From the Publisher
"Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing" includes a buying guide that explains what you may need--and what you likely won't. The book also thoroughly explains how to utilize the Final Cut pro tool for your own purpose--to turn out a great project. His book is the only Final Cut Pro guide that illustrates, comprehensively, how to set up your entire editing project in order to suit your needs. The book is organized as a step-by-step guide that follows the course of your project as it progresses, and defines the drop-down menus as you'll need them. "Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing" educates users in hardware and software configuration issues. Taking a step-by-step approach to digital video projects, this book explains the why as well as the how behind all of the Final Cut Pro elements, from configuring the system to the final output of a project. "Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing" contains the information and encouragement that digital video editors need to begin and complete projects of exceptional quality, from setup and capture of video to editing, effects work, and output to tape and the web.
About the Author
Charles Roberts is Assistant Professor of Video and Digital Media at Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts, and a regular contributor to Creative Cow (www.creativecow.net) and 2-Pop (Creative Planet's Digital Filmmaker's Resource Site). He is also active in the network of Final Cut Pro User Groups.