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The industry’s top editors, motion graphics artists, and experts offer their best advice, how-tos, and insights—all in the name of helping you become a better editor and graphics artist.

A free series of short, highly-focused video lessons that will guide you through the basics of using Final Cut Pro 10.3 using provided media, so you can quickly begin editing and delivering a short video project from start to finish.

Final Cut Pro 10.3 is full of new features, workflow improvements and editing enhancements wrapped in a redesigned interface that puts the focus on your content. In this free 8-lesson tutorial series, Steve & Mark showcase the features in Final Cut Pro 10.3 that will matter most to you as an editor.

How to Rig Transitions in Motion 5.3

February 22nd, 2017|1 Comment

In this episode of MacBreak Studio, Mark will show you how to rig multiple transitions into a single drop down menu list, using Motion's powerful Rigging tools.

Creating Custom Camera Archives in Final Cut Pro

February 15th, 2017|2 Comments

In this episode, Steve shows you how to create a custom camera archive. This allows you to add or delete media, while still retaining the ability to make range selections and use the "Restore from Camera Archive" feature.

Creating a Title Write-On Effect in Motion

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode Mark Spencer shows you how to use Motion 5.3 to make your titles appear to write on.

New Features in Logic Pro 10.3

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of Logic Pro X in Under 5 Minutes, Mary Plummer gives us a quick tour of the exciting new features in Logic Pro 10.3.

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Smarter Selections Using Markers in DaVinci Resolve

January 30th, 2017|1 Comment

In this episode of DaVinci Resolve in Under 5 Minutes, Alexis Van Hurkman shows you how to use Resolve's powerful metadata-based selection tools.

Warp Speed Markers in Final Cut Pro X

January 30th, 2017|2 Comments

In this episode of Final Cut Pro X in Under 5 Minutes, Mark gives you a taste of his Warp Speed Editing tutorial by sharing some great tips for quickly using Final Cut Pro's markers.

Creating Custom Audio Folders in Final Cut Pro 10.3.2

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode, Steve will show you how to add custom folder of music and sound effects that will appear in Final Cut Pro's media sidebar.

Creating Transitions from Movies with Motion

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode Mark Spencer shows you how to use Motion to apply third-party transitions (like these from rampantdesigntools.com) to Final Cut Pro X.

Compare Grades with Reference Sizing in DaVinci Resolve

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of DaVinci Resolve in Under 5 Minutes, Alexis Van Hurkman shows you Compare Grades with the little-known Reference Sizing tool.

How to Reduce Camera Shake in FCP X

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of Final Cut Pro X in Under 5 Minutes, Steve shows you how to get the most out of Final Cut Pro's built in stabilization feature.

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