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Avid Uncut

Author : Steve Hullfish
ISBN : 9781134070633
Genre : Performing Arts
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Leverage the full power of Avid Media Composer with this essential guide from an Avid guru. Master timesaving tricks and techniques that utilize the latest Media Composer features and state-of-the-art workflows. Learn the secrets of the postproduction professionals from box office blockbusters like Harry Potter, I am Legend, Dark Shadows, Men in Black II, Charlie’s Angels, 42, and The Last of the Mohicans, as well as primetime hits like SMASH, Big Bang Theory, Weeds, The Mindy Project, and MythBusters. In Avid Uncut, Steve Hullfish taps into the expertise of the world’s top editors to share in-depth, behind-the-scenes secrets and best practices that will boost your editing and color correction skills to the next level. Five distinct sections cover: Pre-post, including discussion of metadata, prepping ScriptSync, decomposing, and more Settings, with tips on keyboard optimization, bin settings, and import/export settings Off-line workflows on trimming, multicam editing, using Phrasefind, audio, and stereoscopic 3D Effects, such as 3rd party plugins, 3D warp effects, and Animatte On-line workflows for efficiently and beautifully finishing your work, including step-by-step tutorials for RED and ARRI Alexa workflows Also featured are extensive tips dedicated to helping FCP editors switch over to Avid, as well as a companion website (www.routledge.com/cw/hullfish) loaded with video tutorials of the techniques discussed in the book and project files, including RED and ARRI Alexa footage, that turn Avid Uncut into an invaluable, hands-on workshop!

Avid Agility

Author : Steven Cohen
ISBN : 1460985451
Genre : Media composer
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THE ULTIMATE BOOK ON HARNESSING THE POWER OF AVID MEDIA COMPOSER . Filled with hundreds of techniques and profusely illustrated in color, it will help you discover new ways to use the system and do things you didn't know were possible. Written by one of the pioneers of the digital editing revolution, this second edition focuses on Media Composer 5.5. SUBJECTS COVERED INCLUDE: Interface Fundamentals; Advanced Editing & Trimming; The Smart Tool; Find & PhraseFind; Visual Effects & Advanced Keyframes; Color Correction; Titles; Mixing, RTAS & Stereo Audio; Multi-camera Editing; Toolsets & Workspaces; AMA & Media Management; Film & 24p Video; and much more. REVIEWS: "The most ambitious and comprehensive book on Avid Media Composer I've read. Like having a seasoned pro sitting next to you, revealing his trade secrets. If you're a Media Composer editor, rookie or old pro, 'Avid Agility' will make you a better editor, guaranteed!" -- Jonathan Moser, Post Magazine "The quickest path to becoming a Media Composer Jedi Master. Editor and teacher Steve Cohen has written a clear, comprehensively-illustrated and easy-to-understand guide -- a bible on advanced editing with Avid Media Composer 5.x. This book is essential reading!" -- Lawrence Jordan, founder, 2-pop.com & HollywoodReinvented.com "A definitive book about the Media Composer environment. May well be the ultimate book on customizing Avid's unique capabilities for individual creative editing." -- Ray Zone, Editors Guild Magazine "An easy read, logically laid out, and useful to novice and experienced editor alike. I highly recommend this book." -- Frank Capria, Consulting Designer, Media Composer, Avid Technology "Cohen's book will guide you to the next exciting level in the art of editing." -- Edgar Burcksen, CinemaEditor Magazine "An amazing work -- for both new and old Media Composer users." -- Norman Hollyn, Head of the Editing Track & Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts "A very readable, incredibly illustrated book. Consistently delivers magical little tricks that make you say, 'I wish I'd known that yesterday!'" -- Steve Hullfish, Avid Master Editor, colorist, author of four books. EDITIONS: This second edition offers detailed coverage of Media Composer 5.5. You'll find even more information, with a focus on Media Composer 6, in Avid Agility, Third Edition.

Make The Cut

Author : Lori Coleman
ISBN : 9781317567776
Genre : Performing Arts
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First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Avid Assistant Editor S Handbook

Author : Kyra Coffie
ISBN : 0615487750
Genre : Avid Xpress
File Size : 21. 99 MB
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The Avid Assistant Editor's Handbook presents new users with what should be their first experience with this powerful software. Drawing from common Avid assistant editor tasks, the book starts with digitizing and ends with onlining and the final delivery of a show. There is also a comprehensive chapter on multigrouping that details this often-used process and often-encountered job requirement. The Avid Assistant Editor's Handbook provides new users a solid foundation for working in Avid, and it can accelerate an Avid assistant editor's transition to a coveted editor role.

Don T Miss Out On Any Avocado Milkshakes The Art And Joy Of Being A Film Editor

Author : Troy Takaki ace
ISBN : 9781365412479
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 26. 59 MB
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This is a book of advice and stories by a professional film editor.

Avid Media Composer 6 X Cookbook

Author : Benjamin Hershleder
ISBN : 9781849693011
Genre : Computers
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Written in a Cookbook style, it's packed with logically-sequenced recipes to gain deeper understanding of the software. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. The book is designed so that you can read it chapter by chapter, or you can look at the list of recipes and refer to them in no particular order. If you are new to editing with Avid, this book will help you get the most out of Avid Media Composer right from the start. Even if you are intermediately experienced with Avid, you will discover new methods and gain a deeper understanding to take your Avid experience to the next level, with greater confidence.

Modern Post

Author : Scott Arundale
ISBN : 9781317753056
Genre : Art
File Size : 89. 11 MB
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With the shift from film to digital, today’s filmmakers are empowered by an arsenal of powerful, creative options with which to tell their story. Modern Post examines and demystifies these tools and workflows and demonstrates how these decisions can empower your storytelling. Using non-technical language, authors Scott Arundale and Tashi Trieu guide you through everything you should consider before you start shooting. They begin with a look to past methodologies starting with traditional film techniques and how they impact current trends. Next they offer a look at the latest generation of digital camera and capture systems. The authors move on to cover: * Preproduction- what camera is best for telling your story and why, budgeting for post * Production- on-set data management, dailies, green screen, digital cinematography * Postproduction- RAW vs. compressed footage, editing, visual effects, color correction, sound and deliverables including DCP creation The book features cutting-edge discussion about the role of the digital imaging technician (DIT), how you can best use the Cloud, motion graphics, sound design, and much more. Case studies show you these solutions being applied in real-world situations, and the companion website features videos of techniques discussed in the book, as well as timely updates about technological changes in the landscape. www.focalpress.com/cw/arundale

Editing Reality Tv

Author : Jeff Dawson
ISBN : 1935247085
Genre : History
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In the world of reality TV, editors wield incredible creative power. They often are responsible for creating a scene's or even an episode's storyline from nothing but a rambling tangle of raw footage. They are a show's writers, drawing engaging drama from a murky pool of images and comments. As reality TV invades every channel and time slot, the demand for editors who are comfortable with and conversant in the genre's styles, formats, and requirements increases daily. Written in an appropriately casual tone by an author who is well-seasoned in all sorts of reality TV, this guide provides sound advice about finding, landing, and keeping a reality TV editing job. In doing so, it also details the editor's duties and responsibilities, while providing a wealth of invaluable tips and tricks for doing the job well

Final Cut Pro Hd For Dummies

Author : Helmut Kobler
ISBN : 9780764579264
Genre : Computers
File Size : 60. 36 MB
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“Save it in the edit” is a common saying among film professionals. Editing makes the difference between boring vacation movies and exciting travelogues…between the whole dull news conference and the highlights on the evening news. Whether you’re a budding Spielberg, a proud parent who wants two-year-old Junior’s every feat documented for posterity, or a band that wants your music video to rock, Final Cut Pro HD For Dummies tells you what you need to know to edit regular digital or high definition video like a pro. It covers the basics of capturing, importing, and editing digital videos, with detailed how-to for: Organizing your media Navigating the audio and video Timeline tracks and selecting clips and frames on the Timelines Getting fancier with split, roll, ripple, slip, and slide edits Working with audio, including mixing, editing out scratches and pops, and using filters to create effects Using Soundtrack to compose a musical score, even if you don’t know the difference between horns and strings Apply transitions such as 3D simulation, dissolve, iris, stretch and squeeze, and more Adding text for captions, opening titles, and closing credits Color-correcting video Compositing, rendering, and outputting your final product to tape, CD, DVD, or the Web Three bonus chapters online go into more depth about rendering, customizing the interface, and managing media so you can refine your skills even further. Final Cut Pro HD For Dummies was written by Helmut Kobler, a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, owner of K2Films, and a frequent contributor to Macaddict Magazine. Having this book next to your editing equipment is the next best thing to having him sit next to you and guide you through the editing process.

The Art And Technique Of Digital Color Correction

Author : Steve Hullfish
ISBN : 9781136060380
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 37. 16 MB
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Provides direct access to the skills, insights and techniques of some of the postproduction industry's most prominent digital video colorists, delivering practical skills to the postproduction pro seeking to improve their color grading craft. The author interviews and observes 8 professional colorists as they grade a series of real world video images, describing the methods and techniques each artist uses to reach their finalized image. These video images are included on a DVD that allows you to work lockstep with each artist as they grade their images. Though some tools provided may differ from one product to the next, the basic process of video color correction (grading) remains the same. Application agnostic and sure to inspire, The Art of Digital Video Color Correction will further your artistic skills, whether you're an editor, compositor, or colorist, and allow you to apply those skills to the grading process, making your finished image sharper, crisper and more aesthetically pleasing in general.

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