Tutorial Thursday

Tutorial Thursday

  • How to Use the Avid Paint Effect Tool in Media Composer

    Draw shapes to define areas of change with the Avid Paint Effect tool in Media Composer. In this tutorial, we’ll take a closer look at a very simple scene that depicts a rocket traveling through outer space past a planet.

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  • How to Use Markers in Avid Media Composer to Track Revisions

    How to Use Markers in Avid Media Composer to Track Revisions

    The markers in Media Composer are a way to leave comments to yourself or other editors and can play a crucial role in post production workflows. In this tutorial we show you how to use markers to track revisions in the editing process.

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  • Drag in MIDI Patterns from IK Multimedia SampleTank 3 to Pro Tools 11 and Edit with Ease

    Drag in MIDI Patterns from IK Multimedia SampleTank 3 to Pro Tools 11 and Edit with Ease

    Pro Tools has the powerful MIDI tools you need to edit and arrange your tracks with ease. I’ll show you how to use IK Multimedia’s SampleTank 3, an AAX compatible sample player workstation, to sequence included MIDI patterns from directly within the plug-in.

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  • How To Use Dynamic Media Folders in Avid Media Composer Software

    How to Use Dynamic Media Folders in Avid Media Composer Software

    With Dynamic Media Folders, non-creative media tasks such as transcoding, copying, and consolidating can be automated in the background, without disrupting your editorial flow.

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  • Filmmaking: Why Do We Need Color Correction

    Why Do We Need Color Correction?

    We are often asked what a Colorist does in the film & television industry. In this short video we’ve given several examples of why and when color correction can improve a video.

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  • Music: Pro Tools Sound Effects Library Searching Made Faster and More Efficient with New Workspace Browser

    Pro Tools Sound Effects Library Searching Made Faster and More Efficient with New Workspace Browser

    One of the new features in Pro Tools 11 is a completely rebuilt workspace browser that’s faster and more efficient than ever. If you’re looking for a quick way to search your sound effects collection, there’s no easier way than with the workspace browser—here’s how.

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  • Filmmaking: How to Use 120 fps iPhone 5s Footage in Media Composer | Software

    How to Use 120 fps iPhone 5s Footage in Media Composer | Software

    In this video tutorial, I demonstrate how to use 120 fps footage shot on the iPhone 5s in Media Composer | Software. See how to ingest, render, and manipulate this footage.

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  • Filmmaking: How to Create Custom Scene Transitions with the Paint Effect in Media Composer | Software

    How to Create Custom Scene Transitions with the Paint Effect in Media Composer

    I’ll show you how to make a flash transition, a blur transition, and a combo with both, using the built-in Paint Effect. Then you’ll see how to save it as a preset to re-use easily.

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  • Perfect Your Mix in Media Composer | Software with the Power of AAX Audio Plug-ins

    Perfect Your Mix in Media Composer | Software with the Power of AAX Audio Plug-ins

    One of my favorite new additions is support for AAX. Working with audio in Media Composer using the same tools I already employ in Pro Tools is invaluable. See how to get started with AAX in your next project.

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  • Working with Audio in the Track Control Panel

    Tips and shortcuts for a part of the Media Composer timeline that doesn’t always get a lot of attention–Track Control Panel.

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