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Most Recent Articles

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 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.

Padcaster Parrot Pro First-Look

May 2nd, 2023|0 Comments

Padcaster Parrot Pro First-Look In this video, Steve gives you a first look at Padcaster's forthcoming Parrot Pro teleprompter. Pre-order the Parrot Pro in the next 48 hours and save 40% - CLICK HERE Chapter Hyperlinks: – Parrot Pro Teleprompter Intro – Feature Improvements – New Phone Tray and Lock – Mounting the Parrot Pro – Storing the Teleprompter

Multicam Editing in LumaFusion 4

April 18th, 2023|0 Comments

Multicam Editing in LumaFusion 4 In this video, Steve walks you through Multicam Studio using LumaFusion 4.0. Learn how to edit in LumaFusion here.  Get 40% off using code: LUMA-40 Lesson Hyperlinks: – Steve Intro – Getting Started – Creating a Mutlicam Clip – Mapping Angles – Synchronizing Angles – Remapping Source Audio – Performing a Multicam Edit – Making Changes to Your Edit – Trimming & Adding Effects – Editing a Musical Performance – Cutting with the Keyboard

Next Level Tracking in Final Cut Pro

February 23rd, 2023|0 Comments

Next Level Tracking in Final Cut Pro In this video, Mark shows you what can and cannot be accomplished using Final Cut Pro's tracker before showing you what's possible with mTracker 3D. Ripple Tutorials & Plugins mentioned in this video: Check out Mastering the Object Tracker in FCP Mark's Tips: – Mark Intro – Limitations of FCP’s Tracker – What you can do with FCP’s Object Tracker – Why mTracker 3D? – How mTracker 3D Works Ripple Tools Complete Plugin for FCP X

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