With the recent release of Final Cut Pro X, many editors are scrambling to figure out if they should upgrade or not. With a lack of forward compatibility (which doesn’t allow you to bring projects forward from previous versions of the software), many are wary. I asked several of my editor acquaintances what they thought. Here’s what they had to say.
Dan Phillipson lives in the North-West of England and has been writing music professionally for just over a year, after studying contemporary music at University and graduating in 2007. He is also building up a reputation for providing excellent custom written music for advertising, film & television.
In this tutorial we’ll explore a quick way to make a full resolution Quicktime movie from your Final Cut Pro X project.
Ben Beiny is a composer from London, writing music for film and documentary. At age 4 he took his first violin lesson, before going on to study piano, percussion and guitar. He even admits to the odd bit of choir-boy singing. Now in his late twenties he currently produces an atmospheric mix of instrumentals, making use of subtle rhythms, with both live and electronic elements.
It’s important to be able to move quickly through the Timeline while editing in Final Cut Pro. Get comfortable with these quick navigation techniques!
Hot off the heels of the market debut of Final Cut Pro X, Apple will discontinue production of Final Cut Express and Final Cut Server.
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.
Apple has released Final Cut Pro X, the highly anticipated update to it’s popular video editing application. Get all the details about the application including the major updates to the editing interface, audio and color correction tools and improvements in metadata and project organization.
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!
A multi-instrumentalist, Alex Beaulieu runs his own music production studio. Surfing the techno-instrumental wave, his music is both organic and commercial. In addition to being a performing musician and a music teacher, Alex has created several compositions for films and theater.
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!
Chris Haigh is a composer from South Yorkshire England. Chris composes in lots of different styles and genres but specializes in composing Cinematic, Uplifting, Dark and thought provoking music. Chris’s recent credits include National BBC Radio 1 and the International trailer campaigns for M. Night Shyamalans horror film DEVIL released by Universal Pictures and Liam Neesons 2011 Thriller, UNKNOWN released by Warner Brothers