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Learn Media Composer Lesson 20: Avid Title Tool Part TWO

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_20 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues his look at the Avid Title Tool by going over simple Kerning and Leading, how to create shapes, saving Style Sheets, and even how to create a simple stacked title, save it, and then animate it into your timeline. Once you watch this tutorial, you will quickly

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 19: Avid Title Tool Part ONE

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_19 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe starts off his look at the Avid Title tool by talking about the basics, like the setup and launching of the title tool, creation of text, adjusting colors, adding shadows, and saving out to your timeline. Once you’ve watched this lesson, you’ll be able to create a basic

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 18: Migrating FCP7 Project to MC

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_18 In this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you, with the help of a free 3rd Party Plug-in, how to take all of your current and legacy FCP7 projects, and convert not only the sequence, but the actual media itself over to use in your new MC or Symphony setup. Once you see how easy

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 17: Adjusting Clips Part TWO

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_17 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe looks at both Basic trimming, as well as advanced trimming and the fantastic Smart Tools. This tool combines what we’ve covered in both parts of our adjusting clips lesson to give you one tool that will let you do everything.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 16: Adjusting Clips Part ONE

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_16 Now that you’ve edited clips into your timeline, in this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to move clips around inside of your edits using the Segment Modes feature, accessed right from within your timeline. This is a must watch lesson for FCP7 or any editor switching to Media Composer, as it shows

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Learn Avid’s Media Composer Lesson 15: Effects: 3D Warp Tool

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_15 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you an introduction to effects work inside of Media Composer, by showing you the 3D Warp Tool. It’s the equivalent to the clip based parameter adjustments (Scale, Position, Rotation, etc) you can make inside of FCP or Premiere Pro CS6. This is going to be your “go

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Learn Avid’s Media Composer Lesson 14: Basic Transitions

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_14 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about working with basic transitions in your timeline. He shows you the long way, and the short way to access the effects, and also shows you everything you need to know to adjust transitions once they’ve been applied in your timeline, as well as quick ways to

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 12: Settings Wrap Up

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_12 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe wraps up his look at the main settings you will need to get up and running in Media Composer by looking at the Marquee Title, Media Creation, Timeline and Workspace settings.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 11: Importing & AMA Linking To

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_11 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you the last two “common” ways to bring footage into Media Composer, and that is importing and AMA linking to, and discusses why it’s important that FCP editors switching to Media Composer are going to want to pick the right one, so they are up and running

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 10: Keyboard Settings

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_10 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses probably the most important setting, and that is the keyboard setting. He also shows you, how in conjunction with the command palette, you will be able to map just about any command to any button on your keyboard or editing interface, and even talks about why you

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 9: Export Settings

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_9 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about export settings, and how with a little forward thinking, you will be able to create multiple export templates, so exporting your final product is as simple as clicking a little checkbox.

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Learn Avid’s Media Composer Lesson 8 – Composer Settings

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_8 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about organizing your editing interface by adjusting your Composer settings. These settings, if used and set correctly, will give you all the timecode information you need when editing, without having to searching through bins to find it.

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 7: Capturing Part TWO

http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_7 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe picks up right where he left off in part 1, and shows you how to log clips for batch capturing, and then gets in and shows you the capture settings you’re going to want to know, to get your footage into Media Composer as quickly as possible. He

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 6: Capturing Part ONE

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_6 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues his talk about settings, this time talking about the capture setting, and he gives a tour of the capture tool, and gives some tips on how to get yourself even more organized when you are editing.

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