Peachpit has announced the publication of Apple-certified guides to
Apple’s brand new Final Cut Studio, and the launch of the
accompanying Final Cut Pro resource center
( . The step-by-step, Apple
certified guides include broadcast-quality lesson and media files and
are the approved curriculum for all Apple Certified training.

Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 7
( shows
readers how to cut a scene from the TNT television series,
“Leverage,” create a promo for SeaWorld’s Believe documentary, and
master effects as they edit a segment of Playing for Change. They’ll
learn to mark and edit clips, mix sound, add titles, create
transitions, and more.

In Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4
( ,
readers learn how to harness Motion’s behavior-based animations,
particles, filters, effects, keying, tracking, and 3D capabilities to
create professional animations, show opens, promos, text treatments,
and more.

The guide to audio post-production with Final Cut Pro 7 and
Soundtrack 3, Apple Pro Training Series: Sound Editing in Final Cut
Studio, (
shows readers how to master audio restoration and clean-up, build and
edit multitrack projects, record and edit voice-overs and narration,
and experiment with advanced mixing and effects.

Apple Pro Training Series: Color Correction in Final Cut Studio
( starts
with the basics of color correction in Final Cut Pro 7 and moves on
to the fine points of secondary grading in Color 1.5 including scene
matching, isolating regions, and creating advanced color effects.

Additional new titles now available for pre-order include:

Final Cut Pro 7: Visual QuickPro Guide
RED: The Ultimate Guide to Using the Revolutionary Camera Apple Pro
Training Series: DVD Studio Pro 4, Third Edition Apple Pro Training
Series: Compressor 3.5 Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Server
1.5 Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 7 Quick-Reference Guide
Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide Apple Pro
Training Series: Final Cut Pro 7 Advanced Editing Apple Pro Training
Series: Logic Pro 9 and Logic Express 9 Final Cut Pro Power Skills
Video Made on a Mac: Production and Postproduction Using Apple Final
Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite