Tag: effects

Media Composer

Boris TV, Episode 176: Digital Disintegration in Avid FX

Boris FX’s Paul Ezzy breaks down the power of BCC Pin Art, an OpenGL-accelerated particle-based 3D generator in the latest episode of Boris TV. This two-fold tutorial shows you not only how to add a “pixel-disintegration” transition (think the pixels from an old-school Atari game) to your footage, but also how to take advantage of

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 90: Intro to Audio Effects

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_90 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe introduces the Audio EQ tool, as well as the Audio Suite Plug-ins. These great tools let you create audio effects like the “telephone” effect, as well as letting you speed up and slow down audio, to make it fit wherever you need it to, in your timeline.

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Advanced Avid FX 6 Training with Kevin McAuliffe

On June 27th, Toronto-based Avid editor and Creative Cow leader, Kevin P. McAuliffe, demonstrated the finer techniques of Avid FX 6 in Avid Media Composer. In just one hour, you’ll discover how to convert bitmaps to vector (extremely handy when a client gives you a jpeg!), clone with the paint tool and BCC Optical Stablizer,

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Learn Media Composer Lesson 68: Advanced Compositing 2

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_68 Advanced Compositing TWO: Network Promo Effect. In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you another great promo technique that you would see during primetime on one of the major networks. These Advanced Compositing tutorials are hugely important to take your work to the next level! Not only are they simple to do, but they

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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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Animate Effects Across Multiple Clips with Beat Reactor

Watch Kevin P. McAuliffe take an audio clip and automatically animate Boris Continuum Complete’s Film Glow effect to music using the built-in Beat Reactor. Many BCC effects integrate Beat Reactor and this tutorial shows you how to easily create animation as well as a neat trick to ensure that the effect animates evenly across three

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Introduction to Text Manipulation in Avid FX

Kevin P. McAuliffe explains how simple it is to input and format text within Avid FX. By using color, gradients, outlines, drop shadows, and style presets, Kevin shows you how easy it is to make your text really pop. Avid FX is included with Avid Media Composer, NewsCutter, and Symphony.

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