Option + Command Click in Final Cut Pro X Shortcut

Shortcuts are very important when using any software, but it is especially with video editing software. In this tutorial I show you how to move a connected clip to another clip by using the Option + Command Click shortcut. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaQIpBlziy0 Final Cut Pro X Shortcut … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X Events and Projects Deep Dive

When Final Cut Pro X was launched it completely changed the way projects were handled.  They introduced events which were formerly available in iMovie and linked them with projects.  In this tutorial, I cover events and projects and the root level (finder level) and where they are located along with … [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...]

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...]

How to blur video and key frame FCPX

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How to Green Screen/Chroma Key in FCP X

Chroma key compositing (or chroma keying) is a technique for compositing (layering) two images together. A color range in the top layer is made transparent, revealing another image behind. The chroma keying technique is commonly used in video production and post-production. In this tutorial, I will … [Read more...]

How to record a Webcam video with FCPX (how to start a vlog)

Just about everyone knows what a vlog is these days. If you're not familiar with the term, vlog is short for video blog, and it's a simple way to share your personal thoughts, experiences, or share your expertise with your online audience. Even a basic video with great information can help you … [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 import iMovie projects into Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is here and it's rebuilt from the ground up. It does have many similar features and transitions and effects as iMovie, but this program is clearly more robust than iMovie. Of course there are many things are left out for professionals like XML and OMF export import but I am sure … [Read more...]