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.

GoPro Fusion & Final Cut Pro X

GoPro Fusion & Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to shoot 360 video but then edit it as “normal” HD video in Final Cut…

Other New Features in Motion

Other New Features in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training something new in Motion. When Final Cut Pro X was updated to 10.4 a few months back…

Placing 2D Text in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

Placing 2D Text in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to add text to a 360 video in Final Cut Pro X. While Final Cut Pro includes…

Working with 360 Videos in Motion

Working with 360 Videos in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I talk with Ripple Training’s Steve Martin about the 360 toolset in Motion. For years, you’ve been able to use Motion…

Working in HDR with Final Cut Pro X

Working in HDR with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I talk with Ripple Training’s Steve Martin about how to work with HDR video in Final Cut Pro X. High Dynamic Range video…

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Double trouble! This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin returns and shows us a very cool trick for removing a shadow from a video clip. Specifically…

Working with 360 Effects in Final Cut Pro X

Working with 360 Effects in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how to apply effects to 360 videos in Final Cut Pro X. When shooting in 360, it…

Creating the Pleasantville Look in Final Cut Pro X

Creating the Pleasantville Look in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin how to create the “Pleasantville” or “Sin City” look using the new color…

Editor as Director in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

Editor as Director in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how the editor can be the director when it comes to working with 360 video in Final…

Creating Custom Black & White Effects in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Custom Black & White Effects in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin how you can use the new color tools in Final Cut Pro 10.4 to create custom…