Tutorial Thursday

Tutorial Thursday

  • Using the Safe Color Limiter Effect in Media Composer to Achieve Broadcast Video Levels

    Are you planning on submitting your program or spot to a television station? The Safe Color Limiter effect in Media Composer helps you pass broadcast standards with proper video levels.

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  • BCC 10 for Avid is Here—a Major New Plug-in Release for Media Composer

    Find out how to track and mask with less keyframes with the newly integrated ‘mocha’ tracking tools inside Boris FX BCC 10.

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  • Smoothly Ramp Up or Speed Down Your Shots with the Timewarp Effect in Media Composer

    Media Composer has a great tool inside Timewarp to smoothly ramp up or down speed changes. In this video tutorial, Walt Louie describes how to quickly apply these motion effects to your shots.

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  • How to Combine Sapphire Effects to Set Up Custom Transitions in Media Composer

    Creating a new look on the fly has just gotten easier. Learn how to combine effects to create a custom transition with Sapphire Builder in just 5 minutes.

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  • Taking the Shortcut—How to Use the Command Palette and Map Your Keyboard in Media Composer

    Media Composer allows you to easily see and adjust keyboard shortcuts to streamline your workflow. Check out how to use the Command Palette to map your favorite keyboard shortcuts.

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  • Monitor Audio Loudness Seamlessly in Avid Media Composer with iZotope’s Insight

    Learn how iZotope’s Insight provides an extensive set of audio analysis and metering tools inside Avid Media Composer. Watch the video tutorial.

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  • How to Perform Dialogue Clean-up with AAX Effects in Avid Media Composer

    On ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, assistant editor Evan Schiff had the opportunity to tackle new challenges in temp sound editing. Here’s a quick tip on how he easily cleaned up dialogue.

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  • How to Contribute to the Creative Post Production Process from Anywhere in the World

    How to Contribute to the Creative Post Production Process from Anywhere in the World

    Access media and work on projects from practically any device, everywhere, using MediaCentral | UX, a cloud-based, web front-end to the Avid MediaCentral Platform. Whether you connect from a desktop computer, laptop, or mobile device, you get a unified experience (UX) to work whenever, wherever, and with whatever you want.

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  • How to Produce Full, Complex, and Beautiful Acoustic Guitar Tones with Pro Tools | Eleven Rack

    Find out how to use a microphone to route your acoustic guitar through the Pro Tools | Eleven Rack effects, and record the dry tone and effected tone at the same time in Pro Tools.

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  • Setup User Profile Settings to Customize the Interface and Operation of Avid Media Composer

    In this week’s tutorial, Pat Horridge gives us a quick overview on setting your user profile for Media Composer, which you can also import into other versions of the editing application.

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  • How to Create Custom Transition Effects in Avid Media Composer

    See how editor Benjamin Hershleder takes us through making custom a transition effect, adding a sound effect, and saving it all for quick and easy use later in the same project.

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  • How to Recall Your AAX Audio Plug-in Presets from Pro Tools in Avid Media Composer

    Similar to Pro Tools, it’s now possible to load your custom AAX plug-ins presets in Avid Media Composer 8.4. Brian Benoni shows us the details.

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