Integrating Flash Animation Into Final Cut
RLS 8th Grade Pro Apps Class
Video Tutorial

Training occurs on Macs. You will need Quicktime Player to view these training videos.

These video tutorials match the skills taught in the classroom. Each segment below corresponds to the gradesheet provided to the students.

FLASH: Creating the Animation       

Step #1: Download Files

  • Download the “IntegratingFlashIntoVideo_DeathStarFighter” Folder from the “RLSMultimediaServer” to your desktop.
  • (video) (YouTube)
Step #2: Open File & Create a Stage.
  • 2a. Set the Flash Stage Dimensions For Video: Main Menu / Modify Document: Width 720 Height 480. (video) (YouTube)
Step #3: Import .png images to the Library & Title.
  • 3a. Import the three images & title each of the symbols. (video) (YouTube)
Step #4: Create Layers & Drag Images to the Library & Title.
  • 4a. Create 3 layers & select the correct layer and drag the corresponding symbol (image) onto the stage. (video) (YouTube)
Step #5: Image Resize & Reorder Layers
Step #6: Add Motion
  • 6a. Add Motion to the Fighter, Death Star & Star Background. (video) (YouTube)
Step #7: Export
  • 7a. Export your animation (Quicktime) to the folder you dragged onto your desktop.. (video) (YouTube)
Now, You need to add the Jet Fighter Sound Effect to Your Flash Animation Using Final Cut Pro.

If you need to review how to create videos using Final Cut Pro, please refer back to the Final Cut Online Video Training Series that you viewed while creating "Junk Movie". At this site, you will be able to review the following:

  • Creating an Event and a project.
  • Import media (video, photos and audio).
  • Adding audio and sound effects.