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Learn Media Composer Lesson 64: Motion Effects PART TWO

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauli… In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe expands on lesson one by showing you how to create variable speed motion effects inside your MC/Symphony timeline. Most people think that a technique like this requires either a third-party plug-in, or a compositing application, Kevin shows you how simple it is to create some very cool slo-mo’s.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 63: Basic Motion Effects Part 1

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_63 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to create some basic Motion Effects, i.e. – Slow Mo’s, and shows you a great technique that he uses all the time to create a dynamic “isolated” slo-mo effect.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 62: Basic Color Correction TWO

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_62 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues his look at basic color correction by talking about what to do in situations where the color of an image has been altered (incorrect White Balance, for example) from what would be considered “normal”. He gives you a basic overview of the color wheels and how simple

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 61: Basic Color Correction ONE

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_61 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you the basics of color correction by simply adjusting the Setup, Gamma and Gain values to take a shot that was totally washed out, and give it the punch to really make it stand out above all others. The best part about it, is the technique is

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 60: A Proper Fadeout

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_60 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe addresses a common mistake that editors make when doing a simple fade out, shows you how simple it is to fix, and then goes over other “simple fade in/out editorial mistakes” that are easily correctable. This lesson is crucial, as these simple techniques will show your clients your

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 59: Composite 23.98 from 1080i

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_59 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you a fantastic technique on how to revert your 1080i footage back to 23.98 fps for compositing in After Effects (assuming it was originally shot 23.98), and then how to render it out of AE to back to 1080i. No transcoding of footage is necessary, just a

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 58: A Good Day to Die Hard Text

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauli… In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you a lesson "right out of the edit room" with a breakdown of how he created a title treatment for the French Canadian "A Good Day to Die Hard" commercials. Once you see how easy it is to create inside your NLE, you’ll wonder why you don’t

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 57: Animation: Split Screens 4

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_57 In this last part of our look at Split Screens inside of Media Composer and Symphony, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you an introductory look at Matte Keying, and shows you why working with them has a huge, hidden advantage while working inside of your MC/Symphony timeline.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 56: Animation: Split Screens 3

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_56 In the third part at our look at Split Screens inside of MC and Symphony, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how easy it is to take the technique from the previous tutorial, and add realistic motion to the footage inside of the split screen elements.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 55: Animation: Split Screens 2

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_55 In this second lesson in our look at Split Screens inside of Avid’s Media Composer, we look at how to create our own, right from within the MC/Symphony timeline using the standard title tool, and the 3D Warp effect.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 54: Animation: Split Screens 1

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_54 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewers question about a common technique that you see in show’s like X Factor, and that is “How do you build split screen elements inside of Media Composer?” Well this first of four part tutorial shows you how to take a aplit screen element, possibly created

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 53: Animation Techniques: Lists

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_53 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to create a simple list, and animate it in your timeline. Most people get tripped up with which is the better way to do this technique, but Kevin shows your why you might want to consider the 3D tool, as it is simple to use,

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 52: Working with Photoshop Files

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_52 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how easy it is to create, import and work with Photoshop files. There are a few options that come with importing graphics alone, and add in Photoshop files to the mix, and things can get tricky very quick. Kevin shows you the ropes so if creating

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 51: Decomposing

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_51 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer’s question where they have accidentally deleted footage from their sequence that they need, and they don’t have the master clips to go back and recapture/re-import. Is all lost? Not after watching this tutorial. Kevin shows you how easy it is to not only get your

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 50: Transfer Modes

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_50 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer question about the ability to do transfer modes (composite modes) inside of MC and Symphony 6. The viewer is currently using a free plug-in with MC 5.5, but since the plug-in is 32-bit, it won’t work inside of MC6/Symphony 6, as they are 64 bit

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