If you've been reading FCP.co over the last year or so, you will be very familiar with Off the Tracks, the film about the birth of the new NLE from Apple. The film has been released today and is available for immediate download. We have a discount code as well!

We have covered the story about Off the Tracks right from the beginning and even kicked off the Kickstarter campaign to help the movie get post produced. 

A year on, the producer Bradley Olsen has finished the film, it has had its debut at the recent LACPUG meeting and is now available for download.

Off The Tracks is now available for purchase on Amazon in the US and UK as well as worldwide on VHX.tv. FCP.co readers can get $1 off the movie by itself or $5 off the bonus feature edition on VHX.tv by using the discount code OTTFCPCO

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Brad explains: "Off The Tracks has taken two years of my life to make from start to finish. Making this project was a challenging yet rewarding experience. It has been fun to get more involved in the Final Cut community. My hope is that this documentary will be used by our group as a tool to to help Final Cut Pro X gain more acceptance in the larger video editing community around the world. Technological changes like FCP X are happening with more frequency in our industry and the more open we can be to new ideas the better."

Brad Olsen filming Randy Ubillos, the designer of FCP and FCPX

"Ultimately this documentary is about how a tool has helped democratize movie making. It is also a product of what it preaches. Final Cut Pro X does empower storytellers and that message was what made me passionate enough to take all the time and energy to make this documentary. It's a real meta sort of thing."

"While I put a lot of myself into making this I could not have done it alone. This project would not have been completed without the support from my backers on Kickstarter and friends who stepped up to see it through. The end result of our combined efforts exceeded my original aspirations for this documentary. It really motivates me to get busy on the next project!"

So grab the popcorn and enjoy 77 minutes of some familiar faces describing the birth of our favourite NLE!

The soundtrack from Caleb Blood for Off the Tracks can be found on iTunes and Spotify.

The FCPX titles used in the film can be found on MotionVFX for free download.