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St. Louis Final Cut Pro Users Group Announces New Creative Training Series

One-on-One Training from industry professionals

Are you having issues with Final Cut and can’t find answers on the popular blogs, forums and online tutorials? Need help with editing or stuck on creating graphics in Photoshop and After Effects? Want to learn more about Apple Motion?

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Downloading Videos from YouTube: Easy as Mac and Cheese

Hi All,

Let’s say your “friend” has a YouTube channel and has given you permission to use their video.  In the past, there have been numerous ways to download video, but recently, YouTube has changed the way that video is presented making it hard to download this video.

After some exhaustive searches, More >

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The Year After: FCP X

Stay Tuned:  Tim Snider will be giving us a review of the new Premiere in the near future! The Year After:  FCP X A year after the premature launch of a product with warm (at best) reviews, I thought it a good idea to finally have a peek at the progeny More >

NAB update 2012

Imagine a dusty southwestern town in the desert.  A town with saloons, gambling, brothels, shady men, wayward women and all sorts of wandering salesmen pitching their wares of snake oil and promises of a better life.  Now throw in about 70,000 geeks, over 1500 vendors touting today’s cutting edge gear More >
Free FCP X Lessons

Free FCP X Workshops coming to the Apple Store!

Thank you to Jason Pollock who found this article from the Apple store.


The Apple Store at West County will be offering (2) Final Cut Pro X workshops during the evening in March. Each workshop will run approximately 50-55 minutes and offer a general overview at some of the new key More >

Future of Production Posted!

Hi Everyone,

Thank you for the wonderful turnout.  We hope that this forum was a start in helping you understand where we might be headed in the future.

We plan this to be the first of many forums on a wide variety of topics and would like your input.  Your involvement and More >

Future of Production Forum

The St. Louis Final Cut Pro Users Group has asked a group of experts to give their thoughts and answer questions about where they see hardware, software and production technology headed.  We have chosen experts with extensive experience in the production industry, specialists who have worked as Apple employees, professional More >


Free Sound Effects

Lately, in my editing, I feel as if I am exhausting my library of whooshes and sweep effects to sell a transition or some other video move.  In an effort to create unique audio moods and effects and to gain some inspiration, I began searching the web for sound sources More >
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Free Water Color Textures

Free Water Color Textures

I was looking for some textures to use as backgrounds and found these great free textures.  They have high resolution water color textures that would be great as back grounds for Photoshop, After Effects and Final Cut Pro.  I have used these as mattes behind a few More >

Automatic Duck Apps – Released for Free

For those of you who work between editing platforms, and for those of you who I suspect will be comparing editing platforms in the near future, Automatic Duck has released its suite of software for free.  This software (which cost $500 or more per module) is used to create an More >