The latest video editing and post production tips, tricks and tutorials. Applications covered include Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Smoke and Cinema 4D.
Although Final Cut Pro X is packed with lots of exciting updates, many editors have already begun scrutinizing the application for leaving out important features that were present in earlier FCP versions. In this post, we’ll take a look at what’s missing from FCP X and what we can anticipate seeing in future updates.
We’ve rounded up 15 of the best online tutorials for color correction in Final Cut Pro. Learn how to optimally use the 3-way color corrector to emulate popular color grades! These posts and videos from some of the industry’s leading professionals will teach you how to effectively correct and grade your video projects from directly within Final Cut Pro!
In this post, we’ll take a look at Final Cut Pro’s built-in gain adjustment tool — a quick way to raise or lower all of the audio in your FCP sequences!
Have you ever imported a graphic or movie file into Avid Media Composer, only to have it result in being stretched, squeezed, or the wrong opacity? Learn how to master the different settings within Avid’s Import dialog box, and prevent these types of issues from occurring again! (This is Part 2 of a two-part post.)
Have you ever imported a graphic or movie file into Avid Media Composer, only to have it result in being stretched, squeezed, or the wrong opacity? Learn how to master the different settings within Avid’s Import dialog box, and prevent these types of issues from occurring again! (This is Part 1 of a two-part post.)
Keep your Final Cut Pro projects more organized and speed up your post workflow by tagging your media with short comments and keywords. Adding this metadata to your media will allow you to search your FCP project to quickly find the shot you’re looking for!
Need a basic transition template to start from, but want to edit it and save it for later? In this video tutorial, you’ll discover how to alter Final Cut Pro’s default transition effects and make them your own. Create “Favorite” transitions, and apply them to your sequence in bulk. Get creative, and save time!
Roundup of interesting videos and blog posts about Final Cut Pro X. Get the scoop on Apple’s new video editing application including new features, speculation and rumors surrounding the software and early criticism of FCP X.
In this post we’ll take a look at a new online resource for free video transitions for Final Cut Pro. Create custom looks with these high-quality customizable transitions.
You’ve probably often seen the highlight-and-zoom effect in documentaries to emphasize a certain person or object, usually in a still photograph. This technique was popularized by documentarian Ken Burns, and you can replicate it by following the techniques outlined in this video tutorial.
If you’ve edited heavily with effects, you’ve surely run into performance issues, and even dropped frames. In this post, discover some tricks to maximize your real-time playback performance in Avid Media Composer.
Enabling and disabling clips using a shortcut in Final Cut Pro is a quick way to speed up your edits! By turning shots “on and off” in the timeline you can instantly create different iterations of a sequence, as well as choose specific clip audio channels.