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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.

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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.

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DaVinci Resolve 14 New Features Preview

September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

See a quick preview of what you will learn in Alexis' new DaVinci Resolve 14 New Features tutorial.

Creating 3D Text Reveals in Motion

September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of MacBreak Studio, Mark shows you how to quickly create a 3D scene and a cool text reveal using the powerful 3D text engine of Apple's Motion.

How to Create a Tilt Shift Effect in FCP X

September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Making a tilt-shift effect in Final Cut Pro X using a blur effect and a shape mask.

Ripple Tools Complete Now Available

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Tools Complete is an awesome set of 32 Final Cut Pro X plugins that will allow you to quickly accomplish a number of effects and editorial tasks.

How to Make To-Do Lists in Final Cut Pro X

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of MacBreak Studio, Steve shows you a great way to incorporate to-do lists into your FCP X projects to help your team work more efficiently.

Tracking Hand Movements in Motion 5

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Learn how to track your subject's hand movements in Motion 5

How to Create a Pleasantville Effect in FCP X

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of MacBreak Studio, Mark Spencer shows you how to use secondary color correction techniques to create a selective color effect similar to the film Pleasantville.

Steve’s Top 8 iPhone Shooting Accessories

July 12th, 2017|12 Comments

Steve shows you his 8 favorite gadgets for shooting video using your iPhone.

Changing Comments to Chapter Marker Using Frame.io

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of MacBreak Studio, Steve shows you how to leverage a cool new feature in Frame.io 2.0 to create chapter makers in Final Cut Pro X.

How to Create Particle Systems in Motion

July 5th, 2017|1 Comment

In this episode of Motion Magic in Under 5 Minutes, Mark shows you how to create a custom particle system that will conform to the shape of a moving actor.

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