Wanna Switch? – Lesson 6 – Outputting
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Wanna Switch? – Lesson 6 – Outputting

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Switching-NLEs-6 To finish off our introductory look at Avid’s Media Composer, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at outputting both to tape, and to a file. This way, whether you need to output your final show for a client, or get a file ready to work with in After Effects, you’re going to be covered!

Wanna Switch? – Lesson 5 – Effects & Titling
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Wanna Switch? – Lesson 5 – Effects & Titling

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Switching-NLEs-5 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you Media Composer’s "Go To" effect, the 3D Warp, and how easy it is to create basic titles for your sequence. Then, to wrap it all up, he shows a great and often overlooked feature of the basic title tool, that will have you staying in your…

Wanna Switch? – Lesson 3 – Bins and Project Organization
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Wanna Switch? – Lesson 3 – Bins and Project Organization

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Switching-NLEs-3 The focal point of your Media Composer project is your bins, and in this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about bins, setting up different bin views, and the different layouts you can use to organize your footage.

Wanna Switch? – Lesson 1 – Projects & User Settings
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Wanna Switch? – Lesson 1 – Projects & User Settings

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Switching-NLEs-1 If you aren’t happy with the direction that Apple has decided to go, and want to switch NLE’s, this in-depth look at Avid’s Media Composer is for you. Looking at FCP7 and Media Composer side by side, in lesson one, we start by looking at the differences between how projects are handled, and how…

Avid Media Composer Quick Tip 4: Too Many Bins
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Avid Media Composer Quick Tip 4: Too Many Bins

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-bins Ever have the problem of opening a project, just to realize that hundreds of bins have been left open, and it takes forever for a project to open? Well, you’ll never have that problem again with this great quick tip for AVID Media Composer.

Avid Media Composer Quick Tip 3 – Assigning Menu Commands
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Avid Media Composer Quick Tip 3 – Assigning Menu Commands

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Assigning-menu-… In many cases, having to stop editing to find something in a drop down menu can be time consuming, and can break your work flow. In this Avid Media Composer Quick Tip, see how to quickly assign menu commands to buttons to help speed up your overall workflow.

Avid Media Composer Quick Tip 2 – Importing Image Sequences
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Avid Media Composer Quick Tip 2 – Importing Image Sequences

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Importing-Seque… Importing clips into Avid’s Media Composer might seem straight forward, but what if a client has sent you a Targa sequence? Don’t over think the import process, as importing Targa sequences is just as easy as regular clips.

AVID Media Composer Quick Tip – Creating the Rocky effect
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AVID Media Composer Quick Tip – Creating the Rocky effect

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Rocky-Effect People immediately dismiss doing effects in Avid Media Composer, as they think that a compositing application can do a better job. Well, as you will see in this Quick Tip, Media Composer can create some very complex animations very quick, very easy, and in some cases, just as good as After Effects.