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Synchronizing Libraries in Final Cut Pro X

Synchronizing Libraries in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, we have an usual show in which Steve from Ripple Training and I are joined by our Virtual User Group guests Sam Mestman and Mike…

Using the Tangent Element in Final Cut Pro X

Using the Tangent Element in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, returning special guest Sam Mestman shows our host Steve Martin from Ripple Training how he uses the Tangent Element to control Final Cut Pro X…

Animation pre-visualization with mBehaviors

Animation pre-visualization with mBehaviors

This week on MacBreak Studio, special guest Mike Matzdorff (@FCPXFeatures) shows us a very fun and interesting workflow he uses to speed up animation development. Mike has figured out how…

4K Timelapse workflow in Compressor

4K Timelapse workflow in Compressor

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to use Compressor to turn an image sequence into a movie. You might already know that you…

One step LUTs in Final Cut Pro X

One step LUTs in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to apply LUTs to footage in Final Cut Pro X. LUTs, or Look Up Tables, are mathematical…

Creating screen replacement effects in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can use the Distort tool in Final Cut Pro X to create screen replacement effects. In…

Easy Split-Screens in Final Cut Pro X

Easy Split-Screens in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training some options for reframing video clips in Final Cut Pro X. While you can reframe native resolution clips…

Animating with transitions in Final Cut Pro X

Animating with transitions in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can create animations in Final Cut Pro X by using transitions. To animate a graphic, picture…

Final Cut Pro X: slipping audio without detaching it

Final Cut Pro X: slipping audio without detaching it

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us a great tip for slipping the audio of a video clip without first detaching it. As editors, we…

4K, HD, & Ken Burns in Final Cut Pro X

4K, HD, & Ken Burns in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can create camera zooms and pans on 4K footage in post. When you are working with…

Motion blur in Final Cut Pro X – via Motion

Motion blur in Final Cut Pro X – via Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can create realistic motion blur right inside of Final Cut Pro X – thanks to my…

Creating Compound Clip Handles in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Compound Clip Handles in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training a different and perhaps better way to create handles for your compound clips. Back in this earlier episode…

Rigging Behaviors in Motion for Final Cut Pro X

Rigging Behaviors in Motion for Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can “rig” behaviors in Motion so that the Final Cut Pro X editor can…

The Great NLE Debate and DaVinci Resolve

The Great NLE Debate and DaVinci Resolve

Which NLE is the right one for you? The Nashville Film Guild took the matter to a Presidential style debate. See which one fits in the of a so-called…

Building a Motion Graphics Toolkit in Final Cut Pro X

Building a Motion Graphics Toolkit in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training gives us some insight regarding his workflow for building motion graphics using both Motion and Final Cut Pro X. While…