Learn to quickly color correct in Avid DS using an articulated matte made on the fly. Isolate and color correct the sky, moving objects, articles of clothing and more using this simple technique. This preset is also available for free download from HDhead.com.
Most third party plugin packages contain some variant of glow filter. Once you understand how this effect works it is easy to build one from scratch and customize it in Avid DS. This tutorial uses expressions and property builder available in DS v10. Glow Avid DS preset is also available for free download.
This tutorial teaches you how to use Avid DS custom Rack Focus preset available for free download. The preset simulates camera rack focus and is useful for compositing and design work in Avid DS. The Rack Focus tutorial also explains how this effect works in Avid DS using intermediate level expressions.
https://vimeo.com/2358678 Meet the editorial teams at PostWorks and Evolutions and hear how they tackle the challenge of real-time collaboration by using media asset management and shared storage from Avid. Avid Unity media networks are the foundation for over 4,000 post production companies around the world. Simply put, Avid Unity systems save you time, money, and…
How to create and organize your toolbars in Avid DS
A start-to-finish tutorial on getting P2 and XDCAM EX media into Avid DS v10 through Media Composer Filed under: DS, Tutorial, Avid DS, Avid Media Composer, P2, XDCAM EX
In this episode, Avid Certified Senior Instructor Dave Forsyth shows how you can use Avid Marquee to create customised wipes
Learn how to create composite containers in Avid DS. Composite containers can collapse multiple tracks into a single clip and also allow you to use the powerful compositing features in Avid DS. Download Avid DS presets from this and other tutorials.
Intraframe editing really has a million-and-one uses! Check this one out as we enhance a scene using clone, erase and lighten objects creating a second distant island in the background. This was shot on location at North Head near Devonport which is located on the north shore of Auckland harbour, New Zealand.
In this part we apply what we learned in part one to build two usefull Avid DS effects based on expressions. You can also download finished Avid DS presets from this tutorial. Link to this tutorial part 1
Learn how to create expressions in Avid DS. Expressions are a fun way to create custom effects. Link to this tutorial part 2
How to make the most of Avid user profiles including importing, exporting and copying settings between profiles
So you think you know everything there is to know about the Audio Mixer tool eh? Think again, This is a powerful tool with many facilities to help you “tweak” your audio mix quickly and easily. Check it out! The avid link below has better quality (f.y.i)
You would be amazed (or maybe not) at how few Avid users even know about the Attic folder; much less actually use it! Frankly, the Attic folder has bailed me out of trouble more times than I might admit to. But once you get to know how to make the most of this fabulous feature,…
Ever wanted to blur something in the background but then has something pass in front of it that you did not want to blur? No worries! Check this video out and see how easy it is to do with an Erase shape.