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.

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…

From the Field to Final Cut

From the Field to Final Cut

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training explains how he uses his iPad Pro to start editing in the field, then back in the edit suite easily…

Working with Camera LUTs and Creative LUTs in Final Cut Pro X

Working with Camera LUTs and Creative LUTs in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I talk with Steve Martin from Ripple Training about how to work with Camera LUTs and Creative LUTs in Final Cut Pro X. In version…

Removing People from 360 Videos in Final Cut Pro X

Removing People from 360 Videos in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to remove a person from a 360 video in Final Cut Pro X. In normal interview situations…

Awesome Hue Sampling in Final Cut Pro X

Awesome Hue Sampling in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training the differences between color sampling with color masks and hue curves in Final Cut Pro X. The 10…

Creating Color Contrast Looks in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Color Contrast Looks in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to use the extensive new color correction features in Final Cut Pro 10.4 to achieve the…

Final Cut Pro 10.4 is out and it is awesome

Final Cut Pro 10.4 is out and it is awesome

Here are some videos that explain the key features. First up, before you update, watch this: Now, here are 10 free lessons: 4 on 360, and 6 on color correction…

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…