How to blur out information using Screenflow

At Web Video Chefs we primarily use Screenflow, a screen capturing software to record, edit and upload our video tutorials.  We were excited when they released version 3.0 which feature freehand callouts.  This feature helps when you need to hide sensitive information while doing a screencast or … [Read more...]

How to Key Frame Effects in Final Cut Pro X

As a video editor I use effects frequently in my projects. They can vary from color changes, speed changes, and audio effects. In this tutorial I will show you how to key frame effects and change them over time. … [Read more...]

NBC network photojournalist: Jim Long @NewMediaJim Pt. 1

Jim Long is a network news cameraman for NBC, but if you scan the posts of his blog, VergeNewMedia, or check out his Twitter feed, you'll see that he's much more than a news photographer. Some might call him a thought leader in social media, or an influencer. If you were ask him directly what … [Read more...]

How to make a transparent watermark in Final Cut Pro X (FCPX)

In a previous video, I showed you how you can watermark your video using Adobe Photoshop and Premier Pro. In this tutorial, I do the same thing, but in Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). Leave a comment, or share this post if this tutorial helps. … [Read more...]

How to make a transparent watermark for your videos

If you saw our Mark Watson AKA SoldierKnowsBest interview, you probably noticed the watermark Web Video Chefs logo that was added to the upper left corner of the video. That is something I've been trying to do lately, and it's what online video marketer Gideon Shalwick recommends to help drive … [Read more...]

Mark Watson Interview: How to Rock YouTube – Soldier Knows Best

@SoldierKnowBest If you're into tech, gadgets, or everything Apple, and you haven't heard of Mark Watson, AKA SoldierKnowsBest, then you're missing out on timely, informative reviews from THE MAN on YouTube. Watson is a certified YouTube star, but he had no knowledge of video production when … [Read more...]

How to create a cross dissolve in FCP X

Cross dissolves are one of the most popular transitions in videos. They can set a mood and a tone for a video. In this tutorial, Chip shows you how to create one in Final Cut Pro X. This is done by putting clips on the primary story line. … [Read more...]

How to resize your video

Have you ever needed to resize a video you were embedding, but just couldn't figure out how to get the correct ratio?   It's happened to me before.  If you need to change the videos size, you can: do nothing about it, and risk having a video that's too big or small on your site; you can guess the … [Read more...]

Preview: How to make thousands with online video – Gideon Shalwick Interview Pt. 2

In this exclusive members only interview, Gideon Shalwick gets into the meat of his Rapid Video Blogging program to help you jump start your business and drive massive traffic to your Website from YouTube. This is information that you don't want to miss. Shalwick was gracious enough to spend … [Read more...]

Full Interview: How to make money (we’re talkin’ thousands) with your online videos – Gideon Shalwick Interview Pt. 2

I've gotten several requests about part two of my interview with Gideon Shalwick, and he doesn't disappoint. Shalwick is one of the pioneers of online video marketing, and if you've ever wondered how to build your business, drive traffic, and make a ton of money through video, you should watch … [Read more...]

How to edit audio with Final Cut Pro X

Audio is very important to your videos and you should never take it for granted. In this video I go over a few ways to edit audio by using the position tool and using audio keyframes. … [Read more...]

How to make money with online videos – Gideon Shalwick Interview Pt. 1

If you haven't heard of Gideon Shalwick, you're missing out on a gold mine of knowledge when it comes to creating income from online videos. Gideon is an online video marketer, and he's good at it. What does that mean? Well, to put it simply, he's in the business of using videos to generate leads … [Read more...]