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January 31, 2013, 8:27 pm
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, and easy to animate with.
January 28, 2013, 8:55 am
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer's question where they have accidentally deleted footage from their sequence that they need, and they don't have the master clips to go back and recapture/re-import. Is all lost? Not after watching this tutorial. Kevin shows you how easy it is to not only get your Master clips back, but get your footage back into your timeline in no time flat.
January 24, 2013, 2:21 pm
For me, Media Composer 6 was the most important release Avid had done since, er, well, the 1990s probably. Their decision, finally, to open up their products to third party hardware manufacturers was a (perhaps serendipitous) great leap forwards – removing one major barrier to entry for those who were considering leaving another manufacturer’s product, but who had an existing hardware investment. Coupling that with 64 bit performance, a cleaner user interface design, plus other bells...
January 21, 2013, 8:22 pm
The hardware liberation that started in Media Composer 6.0 is continued in the 6.5 update with a toggle for attached devices that releases them, so you can use software-only features without having to disconnect them. This is fine for Avid's own hardware, but third-party drivers need to be updated to make use of the feature or it gives an error message.
January 21, 2013, 2:26 pm
Learning Avid – A collection of useful links I’ve recently bought Avid and so have been on the look out for all the tips, tricks and tutorials I can find. Here are a whole host of the ones I’ve spotted … Continue reading →
January 21, 2013, 9:26 am
Advanced Marquee Techniques Part FOUR: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe expands on his Title Roll lesson (Advanced Marquee Technique #3), and shows how you would go about integrating client logos into your title rolls and crawls. Again, this is a technique that is normally done outside of Media Composer or Symphony, but as this lesson shows, we can do it right here from within the timeline.
January 21, 2013, 9:24 am
Advanced Marquee Techniques Part FIVE: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about applying textures to your text, he shows you why seamlessly tileable elements are the way to go, and even how to manipulate your textures, once they have been applied. Finally, he wraps things up by showing you how easy it is to apply textures to any element you have created inside of Marquee. If you've started creating 3D text inside of Marquee, this...
January 18, 2013, 1:17 pm
There are a few ways of importing RED media into the Avid depending on your workflow and if the DIT is providing transcoded media. RED source files contain a lot of metadata which is useful during certain phases of post production. Because AAF and MXF media don’t retain this information once transcoded, an Avid Log...
The filmmakeru.com team explores the history of color in film in our series Birth of an Art. From coloring in single frames ...
Gordon sits down with Ivan Victor to discuss his work editing 68 Whiskey.
Gordon sits down to discuss the VFX of The Lion King with VFX supervisor Rob Legato
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