Happy August. I went out Saturday night to see the blue moon, then read in the paper today that Buzz Aldrin's wife died. Seems hard to believe we've walked on something so far away. Thinking about far away, I'm continually stunned by the photos coming back from Pluto. Amazing...!
I've got six new things for you this week: 2 blogs, 2 articles and 2 videos. (I liked the symmetry of it.) After lots of conversations with my team, we've decided to move my opinion pieces to a new "blog" webpage to keep them separate from my tutorials and product reviews. Here's the blog page
and here's the tutorials page
Thinking about my articles this week, both articles and one blog were suggested by readers who couldn't find the answers they needed. I'm always happy to take requests and will write up as many as I can. (I'm working on one now looking at audio filters in FCP X.)
Earlier today I got a tweet from one of our members, Damien Lovegrove
, who sent us a photo from his hotel room in Dusseldorf, Germany, where he was getting ready to tuck into some of our FCP X training while he's traveling. This got me thinking, since our membership lets you access all of our world-class training from
anywhere in the world, where do you train? Studying Motion in motion, or finessing Final Cut by the pool, I'd love to see your mobile learning set-up! In a train, on a plane, or in a box with a fox, tweet or email us a picture today -- @LarryJordanFCP or email me!
Last week's webinar with Jeff Rack
was fascinating. Jeff is a production designer/set designer/sculptor. I spent the session learning how he designs sets for film and theater, as well as looking at examples of his work. Learn more here
We are continuing our redesign of the Digital Production Buzz website. Now, you'll find the individual interview pages much easier to read, with both video and audio interviews posted to the same page. Take a look at an example here
. We are working on improving search, next.
Oh! I should mention that we are trying something different for August -- a 3-day Webinar Sale
! Starting tomorrow, you'll be able to buy a special bundle of FCP X Effects
webinars at a 60% discount. It starts tomorrow and ends Thursday. I'll email the details to you tomorrow morning!
Finally, it is great fun reading the entries for our Creative Truths Contest
. Almost 125 "Truths" have been submitted so far and choosing winners is increasingly difficult. Check out the latest winners below - and don't forget to enter yourself.
Take care, enjoy your summer and we'll chat next week. As always, I love to hear from you.