played on the web, em...

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Final Cut Pro 6 - Advanced Editing

Enhance your basic editing skills by learning the advanced editing techniques of Final Cut Pro and Express. In this course you will learn  to create a 'freeze frame,' use the ... More »

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Learn how to speed up and slow down clips, and how to edit these changes into...

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Shrink or expand a shot to fit in a specific space on your timeline using the...

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Learn to make a freeze frame from a frame of video, then edit and save it in ...

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Make editing faster and easier by learning to work with the "Linking" and "Snapp...

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Two of Final Cut's handier edit tools for working in your Timeline are the Sl...

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Learn how to get more from your titles than the basic title tool with the Boris ...

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There are two very useful time-saving tools in Final Cut that we are going to lo...

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In this Final Cut Advanced edit lesson, we're going to look at the motion parame...

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Add a professional look to your project by using Final Cut Pro's pre-generated s...

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Learn how to use the "Superimpose" edit function to play two video clips at o...

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Quickly change a clip in your timeline by using the "Replace" edit function.<...

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Motion 5 for Final Cut Pro X Level 1

Learn everything you need to know about Motion 5 for Final Cut Pro X.  Motion 5 is an easy-to-use motion graphic tool that helps you create eye-catching transitions, effects a... More »

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In this lesson we will go through an overview of Motion 5's workspace.

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Apple's Motion application has a language all it’s own. In this lesson, we...

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In this lesson we're going to look at how to use one of the supplied templates t...

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In this lesson we will show you how to add media files to your Motion 5 project.

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In this Motion 5 lesson, we're going to learn how to create and adjust a simple ...

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In this lesson we will show you how to use the Library in Motion 5.

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Motion 5 for Final Cut Pro X Level 2

Delve deeper into learning more about the application Motion 5 for Final Cut Pro X in this advanced tutorial.  Motion 5 is an easy-to-use motion graphic tool that helps you c... More »

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It’s essential that you understand how layers work in Motion 5, since all ...

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In this lesson we will show you a general overview on how you can organize layer...

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In this lesson we will show you how to select and reorganize layers and groups w...

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In this lesson we will show you how to nest, group, and lock layers within Motio...

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In this lesson we will show you how to sort objects in the media list.

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The Timeline is one of the most flexible and valuable elements of the Motion 5 i...

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Motion 5 for Final Cut Pro X Level 3

This course will go over some of the more advanced features of  Motion 5. More »

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You can add images and clips to your project by dragging them into the Timeline ...

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A look at managing track order in Motion 5.

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This lesson covers how to nest layers in groups.

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In Motion 5, when you drag a new media item into the track area, a drop menu app...

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A look at how to trim and slip objects in the Timeline.

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This lesson covers copying and pasting objects.

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This lesson covers transforming layer size, shape, and placement.

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In this lesson we explore the eight different 2-D transform tools in Motion 5.

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Motion behaviors are designed to be flexible and can be combined with one anothe...

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Grammar of Editing

Do you speak the language of the edit? This course is a lesson on the standard grammar of editing used by professionals, such as: pacing continuity, match cuts, jump cuts, transiti... More »

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An introduction to the rules and guidelines of editing.

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Francisco explains the meaning and importance of pacing.

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Francisco teaches you the importance of continuity in editing.

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Francisco teaches you how and when to use jump cuts.

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Fransisco teaches you how to make a proper match cut.

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Francisco teaches you the proper way to use transitions.

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Fransisco teaches you the art of the close up.

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Editing Terms You Should Know

New to editing? Don't worry, this course will go over some of the main editing terms that are universally used. These lessons teach commonly used terms such as: timecode, capture, ... More »

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This mini-course will go over some of the main terms in editing that you will us...

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Francisco teaches you about the concept of Time Code.

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Francisco teaches the meaning of Capture.

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Francisco gives you the ins and outs of clips and sub-clips.

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How to Edit a Great Sizzle Reel

A sizzle reel is a short, typically two to three minute video that sells something: You, Your Work, Your Idea or Your Product. In this course we're going to look at what makes a gr... More »

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In this lesson we'll show you how to edit a great looking sizzle reel.

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Adobe Photoshop Settings for Video

Want to use Photoshop elements in your video? This course shows you the correct settings to use to create and export Adobe Photoshop-created graphics that are "video friendly." More »

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In this lesson we're going to look at how to create and export Adobe Photoshop-c...

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Adobe After Effects Basics

This Adobe After Effects Course will teach you to create motion graphics and visual effects with Adobe After Effects.  Get started working by learning the ins and outs of how... More »

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A look at what you'll learn in the following basic Adobe After Effects lesson...

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An overview of available workspaces, and learn how to customize and create yo...

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In this lesson you'll learn about importing, organizing, and using folders.

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Learn various ways to create compositions and work with layers in those composit...

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In this lesson the function of each tool in the tool bar is discussed.

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Now that previous lessons familiarized you with the interface, start animatin...

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Tiffany shows you how to start adding effects to your footage.

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Learn how to customize the layout of your workspace to best fit your needs.

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A look at how to add and browse templates in After Effects.

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Add and work with text in your composition, and learn to use motion templates.

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Learn ways to preview the work that you've done and use the RAM Preview.

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Tiffany shows you how to render and export your finished composition.

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Music Rights

This course goes over the tricky and sometimes confusing world of Music Rights. This lessions teaches what types of music you can use in your video projects and when you will need ... More »

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This lesson will overview what types of music you can use in your video projects...

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Compressor 4 for FCP X

Compressor 4 makes it fast and easy to customize export settings for Final Cut Pro X.  This tutorial teaches you the ins and out of this powerful encoding software for FCP X. More »

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An introduction to Compressor 4.

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A look at using Batch Templates to encode media in Compressor 4.

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A look at using Manual Setups in Compressor 4.

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Editing Techniques and Tips

This course goes over some non software-specific editing tips and techniques that can give your video that professional 'edge'.  More »

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This lesson goes over why cutting on movement is an effective way to create smoo...

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This lesson goes over what an audio advance is and why it's so important to your...

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This lesson goes over why it's important to let your subject leave the video fra...

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This lesson show examples of why video transitions and effects are much more pow...

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In this lesson we'll look at the power of using music to create a transition fro...

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This lesson goes over the various techniques you can use to compress time in you...

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PC DVD Burning With Nero MIni-Course

In this course, learn how to burn a basic playable DVD using Nero 9 and Nero Vision on your PC. More »

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In this lesson, we're going to take a look at how to burn a basic playable DV...

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Apple's iDVD Basics Mini-Course

This course will teach you: the easiest way to get your video on a DVD with a Mac computer using Apple iDVD, how to export your movie from Final Cut to use in the DVD program, and ... More »

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Francisco shows you the basics of burning a DVD using iDVD.

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Francisco teaches you how to export a movie out of Final Cut to be used in a ...

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