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Video Editing

September 16, 2011 Author:

Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the first part in a two-part series to explain how to set up your script in preparation for editing with ScriptSync! Read More

Part 1: Setting up your Script for ScriptSync in Avid Media Composer

  • September 7, 2011

    Cut to the Beat! Tip for Editing to Music in Final Cut Pro X

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    Want to add energy and momentum to your video projects? Use this Final Cut Pro X tip to quickly line up your video cuts to music beats. Using markers you’ll know exactly where to make your edits. Improve pacing and flow by using music to your advantage! Read More

  • September 3, 2011

    The BIG List: Free FCPX Effects, Filters and Templates

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    We’ve rounded up the best FREE Final Cut Pro X transitions and effects! Add these cool plugins and templates to your editing arsenal! From color correction filters to simulated 3D space plugins, these effects will add style to your projects and increase your editing efficiency. Read More

  • August 31, 2011

    Part 2: Making Metadata Work for you—Performing Sorts and Sifts in Avid Media Composer

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    Bins chock-full of clips can be daunting when you’re trying to find just the right shot. In Part 1 of this two-part tutorial series, we learned how to create custom column information to help narrow down clip information. Now, in Part 2, we’ll take a look at how to sort and custom sift to really burrow down to exactly what we want to find. Read More