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Media Composer

Learn Media Composer Lesson 35: Advanced Exporting Part 3

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_35 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you a "hidden" gem inside of Media Composer and Symphony, and that is how to export a multichannel audio file. Most editors think that is is not possible in MC/Symphony, but Kevin shows you just how easy it is in a few short steps.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 34: Advanced Exporting Part 2

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_34 HD to SD Centercut: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the importance of setting your title safe markers correctly to properly downconvert HD footage and centercut it, so that the image fills an entire 4×3 frame.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 33: Advanced Exporting Part 1

ibrary.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_33 HD to SD Letterbox: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you why you don’t need any third party applications to create SD Letterboxed content from your HD footage. Not only does he show you how easy it is, but also shows you a great trick to get around titling issues when downconverting. Note

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 32: Building Custom Transitions

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_32 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to start to create advanced effects inside of MC/Symphony by building some custom transitions. Not only does he show you how to create them, but he also shows you quick ways to apply them to multiple edits, as well as save them, to be used

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 31: Motion Graphics for Motion 5

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_31 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer’s question about rendering an element with a matte key out of Apple’s Motion 5, for use inside of Avid’s Media Composer/Symphony. This lesson is not only great for Motion users, but it gives all VFX artists a look at the proper render and import process

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 30: FX Lesson ONE: Rocky Effect

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_30 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes another look at the popular “Rocky Effect” tutorial he did, but takes things to a whole new level by showing you how to add unique clips to each of the letters, and make something that’s “WOW”, “AMAZING”!

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 29: Media Management/Media Tool

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_29 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about media management inside of your project, and he shows you how to take advantage of the Media Tool to help you shrink those projects down, and free up more room on your bulging hard drives.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 28: Video Mixdowns vs. Collapses

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_28 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Video Mixdowns. They are a handy tool to have at your disposal, and in many NLE’s, creating a “Video Mixdown” is normally a multi-step process. Kevin discusses the pros and cons of using mixdowns, and also shows you why a “collapse” might be a better, non-destructive,

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 27: Music/Montage Music Editing

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_27 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows how simple it is to edit music down to custom durations, and how a one frame dissolve, that’s technically not possible, will help you get out of audio jams. He also shows you how to cut music montages without any video needed. If you work on a

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 26: The Basic Audio Mix Part 2

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_26 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you the other way to do mixing inside of Avid’s Media Composer and Symphony, and we’re talking about the Keyframe Method. This lesson shows you how simple it is to do keyframe audio editing, and also discusses why this might not be your best way to mix,

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 25: The Basic Audio Mix Part 1

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_25 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talk about the setup and follow though for a basic audio mix. Not only does he show you how simple it should be, but he also gives you a few great tips to speed up your mix, and get it done faster than ever.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 24: Audio Mixing Part THREE

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_24 In this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe introduces you to the Audio Mixer, the core tool for audio mixing. He shows you the basics about panning and adjusting your audio levels, and even gives you a great trick to adjust your audio tracks before you even edit them into your timeline.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 23: Audio Mixing Part TWO

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_23 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about a tool you’ll want to have open at all times when working with audio, and that’s the Audio Tool. Not only does it give you a close up look at your VU meters, but it also contains some commands you’ll want to have at your finger

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 22: Audio Mixing Part ONE

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_22 In this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe walks you through importing your audio two different ways, and explains the differences so you can pick the right technique for the right job. He also shows you how to set up your timeline views, and why setting them up a certain way will really save you time

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 21: Avid Title Tool Part THREE

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_21 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe concludes his look at the Avid Title Tool by going over text gradients and transparencies, as well as creating simple title Rolls and Crawls. Once you’ve finished this tutorial, you will have seen over 40 minutes of in-depth training on the Avid Title Tool.

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