Category: Avid DS

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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

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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

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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.

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Avid DS Tutorial – Edge Blur with Custom Sliders

Learn how to create an edge blur preset for Avid DS with expressions and custom sliders. Nice to have around for green screen compositing or to soften anything containing an alpha channel. Follow along to build the preset, save it, and then drop it into any effects tree with an alpha channel for fast and

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Avid DS Tutorial – Doing Text FAST

Tutorial explaining hotkeys, shortcuts, and best practices for creating and editing text in the graphics module within Avid DS, all the while seeing real-time feedback on your broadcast monitor for immediate WYSIWYG.

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Conform BCC AVX Effects for Finishing in Avid DS

Boris Continuum Complete AVX for Avid DS brings nearly 200 filters to Avid DS Version 10.2.1 and higher. BCC AVX is bundled with all Avid Media Composer and Symphony systems. With a BCC AVX for DS license, Avid facilities are able to conform sequences with AVX 2.0-based BCC effects for finishing in Avid DS.

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Premultiplication in Avid DS Pt 2 of 2

Part 2 of “Premultiplication in Avid DS”  teaches you the general basics of premultiplication. These skills come in handy when you need to deliver graphics elements created in DS to another system. To download Avid DS presets used in this and other tutorials visit hdhead.com Here is a link to part 1

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Avid DS Stereoscopic Titles

Creating stereoscopic (S3D) titles in Avid DS is not hard. This manual takes advantage of the new stereoscopic tools in Avid DS 10.3.1. If you have an older version you can still create stereoscopic titles in 3D DVE, but you will need to take care of the stereoscopic multiplexing yourself. The preset used in this

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Premultiplication in Avid DS Pt 1 of 2

This video tutorial teaches you the general basics of premultiplication. These skills come in handy when you need to deliver graphics elements created in DS to another system. To download Avid DS presets used in this and other tutorials visit hdhead.com Here is a link to part 2

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