Instruct students on a good format for logging and capturing your video footage and keeping it organized within Final Cut Studio application. This is a crucial point in ensuring that everything is labeled and setup correctly so that the footage is stored and captured in the correct location.
This lesson focuses on the use of MiniDV tapes set at NTSC. If the students are using HD cameras, the settings should be specific for HDV.
If there are enough lab stations, students should complete this task individually. If computers are limited pair students in groups of 2-3.