Mike Matzdorff is a writer, editor and director in Los Angeles. He was the first assistant editor on Focus, the first major film edited on Apple’s Final Cut X software and wrote a book on the experience loaded with real world tips, tricks, and proven workflow techniques. Find him on Twitter @mikematzdorff or @fcpxfeatures/

Why FCP X? – 360° POV 

Why FCP X? – 360° POV 

VR, AR, XR, MR, 360. Last year, I sat through a discussion on these topics at the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit in Cupertino. I had some interesting reactions…

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Producer’s POV – Feature Film: Daisy Winters

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Producer’s POV – Feature Film: Daisy Winters

My entire professional life has been ‘to protect the money.’ Final Cut Pro X is a fabulous cost-saving option and because we are working with original media…

Why Final Cut Pro X? Todo Lo Demás

Why Final Cut Pro X? Todo Lo Demás

Dave Cerf’s accomplishments are varied and vast. To name a few: He has composed music for Sam Green’s Academy Award nominated The Weather Underground. He has written…

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Preditor’s POV

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Preditor’s POV

I tell people straight up that FCP X  is the best NLE I have ever used:  Sean Lander – Preditor Sean Lander is an award-winning editor and producer from…