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Name:
BenB
Title:
Producer, Consultant, Trainer, Author, Composer
Status Level:
Level 5 Level 5 (7,565 points)
Member Since:
Feb 21, 2002
Location:
Southeast Louisiana and across the USA
Biography:
Semi-retired IT engineer, musician/composer, producer, post-production specialist, using and teaching FCP, FCS, FCSvr, Aperture since their initial releases. Apple Certified Master Trainer, founder of Louisiana Cajun Cutters FCPUG (6 years old), Louisiana State University, Delgado College, trainer for macProVideo & Artbeats web sites, owner of the FCPro X University web site.
Expertise:
Media production / post-production system design and integration. Audio and Color for media. Consulted and trained for: US Military, Homeland Security, LA Economic Development, various colleges and universities across the USA, various high end corporations across the USA, various Apple Authorized Training Centers across the USA, etc, etc, etc. Taught at NAB Show 2011 and various other videography conventions.
Occupation:
Producer, Trainer, Consultant, Author, Composer
Homepage:
http://www.bbalser.com

BenB's Products

Final Cut Pro X, OS X Mavericks (10.9.1), FireStudio, FSI LM-2450W, Kona LHi

Recent Activity

BenB replied to text icons

"They are both upper case T's, there are no lower case t's.  Just one icon is larger than the other.  Very different discriptions.   One is"

in Motion 5 3 replies
11 hours ago
BenB replied to need to import a video to fcpx but it won't do I need to convert or rip my dvd first?

"Sorry, not Handbrake, I meant MPEG Streamclip.  Monday morning, not enough coffee in the world to get me going this morning...   I don't th"

in Final Cut Pro X 4 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to How to motion mask without adjusting?

"Not sure what you mean, that adjusting is too dramatic.  You can adjust points of a shape very subtly.  Try typing in numeric values in the"

in Motion 5 2 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to Drag windows across two screens?

"Motion is only one window, not several separate windows.  You can go to the Window menu and set it to show either the Canvas or the Timing P"

in Motion 5 2 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to text icons

"Can you provide a screen shot of your Layers pane?  I've never seen that, I don't think."

in Motion 5 3 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to changing menu sidebar font size

"Nope..."

in Motion 5 1 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to Peachpit "Motion5" p. 54, Step 11 drop-down issue - my screen looks different

"Click the arrowhead to get the color pallet. Click the actual colored box to get the Apple color picker.     Motion has always worked th"

in Motion 5 3 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to Backup advice

"Backup For Final Cut Pro X allows a lot of options that the build-in Library backups doesn't have.  The built-in Library backup only backs u"

in Final Cut Pro X 3 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to Are there live classes for Final Cut Pro 10.1.1

"Online video corses are NOT better in any way to a live class.  Live classes have an experienced trainer/editor you can ask questions of, ge"

in Final Cut Pro X 6 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to Are there live classes for Final Cut Pro 10.1.1

"I'm an Apple Certified Trainer, and yes, there are Apple Authorized class, given only at Apple Authorized Training Centers, or AATCs for sho"

in Final Cut Pro X 6 replies
2 days ago
BenB replied to need to import a video to fcpx but it won't do I need to convert or rip my dvd first?

"Motion and FCPX won't read a DVD directly.  You'll need something like Handbreak to convert it to ProRes 422 first."

in Final Cut Pro X 4 replies
2 days ago
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