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FCP X: Remove Color Casts from Skin Tones and Improve Accuracy [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows two different ways to remove color casts from skin tones and improve color accuracy in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

FCP X: Change a Color Using Hue and Saturation Curves [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to use the Hue and Saturation Curves in Final Cut Pro X to replace and adjust a single color in a clip.

FCP X: Balance Color and Match Color Tools [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to use the Balance Color and Match Color tools to quickly fix color problems in your clips.

Premiere Pro: Thoughts on Using Productions

Productions were introduced by Adobe as a collaboration feature. But, even if you are a solo editor, there’s a lot to like in Productions. Here are Larry Jordan’s thoughts on Productions.

Premiere: Moving Clips Between Projects

There are three ways to move clips between projects in Premiere. Here’s a quick step-by-step tutorial on what they are.

Product Review: ArGest Backup 4.0 Archiving Software from TOLIS Group

An in-depth look at the latest release of ArGest Backup 4.0 from TOLIS Group. This is specifically designed for archiving assets to LTO tape. This review uses the LTO-8 tape format.

Round-Trip Projects Between Premiere and Audition for Audio Mixing [v]

In this short video excerpt, watch as Larry Jordan demonstrates a very fast way to move a project from Premiere to Audition for audio mixing, then back to Premiere for final output.

You Can’t Copy/Paste Speed Ramps in Final Cut Pro X

There are many effects you can copy and paste. Speed ramps are not among them. Learn more here.

FCP X: Faster Ways to Trim & Add Freeze Frames [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows faster ways to trim, move clips and create freeze frames – all with the keyboard – in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

FCP X: Enable Keyboard Shortcuts to
Add, Remove & Toggle Audio Fades [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to enable hidden keyboard shortcuts to add, remove and toggle audio fades in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

FCP X: Format 3D Text, then Add Cast Shadow [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how format 3D text, then add a cast shadow in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

FCP X: Copy One Clip into Multiple Events [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to copy the same clip into multiple events inside the same Apple Final Cut Pro X library.

FCP X: Use Focus Blur to Simulate Depth-of-Field [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to use the Focus blur to simulate depth-of-field in your video in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

Premiere Pro: Create Illustrated Lectures Using Video and Keynote or PowerPoint

An illustrated, step-by-step guide to creating a lecture video using video and PowerPoint/Keynote slides in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Improve Color – and Color Management – in Premiere Pro

Here’s a preference setting and a detailed blog on how to improve color display in Adobe Premiere Pro.

SRT Caption Workflow from Premiere to YouTube

This is an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to import SRT captions into Adobe Premiere Pro, adjust them, trim them for time, export them as a stand-alone SRT file, then import them into YouTube.

SRT Caption Workflow From Final Cut Pro X to YouTube

This is an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to import SRT captions into Apple Final Cut Pro X, enable them, trim them for time, export them as a stand-alone SRT file, then import them into YouTube.

How to Disable Drive Ownership in the macOS [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how and why to disable drive ownership in the macOS for all external storage. (Yes, you should do this.)

Use Morph Cut with Green-Screen Media in Premiere Pro [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how use a Morph cut with green-screen footage to fix jump cuts in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Apple Motion: Add Gradients to Layers [v]

In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to add and modify gradients to elements in Apple Motion.