Avid DS EDL Notching

Before color correcting video captured from tape or imported from files as one contigous clip, it is necessary to place cuts in the material that correspond with visual cuts in the Program. This tutorial By Igor Ridanovic of HDhead.com explains how to place such notches in Avid DS using an EDL.

Avid DS Introduction to LUTs Pt 2 of 2

This is the second part of the DS LUT tutorial. The proliferation of digital camera formats over the last decade has introduced entirely new color management concepts into a once straightforward editorial color pipeline. Although this tutorial by Igor Ridanovic of HDhead.com looks at Avid DS specific color management tools, it also lays down the […]

Avid DS Introduction to LUTs Part 1 of 2

The proliferation of digital camera formats over the last decade has introduced entirely new color management concepts into a once straightforward editorial color pipeline. Although this tutorial by Igor Ridanovic of HDhead.com looks at Avid DS specific color management tools, it also lays down the basic groundwork necessaryto understand lookup tables (LUTs) and their use […]

eyeon Connection for Avid DS – overview

eyeon Connection for DS introductory video – pre-webinar DS 11.02 or later Fusion 6.4 evaluations http://eyeonline.com/Downloads.html click on Eval email – eval(at)eyeonline(dot)com for your evaluation license eyeon Connection download for DS http://eyeonfusion.vfxpedia.com/downloads/connectionDS_1.5.exe

Avid DS Capture Link List

Capture link list is a recently added feature in Avid DS. It gives editors more control when recapturing media from tape or files. This concise tutorial by Igor Ridanovic demonstrates the ease of use and power of Capture Link List.

Avid DS Transport Surface Configuration

This short tutorial from Igor Ridanovic walks you through basics of custom configuration of the new Avid transport surface in DS v11.

DS AJA Custom Launcher

DS AJA Custom Launcher

The newly released DS v11 shares off-the-shelf AJA driver with Media Composer 6 or any other third party application that can utilize video and audio I/O capabilities of Kona cards. Avid recommends users to stop the AJA service to ensure proper video playback and capture. In this tutorial from Igor Ridanovic we learn how to […]

Avid DS Camera Smoothing

Igor Ridanovic explains the manual method of removing unwanted camera jitter from handheld shots in this Avid DS tutorial.

Avid DS Media Purging

This is a boring subject but a necessary one. When you fill up your storage with beautiful pictures you will eventually need to delete some media too. Igor Ridanovic covers several basic ways of media purging in Avid DS.

Avid DS Stereoscopic Conversion

2D video is just plain 2D. Learn how to do a quick and dirty stereoscopic conversion in Avid DS. This tutorial by Igor Ridanovic is based on a SMPTE paper by C. Vazguez and W. J. Tam. The tutorial comes with a free downloadable anaglyph preset available at hdhead.com.

Avid DS Topographic Modeling and Stereoscopic Animation Part 2 of 2

Make sure to watch the part 1 of this tutorial before you move onto the stereoscopic setup outlined here. Sample files used to create the terrain in this tutorial are available at HDhead.com. Direct link to part 1 fo 2

Avid DS Topographic Modeling and Stereoscopic Animation Part 1 of 2

It’s remarkably easy to create and animate 3D terrain in Avid DS, even without advanced 3D skills. The first part of the two part tutorial by Igor Ridanovic focuses on modeling and animation. The second part is dedicated to stereoscopic settings. Sample maps used for this tutorial are available for download at HDhead.com Direct link […]

Avid DS 3D Laser Etching Effect Tutorial

This tutorial from Igor Ridanovic covers a lot of ground in very little time. This is what we learn: 1. Make a bumpy surface metal plate with etched logo. 2. Make a laser beam (it looks so-so, but you can do a better job than this). 3. Make a puff of smoke. 4. Create simple […]

Waving Flag in Avid DS

Learn how to create a stylized 3D billowing flag in Avid DS. This effect is useful for lower thirds, backgrounds and other graphic elements. The tutorial comes with a free downloadable preset available at hdhead.com. By Igor Ridanovic. HDhead.com.

Avid DS Tutorial – Vignettes for Color Correction

Learn how to quickly build a preset for adding a vignette to your clips using the graphics tool and the color corrector as the fill layer in a custom shape.

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