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Video Tutorials: June 2013 Archives

Check out this short tutorial on how to create a speed ramp effect using the 'trim to fill' function within Avid Media Composer.

This Avid Training tutorial will also teach you how to slow down the audio so it matches the slow motion of the video content.

Key fundamentals in this lesson include:

  • Using the time-warp 'trim to fill function'
  • Using the time-shift Audio Suite Plugin


Learn how to composite video inside a text layer within Adobe Premiere.  In this example, I'll composite some animated fire inside of a text layer.

This lessons covers the following fundementals:

  • Using the Set Matte Effect
  • Applying a Glow to an Alpha Matte


This lesson focuses on how to use an RTAS audio filter within Avid Media Composer.
Other interesting topics in this tutorial include:

  • Using the track control panel
  • How to use a 3 way parametic equalizer
  • How to create a play loop between in-out points
  • How to move all your audio tracks or video tracks down/up a layer without having to use the segment tool.


This lesson focuses on mixing audio within Avid Media Composer using audio keyframes.

Please note:  Working with audio keyframes has changed since version MC 6.5.  Improvements include the ability to move, copy, or paste groups of keyframes.


Learn how to create a Moving Filmstrip effect using Adobe Premiere.

This lesson focuses mixing audio levels using the audio mixer tool within Avid Media Composer.


This lesson focuses how to configure an audio workspace within Avid Media Composer.  Key fundementals in this lesson include:

  • How to resize an Audio Track
  • Saving an Audio Workspace
  • Linking an Audio Workspace to a timeline views
  • Patching content to additional audio tracks
  • Shortcut to marking clip segments


This lesson focuses on how to edit a title within an Avid Media Composer sequence. It also covers a couple of critical settings that affect track monitoring within Avid.  Hence, even if you are a seasoned user, you may benefit from watching this tutorial.


This lesson focuses changing colors of title tool objects within Avid Media Composer.


This lesson focuses on how to export a movie file from Final Cut Pro X.

fcpx_training.pngTwo export a movie in Final Cut Pro X, use the share function located under the file menu.


You'll notice that most of the export options refer to services or devices. 

You can configure the list of export options available by navigating to the Final Cut Pro preferences menu, or select Add Destination from the File - Share menu.


One particular preset that you may want to add to the list, is the 'Save Current Frame' option.

To export a self-contained movie within Final Cut Pro X, select Share - Master File. 

If you have Final Cut Pro 10.0.6+ you can now export a range of from your project.  To do this, make sure the range tool is selected, and highlight and area you would like to export.


It's important that the range tool stays selected.  This way, Final Cut Pro X will only export the section of the project.  It will also export any connected clips contained within the range.

This lesson focuses on creating a basic title using the Avid Media Composer title tool.


This lesson focuses on mapping  Final Cut Pro X editing functions to the keyboard.  Learning to configure your keyboard with editing shortcuts is critical to become efficient within Final Cut Pro X.


This lesson focuses on exporting a sequence from Avid Media Composer.  Learn how to create customized export settings.


Learn how to search clip metadata within Final Cut Pro X.


This lesson focuses on the basic fundamentals on using an amazing function called 'find people' within Final Cut Pro X.  Using this function will provide an automatic tagging feature that will add meta-data within clips when Final Cut Pro detects a particular type of shot.


This lesson focuses on using placeholders within Final Cut Pro X to create an editing template.

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This page is a archive of entries in the Video Tutorials category from June 2013.

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