Day: 2012-03-09

Media Composer | NewsCutter | Symphony | Video Editing

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…

Media Composer | NewsCutter | Symphony | Video Editing

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…

Media Composer | NewsCutter | Symphony | Video Editing

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.

Media Composer | NewsCutter | Symphony | Video Editing

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.