Rusty Earl returns to FCP.co with another great Final Cut Pro X user story. This time, a story made with a shared workflow with student editors. How did it work and how did they get around project slow downs?
Instagram Stories are popular at the moment, so making eye-catching content is essential to stand out. In this tutorial Leno Porto takes us through building a template especially for Instagram.
Yes, this is a site about Final Cut Pro, but we love new things, especially when they are inspired by Final Cut Pro X itself. So let's fire up the new Adobe Rush and give it go.
Getting a voice to sound good to balance against music for example, can be a bit of a challenge. Yes there are built-in tools with FCPX, but they can require constant tweaking. Accusonus has just added a $59 one knob controlled voice leveller to the their range of audio plugins.
There's always a question on blogs, Facebook or Twitter on how to make a series of stills look good. This new FCPX set of plugins from Idustrial Revolution enables the building of a stylish scrolling display of stills or video.
Motion has had 3D capabilities for a while, but they haven't been updated since 2009 for the basics and 2015 with 3D text. Motion VFX's updated plugin m02 adds much more 3D functionality and of course creativity to the app. We spoke to MotionVFX who kindly gave us a quick tour of the app and its 3D capabilities.
MacOS Mojave was released on Monday and one of its lesser publicised features is easier external GPU support. Michael P Schmidt burnt the midnight oil testing out an eGPU with Final Cut Pro X. Prepare for a performance boost!
The barriers in the way to making your own films have never been so low, however the inertia to start often stops a lot of budding filmmakers. This summer, a program in Chicago got 12 kids from diverse backgrounds to team up and make their own film. They used iPhones, Final Cut Pro X and of course some help & knowledge from Sam Mestman.
On June the 4th at WWDC this year, Apple gave us a glimpse of their new Mac operating system, 10.14 or Mojave. It has been released today, you can download and install it now.
The use of creative LUTs has exploded over the last few years. One company that you might not have heard of was there at the start, Picture Instruments. They've got a new FCPX plugin that allows the mixing of up to 5 LUTs in the Inspector.
An interesting development on the first day at IBC in Amsterdam, Blackmagic has announced their very own RAW codec.
When given the task of cutting a 34 angle multicam music show in Premiere Pro, Shahin Shokoui accepted the job but decided to move the project over to Final Cut Pro X. After a successful edit, he then converted the final cuts back.
We have been to the previous three and can tell you first hand, if you are interested in Final Cut Pro X, this is the event of the year to attend.
Roger Bolton from CoreMelt has announced the release of PaintX, a tracking paint tool for Final Cut Pro X. There is also a special offer until the 8th of September.
FxFactory is a plugin publishing platform that's home to the largest collection of Final Cut Pro X plugin developers. As there is a 20% store wide sale currently running, Dylan from Stupid Raisins 'crowdsourced' an article together from a selection of plugin writers. Sale ends September 4th 2018!
A new free app from Jasper Siegers allows editors to store Final Cut Pro X Libraries in the cloud with version control to facilitate better collaborative workflows.
Leno from LenoFX has very kindly put together this tutorial for FCP.co. He shows us how to build a Motion template to get more likes & subscribers on YouTube.
A few years ago, you needed an expensive OB van to cover a live event, even for editing and transmission later. This can now be accomplished on a table top and of course Final Cut Pro's speed helps make it the obvious choice of NLE to get inserts edited for playout. Florian Decker shares his FCPX/K2 workflow on the Globus Marathon in St. Wendel, Germany.
A 54 minute film made from another person's YouTube channel? How could this be possible? First of all you have to find a channel with lots of content, then you use the power of keyword ranges in Final Cut Pro X.
It's Summer, a quiet time and many people are away from their edit stations- an ideal time to do a tutorial roundup! We feature how to build effects, workflow suggestions and even a free 21 episode Final Cut Pro X course. Grab a large coffee and let's go!