Tag: basic

Media Composer

Mapping Media Composer Shortcuts

Learn how to configure the go to next edit buttons by using Avid Media Composer’s command pallete. If you’re a Media Composer user, you may have noticed the ‘A’ and ‘S’ keys are labeled as ‘Go to Previous Edit, and ‘Go to Next Edit’. That’s true.  However, these keys also send you directly into trim

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Tag ’em fast!

A quick way to tag your footage with Meta-data. Add custom columns and fill ’em up! Create custom columns with metadata in Avid Media Composer.

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Avid in FCPv7’s Clothing

You switched from FCPv7 but now instinctively press the wrong keys and reach for buttons that are’t there? By Customizing Media Composer, it can act a bit more like FCPv7. In this tutorial from Avid’s Canadian Training Partner, Splice Training, we learn how to customize the appearance of the Timeline and Composer Monitor, as well

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Marquee’s Animation Mode + The Hidden Keyframe Curves

Avid Marquee is capable of easy 2D and 3D animation, but it might not be obvious at first glance because the animation controls are hidden. Switching Toolsets is all it takes to reveal them. This video explains how. For more information, come take a course at one of Splice’s training centres throughout canada.

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Avid Marquee: Re-creating the Lord of the Rings Logo PART 2 of 2

In this lesson, we re-create the Lord of the Rings logo using Avid Marquee. The logo is challenging in that various characters have different sizes, so we use that to gain a better understanding of the Text Box, as well as the relationship between Text Boxes, Groups and Characters, which can be viewed in the

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Avid Marquee: Re-creating the Lord of the Rings Logo PART 1 of 2

In this lesson, we re-create the Lord of the Rings logo using Avid Marquee. The logo is challenging in that various characters have different sizes, so we use that to gain a better understanding of the Text Box, as well as the relationship between Text Boxes, Groups and Characters, which can be viewed in the

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Embed Images in Rolling Titles

How do you embed logos into rolling titles? Use Marquee, Import Image and drop the image into a Rolling Text box. Also demonstrates how to setup columnized text.

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Sync Point Editing

A fantastic Tip on how to quickly synchronize a music beat to the Video in the Timeline. Same thing for synchronizing a Video frame to existing audio in the Timeline.

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Getting Our Colors Back!

This tip will show you how to customize Timeline tracks or Bin backgrounds with your preferred colors, not the ones provided by Avid.

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