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SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 9:30am-12:30 pm UNlocking fcp7! With Van Cooper E ven with the release of Apple’s new Final Cut X, many filmmakers/editors are still working with Final Cut 7. Smaller, independent producers, also do not have access to high end finishing software such as DaVinci (Video) or Pro Tools (Audio). Van Cooper will concentrate on the finishing tools of Final Cut Pro 7. He will unlock the Video and Audio Filters that are needed to fine tune a project for release. Specific items covered will be grading/colour correction using Final Cuts video filters menu. As well he will cover the Audio filters menu and show how to clean up sound files including exporting sound file to Soundtrack Pro (included in the final cut suite) and cleaning up unwanted audio. Van will also touch on some of the “special effects” that can be created through FCP. (i.e. green screen, distortion, animations) Participants will be encouraged to bring in their own laptops for the presentation as well as bring specific questions they may have. Cooper is an experienced television and film editor and colorist. With industry experience that ranges from; offline/ online/vfx editor to colorist, postproduction supervisor, editing supervisor and workflow consultant. He’s earned credits from several Hollywood films, shorts, television series’ and commercials. As well as documentary and news programs. Cooper has significant experience teaching the technical aspect of editing and is known by the nick-name “Final Cut Coach”. He’s an accomplished post-production expert, deeply versed in all aspects including; editing, color correction and visual effects. Currently working on a Hollywood BlockBuster as vfx editor. Free admission 30