Mark Spencer

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Mark Spencer is a freelance producer, videographer, editor, trainer and writer based in the Bay Area. He produces Final Cut Pro X-related training and plugins for with his partners at Ripple Training. He is an Apple-certified Master Trainer, and consults for corporations and individuals. He is the author or co-author of a half-dozen books on motion graphics and editing from Peachpit Press and writes for ProVideo Coalition. He maintains www.applemotion.net, a resource for Motion. Mark has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Creating custom camera archives in Final Cut Pro X

Creating custom camera archives in Final Cut Pro X

We are back after a short break! This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how you can create custom camera archives with Final Cut Pro…

Audio Editing Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro 10.3

Audio Editing Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin some tips for making audio editing in Final Cut Pro 10.3 faster and easier. There are…

Using the Align To behavior in Motion 5.3

Using the Align To behavior in Motion 5.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin a new feature in Motion 5.3. The Motion update isn’t nearly as extensive as…

Role-assigned voiceover in Final Cut Pro 10.3

Role-assigned voiceover in Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how you can assign roles automatically when recording voiceover in Final Cut Pro X. The ability to…

Importing iXML data into Final Cut Pro 10.3

Importing iXML data into Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how you can now automatically assign roles when importing audio that is tagged with iXML data. In…

Delete Selection Only in Final Cut Pro X

Delete Selection Only in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how he edits audio with the new “Delete Selection Only” command. If you’ve…

Advanced mixing with Roles in Final Cut Pro 10.3

Advanced mixing with Roles in Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, Sam Mestman from Lumaforge returns to share a great tip for add effects to audio in Final Cut Pro 10.3. If you have watched…

The audio signal path in Final Cut Pro 10.3

The audio signal path in Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training explains how Final Cut Pro 10.3 now handles your audio signal path. While you may already be familiar with…

Select above and below in Final Cut Pro 10.3

Select above and below in Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us one of his favorite new features in Final Cut Pro 10.3. While you have probably already heard…

Final Cut Pro 10.3 is here

Final Cut Pro 10.3 is here

Today Apple announced the immediate availability of Final Cut Pro X, version 10.3. It’s a huge update with a broad variety of new features, including a refined user…