Shapiro, Abba

Shapiro, Abba

Video Production and Post-Production Consultant at Abba Shapiro Consulting


Abba Shapiro is an award-winning filmmaker, trainer, and author with over 30 years of experience in the film and video industry. He is an Apple and Adobe Master Trainer. For the past 20 years, Abba has created online training courses covering everything from video editing and color correction to how to shoot, light, and edit an interview. His courses are available on CreativeLive, LinkedIn Learning, and RippleTraining. He is also the author of several video editing books.

Abba is a regular speaker at major broadcasting and photography events, including NAB, IBC, AdobeMAX, the Final Cut Pro Summit, and Photoshop World. His sessions and presentations cover everything from video editing and scriptwriting to all aspects of video production and post-production.

He has worked for a wide range of commercial, corporate, and federal clients, including USA Today, NASCAR, The Associated Press, NASA, Univision, Major League Baseball, Showtime, Viacom, The Discovery Channel, and CNN.

When Abba is not traveling the globe teaching and consulting, he is likely following his passion, chasing light, and shooting photos.


From Still to Motion: Video for Photographers Boot Camp
Saturday, April 13 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM PT
Turning Yourself into a Production Company: How to Expand from a Freelancer to Business
Sunday, April 14 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM PT
Work Faster in Final Cut Pro X
Sunday, April 14 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM PT
Advanced Editing Techniques in Final Cut Pro
Sunday, April 14 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM PT
Final Cut Pro Shortcuts to Cut Your Working Hours
Monday, April 15 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM PT
Low Cost High Value Tools for Content Creators
Monday, April 15 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PT
Work Faster in Final Cut Pro X
Tuesday, April 16 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM PT
Get the Best Results When Shooting Video on an iPhone
Tuesday, April 16 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PT
Troubleshooting Final Cut Pro: When Things Go Wrong, What Can You Do?
Tuesday, April 16 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM PT
Essential Plugins for Final Cut Pro
Wednesday, April 17 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT
Work Faster in Final Cut Pro X
Wednesday, April 17 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM PT