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 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…

Editing Temp Music in Final Cut Pro X

Editing Temp Music in Final Cut Pro X

Do you ever work with temp or watermarked music in Final Cut Pro X? Then you’ll definitely want to check out this week’s MacBreak Studio, where…

Exporting Clips Using Frame.io

Exporting Clips Using Frame.io

Have you ever needed to export all the clips in your Final Cut Pro X timeline as separate, individual files? This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training…