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.

Great Motion Graphics

Great Motion Graphics

Apple’s new iTunes ad featuring Coldplay performing Viva la Vida is IMHO just outstanding. The work gets better and better. You can see a hi-def version of…

Motion Quick Tip: Importing Illustrator and Photoshop Files

Motion Quick Tip: Importing Illustrator and Photoshop Files

When working with Motion, you’ll often import content that was created elsewhere. For example, Illustrator and Photoshop are two powerful applications for creating and manipulating images. They both…

Rendering Motion Projects in Final Cut Pro

Rendering Motion Projects in Final Cut Pro

If you have begun to explore Final Cut Studio’s application integration by embedding your Motion project files into your Final Cut Pro sequence, you may have noticed a…