What’s the fastest way to learn filmmaking? Get a bunch of iPhones, Macbooks, Final Cut Pro X and Filmic Pro, a ton of mobile filmmaking gear, and go make some movies together. That’s what they did at PBS station WDSE in Duluth, Minnesota with Cirina Catania, Aubrey Mozino, Sam Mestman and We Make Movies’ Smartphone Studio. With the new iPhone 11 now available, we’re pretty excited about seeing all of this go to the next level.
"When I would tell you have to pack everything you need for a year to live, produce and deliver a documentary series from the road into a 4WD and a camper trailer, would you call me crazy or jump at the opportunity?" In this show, we will be speaking to Carsten Orlt who we recently featured on FCP.co, he jumped!
In this article, Sam Mestman looks at each Apple product that can shoot or edit, indicates its place for filmmaking and also tells us which models he recommends. If you re thinking of buying a new Mac, iPad or iPhone, this is for you!
Apple has just announced the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. Faster chips, better screens and of course more cameras on the back. Those phone are nothing less of a computational marvel so we discussed the phones and their implications on mobile filmmaking. A lot of chat, a lot of information and a lot of fun!
Part one of Carsten Orlt's story of the making of the Visible Farmer series was very popular. In part two, he goes into great detail about exactly how he edits with Final Cut Pro X. Lots of FCPX editing tips to follow and knowledge to be had!
Join ex FCPX product manger Steve Bayes, Sam Mestman, Ronny Courtens with host Felipe Baez on our live chat on YouTube. We welcome Steve and Ronny to FCP.co and talk about what we expect from IBC 2019.
We are very pleased to welcome Steve Bayes to FCP.co as a regular contributor. Steve up until a year ago was the product manager for Final Cut Pro X, so although he can't talk about future FCPX plans, we look forward to him sharing his 30 years of post production wisdom with us.
"When I would tell you have to pack everything you need for a year to live, produce and deliver a documentary series from the road into a 4WD and a camper trailer, would you call me crazy or jump at the opportunity?"
We are very excited to publish the first part of Carsten Orlt's amazing Final Cut Pro X user story. Making good documentaries is hard enough, but working from a mobile base adds another level of hassle and complexity!
Dušan Sekulović got in touch with FCP.co to tell us about a music video he produced. Inspired by old black and white films, he explains how everything was edited and composited in Final Cut Pro X.
Apple's Motion is now over 15 years old, so time to give FCPX's backbone companion app a little love. In the article below we take a look back, but the live chat will end up looking forward. Where is Motion going next? What features will the next Motion have and what would Motion benefit from getting. We discuss, live on YouTube!
Emmanuel Tenenbaum's excellent short film Two Dollars is this week's Vimeo Staff Pick. It was edited on Final Cut Pro X on a 2013 MacBook Pro.
When broadcast transmission deadlines are tight, you need an NLE that's fast and robust. John Matthews describes his Final Cut Pro X workflow that enables him to deliver quick turnaround shows to the BBC with ease.