MARK SPENCER

Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Production

Mark Spencer is a freelance producer, editor, motion graphics artist, trainer and writer based in the Bay Area. He produces tutorials and plugins based on Final Cut Pro X and Motion for Ripple Training. His company Day Street Productions is a production and post studio focused on corporate and industrial video. He is the author and co-author of multiple books on Motion and Final Cut Pro X from Peachpit Press and has written for print and online publications including DV Magazine, ProVideo Coalition and kenstone.net. Mark has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

By Mark Spencer

  • Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro 10.3

    Workflow Specific

    Learn the fundamental skills of syncing, editing & delivering multicam projects in Final Cut Pro X.

    5 out of 5
    $59.00
  • Warp Speed 3D in Motion 5.3

    Project Specific

    Warp Speed 3D in Motion is a project-driven tutorial that will get you up to speed quickly using Motion’s 3D toolset to create dynamic 3D animations to engage your viewers.

    $69.00
  • Warp Speed Motion 5.3 for FCP X Editors

    Workflow Specific

    Quickly and easily create professional titles, transitions, visual effects in Motion 5.3 with a minimal investment of time.

    5 out of 5
    $69.00
  • Warp Speed Editing in Final Cut Pro 10.3

    Workflow Specific

    Work faster, more confidently and ultimately more creatively, by learning our battle-tested editing strategies and workflows.

    4.79 out of 5
    $59.00
  • Color Correction in Final Cut Pro 10.3

    Intermediate

    Learn to improve your footage by properly analyzing, correcting and enhancing your video and still images using Final Cut Pro’s Color Board.

    4.83 out of 5
    $69.00
  • Getting Started in Motion 5.3

    Beginner

    Our entry-level Motion tutorial sets the groundwork for creating eye-catching motion graphics, titles and effects. Learn fundamental Motion skills: transforming objects; animating with behaviors and keyframes; using shapes, replicators, particles and more.

    4.88 out of 5
    $59.00
  • Media Management in Final Cut Pro 10.3

    Intermediate

    Learn how Final Cut Pro manages media; where it’s stored; how to copy, move and delete it; when to work with proxy media, and best practices for collaborating with other editors.

    5 out of 5
    $59.00
  • Creating 3D Titles in Motion

    Intermediate

    An immersive tutorial focusing on Motion’s 3D titles. Learn how to place 3D text into scenes that include realistic environments, lighting and shadows. Also learn how to make custom textures, layers and finishes.

    5 out of 5
    $49.00
  • Warp Speed Effects in Final Cut Pro X

    Workflow Specific

    Designed as a companion tutorial to our best-selling Warp Speed Editing in Final Cut Pro X, you’ll learn how to quickly create effects and dynamic visuals to enhance your story while creating maximum viewer impact.

    5 out of 5
    $59.00
  • Compositing in Final Cut Pro X

    Workflow Specific

    Learn the secrets of keying, compositing, animation, & targeted color correction as you build a finished web promo.

    $29.00
  • Shapes, Paint Strokes and Masks in Motion 5

    Intermediate

    You’ll discover how versatile shapes are, as you create and animate paint strokes; mask a moving subject and then track it; morph one shape into another; animate shapes using an audio parameter behavior and much more!

    $49.00
  • Replicators in Motion 5

    Intermediate

    Learn Motion’s secret weapon and master the use of Motion’s Replicators to quickly build graphical elements for titles, logos, animated backgrounds and other visual effects.

    3 out of 5
    $49.00
  • Rigging & Publishing in Motion 5

    Workflow Specific

    Learn how to create custom titles, effects, transitions and generators in Motion 5, then publish them for use in Final Cut Pro X.

    5 out of 5
    $49.00
  • Particles in Motion 5

    Intermediate

    Take control of Motion’s powerful particle engine to create just about anything you can imagine. Simulate smoke, fire, snow, explosions, dust, and other visual effects.

    $49.00
  • Using the 3D Camera in Motion 5

    Intermediate

    Jump into the director’s chair as you set up 3D projects, then frame, sweep, dolly and create fluid camera movement throughout your scenes. Learn how to control the camera’s angle of view and focal plane to create cinematic depth of field effects.

    5 out of 5
    $49.00
  • Creating Action End Titles in Motion 5

    Project Specific

    Mark Spencer will show you how to give your titles the Tarantino treatment. Learn how to create highly stylized, gritty title sequences for your films, commercials or music videos.  This tutorial assumes you are comfortable in Motion.

    5 out of 5
    $29.00
  • Text in Motion 5

    Intermediate

    Our definitive video tutorial on creating, styling and animating 2D text in Motion. Learn how to format, animate, distort and randomize your text and even turn text into particles.

    $29.00

By Mark Spencer & Steve Martin

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    Ripple Whips

    Ripple Whips is a set of dynamic, camera-driven, highly customizable transitions that add energy and fluidity to your cuts.

    $49.00 $39.00
  • RT Type-On Cursor Plugin

    RT Type-On is a free Final Cut Pro X plugin that simulates data entry on a computer keyboard.

    5 out of 5
    Free!
  • Ripple TitleMations 2.0

    Enhance your video projects and capture your viewer’s attention with our set of professionally designed, animated title templates.

    $59.00
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    Final Cut Pro 10.3 Essentials Bundle

    Beginner

    Our Editors Bundle is a set of our 4 most popular Final Cut Pro X tutorials encompassing over 12 hours of training.

    Purchase this bundle and save 30%.

    5 out of 5
    $286.00 $200.00
  • RT Vertical Video

    RT Vertical Video is a free Final Cut Pro X plugin that instantly improves the look of vertically shot videos.

    4.79 out of 5
  • Final Cut Pro 10.3 In-Depth

    Workflow Specific

    Go deeper into Final Cut Pro 10.3. Sweeten, mix and deliver soundtracks using Roles; work faster with new editing & effects commands; edit & deliver in wide gamut color space.

    4.79 out of 5
    $39.00
  • RT DSLR

    RT DSLR is a free Final Cut Pro X Plugin that simulates looking through a DSLR viewfinder

    Free!
  • Callouts 3.0

    Callouts is our best-selling collections of animated arrows, shapes, magnifiers, pointers and more to focus your viewer’s attention exactly where you want it.

    $79.00
  • RT Shutter

    RT Shutter is a free Final Cut Pro X transition that simulates a mechanical lens shutter as a photo is being taken

    Free!
  • Ripple Tools

    Tools is a set of 12 Final Cut Pro X plugins that allow you to quickly accomplish a number of effect and editorial tasks. Create split screens, add multi-point masks, and more.

    4 out of 5
    $39.00
  • RT Bounce

    Apply an animated bounce to your clips with adjustable speed and timing

    5 out of 5
    Free!
  • Bullets

    Ripple Bullets is a collection of 12 title plugins for Final Cut pro X which makes it easy to add animated bulleted lists over your video.

    $49.00
  • Leveling Grid

    Quickly straighten your video while aligning it to a handy reference grid

    Free!
  • Glint

    Add animated light glints to your 3D titles

    Free!
  • Styles

    Styles is a collection of over 200 beautifully diverse animated title templates organized into themes for easy browsing.

    1 out of 5
    $49.00
  • Scenes

    Scenes are a set of title templates for Final Cut Pro X featuring animated text inside full 3D environments with reflections, shadows, and customizable lights and cameras.

    $49.00
  • Legacy Generators

    A classic set of generators you may recognize from legacy versions of Final Cut Pro

    5 out of 5
    Free!
  • Drops

    Drops is a plugin that lets you wrap your own images around 3D text in Final Cut Pro X.

    $29.00
  • Color Balance

    Manipulate color balance and contrast using familiar color wheels

    5 out of 5
    Free!
  • Face Obscure

    Blur or pixelate a face, logo or anything else

    4 out of 5
    Free!
  • Animations

    Animations is a free plugin for Final Cut Pro X that contains 3D animation presets with customizable speed, timing, and fade effects.

    Free!
  • Split Screen Title

    Create split screen effects in a jiffy

    Free!
  • Optics

    Optics is a Final Cut Pro X plug-in that creates a first-person perspective through different sets of camera viewfinders, scopes and binoculars.

    5 out of 5
    $39.00
  • Simple 3D Effect

    Manipulate video or images along X, Y and Z planes

    5 out of 5
    Free!
  • Ripple Tools 2

    Tools 2 is an expanded set of 12 Final Cut Pro X plug-ins that allow you to add glows, rays, animate text along a path, remove unwanted pixels and retime your videos to name just a few.

    $39.00
  • Picture in Picture

    An easy to use Picture-in-Picture effect with drop shadow and border options

    3 out of 5
    Free!
  • Timelines

    Ripple Timelines is a collection of 8 Final Cut Pro X transition effects that create graphical timelines for your videos. Each transition is highly customizable allowing you to change just about everything.

    $59.00
  • iPad Transition

    A custom transition that reveals incoming video or images on an iPad screen

    Free!
  • Jumps

    Jumps is a pair of Final Cut Pro X transition effects that allow you to graphically move your viewers through terrestrial space. Choose a 2D or 3D transition with built-in world maps or use one of your own.

    $49.00
  • Video in Text

    Create a Video-in-Text effect with drag and drop efficiency

    Free!
  • Steps

    Steps is a collection of 12 Final Cut Pro X transition effects that allow you to graphically demonstrate a procedure or process. Add video or still images to user-definable drop zones; modify the frame, text and background.

    $49.00
  • Lessons for iMovie

    Beginner

    Lessons for iMovie is a 21 lesson tutorial that teaches you the essentials of importing, organizing, editing, and sharing movies using Apple’s iMovie software.

    $29.00
  • 4k Video Production with the iPhone and Final Cut Pro X

    Foundational

    This tutorial is designed to get you shooting and editing with 4K video. It covers the key benefits, gear, and workflows for getting professional results from the latest iPhones and Final Cut Pro X.

    $29.00
  • Shooting Video with DSLR and Micro-4/3rds Cameras

    Beginner

    Go in the field with Steve and Mark to learn their production techniques as they show you how to set up your camera and how to properly expose, focus and record sound for motion pictures.

    $49.00