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Title:
Editing with Avid Xpress Pro and Avid Xpress DV
Author:
Avid Technology, Inc.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Peachpit ; London : Pearson Education, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxi, 410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
"Updated for Avid Xpress Pro 4.2 and Avid Xpress DV 4.2."--Cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780321199690
Format :
Book

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Central Library TR899 .E35 2004 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Using step-by-step instructions, real-world examples, screen shots, and an accompanying DVD that includes all of the professionally produced footage used in the exercises, this book shows how to input and organize source footage, edit sync and non-sync material, trim sequences, adjust audio, create titles, output work, and more.


Author Notes

Avid Technology's award-winning team of Education Specialists has extensive knowledge in all aspects of film and video post-production.


Table of Contents

Staff
Introduction
Avid Educational Services
Other Resources
Symbols and Conventions
Comments? Copying the Files from the Accompanying DVD-ROM
Lesson
1 Avid System Overview
System Hardware
Basic Editing Steps
Avid Terms and Concepts
Starting the System
Creating and Opening a Project
Working in the Project Window
Working in Bins
Using Online Help
Review Questions
Exercise: Get Started
Lesson
2 Basic Editing
The Editing Interface
Playing Clips
Marking the Edit Points in a Clip
Creating a New Sequence
Adding Shots
Removing Material from a Sequence
Essential Basic Tools
Review Questions
Exercise: Basic Editing
Lesson
3 Fine-Tuning
Locating an Audio Edit Cue
Trimming
Explaining Single-Roller Trims
Performing a Single-Roller Trim
Dual-Roller Trimming
Additional Trim Features
Real-Time Effect Playback
Adding Dissolves
Review Questions
Exercise: Trim the Rainforest Sequence
Use Trim Buttons
Lesson
4 Additional Editing Tools
Viewing and Changing Settings
Using the SuperBin
Additional Navigation Tools
Mapping User-Selectable Buttons
Using Toolsets
Subclipping and Storyboarding
Review Questions
Exercise: Subclips and Storyboards
Lesson
5 Saving Your Work
Saving Bins
Retrieving Bins from the Avid Attic..Ending the Session
Review Questions
Exercise: Back Up Your Project
Lesson
6 Editing Dialog
Trimming Dialog
Creating Split Edits
Maintaining Sync
Review Questions
Exercise: Edit Dialog
Lesson
7 Working in the Timeline
Using Locators
Adding and Patching Tracks
Configuring the Timeline
Saving a Customized Timeline View
Editing Segments in the Timeline
Slipping and Sliding Segments
Review Questions
Exercise: Work in the Timeline
Lesson
8 Working with Audio
Introduction
Adjusting Level and Pan in the Audio Mix Tool
Adjusting Audio Gain with Keyframes
Automation Gain Real-Time Recording
Review Questions
Exercise: Fine-Tune Audio
Lesson
9 Capturing Media
Setting the Capture Options
Choosing the Video Resolution
Setting Audio Levels
Capturing Footage
Logging and Batch Capturing
Review Questions
Exercise: Capture Video
Lesson
10 Preparing Your Bin for Editing
Using Text View
Adding a Custom Column to a Bin
Sorting and Sifting Clips
Moving Clips Between Bins
Review Questions
Exercise: Organize Your Bins
Lesson
11 Creating Titles
Getting Started
Working with the Title Tool
Formatting Text
Applying Shadows and Borders
Choosing Colors
Saving, Fading, and Revising Titles
Rolling and Crawling Titles
Review Questions
Exercise: Create Titles
Lesson
12 Media Management
Locking Items in the Bin
Deleting Clips and Media Files
The Media Tool
MIdentifying Media Relatives
Review Questions
Exercise: Media Management
Lesson
13 Recording a Digital Cut
Preparing to Record a Digital Cut
Creating Insert, Assemble, and Manual Edits
Review Questions
Index

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