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How to add text and titles in Final Cut Pro X

How to add text and titles in Final Cut Pro X

Adding text using FCPX: Final Cut Pro X is quickly becoming the go-to editing software for all filmmakers. There are many ways to add value to your video and one of them is adding text to your clips. Adding titles to your clips is a simple task, however, it’s not always as easy or intuitive […]

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How to add and implement transitions In Final Cut Pro X

How to add and implement transitions In Final Cut Pro X

How to add and implement transitions In Final Cut Pro X: Whilst a lot of you may be familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro and Da Vinci Resolve, others may be starting to explore other avenues when it comes to video editing software. Over the last couple of years, Final Cut Pro X has started to […]

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Top Colour Grading Tips When Editing In Final Cut Pro X

Top Colour Grading Tips When Editing In Final Cut Pro X

Colour grading footage inside FCPX: When editing your footage using Final Cut Pro X, it’s always nice to colour grade it to the highest level, in order to really get the most out of your edit and give it that cinematic finish it deserves. With the new and improved colour correction tools, Final Cut Pro […]

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How to export a high-resolution movie in Final Cut Pro X

How to export a high-resolution movie in Final Cut Pro X

How to export a high-resolution movie in Final Cut Pro X: Final Cut Pro X is one of the leading video editing software for filmmakers. It’s important for filmmakers to understand the best practices to ensure you are exporting your finalised video at the highest level but in an efficient manner. In this article, we […]

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Adobe After Effects: Key features for beginners

Adobe After Effects: Key features for beginners

Adobe After Effects: Key features for beginners. Adobe After Effects is one of the leading video editing programs for VFX. It’s a versatile software that allows you to explore all avenues of motion graphics. After Effects provides you with tools to create incredibly detailed motion effects and allows you to tap into the VFX world. […]

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Our top tips for filming yourself

Our top tips for filming yourself

Here are our top tips for filming yourself: The quality of affordable camera equipment has increased tenfold in recent years and filming yourself has become very accessible. Interviews are ever-present on platforms like YouTube, Linkedin, and Instagram, allowing most people to pick up a camera and within minutes film a high-quality video of themself. Self-shot […]

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Audio editing on a budget: Audacity

Audio editing on a budget: Audacity

Audio editing on a budget: Audacity. These days filmmaking can be on the expensive side. It all adds up with the equipment, production costs, and post-production costs. However, we will look into audio editing on a budget and how you can edit your audio to the highest level without the cost. We will take a […]

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The top free Final Cut Pro X Plugins

The Top Free Final Cut Pro X Plugins

Final Cut Pro X is an incredible piece of editing software that has a large range of tools within the program to really switch up your footage and allow you to edit your videos to look sleek and cinematic. But, sometimes these edits can be time consuming and repetitive, meaning it is an inefficient way […]

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Colour grading in Final Cut Pro X

Colour grading in Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is one of the top video editing platforms out there. It has an incredible array of video editing tools and the tools in scope today are the in-depth colour grading features that will take your colour grading to the next level. The tools provided by Final Cut Pro X will assist […]

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