182: 4K Video, the iPhone 6s and Final Cut Pro X

182: 4K Video, the iPhone 6s and Final Cut Pro X


The brand-new iPhone 6s now shoots 4K video! But, what do you need to know to shoot, transfer, edit and stabilize this new format? In this in-depth session, Larry Jordan explains everything you need to know to work with 4K video in Final Cut Pro X.

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Presented: November 11, 2015

Each week, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here.

Duration: 51:04
File size: 700 MB (ZIP file)
Format: QuickTime movie (HD: 1280 x 720)

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The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus both shoot 4K video. Imagine, an iPhone shooting 4K video! But… how? What do you need to know to shoot, transfer, edit and output this incredible new video format using Final Cut Pro X?

In this webinar, Larry Jordan illustrates everything you need to know to shoot, transfer and edit 4K video using iPhones and Final Cut Pro X. During this webinar, you will learn:

  • How to enable 4K video on an iPhone 6s
  • How to transfer video to your computer
  • Optimizing your computer for 4K video
  • Storage and bandwidth requirements for 4K
  • How to edit 4K native files
  • How to edit and reposition 4K video into an HD project
  • How to use image stabilization
  • How and when to create optimized or proxy files

If you are debating whether now is the time to move up to 4K images, want to learn the best way to shoot 4K on an iPhone, you need to watch this webinar. Along the way, I’ll also explain how to measure the speed of your hard disk and determine whether your system is large enough to support ultra-fast cache files in RAM.


This intermediate-level session does not require extensive camera or editing knowledge, though either will be helpful. All you need to view this webinar is a web browser.



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  • Showcase today’s hardware
  • Define 4K video
  • DEMO: Adjust iPhone settings for 4K
  • DEMO: Shoot 4K video on an iPhone 6s
  • DEMO: Import 4K media
  • DEMO: Adjust Library Properties for media storage
  • DEMO: How to transcode (optimize) media
  • DEMO: How to test the speed of a hard drive
  • DEMO: How to add/remove generated media
  • DEMO: How to edit a 4K project
  • DEMO: How to edit 4K media into an HD project
  • DEMO: How and why to use image stabilization
  • Audience Questions & Answers