"WITHOUT QUESTION!! Larry Jordan is the go to for all video editing & more! Mr. Jordan has decades of experience and knows what we need. He’s not only teaching software, Larry teaches knowledge & experience: Wisdom!" - Oscar Bustamante, Fluid Vision Inc.
Looking for ways to create effects in Final Cut Pro X? This video training is chock-full of ’em! From simple text effects and generators, blend modes and blurs, to corner pinning and green-screen keys – you’ll find tons of ideas in this webinar that you can use immediately to improve the look of your own projects.
Video compression is the final step before you can showcase your project to an audience. Compression determines the ultimate quality of your images and sound. And it is probably the least understood step in the entire video production process. Compression is not rocket science and it isn’t a black art; but it can be complex. This webinar shows you everything you need to know to make your project look great.
When it comes to Final Cut Pro X, Multicam, the new interface, 64-bit memory addressing, and multiprocessor support may get the headlines. But there is a ton of smaller stuff that’s worth learning. And that is what this webinar is about – discovering many smaller features that may not rate an entire webinar on their own, that can make your editing life a lot easier.
Compression is the unsung work-horse of video production today. Its a subject filled with arcane terminology and most editors try to avoid thinking about it. But video compression is the last stage of a long process – and what you do here directly affects what viewers see when they watch your program.
This online session looks at creating titles and effects in Premiere. From simple titles and clip speed changes, to picture-in-picture effects and the brand-new adjustment layers, weâll showcase the effects Premiere Pro CS6 can do.
The trackless audio in Final Cut Pro X has confused a lot of long-time editors. In this session, master trainer Larry Jordan shows you how to edit and trim audio into the Timeline, use Roles to organize your audio, how to adjust levels, and how to use audio filters to clean up your audio, add special effects, and make it sound great.
There are two types of color adjustments: Color “correction” fixes problems, while color “grading” gives your images a specific look. This webinar examines how to fix problems with your images using color correction. In this session, master trainer Larry Jordan explains how to read the video scopes in Final Cut Pro X, how to use the Color Board to adjust the gray-scale contrast and color values of an image, and how to adjust skin tones to make your actors look great.
Mourning the death of LiveType? Well, now, thereâs an answer. Watch as master trainer Larry Jordan shows you how to use NewBlueFX’s new Titler Pro plug-in to create great looking titles in FCP 7, as well as a wide variety of new transitions and effects that can add life to any production.
Adobe has captured the interest of video editors with the release of Creative Suite 6. In this series of webinars, we cover the products in this new series. In this session, we look at how to use Audition to edit audio; along with an initial look at how to set levels and mix it.
Want to switch editing platforms? Don't waste time – this training gets you up to speed in a hurry. Trying to decide whether to buy the new software? Learn what Adobe's new software can do before you spend your time and money. The CS6 release of Adobe Production Premium brought a host of new software with new power, new speed, and new features. This training shows you what you need to know quickly, efficiently, and with a sense of humor!
Adobe dominated the talk at the recent 2012 NAB Show with their announcement of Premiere Pro CS6, and all the related products in the updated Production Premium CS6 release. In this series of webinars, we cover the products in this new series.
Adobe Story gets you ready for production and Adobe Prelude CS6 gets your tapeless media ready for editing. Story was recently updated, and Prelude is brand new with the CS6 release. In this session, we introduce you to both. Host Larry Jordan starts by illustrating the Story interface, then creates a simple script. Next, he shows how Story can share projects for collaboration, track characters, cast, and sets, add camera blocking, then create production schedules and all the reports you need for your shoot.
Apple has been updating Final Cut Pro X at a blistering pace. Version 10.0.3 came out in January, and version 10.0.4 came out in April. Both versions brought new features and improved performance. Join Master Trainer Larry Jordan as he walks you through the new features in both these updates, starting with the latest 10.0.4 release. From optimized preferences, to relinking missing files, to a refresher course on multicam editing, this session can help you make the most of these new releases.
Master trainer Larry Jordan shows you how to master this brand-new software. Starting with an orientation to the interface, he provides clear, step-by-step instruction on how to review and import media, log files, build rough-cuts (which are collections of clips to send to an editor), and specific steps to export files directly into Premiere Pro or Final Cut 7.
Join Master Trainer Larry Jordan as he showcases the latest version of this rock-solid audio powerhouse. Whether you are just getting started, or want to jump into all the newest features, you will learn how to use Audition to setup, record, edit, repair, and mix your projects to perfection. With training designed for the video editor looking for better ways to improve their sound, every movie is filled with step-by-step techniques, shortcuts, secrets and solid advice that you can put to work immediately.
Join Master Trainer Larry Jordan as he showcases the latest version of this rock-solid audio powerhouse. Whether you are just getting started, or want to jump into all the newest features, you will learn how to use Audition to record, edit, repair, and mix your projects to perfection. With training designed for the video editor looking for better ways to improve their sound, every movie is filled with step-by-step techniques, shortcuts, secrets and solid advice that you can put to work immediately.
Plug-ins make any editing software more fun and flexible to use. With the 10.0.3 update to Final Cut Pro X, plug-ins and applications are finally starting to appear. Join Master Trainer Larry Jordan as he showcases almost a dozen plug-ins and applications that offer power, flexibility, speed, and features that extend the capabilities of FCP X.
In this video tutorial, you’ll learn everything you need to successfully start editing multicamera materials. Also, new with this version is the ability to integrate still images with video and audio. This makes multiclips especially useful in editing still image montages to music.
Final Cut Pro X has vastly improved its titling since FCP 7. In this video training session, join host Larry Jordan as he explains the new way to do titles in Final Cut Pro X. Start with something simple â creating a full-screen opening title â and discover how to modify it. Then, go deeper into working with titles as connected clips, adding transitions, changing fonts and styles, spell and grammar checking, adjusting animation, and wrap up by learning how to create a title in Motion 5 so that it can be used in FCP X.
The best way to improve the quality of your picture is to improve the quality of your sound. In this online webinar, host Larry Jordan shows you how to improve your audio in Final Cut Pro X. FCP X has an entirely different â and trackless â way of handling audio. This session explains the basics of audio editing, audio mixing, and the use of key audio filters.
This online webinar looks at Adobe Story. Available on your browser as a web service, or as part of Adobe Production Premium, Adobe Story is designed to help you with writing and planning your next production. This webinar shows you the entire production workflow – from first starting the application to exporting your final script for use in Adobe Premiere Pro to edit your project.
In this online training, host Larry Jordan shows you how to create custom effects in Motion that you can modify in Final Cut. Motion effects can be “published” to Final Cut Pro X, which means it can share the effect AND share the controls for the effect. This sharing is done using publishing and rigs. Publishing allows you to pass the entire effect parameter – say, scale – from Motion to FCP. Rigs allow you to create custom parameter groups and settings. It sounds complex, but once you understand how it works, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to create powerful, customized effects in Motion that you can use over and over in FCP X.
If you have ever worked for a client, faced a deadline, or wondered about the meaning of life, you’ll identify with the sayings in this book. Over 200 witty sayings on the challenges of dealing with clients, meeting deadlines, staying on budget, and coping with the creative life. Submitted by creative editors around the world and gathered into one sweet little PDF reason for living.
This online training takes a close look at the new speed effects in Final Cut Pro X. Apple calls these “Hold frames,” and “Speed Ramps.” However, they are more popularly called: freeze frames, constant speed changes, and variable speed changes.
This session has two parts: 1. How to get audio from Final Cut and Premiere into Audition. 2. How to repair your audio once it’s there. If you are wrestling with audio that needs help, has hum, noise, or is otherwise less than perfect, you need to see this session. Whether you are using Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro 7, or Final Cut Pro X, you can move your audio into Audition and make it sound a WHOLE lot better!
This online training introduces Motion 5 – which is Apple’s latest software for creating motion graphics and visual effects – and illustrates how to create effects with Motion that you can integrate into Final Cut Pro X.
Dialog tells us what to think. Music tells us what to feel. And the timing of the music tells us when to feel it! Rather than concentrate on technology, this online training looks at the aesthetics of adding music to your scene. Where should music be placed to emphasize emotions? How does different music affect the impact of a scene? How does the timing of the music cue enhance, or minimize, the emotion conveyed by an actor? How can sound effects enhance, or diminish, the emotional power of music? If you are looking for creative ideas on using music, you need to watch this session.
Rather than showcase a variety of different techniques, this session works one audio mixing project from beginning to end. This session starts with a finished video edit and shows how to edit additional audio using Premiere Pro, then send the project to Audition for sweetening — adding sound effects, filters, settings levels, and doing the final mix — then sending the completed mix back to Premiere for final output as a QuickTime movie.
Final Cut Pro X has literally rocked the film and video-editing world by completely redefining what it means to edit. For both new and existing users, learning Final Cut Pro X is like learning a brand-new program. Final Cut Pro X is deep, powerful, and sophisticated — if you know where to look. The key is learning how it works without wasting time. That's where this book can help. In this easy-to-read, compact guide, popular trainer and Final Cut Pro guru Larry Jordan takes you through all the components of the software. If you are new to editing, he explains the basics. If you are experienced, he gives you techniques to make you faster.
This online training showcases how to work with double-system sound when shooting with DSLR cameras – using both FCP 7 and FCP X. If you are looking for ways to improve the quality of your sound when shooting with HD-SLR cameras, you need to see this session. We’ll also provide tips on what gear to get and how to make your audio sound great. And, we included the questions and answers at the end of the session.
This online training is designed for the non-designer. Photoshop is an amazing tool for people who want to design beautiful images. But it is also critical in many video productions as well. In this one-hour sessions, host Larry Jordan shows you how to use Photoshop to prepare images for video; resize and deinterlace video stills; repair, scale and correct problem images; and how to use the video retouching capability in Photoshop to fix problems that Final Cut Pro just can’t solve.
In this one-hour, online training, let host Larry Jordan show you step-by-step techniques you can use to make your video files smaller, your compression go faster, and your images look great. Along the way, youâll learn about the new features in Compressor 4 — the new $49 compression program from Apple (And, you don’t even need to own FCP X to run Compressor 4!) If youâre a long-time user of Compressor, watch this to learn the new features. If youâre new to video compression, learn how to put this powerful program to work compressing your video faster, into smaller files, with images that look great.
In this one-hour online training session, host Larry Jordan introduces the interface, show how to set up your system, optimize preferences, create a new sequence, edit clips to the timeline, work with audio (which is significantly different from FCP), trim clips, add transitions and export your project. (We are saving effects for a later seminar.)
In this one-hour online training session, host Larry Jordan illustrates how to use FCP X to analyze video clips, examine media using the new scopes, showcases the automatic color correction tools, and provide a step-by-step guide in manually color correcting clips.
With the release of Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, a lot of Final Cut Pro 7 editors are taking a long, hard look at moving their projects into Premiere Pro. This on-line video tutorial shows you what you need to know to make the switch.
This session looks at what stories and scripts are and provides a wide variety of examples in how to use them. You don’t need to be a programmer to create scripts; you just need a logical frame of mind and an ability to break your ideas down into simple steps.