Category - FCP-X

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Tutorial Round Up

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Tutorial Round Up DaVinci Resolve 12.5 is now out and you should check out this post which rounds up some of the best insights and tutorials on the new features and improvements...

FCPX Advanced Workflows and Tutorials

FCPX Advanced Workflows and Tutorials If you’ve already mastered the basics of FCPX, then hopefully this round up of advanced FCPX workflows and tutorials will help you take your skills up a...

FCPX Twitter Tips

FCPX Twitter Tips Why FCPX? Easy: keywords and metadata. You try watching 135 Chuck Jones cartoons and organizing them. pic.twitter.com/sczTfBDOeF — Tony Zhou (@tonyszhou) January 8, 2016 There...

Understanding the FCPX Magnetic Timeline

Understanding the FCPX Magnetic Timeline The magnetic timeline with FCPX is the source of much of it’s power and much of the love it or hate it reaction from editors used to a different way of...

Colour Grading in Your NLE

Tutorials for Colour Grading in Your NLE These days the tools for colour grading your project to a very high level are right there inside your NLE. In this post I’ll be gathering together some...

Inside Professional Editing Timelines

Professional Film Editing Timelines It’s not often that you get to peer over the shoulder of a Hollywood feature film editor and see exactly what they look at day after day, whilst honing the...

Professional Colour Grading Breakdowns

Professional Colour Grading Breakdowns Learning from professional colorists is one of the best ways to improve your own colour grading skills, and this round up of breakdowns from a wide variety of...

Improving Every Part of Your Edit

Improving Every Part of Your Edit When you’re a self-taught filmmaker it pays every now and then to take a refresher course in your editing software of choice, partly to learn new and better...

Mixing Light – A Year in Review

Mixing Light Colorist Training – In Review It’s been over a year since my initial review of Mixing Light.com, the professional colorist training site which delivers weekly insights to a...

Feature Film Workflows

Feature Film Workflows There is a certain feeling of trepidation that is experienced in the heart of every editor when they take on a project that is bigger and more complex than anything...

The Beginners Guide to Learning FCPX

The Beginners Guide to Learning FCPX If you want to learn Final Cut Pro X, either as an experienced editor giving it a try from another NLE, or as a complete newbie, this round up of resources will...

iPad Apps For Film Editors

iPad Apps for Film Editors As a editor it was essential you bought an iPad, you know for “work stuff.” Now that you’ve got iPad just lying around, isn’t it about time you did...

More DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials

More DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials With the on-going public beta programme of DaVinci Resolve 12 ticking along smoothly more and more people are downloading the software, trying things out for...

FCPX Tips and Tricks

FCPX Tips and Tricks With FCPX more than any other NLE, there always seems to be new things to learn, even for old hands like the crew of the Final Cut Virtual User Group. Although these shows are...

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read I often put together book review posts here on the blog, and you can check out all of the previous ones on the blog here. In this post I’ve rounded up five...