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FCG123 – FCPX Creative Summit (feat. Jeff Greenberg)

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The FPCX Creative Summit in San Jose was amazing. On June 26 – 28 the FCPX epicenter of the universe was at the San Jose Convention Center. If you didn’t get a chance to be there, this may be the best way to hear what happened. Jeff Greenberg roped me into teaching few sessions at this event and I had an amazing time. Meeting Jeff and the gang was incredible. I also got to meet Alex Gollner, a regular contributor on this show and had the DISTINCT pleasure of meeting and shaking the hand of THE man that changed our industry. Randy Ubillos. Listen in on this conversation and Jeff and I talk about the event.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Jeff Greenberg – @filmgeek

Mentioned on Show:

AirDrop

Snapchat and mobile editing

Thirty Six

NEKOZE

FCG122 – Subtleties of User Interface (feat. Maciek Kaliski)

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I offered to answer some questions to brand new FCPX user Maciek Kaliski. We discuss various workflow tips and ideas. Part of the reason Maciek decided to give FCPX a try was that according to him “Rippling” doesn’t really work well in Premiere, I’m not entirely sure about that but I think Collision Detection has something to do with his observation.

We discuss the Three subsets of Data in an edit, What You’ve Imported,  What You Like, What You’ve Used, along with Favorites and Range Based Favorites.

I also discover the “broken” Toggle Color Board or “Effects” Command in the 10.2 update.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Maciek Kaliski – @MaciekKaliski

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A great way to uprez Standard Def footage, Blackmagic Design Teranex 2D Processor

FCG121 – Out with the Toilets!! (feat. Dave Dugdale)

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Just when I thought I MAY be able to get my buddy Dave to try FCPX it turns out he tells me he is getting rid of the ONLY Mac he has in the house. This discussion is about what lead to Dave wanting to banish the iMac from the house and things that we can all do to be better computer users.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Dave Dugdale – learningvideo.com – @dugdale

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PLEASE check out Casey Neistat on YouTube

FCG120 – Million Dollar Tesla Trip (feat. Steve Sasman)

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20,000 in 4 months. In an ELECTRIC CAR!!! Steve Sasman may be a bit crazy but what is even MORE crazy is that until I cornered the guy on Meerkat, he was going to cut all of his video blogs during the “Million Dollar Tesla Trip” in Screenflow. I talked Steve into meeting me on Skype on a Sunday afternoon so we could discuss somethings that would help him get thru the VIDEO portion of his trip. As for the driving and dealing with Charging the car up, I am NO help.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Steve Sasman – milliondollarteslatrip.com – @stevesasman

Mentioned on Show:

(things Steve is going to want on his road trip)

G-Drive Thunderbolt

Rode Smart Lav

Rode “breakout box” (very interesting product I found after the show was recorded)

FCG119 – Video Literacy & 3D Text (feat. Alex Gollner)

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Trying to figure out Apple Marketing is tough. Alex Gollner and I try to decipher what happened at NAB 2015 and take a close look at what the new 3D Text in Final Cut Pro X and Motion really mean and ask the question, Do we really need it?

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com@chrisfenwick
Alex Gollner – alex4d.com@alex4d