Livestream Broadcaster Review

Livestream.com has created an all-in-one solution for live broadcasting. It is called the Livestream broadcaster. You are able to hook this up to any camera that has an HDMI out and start streaming wirelessly, via 4g or ethernet. Chip shares his thoughts on the product and tests it with a live … [Read more...]

Screenlight Review

There is a common problem when you create videos— you need your client to review and approve them.  If you are like me you use unlisted YouTube Videos or Vimeo where you can password protect your videos and send emails back and forth which makes the revision process painful. I found a review … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 First Look

In this first-look tutorial I share many new features and enhancements for Final Cut Pro X. I cover audio component enhancements, paste attributes, freeze frames, renaming clips, unified import window, compound clips, dual monitors and background exporting.   And more … [Read more...]

Plural Eyes 3 (Beta) and Final Cut Pro X

Plural Eyes is a software that has helped many filmmakers sync audio clips. I used it exclusively with Final Cut Pro 7 and with Adobe Premiere. I haven't used it that much with Final Cut Pro X until now. I downloaded the free Beta version of the software and for a basic audio replacement it worked … [Read more...]

DaVinci Resolve 9 First Look

DaVinci Resolve is the industry standard leading color correction tool. DaVinci is the name behind more feature films, television commercials, documentaries, television production and music videos than any other grading system. In this tutorial I share the basic operation of this software. … [Read more...]

How to Replace Clips in Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X has introduced an easy way to replace footage when it introduced the "replace" feature. There are 4 ways to replace footage in FCPX Replace-The regular way we are used to replacing footage. Replace from start-It gives priority to the starting point of an edit Replace from … [Read more...]

How to create the “Love and Hip-Hop” Green Screen Effect

In this tutorial I show you how to create the "Love and Hip-Hop" green screen effect. This effect is when your background is moving while the talent is talking. I am using Final Cut Pro X, but you can use any non-linear editing program to do this if you follow the simple … [Read more...]

How to make audio adjustments in Final Cut Pro X

I recently worked on a project where I had to adjust audio levels for voice-overs that were recorded at different times.  I used SoundTrack Pro in the past to fix this issue, but now these features are built in Final Cut Pro X.  In this tutorial I will show you how to use audio enhancements to make … [Read more...]

Our Special Recipe for Photos in Final Cut Pro X

Resizing photos and adjusting them to the right size can be a challenge for anyone. In this members only tutorial I will give you my workflow for proper sizing of photos and how to integrate them  Final Cut Pro X. This tutorial covers how to adjust photos using spatial conform and the the optimal … [Read more...]

How to import MXF files with Final Cut Pro X

If you ask most people what a MXF file is they will look at you crossed-eyed. Recently I shot some footage with the Canon XF300 and I realized I couldn't take the footage off the card and start editing immediately.  So I went to my favorite place, Google to search for a solution. I did find many … [Read more...]

How to back up your videos with Final Cut Pro X

Backing up and archiving footage may be a lost art, but it is important to your video work flow. In this tutorial I show you how to back-up your footage in Final Cut Pro X using the duplicate project command and by moving projects. Organization is key when editing video and it really comes in to … [Read more...]

How to fine tune your edit in Final Cut Pro X

If you are new to video editing or if have been editing for a while there will be a time that you will need to fine-tune your video. In this video tutorial I show you how to fine-tune your editing using the Range selection tool in Final Cut Pro X. http://vimeo.com/42844950 … [Read more...]