Mark Spencer

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 Shape Icons in Motion

Creating Custom Shape Icons in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to create custom shape icons in Motion. What does that even mean? Well, in Motion’s…

Creating 3D Text Reveals in Motion

Creating 3D Text Reveals in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to create 3D text reveals in Motion. While Final Cut Pro X has the exact same 3D…

Creating a Tilt-Shift Effect in Final Cut Pro X

Creating a Tilt-Shift Effect in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to create a tilt-shift effect on a drone shot in Final Cut Pro X. The process…

Generic Screen Replacements in Motion and Final Cut Pro X

Generic Screen Replacements in Motion and Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can use Motion’s tracking and publishing features to create a tracked template for Final…

Making To-Do Lists in Final Cut Pro X

Making To-Do Lists in Final Cut Pro X

Do you have a set of common, repeating editing tasks that you need to remember for every Final Cut Pro project? Maybe you have a bunch of sticky notes on…

Creating a Pleasantville Effect in Final Cut Pro X

Creating a Pleasantville Effect in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to use Final Cut Pro X’s color correction tools to isolate a color in a…

Creating Moveable Markers in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Moveable Markers in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training continues he discussion about markers in Final Cut Pro X by showing us a way to make markers moveable. If…

Creating Chapter Markers in Final Cut Pro X with Frame.io

Creating Chapter Markers in Final Cut Pro X with Frame.io

  This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how you can use frame.io to add chapter markers for Final Cut Pro X. Frame.io…

Ripple Whips & Ken Burns in Final Cut Pro X

Ripple Whips & Ken Burns in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training a specific use case for our Ripple Whips transition plugin for Final Cut Pro X. Ripple Whips is…

Incredible Shrinking Libraries in Final Cut Pro X

Incredible Shrinking Libraries in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, we celebrate our 400th episode! Besides the silliness (which we hope you enjoy), Steve Martin from Ripple Training gives us a very interesting media management…

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