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Quad Split Multicam Editing in FCP X

Quad Split Multicam Editing in FCP X

This week’s MacBreak Studio requires a bit of a backstory. At the end of January, Steve Martin and I taught some sessions at Vlog University, a conference designed…

Pan & Scan Photos in Motion

Pan & Scan Photos in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show you how you can animate a camera to dolly and pan over a photograph. While you can accomplish the same result in Final…

ART OF THE CUT with Walter Murch, ACE, on editing “Coup 53”

ART OF THE CUT with Walter Murch, ACE, on editing “Coup 53”

Walter Murch, ACE is one of the few editors where saying his name is enough to let you know what he’s done, and providing a filmography or list of…

10 Tips for Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro X

10 Tips for Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro X

This year was the 30th anniversary of the Bioneers conference held annually at the Marin Civic Center in San Rafael, California, just a short drive up the 101 from my…

ART OF THE CUT with the editor of 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Parasite”

ART OF THE CUT with the editor of 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Parasite”

Parasite won the prestigious Cannes Palme d’Or in 2019. In this Art of the Cut interview, we discuss the unique methods and workflow used in production and post…

Should You Upgraded to Catalina and Final Cut Pro 10.4.7?

Should You Upgraded to Catalina and Final Cut Pro 10.4.7?

With the recent release of both Final Cut Pro 10.4.7 and Catalina, editors are faced with multiple decisions: do I update to Final Cut Pro? Do I update…

Closed Caption Converter, a free web-based caption converter tool

Closed Caption Converter, a free web-based caption converter tool

Available as a free web tool or a paid desktop version, Closed Caption Converter is the most advanced conversion tool available for free online, says its author, Nathaniel Deshpand. Closed…

Wait you can do that with an adjustment layer? (In Final Cut Pro X)

Wait you can do that with an adjustment layer? (In Final Cut Pro X)

This week on MacBreak Studio, I reveal the magic power of adjustment layers in Final Cut Pro X. Ok, may it’s not magic, but you can do some…

Apple clarifies the “legacy media warning” with an update to their Knowledge Base article

Apple clarifies the “legacy media warning” with an update to their Knowledge Base article

The recent brouhaha surrounding the Legacy media codec warning in November’s Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 release caused a lot of, shall we say … discussion, around the…

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro 10.4.4 dropped this morning and includes a variety of new features, all covered by Steve Martin from Ripple Training and myself here…

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 adds Workflow Extensions as the highlight of a new update

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 adds Workflow Extensions as the highlight of a new update

Here we are on the heels of another FCPX Creative Summit, and we have a new release of Final Cut Pro X. It’s a dot release taking the…

“Mouseless” Dynamic Trimming in Final Cut Pro X

“Mouseless” Dynamic Trimming in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can edit in Final Cut Pro X without touching a mouse. There are many great keyboard…

Sound Design in Logic Pro X

Sound Design in Logic Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to do some sound design using Logic Pro X. Picking up from where we left off last…

Creating a Dark and Stormy Night in Final Cut Pro X

Creating a Dark and Stormy Night in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to create an animated outdoor scene using only a photo and a few effects built in Final…

Creating Tiny Planet FX in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Tiny Planet FX in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to create a tiny planet effect out of a 360 clip in Final Cut Pro X. Steve…

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