Zach King’s Magical Editing Skills

In this highly captivating 3-minute clip, Zach King, the self-proclaimed “Final Cut King”, demonstrates his editing skills to create what he describes as “magic vines”, 6-second videos digitally altered to seem as though he is performing magic. He calls these videos a “digital sleight of hand”.

Frustrated by the lack of tutorials on how to edit videos using Final Cut Pro, King started his website,, to provide tips and training on using this editing software for visual effects. His videos have since gone on to attract millions of viewers worldwide, and his ultimate ambition is that of a feature filmmaker, preferably working in the genres of action and adventure.