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We have created an additional 4 Free Movies to cover the New Features of FCP 10.4.7.  You can also watch all of the New Features since FCP 10.4 was announced.

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These short, highly-focused video lessons will guide you through the basics of Final Cut Pro 10.4 using provided media, so you can quickly begin editing and delivering a short video project from start to finish.

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Most Recent Articles

Blackmagic Cam and Cloud Proxy Workflow in Resolve

January 10th, 2024|0 Comments

Blackmagic Cam and Cloud Proxy Workflow in Resolve In this video, Steve shows you his workflow for shooting and uploading proxy media using Blackmagic Cam, Blackmagic Cloud and DaVinci Resolve. Check out our DaVinci Resolve tutorials here. Mag-Safe Magnet Flex USB-C Cable Click below to skip to topic: – Steve Intro – My iPhone 15 Pro Rig – Blackmagic Cloud Overview – Creating a Cloud Project in Resolve – Blackmagic Cam Settings –Shooting & Uploading Proxies to the Cloud – Working with Proxies in Resolve – Relinking Online Camera Original Media

Color Correct Apple Log in HDR

December 22nd, 2023|0 Comments

Top 10 Multicam Editing Tips In this video Steve shows you how to color correct Apple-Log HLG video for HDR delivery. HDR Editing & Delivery tutorial. Get 30% off all tutorials and plugins using code: holly-30 Video Timestamps: – Steve Intro – Blackmagic Cam – Choosing a Library Color Space – Analyzing HDR Clips in the Scopes – Apple Log Camera LUT – The Downside of HLG-HDR – Using the Color Adjustments Corrector – Limiting Corrections with a Shape Mask – Comparing Log Graded HLG with HLG-HDR

Send Files of Any Size with One Click

November 22nd, 2023|0 Comments

Send Files of Any Size with One Click In this video Mark and Steve show you how to send files of ANY SIZE to anyone in the world using BLIP. Check out blip.net BLACK FRIDAY SALE - Save 40% on any tutorial or RippleLIVE Plugin COUPON:  BIGSALE-40

Generative AI Part 1 and 2

September 27th, 2023|0 Comments

Photoshop's Generative AI & Final Cut Pro In this video Mark shows you how to use Photoshop 25's Generative Fill feature to extend a background or a scene in Final Cut Pro. Generative AI Part 2 - Set Replacement In this video, Mark demonstrates some further uses of Photoshop's Generative Fill feature fore replacing a set.

Tracking and Corner Pinning Text in Fusion

September 13th, 2023|0 Comments

Tracking & Corner Pinning Text in Fusion In this video, Mark shows you how to dynamically track text to a moving surface. Check out his new tutorial - Fusion 101: Get Things Done. Timestamps: – Mark Intro – Creating a Project & Importing in Resolve – Exploring the Fusion UI – Adding a Tracker Node – Tips on Getting a Good Track – Tracking a Plane – Setting a Reference Frame – Trying a Different Track Method – Adding a Contrast Pop Node – Tracking Text – Corner Pinning – Adding an Apply Mode – Exporting a Movie

Syncing Audio and Video in DaVinci Resolve for iPad

August 29th, 2023|0 Comments

Syncing Audio & Video in Davinci Resolve for iPad In this video Steve shows you two methods for syncing audio and video in DaVinci Resolve for iPad. Check out his full Resolve training here. Chapter Links: – Steve Introduction – Creating a Project – Syncing Clips in the Cut Page – Syncing in the Edit Page

RippleLIVE Episode 32

August 18th, 2023|0 Comments

RippleLIVE Episode 32 - 4 Top Tips Mark & Steve joined together for their 32nd Livestream covering all things Final Cut Pro. FOUR FAVORITE TIPS FROM THE EPISODE: – Tip #1 - What is the best way to reuse clip in previous projects? – Tip #2 - How do I work with RED Komodo footage in FCP? – Tip #3 - Mark demos generative AI in Pixelmator Pro/Photoshop and how it works with Motion. – Tip #4 - Working with 360 content in preparation for Apple Vision Pro

Editing with Audio Transcriptions in DaVinci Resolve

August 8th, 2023|0 Comments

Editing with Audio Transcriptions in DaVinci Resolve In this video Steve shows you 3 ways to use the Transcribe Audio feature in Resolve 18.5 Learn DaVinci Resolve 18 from the ground up with Steve's 6 hour video course: DaVinci Resolve 18/18.5 Core Training Chapter hyperlinks: – Intro to Audio Transcriptions – Transcribing an Interview – Working in the Transcription Window – Removing Silence in the Text – Creating Subclips – Searching the Transcribed Text – Creating a Selection – Adding an Extended Marker – Revealing Markers in the Media Pool – Changing Marker Names – Adding Subclips to the Timeline – Text-Based Video Editing –Cleaning Up the Edit

Modifying mVFX Templates in Final Cut Pro

July 10th, 2023|0 Comments

Modifying mVFX Templates in Final Cut Pro In this video, Steve demonstrates how to modify and publish motion templates purchased from MotionVFX.com. Check out Steve's Final Cut Pro 10.6.6 Training. Purchase Steve's 6 hour + Final Cut Pro training for 30% off using code: fcpcore-30 Chapter Hyperlinks: – Steve Intro – MotionVFX Templates – Deconstructing a MotionVFX Template – Examining the Published Parameters – Publishing the Template for Final Cut Pro – Creating a Checkbox Widget in Motion – Creating a Rig in Motion – Publishing & Naming the Checkbox – Testing the Checkbox in Final Cut Pro – Changing the Template Speed – Adding a Custom 3D Title – Adding a Vector Graphic – Using mBehaviors

100K Celebration and Thank You

May 9th, 2023|0 Comments

100K Play Button Unboxing! Special Thank You to our Subscribers and Fans! We have released a 40% coupon to celebrate! 40% COUPON:  milestone (Regularly Priced Tutorials) 100K Celebration and Thank You! In this video, Mark & Steve celebrate their 100,000 subscriber milestone with a quick look backward at the last 8 years. Enjoy the UNBOXING video of the YouTube Silver Playbutton! Check out all of Mark and Steve's Final Cut Pro and Resolve tutorials here.

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