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ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018

Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018

NAB 2018 will see an update to another NLE as Final Cut Pro X will hit version 10.4.1. This comes just a few months after the big 10…

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…

ART OF THE CUT with RED SPARROW’s Alan Edward Bell, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with RED SPARROW’s Alan Edward Bell, ACE

This is not my first conversation with veteran editor, Alan Edward Bell, ACE. You can read about the editing of The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2 here.  In addition…

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…

ART OF THE CUT with documentary editor David Tillman

ART OF THE CUT with documentary editor David Tillman

It’s always a pleasure for me when Art of the Cut focuses on a documentary editor. The role of the documentary editor in shaping the content – and really…

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…

Day 27 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Audition Adjustment Layers as Effect Collections in Final Cut Pro X

Day 27 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Audition Adjustment Layers as Effect Collections in Final Cut Pro X

Years ago before the release of Final Cut Pro X but after the first announcement many editors, myself included, were excited about this new Auditions feature that FCPX was going…

Day 23 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Drag in media for a quick import into your NLE

Day 23 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Drag in media for a quick import into your NLE

While all the three major NLEs have a tool made for importing media into a project both Final Cut Pro X and Avid Media Composer tend to like to have…

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…

Day 15 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reader Final Cut Pro X QuickTips

Day 15 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reader Final Cut Pro X QuickTips

As you may have heard we are looking for reader QuickTips for this 2018 edition of #28daysofQuickTips including Final Cut Pro X QuickTips. Send in a good one and you…

Day 10 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Using Final Cut Pro X as the ultimate sound effects and music browser

Day 10 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Using Final Cut Pro X as the ultimate sound effects and music browser

There was a Facebook post in an Avid editing group the other day that reminded me of one of my favorite uses for Final Cut Pro X: as a lightning…

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…