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Visual Media Lab Help

Importing Your Media into Final Cut Pro X

First, create a new library that will contain your project on an external drive.

  1. Click on File, New, Library
  2. Name and save your library on an external drive
 

Next, create a new event in your library.

  1. Click on File, New, Event
  2. Name and save your event
 

Next, create a new project in your event. 

  1. Click on File, New, Project
  2. Name and save your project
 

Finally, import your media into FCPX.

  1. Click on File, Import, Media
  2. Locate and select your media to import
  3. Click “Import Selected”
  4. Select “Add to existing event”
  5. Select “Copy to library”
  6. Click “Import”
 
***You may schedule a training session or request help with Final Cut or Creative Cloud by emailing itsmedia@law.upenn.edu***

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