Video editing and video production tips, tutorials and tricks to make you a better creative professional.
Manhattan Edit Workshop will be offering free post-production training at this year’s NAB tradeshow. Gain new tips for working in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Resolve and AVID, and make connections with other pro editors and content creators.
Final Cut Pro X offers many options for including and modifying clip metadata. Keep order in your projects by using metadata to your advantage. Learn how to customize and view metadata in FCPX!
In Final Cut Pro X, Apple has included a new “Find and Replace” tool for text elements. Now you can make global changes to text or very quickly locate specific words that appear in your video projects. A very nice addition to FCPX!
3D work inside Final Cut Pro X is now possible with Dashwood Cinema Solutions Stereo3D Toolbox Light Edition! This plugin is a powerful toolset for stereoscopic work and can also be used with earlier FCP versions, Motion and After Effects.
Find high quality, FREE stock footage in our roundup of the best 20 free stock video websites. From nature B-roll to HD tech background graphics, these sites have a wide selection of clips… and they’re all FREE!
Blackmagic Design releases DaVinci Resolve Lite, a FREE version of it’s powerful color grading application. Although more limited than the full version, Lite provides a risk free opportunity to work with Resolve’s robust toolset.
Looking to create a highly-effective & creative demo reel? Whether you’re an editor, director, animator or director of photography, follow our demo reel tips and position yourself for success!
AV3, makers of the Final Cut Pro support application “GET”, have confirmed that they have discontinued that product. The award-winning phonetic search tool was an editing time-saver and a terrific companion to Final Cut Pro.
We’ve rounded up the best free font resources online! Spice up your video projects with these free fonts. Use unique typefaces to set a mood or create an interesting style.
In this post we’ll take a look at two Final Cut Pro X audio tricks. First, we’ll look at Audio Skimming, a new function for FCP X that previews sound files in the Timeline and Project Library. Then we’ll learn a keyboard shortcut (carried over from earlier FCP versions) that allows for super slow playback in the timeline or Event Library! Use these tools to increase your audio productivity in FCPX!
Learn the fastest way to change the volume levels of clips in Final Cut Pro X! Make precise decibel adjustments to a clip, or group of clips, during playback in the timeline. This shortcut works with FCPX as well as earlier versions of Final Cut Pro.