It is easy to get caught up in all the amazing technology contained inside Adobe Premiere Pro CC. But, sometimes, its worth taking a step back to look at how to accomplish those simple tasks that we know are there – somewhere – if only we knew where to look. This webinar shows you where they are.
As Larry Jordan was testing and writing about a 2016 MacBook Pro laptop, he realized that many of the assumptions he had regarding hardware configuration for video editing were out of date. This session covers what he learned so that you can make more informed decisions when configuring your system.
Both Adobe Media Encoder (AME) and Apple Compressor recently underwent upgrades. In this week's webinar, we compare the two software to see what's new; along with a look at some of their existing advanced features that we may have overlooked in the past.
Larry Jordan's incomparable Final Cut Pro X (v.10.3) training. Now available as a five DVD set. Includes practice media.
This introductory session is designed for people who’ve never used Final Cut Pro X, but want to learn more. Join Larry Jordan as he introduces Final Cut. Larry’s goal is to explain what you need to know to get started successfully and how it differs from other editing systems.
Apple released the latest version of Final Cut Pro X – 10.3 – just a few days ago. So, this week, Larry Jordan, presents a webinar devoted to highlighting all the new features – both big and small – and showing you how they work.
In-depth video training covering the latest version of Final Cut Pro X – version 10.3. Includes 137 all-new movies, 15.7 hours of totally updated training covering all the editing features – both old and new – in the software.
This session presents a variety of little-known Final Cut Pro X tips and techniques that showcase new ideas, new ways to work faster, and new ways to add some fun to your editing. This session is all about: “How Do I Do This?”
Apple Final Cut Pro can do some amazing things. But, when you combine Final Cut with powerful third-party tools – a whole new world of productivity opens to you. This webinar showcases three: Kyno, Final Cut Library Manager v3 and SonicFire Pro v6.
Adobe Premiere Pro CC can do amazing things. However, when you combine Premiere with some of the powerful third-party tools that a worldwide community of developers has created for Premiere – Premiere's power is magnified. This week’s webinar concentrates on sophisticated tools that enable us to extend Premiere even further.
Up-resing is the process of converting lower resolution video into higher resolution. For example, converting SD video into HD, or HD into 4K. While there is no single, perfect way to convert SD to HD there are techniques you can use to make your conversion look as good as it can. This webinar explains everything you need to know.
Final Cut Pro X v.10.2 is a major new update from Apple and it deserves totally updated training. We went back, reviewed every movie, then created 72 all-new movies to cover all the new features in this update. More focused. More complete. Yet, all with our trademark conversational approach, in-depth coverage and sense of humor.
The best way to learn something is to get started. And, if Motion is something you want to learn, this webinar is a great way to start. In this introductory webinar, we begin at the beginning – using Motion to create custom animated lower-thirds for your Final Cut Pro X projects.
Closed captions are intimidating! But, closed captions are also vital to understanding a movie for anyone who has trouble hearing or speaks a different language. In this detailed, step-by-step webinar, you'll learn what captions are; how to add, modify, and format captions in Adobe Premiere Pro CC; and then how to export your movie so it contains captions.
Just about every video editor wants to know more about audio, but doesn't have the time to study audio as much as they would like. With the June, 2016, update to Adobe Audition CC, Adobe added the “Essential Sound Panel,” powerful new audio tools that are easy for video editors to learn and apply. In this session, Larry Jordan shows how to mix a documentary using these new tools.
Dialog conveys information, while reaction shots convey emotion. Reaction shots reinforce or destroy what the speaker is talking about. In this webinar focused on creativity, Larry Jordan illustrates the power of reaction shots; first using scene analysis, then by adding and adjusting reaction shots in a dramatic scene.
Last week, Adobe released updates to all their audio and video software. In this week’s session, host Larry Jordan highlights all the principle new features and shows how to put them to work in your projects.
For many of us, video compression is an arcane, bizarre science. But it doesn’t have to be. In this session, host Larry Jordan illustrates the basics of video compression using Apple Compressor 4.2.x.
For many of us, video compression is an arcane, bizarre science. But it doesn’t have to be. In this session, host Larry Jordan explains the basics of video compression using the June, 2016 update to Adobe Media Encoder.
Your edit is done. Now its time to make your images look “perfect.” That's where color correction and grading come in. If color is a mystery to you, or the only color tool you know is the automatic color corrector, then this presentation can change your life.
Masks allow us to modify or hide portions of an image. Masks are highly-versatile tools in Premiere Pro and the new auto-tracking tools make them almost indispensable. Learn how they work in this webinar.
Masks allow us to modify or hide portions of an image. While most often used in chroma (or green-screen) keys, masks have a wide variety of uses. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to use them in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
Blend modes allow us to add texture to text, change the look of clips, even create unusual and eye-catching effects. Blend modes exist in Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion and virtually every other video and graphics editing application. Larry Jordan shows how to use them in this webinar.
Changing clip speed (also called “retiming”) creates dramatic effects – from high-speed time-lapse to extreme slow motion. Final Cut Pro X provides a wide-variety of techniques to change the speed of a clip. During this session, Larry Jordan illustrates dozens of ways to change clip speed.
Video compression makes our media files small enough that they can be stored and viewed on the web. Sounds easy – but it isn't. This webinar covers the basics of compression, then shows how to compress files in Adobe Media Encoder and Apple Compressor.
Green-screen effects, also called “chroma-key effects,” allow us to easily insert a foreground actor into a different background. But, exactly, HOW do you do this? This session starts by showing how to set, light and record green-screen shots in the studio, then creating the finished effects in Apple Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
Drones are THE hot topic today. But, the FAA changed ALL the rules at the end of December last year. What do you need to know to fly a drone safely and successfully? Which drone is right for your project? What are the rules? How do drones work? This session explains everything you need to know.
This “Super Bundle” includes two of our most popular bundles – “Master Motion 5” and “Master Compressor 4.2” – available together for the first time at a very special price.
Media management is defined as: “the process of organizing, importing and keywording media prior to and during editing.” Sounds simple, but it isn’t. This week, our goal is to answer all your questions.
Just a few days ago, Adobe released the Nov. 2015 upgrades for all their audio and video applications. Join host Larry Jordan as he illustrates the new features in Adobe Premiere, Audition and Adobe Media Encoder.
The best drama, dance and music videos all start with a story. But, from there, they quickly diverge. This webinar looks at the differences between drama, music and dance. Watch as Larry Jordan explores different editing techniques and explains the challenges of editing dance; featuring some lovely break-dance footage from Antics Performance.
The brand-new iPhone 6s now shoots 4K video! But, what do you need to know to shoot, transfer, and edit this new format? In this in-depth session, Larry Jordan explains everything you need to know to work with 4K video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
We all know we need to archive our projects for the long-term. But… how? This session explains archiving to someone who is currently using hard disks and looking for something more secure. Larry Jordan shows how to “Protect Your Stuff” using both the hardware and software needed for long-term archiving.
The brand-new iPhone 6s now shoots 4K video! But, what do you need to know to shoot, transfer, edit and stabilize this new format? In this in-depth session, Larry Jordan explains everything you need to know to work with 4K video in Final Cut Pro X.
This week, we take Apple Final Cut or Adobe Premiere projects and move them into Adobe Audition – a high-power, professional audio-editing application – to maximize the quality of our audio. Audition is ideal for precision audio editing, repair and final mix.
The best way to improve a video is to improve its sound. In this three-class series, Larry Jordan starts at the beginning and explains exactly what you need to know to make your audio sound great.