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June 11, 2011 Author:

You’ve probably often seen the highlight-and-zoom effect in documentaries to emphasize a certain person or object, usually in a still photograph. This technique was popularized by documentarian Ken Burns, and you can replicate it by following the techniques outlined in this video tutorial. Read More

Video Tutorial: Creating a Traveling Highlight “Ken Burns style” in Avid Media Composer

  • May 25, 2011

    Avid Editing Quick Tip: How to Quickly Select Tracks in Avid Media Composer

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    Editing efficiently in Avid Media Composer depends on quick track selection techniques. Rather than clicking and unclicking tracks to perform an edit, use these quick selection tips to get the job done fast. Read More

  • May 24, 2011

    Timeline Zooming Shortcuts in Avid Media Composer

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    Don’t let the mouse rule your editing experience! Embrace keyboard shortcuts when zooming in and out of the Timeline in Avid Media Composer. Read More

  • May 23, 2011

    How to render an effects composite intelligently in Avid Media Composer

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    Editors often spend needless valuable time and drive space rendering their entire sequence. This article discusses the optimal ways to render your sequence that will cut down significantly on both time and space. Read More