About the Author
Alexis Van Hurkman
has worked for over 12 years as a writer, director, visual effects artist, and colorist. He was also the lead writer of the companion book Apple Pro Training Series: Advanced Color Correction and Effects in Final Cut Pro
and Final Cut Pro User Manual for versions 2, 3, and 4,
and of the Shake User Manual for versions 3.5 and 4.
As a postproduction artist, Alexis has contributed effects for and color corrected a wide variety of commercial and independent projects, including a collaboration with Harrel Fletcher and Elizabeth Meyer on The Forbidden Zone
. Most recently he completed the feature Four Weeks, Four Hours
, which he wrote, directed, and produced.