Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users by Sam Kauffmann, Ashley Kennedy

By Sam Kauffmann, Ashley Kennedy

Far greater than only a software program guide, Avid enhancing is your relied on consultant to uncovering the various layers of 1 of the world's most fun crafts. This publication weaves important enhancing ideas including the powerful Avid workflow, delving deeply into effective modifying suggestions and ideas. In an easy-to-read sort, you'll come upon particular step by step directions for 1000's of Avid tactics, and greater than 500 pictures and display captures make advanced ideas effortless to understand. You'll quickly start to understand the procedure out and in, all whereas enhancing your total enhancing process and skillset.

Geared towards starting and intermediate Avid editors, this booklet publications you thru either narrative and documentary modifying tasks. The accompanying DVD presents professionally shot photos so you might edit, supplying you with a hands-on, learn-as-you-go experience.

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4. Click OK and then click on the Bins tab. Instead of double-clicking a bin icon in the Project window, simply click once to open it in the SuperBin. 19 the bin already there. Source Monitor When you double-click on a clip icon, the clip appears in the Source Monitor. This is where you determine what will be edited into your project. 20). 20 Source Monitor Toolbar 15 Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users The toolbar contains buttons that carry out commands. Click a button with the mouse, and that command is executed.

It will spring into view, replacing the Assembly bin. 3. You are probably in Brief View. Click on the tabs at the top of the bin to switch views. Switch to Text View. Switch to Frame View. Try Script View. Return to Brief View. 4. In the Dailies-Day 1 bin, double-click on the Clip icon for Kate’s Entrance—Wide Shot. The clip appears in the Source Monitor. You can also place clips in the Source Monitor by clicking and dragging the clip icon from the bin to the Source Monitor. 5. You can play the clip by selecting the Play button under the Source Monitor, but I suggest that you get into the habit of using the J–K–L keys on the keyboard.

Create a DVD. Create an edit decision list (EDL) for an online videotape editing session. MPG files for posting on the web. Your system may be set up in a slightly different manner than what is described here, but all systems are fairly similar. Getting Started If you haven’t already mounted the “Wanna Trade Scene” project found on the DVD that comes with this book (or that your instructor has loaded for you), this would be a good time. Make sure you Quit your Avid software if it’s open. Follow the “DVD-ROM Instructions” section found at the end of the book.

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