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Secret Tip: Editing Multicam in Apple Final Cut Pro

Here’s a great tip that saves wear-and-tear on your storage system when editing multicam clips using Apple Final Cut Pro.

7 Screenwriting Tips from Professionals

A guest post on creativity, written by Nicole Garrison, with screenwriting tips from professional screenwriters.

The True Power of Video

Watching world events reminds us that we are seeing the power of video play out in the real world to effect change.

Add Synced Audio to Drop Zones in Final Cut Pro

Drop zones don’t support audio playback in Final Cut. This makes using drop zones with synced audio somewhat, ah, challenging. But there’s a simple workaround – and here it is.

Change Drop Zone Framing in Final Cut Pro

Here’s a simple technique to simplify reframing clips stored inside a drop zone in Apple Final Cut Pro.

Create a Split-Screen Template in Motion for Final Cut

Here’s a useful animated split-screen effect that is easy to create in Motion and a big time-saver when editing split screens in Final Cut Pro. I also included the template this tutorial creates for you to download.

New! Gradient Text in Premiere Pro

Another new feature that Adobe added recently to Premiere is text gradients. These are easy to create, but a key switch you need to access this feature is somewhat hidden. Here’s an illustrated tutorial on how this works.

Gang Monitors in Adobe Premiere Pro

One of the newer features added to Premiere Pro is the ability to gang, or connect, the Program Monitor to one of two different monitor panels. This allows you to see two moving images at once. Here’s how this works.

Configure a New Mac Studio for Video Editing [u]

The New Mac Studio computer is stunning. But, is it for you? Here’s what you need to know to configure it for video editing – yet save money at the same time.

Hidden Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro

There is a wealth of keyboard shortcuts hiding inside Final Cut Pro. Here’s how to find them and make them yours.

Explaining HDR, RAW, Log, LUT & 10-bit Media [u]

Like many, I get confused about the differences between HDR, RAW, HDR, Log, LUT, and 10-bit media. All too often, the explanations are deeply technical – and confusing. So, here’s an overview of what these are and how to use them.

Improve the Look of On-Camera Guests

Let me talk about makeup for people on camera for a minute. OC8 is an inexpensive gel that reduces excessive shine from oily skin. It helps folks on camera look great. Learn more.

A Different Way to Manage Your Storage

Here’s a very effective technique to manage your storage called “Optimize Storage.” It’s free and built into every Mac. Let me show you how this works.

Axle.ai Releases axledit and Updates Axle ai

Last week, Axle ai released a new cloud-based video editor call axledit. This is a browser-based video editor with integrated collaboration, search, and publishing features that’s hooked into axle ai for media management. Here are the details.

evrExpanse Updated for Performance and Codecs

evrExpanse, a media metadata and transcoding tool, was updated to 2.1.6. The new version provides support for more codecs and faster performance. Here’s a first look.

How to Use Object Tracking for Color Correction in Final Cut Pro [v]

If you’ve been wondering what the color tools in Final Cut do, or how to make them work better, this session is for you. In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to adjust the color in a portion of a video clip using the new object tracking feature in Final Cut Pro.

Use HDR Media in an SDR Project in Final Cut Pro [v]

If you’ve been wondering what the color tools in Final Cut do, or how to make them work better, this session is for you. In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to use high dynamic range media, called “HDR,” in a standard dynamic range (SDR) project, like HD, in Final Cut.

How to Fix Skin Color Problems in Final Cut Pro [v]

If you’ve been wondering what the color tools in Final Cut do, or how to make them work better, this session is for you. In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to adjust skin colors, and fix color casts, using the color wheels in Final Cut.

Fix Video with a Color Cast Using Final Cut Pro [v]

If you’ve been wondering what the color tools in Final Cut do, or how to make them work better, this session is for you. In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to fix color casts in video, using the Color Wheels in Final Cut.

How to Use the Comparison Viewer in Final Cut Pro [v]

If you’ve been wondering what the color tools in Final Cut do, or how to make them work better, this session is for you. In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to use the Comparison Viewer for color correction in Final Cut.