Justine Spinoza


Final Cut Pro X 101 Apple Certified course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro X. You will learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, ripple, roll, slip and slide tools, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output.  This class will also go over the features new to version X, including skimming, auditions, compound clips, and split edits.

Who Should Attend: This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video using Final Cut Pro. Understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation is desired. The course is designed for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the full functionality of Final Cut Pro.

ASoF Certificate: ASoF Digital Video Certificate core class.

Apple Certification: This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS. For more curriculum information, please go to Apple's course page. **This course is also available for one-on-one sessions, please contact


About the instructor: Justine Spinoza is a Apple Certified FCP 7 & X instructor, editor and a camera op and a recent transplant to Austin, TX. Before moving to Austin she spent time in Orlando, FL where she taught editing and motion graphics at Full Sail University. She has worked as a freelance editor and camera op for various local television networks and clients. Justine holds a B.S. in Broadcasting from Southeastern University.

All materials provided in the duration of the course including iMac computer and software.

Tuition: $949.00

Member Tuition: $854.10

Deluxe Member Tuition: $806.65




2017 Classes TBA

*Please contact the Austin School of Film for more information.



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