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Final Cut Pro 6 Level 3: Masks and Mattes

By Jerry Leer

Talented Pixie is a unique production house producing excellent e-learning tutorials for the creative and education industry. Concentrating on Quark, Apple and Adobe products the company has produced over 400 tutorials and is continuing to develop more daily.

Each software subject has been divided up into 5-10 minute videos allowing people to access the training quickly and easily: dispensing of the need for laborious manuals. The high quality sound and graphics makes them a joy to watch.

In this training video, host Jerry Leer covers how to work with masks and mattes in Apple Final Cut Pro. One of the things you want to do with a clip is get rid of part of the image and one of the easiest ways to do this is to crop it. It doesn't always work, and another way to do it is to create a garbage matte and an image mask. he shows how to create these in this tutorial.


Masks and Mattes

Masks and Mattes

About Talented Pixie Ltd.
Over the last few years Talented Pixie have seen an increase in the demand for screen-based learning and in conjunction with software houses, industry magazines and Propeller TV (Sky 195 - Europe), Talented Pixie have produced the tutorials that can be bought on DVD, downloaded from the website or watched on weekday nights on Propeller TV.

All of the tutorials have been recorded by experienced trainers with years of working experience using the software they train on. This means that the videos are packed with great practical tips and tricks to help people in their every day work.
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Jerry is an Apple certified trainer and Adobe certified expert with over 14 years experience in post production and training. He started in audio production and moved into post production as a freelance editor and special effects ompositor. Jerry is currently presenting on Propeller TV (Sky 195) and is the leading trainer for Corps Training. He also runs his own successful post-production company.
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