FCPX

Introduction to Final Cut Pro @ VIVO Media Arts

VIVO has not disappeared, it’s just gone underground while the landlord laughs and the City of Vancouver steps in to the rescue. I’m teaching my very popular Final Cut Pro X workshop there on July 12th, now EXTENDED by one hour to fill you up with Apply goodness. Total 4 hours (Saturday, July 12th, 1-5pm) […]

Toronto Library is Hiring a Filmmaker for Residency

Toronto Public Library is hiring a filmmaker for a unique and fun job: our Fall 2014 Innovator in Residence. The six-week residency will take place October 20 to November 30 at the Digital Innovation Hub at Toronto Reference Library.   The recently-opened Hub is a learning and creation space that gives anyone with a library […]

Add audio transitions to your entire timeline in Final Cut Pro X!

I finally figured out how to do something that should have been a no-brainer in FCPX: Audio-only crossfades in the whole timeline!  Or add multiple sound-only dissolves at the same time to as many clips as you select. Almost every time I edit, I need to add soft audio transitions between cuts.  All of them.  […]

Long-term archiving projects for Final Cut Pro X

I wrote this email to Larry Jordan, author of the famous + awesome training website for video editors.  I was wondering how the new Library structure in FCPX 10.1 would hobble the economical archivist in me.  Since I end up doing some explaining and pontificating, and his answer is very useful, I figure I should […]

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