Apple is hosting three UK seminars, tackling both video editing techniques and Mac strategies for small businesses.

Its Real World Effects Seminar will be held on March 5 in the New Connaught Rooms, London, and on March 6 in the Jarvis Piccadilly Hotel in Manchester. Final Cut Pro 3 will be demonstrated running native in Mac OS X. The seminar will showcase video-production techniques using keying and matting, animation and titling, motion tracking and painting, colour correction and audio effects.

Further seminars will be held in the UK, France, Germany, Benelux, Italy, Spain and Scandinavia. Places are free and can be reserved online.

A one-off free seminar, entitled Small-to-medium Business Management Made Easy takes place at the same time and place as the London Real World Effects Seminar. It is designed to teach companies how to harness the power of Macs, cover topics such as AirPort, Mac OS X and Microsoft Office v.X.

Places can be reserved online.