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Larry's Summer School
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Pre-order registration for Larry's Summer School

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3rd-Party Plugins For Final Cut Pro X
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Plugins are magical, because they allow us to do things with our editing software that we just can’t do otherwise. This session highlights fourteen different plugins – from effects to utilities – that make Final Cut Pro X even more powerful… and fun.

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Master Apple Compressor 4.2
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High-quality video compression is critical in today's online world. This complete and up-to-date bundle gives you everything you need to compress your audio and video files faster, easier and better than ever.

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New Features in Adobe Software - 2015
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Adobe Systems just updated all their audio and video applications and this webinar looks at the new features in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 and Adobe Media Encoder CC 2015.

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Faster Video Compression
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This in-depth, online session, hosted by Larry Jordan, explains how to pick the fastest video compression hardware, software, codecs and settings to compress your videos for YouTube faster and still retain image quality.

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Record Great Audio
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How do you record great sound? What mics do you use and where do you put them? What recording levels should you set? Join host, Larry Jordan, as he combines actors with different mics and illustrates what sounds great, and what doesn't, and how to record it in this highly informative webinar.

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Master Motion 5
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You know that you can get more out of Final Cut using Motion. But learning Motion is hard. That's where this training will help. This bundle of six in-depth webinars starts at the very beginning and, by the time you're done watching, you've become a “Motion Master.”

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Get Started with Motion 5.2
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This session is designed for everyone who wants to learn Motion but needs a bit of help to get started. This explains everything you need to know to get started quickly and easily.

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Secret Power Tips for Adobe Premiere Pro CC
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This session focuses on keyboard shortcuts, optimizing preferences and secret techniques that will enable you to get your work done faster.

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New Features in Motion 5.2
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At the start of the 2015 NAB Show, Apple released the 5.2 update to Motion, their motion graphics software. In this webinar, host Larry Jordan showcases the major new features in the update.

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Interview Tips and Techniques
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In this dynamic session, join host Larry Jordan and two actors as they explore a variety of techniques you can put to use immediately to improve the quality of your interviews. This session provides lots of practical examples of what to do – and avoid.

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New Features in Apple Compressor 4.2
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Just at the start of the 2015 NAB Show, Apple released the 4.2 update to Compressor. In this webinar, host Larry Jordan showcases the major new features in the update.

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New Features in Final Cut Pro X v.10.2
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Last week, Apple released the latest update to Final Cut Pro X – version 10.2. In this webinar, host Larry Jordan showcases the major new features in the update. along with a some existing features you may not know about.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Complete
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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.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Complete
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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.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Get Started
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Our training is recognized around the world as the best, most complete video training available covering Final Cut Pro X. Hosted by Apple-Certified Trainer, Larry Jordan, this update gets you started quickly and efficiently with the latest version of Final Cut Pro X. Everything you need to get started – all in one place.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Workflow and Editing
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Our training is recognized around the world as the best, most complete video training available covering Final Cut Pro X. Hosted by Apple-Certified Trainer, Larry Jordan, this update includes everything he’s learned about running Final Cut over the last three years, added new training covering all the new features – plus hidden secrets and features he’s covered in his newsletter – and created this new, revised and comprehensive new title. The 10.2 upgrade introduced major new features that directly affect editing.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Workflow and Editing
DVD

Our training is recognized around the world as the best, most complete video training available covering Final Cut Pro X. Hosted by Apple-Certified Trainer, Larry Jordan, this update includes everything he's learned about running Final Cut over the last three years, added new training covering all the new features – plus hidden secrets and features he's covered in his newsletter – and created this new, revised and comprehensive new title. The 10.2 upgrade introduced major new features that directly affect editing.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Effects
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Our training is recognized around the world as the best, most complete video training available covering Final Cut Pro X. Hosted by Apple-Certified Trainer, Larry Jordan, this update includes everything he's learned about running Final Cut over the last three years, added new training covering all the new features – plus hidden secrets and features he's covered in his newsletter – and created this new, revised and comprehensive new title.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 - Effects
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Our training is recognized around the world as the best, most complete video training available covering Final Cut Pro X. Hosted by Apple-Certified Trainer, Larry Jordan, this update includes everything he's learned about running Final Cut over the last three years, added new training covering all the new features – plus hidden secrets and features he's covered in his newsletter – and created this new, revised and comprehensive new title.

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Cool Effects in Final Cut Pro X
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Effects are a never-ending source of cool things to learn. In this on-line training, join host, Larry Jordan, as he showcases how to use the tools built-into Final Cut Pro X to create some amazing effects quickly and easily.

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Better Video Compression with Adobe Media Encoder
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Video compression is the last step in creating a video project before the audience finally gets to see it. Which means that all your hard work in production and editing can be wasted if you don't make the final video look as good as possible. The problem is that video compression is really confusing!

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Better Video Compression with Apple Compressor
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Video compression is the last step in creating a video project before the audience finally gets to see it. Which means that all your hard work in production and editing can be wasted if you don't make the final video look as good as possible. The problem is that video compression is really confusing!

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Audio in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
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The best way to improve your picture is to improve your sound. This session focuses on working with audio in Adobe Premiere Pro; and touches on how to move files between Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition. From simple techniques such as adjusting levels and pan, to more advanced topics such as multi-channel audio and audio repair, you’ll learn what you need to make your audio sound great.

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Repair Images Using Photoshop CC
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Many documentaries rely on historical photos for their stories. However, many old photos are falling apart. In this session, you’ll learn image restoration techniques that allow you to salvage even badly damaged photos.

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Telling Stories With a Camera
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Presented: Feb. 4, 2015 Actual In-Studio Demos with Actors Each week, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here. Duration: 43:00 File size: …

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Plug-ins for Adobe Premiere Pro CC
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Presented: Jan. 28, 2015 Exciting New Plug-ins Create Amazing Effects Each week, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here. Duration: 43:00 File …

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Audio in Final Cut Pro X
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BRAND NEW! IN-STUDIO PRESENTATION Each week, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here. Duration: 52:01 File size: 603 MB (ZIP file) Format: …

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New Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X
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Presented: Jan. 13, 2015 Exciting New Plug-ins Create Amazing Effects Each week, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here. Duration: 55:35 File …

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New Features in Adobe Software
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Presented: Jan. 7, 2015 New Features in Premiere Pro, Audition, Prelude, and Adobe Media Encoder Each week, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar explaining subjects related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, …

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The Craft of Editing

Available as a collection of downloads, this contains Larry Jordan’s brand-new The Craft of Editing training series.

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Media Management in Final Cut Pro X
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Media management causes more stress for beginning editors than any other task in editing. If you organize your media properly at the beginning, the edit works great. If not, well, you end up spending more time chasing your errant media than you want to admit in public…

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Cool, but Weird, Effects Using Motion 5
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This session is a grab-bag of unusual, but easy to create, effects using Motion 5. In this online session, discover the power of parameter animation, animated brush strokes, and interesting things to do with blend modes and video.

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Advanced Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X
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This online training looks at advanced color correction features in Final Cut Pro X. There is a lot of power hidden under the surface of Final Cut's color correction tools. This session will show you how to use them.

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Audio in Final Cut Pro X
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The best way to improve the quality of your picture is to improve the quality of your sound. But, for many video editors, audio is a mystery. This session provides all the essential audio basics video editors need to improve their sound.

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Improve Your Job-Hunting Skills
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This is Larry's favorite class: helping students and editors understand what it takes to find a job in today's world. Now, more than ever, we are in charge of marketing our most important product: ourselves. What do we need to know to be successful?

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Video Compression Comparison
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Understanding video compression is essential in today's world of digital media. However, many editors are baffled by all the options. This webinar compares the latest version of Adobe Media Encoder with Apple Compressor to help you decide which to use.

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Timing is Everything (in Editing)
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Watch over Larry's shoulder as he edits a series of dramatic and interview scenes to illustrate his points. If you are a new editor, this is a good way to learn basic editing techniques. And if you are an experienced editor, you can use this to brush up your own skills.

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Create & Animate Masks in Motion 5.x
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Video editors have been doing something similar to masking for a long time using the Crop tool. While the tools are different, the concept of hiding portions of an image is not. In Motion, we have a LOT more options when it comes to masking. If all you know about masks are the masking effects in Final Cut Pro X, you are missing most of the best features in masking.

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Create Moves on Stills In Premiere and Final Cut
135

Still images are at the heart of almost every documentary. Stills are fine, but getting them to move is far better. Whether you need to animate old photos, or add excitement when only stills are available, we often need to make still images move.

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Editing as Story-telling
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This video training is different from most of our other webinars. Rather than look at a particular aspect of technology, this examines how the craft of editing helps tell a story. In fact, in this webinar, the specific editing software you are using doesn't matter at all.

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Multicam Editing in Premiere Pro CC
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Multicam editing is ideal for sports and live performance, where you are covering the action with more than one camera, because it allows us to edit all those cameras at the same time. With recent upgrades and improvements from Adobe in multi-camera editing, its time to take another look at it in Premiere.

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3D Space in Motion 5.1
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In this video training, Larry takes you deep into the world of 3D space using Motion 5.1. Building on the belief that the best effects are composed of simple steps that are combined to create stunning visuals, Larry shows you the building blocks of 3D. In fact, he starts by showing how to achieve killer 3D looks without even using cameras, or lights, or sets.

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Still Frames and Speed Changes in Final Cut Pro X
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In this video training, Larry shows you dozens of ways to change the speed of a clip, starting with a very simple freeze frame in the Timeline, then moving into the far more flexible options of a Hold frame. After that, Larry really gets rolling illustrating all the different speed effects in Final Cut Pro X.

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Double-System Sound in Premiere & Final Cut Pro X
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Double-system sound means recording the video on one device (a camera) while recording the audio on a separate device (a digital audio recorder). The benefits to double-system recording are the potential for much higher audio quality, coupled to a wider selection of cameras. The disadvantage is getting all these files synced for editing.

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3rd-Party Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X
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Plug-ins add exciting new effects and capabilities to any software; and the 3rd-party developer community for Final Cut Pro X is especially dynamic! Discover new products from: NewBlueFX, Stupid Raisins, Digital Anarchy, Intelligent Assistance, Tiffen, FXFactory, Red Giant, and Coremelt.

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Use Photoshop for Video
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Whether you use Adobe Premiere Pro or Apple Final Cut Pro X, most of us only think of using Photoshop for still images. But, hidden deep inside the program is a frame-based video repair facility. This means that the same tools we use in Photoshop to fix still images can be used to fix problems with our video, including pixel-based editing.

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New Features in Final Cut Pro X (v.10.1.2)
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The latest 10.1.2 update to Apple Final Cut Pro X added new features and extended existing ones. Plus, it continued to improve media management with the addition of the new Library Properties panel and refined import options. All in all, lots of new things to learn.

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New Features in Adobe Premiere & Audition
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The new 2014 updates to Adobe Premiere CC and Adobe Audition CC added a ton of new features to both programs. This new session showcases what's new.

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Final Cut Pro X -- The 10.1.2 Update

The latest update to Final Cut Pro X contains dozens of new features, including media management, import and export, effects, and much more. Get the latest training for a VERY SPECIAL PRICE!

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Make Things Move in Motion 5
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Apple Motion intimidates a lot of editors, but it shouldn't. We can use Motion to easily create fascinating effects without requiring the programming skills of a rocket scientist or the design skills of a graphic artist. In fact, creating motion graphics to add life to your projects is pretty simple; if you know how.

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Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro X
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Shooting with multiple cameras is increasingly common, especially for performances and sports. However, editing multiple cameras – called "multicam editing" – can be challenging, especially as the number of cameras you are editing increases.

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Create DVDs and Blu-ray Discs in Adobe Encore
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The media world is not yet ready to abandon optical media. In fact, many editors depend upon DVD or Blu-ray Disc sales for a large portion of their income. But the world HAS moved from the standard-definition world of DVD to the high-definition world of Blu-ray Disc.

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FCP X: Create Better Effects Using Blend Modes
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Blend modes, which Final Cut Pro 7 called “composite modes,” combine images based upon their gray-scale or color values. Which sounds weird until you start to play with it. Think of blend modes as "sharing textures between images." What makes blend modes so exciting is that they are easy to apply, yet open up a world of creative possibilities.

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Create Better Titles In Premiere Pro CC
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Text is critical to video projects today. Many of us create titles in Photoshop, but one of the very cool features inside Premiere Pro CC is its built-in titler. In fact, you can do things with titles in Premiere that you can't do in Photoshop! In this one-hour online webinar you'll learn how to put Premiere's Titler to work in your projects.

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FCP X: Color Correct a Scene
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Color correction fixes mistakes. Color grading uses color to enhance the emotion of your story. In this one-hour video training, discover how the color effects, third-party filters and Color Board inside Final Cut Pro X can reinforce and emphasize the story you're creating.

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FCP X Keyboard Shortcuts Mousepad

A BRAND-NEW MOUSEPAD FOR FINAL CUT PRO X 10.1! All New Design – More Keyboard Shortcuts Than Ever!   Can you answer these questions: What do I put under my mouse? Where can I go to find keyboard shortcuts when it’s …

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3rd-Party Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X
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One of the features that makes Final Cut Pro X so exciting isn't even created by Apple. It's the thousands of third-party plug-ins and applications that work with Final Cut. These add effects and capabilities far beyond the basics shipped with the software.

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Integrating Motion 5 with Final Cut Pro X
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All effects in Final Cut Pro X are first created in Motion 5, then saved so that Final Cut can use them. This is great news for anyone wanting to create custom Final Cut effects. Except… how? Even worse, what if you can't draw a straight line without mechanical assistance?

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Media Management in Final Cut Pro X (v10.1)
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The most powerful, yet confusing, new feature in Final Cut Pro X, v.10.1, is media management. The new library, event, and project structure is a big change from earlier versions of Final Cut. This video tutorial takes you inside the application and gives you an in-depth look at how the new media management system works.

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New Features in Compressor 4.1
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The latest update to Apple Compressor – 4.1 – brings with it a whole new interface, faster performance, more compression presets, and a different way to monitor your work. Join host Larry Jordan as he explores the latest features in this software and shows you how to put them to work in your projects.

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New Features in Final Cut Pro X 10.1
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Apple just released its latest update to Final Cut Pro X and this webinar gives you a first look at all the new features. We designed this webinar for those that need more than YouTube, but don't yet want to invest in full-on training. The latest update to Final Cut Pro X sports more than 200 new features; including a totally revised system for media management. This webinar provides an in-depth look at many of them, including several existing features that you may not already know about.

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Learn Apple Compressor 4.1

Join Master Trainer Larry Jordan as he takes you step-by-step through the latest version – 4.1 – of Apple Compressor. This training, which is designed for both beginning and experienced users, starts by explaining terms and concepts to build a firm foundation for the rest of this training. Then, Larry illustrates virtually every feature in the program – from simple settings to full-on automation – that Compressor offers to simplify your compression tasks.

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Video Compression
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As more and more video goes to the web, the quality of our video compression has a direct bearing on the results of all our editing. It is critical that we make our compressed videos look great – whether for YouTube, DVD, or the web. However, figuring out how to make compressed video look great is a bigger challenge than you might expect.

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New Features in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
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One of the exciting things in every update is discovering all the latest features. And, in the 7.1 update to Premiere Pro, Adobe has added a TON of new stuff. From improved performance, to direct links to SpeedGrade, to improved multi-camera sequences, to a whole host of smaller features. Some are calling this Adobe's most feature-rich update since the initial release of the Creative Cloud software.

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3rd-Party Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X
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Editing tells the story, but effects add life, energy, and just plain fun to any edit. And, with Final Cut Pro X, there are literally thousands of different effects to choose from; especially when you expand beyond those bundled with the applications itself. This video training looks at 16 different effects plug-ins, from 9 different developers, that can make your projects stand out from the crowd.

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Job Hunting in Today's Economy
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All the technical skills in the world won't pay the bills if you can't find a job. That's where this webinar can help. Whether you are just getting started or looking for work – yet again – this webinar is filled with tips you can use today.

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Media Management in Final Cut Pro X
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Based on all the questions we get every day in our email, lots of folks find media management in Final Cut Pro X confusing. So, this webinar is designed to provide a foundation for organizing, importing, tracking, finding, and managing media, Events, and Projects in FCP X.

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Cool New Utilities for Final Cut Pro X
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Final Cut Pro X provides a solid foundation for editing your video. And, since Apple added the ability to export detailed project information using XML, things really took off. In this video webinar, host Larry Jordan shows you how to use nine different utilities that can take your Final Cut Pro X projects to entirely new levels.

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Learn Apple Compressor 4

Today, everything we create ends up on the web. This means that if we don't know how to compress our media to make our images look good on the web, all the work during production and editing will be wasted. To make matters worse, compressing video for the web seems like rocket science.

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Adobe Media Encoder: In-Depth
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Increasingly, the web is the final destination for all our work. Whether we are posting to YouTube, Vimeo, or a corporate website, the quality of our projects is increasingly determined by the quality of our video compression. Whether you are working in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Prelude, Encore, or simply compressing video from other sources, Adobe Media Encoder is central to your work.

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Effects Cookbook for Motion 5
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Sometimes our webinars have a plot; but not this one. This session is more like a cookbook – a whole flock of unrelated recipes you can use to create moving text, backgrounds, foregrounds, mid-grounds – we've got grounds for some seriously fascinating new effects that are fast and easy to create.

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Animation and Keyframes in Final Cut Pro X
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A keyframe is a point of change during playback. If nothing changes, then you never use keyframes. When you need something to change – like an audio level, or the position of text – we use keyframes. And we always use keyframes in pairs; a starting position and an ending position.

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Adobe CS6 Video Editing: Webinar Bundle
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Learning video editing is more than just learning Premiere. Included with the CS6 release of Adobe Premiere Pro is a wealth of other software than can make your editing life easier. But learning how to use it isn't easy – good training is hard to find. In this collection of in-depth webinars, we show you how all this software works — quickly, easily, and in-depth.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC: Color Correction
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Color correction is an endlessly fascinating subject and one of our most popular webinars. With the latest release of Adobe Premiere Pro CC, its time to revisit the process of making your images look great. There are three ways to modify the look of your images, and this session covers all of them.

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Learn Adobe Audition CC
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Video engages the mind. Audio captures the heart. The best thing you can do to improve the quality of your pictures is to improve the quality of your sound. And nothing does that better than Adobe Audition CC. Whether you edit with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, or other video editing software, you can use Adobe Audition for your projects.

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Learn Adobe Audition CC
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Video engages the mind. Audio captures the heart. The best thing you can do to improve the quality of your pictures is to improve the quality of your sound. And nothing does that better than Adobe Audition CC. Whether you edit with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, or other video editing software, you can use Adobe Audition for your projects.

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Using Adobe Prelude CC
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"Ingest" is the process of converting tapeless media into something your computer can edit. And the new Adobe Prelude CC is the latest tool to use for ingest — whether into Premiere Pro CC, Premiere Pro CS6, or Final Cut Pro 7. Another benefit to Prelude is that it can be run by a less experienced editor as a way to screen clips before moving them into the editing suite.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC: First Look
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In this session, hosted by Larry Jordan, we’ll take a first look at this recharged application. Part training, part guided tour, take a look at the new features and see how they build on the feature-rich power of the CS6 release. This is a great time to watch, ask questions, and kick the tires before deciding whether to upgrade.

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Color Correct a Scene in FCP X
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In past webinars, we talked about how to read the video scopes and use the color correction tools. This is a great way to learn how the color correction technology in Final Cut Pro X works. But it doesn't provide a lot of help when you are trying to create a “look” for a scene, or trying to get a bunch of different clips to match.

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Repair Bad Audio in Adobe Audition CC
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Sometimes, when production goes perfectly right, we can do our entire sound mix in Adobe Premiere Pro, or Apple Final Cut Pro. But how often is the audio we record on set "perfect?" For those situations where you need to fix problem audio, Adobe Audition can come to the rescue. And showing how that works is what this session is about.

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3rd-Party Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X
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Plug-ins are small pieces of software that are added into an editing application that allow it to do stuff that the editing application can't do natively. The success of any editing software is often directly dependent upon the number and kinds of plug-ins that are available for it.

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Advanced Audio in Final Cut Pro X
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This intermediate-level video training is designed for editors who want better control, or more options, when editing audio in Final Cut Pro X. Join host, Larry Jordan, as he illustrates advanced audio editing and mixing techniques that can speed up and simplify your editing.

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Advanced Compression Tips for Compressor 4
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This video training is designed for editors who understand the fundamentals of video compression, but want to do more, work faster, or push the software further.

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Create Killer Titles in Final Cut Pro X
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Whether you want titles which are clean and simple, or highly formatted and animated, you can create them in Final Cut Pro X. In this online video training, join master trainer, Larry Jordan, as he shows you how to create both simple and complex titles in FCP X. Learn how the formatting tools work, how to modify animation parameters, and how to use the “hidden-in-plain-sight” formatting styles toolbar.

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Create Cool Effects in Motion 5
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Apple invented Motion to make creating motion graphics easy. Except, well, Motion just plain intimidates a lot of folks. So, this video training provides a cookbook approach to creating motion graphics. In fact, there are so many tips, techniques, and just plain cool tricks in this video, that it is almost impossible to list – Larry's outline for this session ran more than seven pages!

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Still Images in Final Cut Pro X
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With the possible exception of media management in Final Cut Pro X, nothing creates more questions than working with still images. In this in-depth video training session, we wade into the quagmire and show you how to import, manage, and edit still images in Final Cut Pro X.

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Using Roles in Final Cut Pro X
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Roles are a new concept in video editing. Introduced with the 10.0.3 update to Final Cut Pro X, Roles allow you to tag similar clips so that you can work with subgroups of your clips based on the tag, not the track.

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Repair Bad Audio in Adobe Audition CS6
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The images are great, the acting is amazing, and the audio is a disaster! Sigh… Now what? In this video training session, you'll learn how to use the audio repair tools in Adobe Audition CS6 to fix problem audio. Now, truthfully, the best option is to make a clean recording in the first place. But, when that fails, it's Audition to the rescue.

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Read Scopes and Color Correct in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
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Color correction is the process of fixing problems with your images. We never intend to shoot bad pictures, but, well, sometimes bad things happen to good intentions. In this video training, you'll learn how to use the video scopes in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 to analyze your images, how and why to correct gray-scale settings, then two different filters you can use to make adjustments.

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Create a DVD or Blu-ray Disc with Adobe Encore CS6
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Watch as master trainer Larry Jordan shows you the basics of creating a DVD in Adobe Encore. Surprisingly, the process starts long before you open Encore. Learn how to create a DVD menu in Photoshop. See how to export sequences in Premiere Pro. Then, learn how to assemble all the elements in Encore. Along the way, you'll discover the speed and power of dynamic

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Final Cut Pro X: Fundamentals
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The hardest part of learning any new software is getting started. This video training is designed to give you the foundation you need to get started right with Final Cut Pro X. This webinar shows you how to configure your system, create a new Event and Project, import media, and how to determine whether to edit using camera native, optimized, or proxy media. If you want to prevent problems and make the most of your system, you need to watch this session.

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Multicam Editing in Premiere Pro CS6
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Adobe made major improvements in multi-camera editing with the release of Premiere Pro CS6. Now, a multicam clip can contain an unlimited number of clips containing audio, video, or stills. This webinar is designed to show you what those new features are and how to use them.

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Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro X
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Apple has continued to develop multicam editing since it's first release in Final Cut Pro X, version 10.0.3. Multicam is the ability to edit recorded media from multiple cameras all at the same time. Typical examples where multicam is used are music videos, theatrical performances, and sports. In all cases, we have a single event recorded by multiple cameras.

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Audio Mixing in Adobe Audition CS6
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It is a truism in media that the best way to improve your picture is to improve the quality of your audio. But how? In this session, we will use Adobe Audition CS6 to examine the process of mixing – combining all the different audio elements in your project so that the audience hears what you want them to hear and doesn't hear what you don't want them to hear.

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Video Compression Shoot-out!
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In this session, we will compare three popular video compression software packages – Apple Compressor, Sorenson Squeeze, and Telestream Episode – to see what they do and how they do it. Join master trainer, Larry Jordan, as he compares each package, examines their strengths, weaknesses, tours the interface, and shows how they accomplish common tasks. The purpose of this webinar is not to pick a winner, nor show how to optimize specific settings, but to provide a common ground of how each works, its specific benefits, and operation.

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Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 - New Features
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The 10.0.6 update to Final Cut Pro X is the most substantial feature update since Final Cut Pro X was first released. And this webinar provides highlights of all the major changes. The key question we are all wondering is: Can I use this version to do professional-grade work?  And that is the focus of this week's webinar: What does the new version do? Can it help me work faster? Can it help me work better?  What do I need to know to use these new features effectively?

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Faster Editing in Final Cut Pro X
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This session is different from most of our events. Here, I show how I cut an interview featuring a guest, B-roll, and titles. Along the way, I'll provide tips that can help you become a faster editor, but this session looks more at story-building than technology.

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Adobe Video Editing: Massive Training Bundle

Learn Adobe Story, Adobe Prelude CS6, Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, Adobe Audition CS6, Adobe Media Encoder and Adobe Encore. All our training starts with the basics and takes you, step-by-step, into mastering all the major features of the software. Whether you are a beginner or experienced user, this training can make you better. 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!

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Adobe Video Editing: Premiere Pro CS6

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 is designed for speed, precision, and power — with significant new features and enhancements. Whether you are a new editor, or making the switch from other editing software, this training will take you inside the software and give you the knowledge you need to become productive immediately.

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Paths, Mattes, and Masking in Motion 5
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Motion 5 is the driving force behind all the effects in Final Cut Pro X. However, Motion is a high-power effects package all on its own. In this session, go deep inside Motion to discover how to create lines, shapes, and masks. In every case, you begin with a path.

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Creating Effects in Final Cut Pro X
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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.

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Video Compression for the Web
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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.

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Cool, Small Stuff for Final Cut Pro X
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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.

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Video Compression with Adobe Media Encoder CS6
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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.

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Creating Titles and Effects in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
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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, we’ll showcase the effects Premiere Pro CS6 can do.

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Audio Filters and Editing in Final Cut Pro X
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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.

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Manual Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X
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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.

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TitlerPro from NewBlueFX
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Mourning the death of LiveType? Well, now, there’s 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.

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Editing Audio in Adobe Audition CS6
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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.

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Adobe Video Editing: Get Started

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!

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Get Started with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
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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.

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Using Adobe Story and Adobe Prelude CS6
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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.

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New Features in FCP X
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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.

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Learn Adobe Prelude CS6
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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.

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Learn Adobe Audition CS6
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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.

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Learn Adobe Audition CS6
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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.

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Apps & Plug-ins for FCP X
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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.

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FCP X: Multicam Editing
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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.

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FCP X: Text and Titles
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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 — creating a full-screen opening title — 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.

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FCP X: Working with Audio
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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 – and trackless – way of handling audio. This session explains the basics of audio editing, audio mixing, and the use of key audio filters.

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Using Adobe Story in Pre-Production
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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.

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Rigging, Widgets, and Wonders in Motion 5
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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.

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Editing Truths for Better Living
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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.

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Changing Clip Speed in FCP X
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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.

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Repairing Audio with Adobe Audition CS5.5
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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!

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Introduction to Motion 5
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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.

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Using Music to Enhance a Scene
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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.

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Audio in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 and Audition
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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.

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Final Cut Pro X: Making the Transition
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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.

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DSLR Video and Double-System Sound
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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.

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Using Photoshop for Video
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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.

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Video Compression in Compressor 4
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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, you’ll 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 you’re a long-time user of Compressor, watch this to learn the new features. If you’re 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.

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Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5
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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.)

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Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X
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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.

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Migrate Final Cut 7 Projects to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.
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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.

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Scripting in DVD Studio Pro
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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.

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Getting To Your First Cut - Norman Hollyn
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This webinar is an essential tool for anyone wanting to learn the craft of editing. (As one participate wrote, “This stuff is GOLD!”) Whether you are a new editor, or an old hand looking to pick up new tips, this seminar can help you bring your stories to life.

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Use Composite Modes to Create Better Effects
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This tutorial explains what composite modes are and how to use them to create a variety of effects. In fact, Larry provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a dozen different effects using tools that you already have installed on your system!

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Still Frames and Speed Changes in Final Cut Pro 7
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One of the significant changes in Final Cut Pro 7 is how it exports still frames (also called “Freeze Frames”) and adds speed changes to clips. This webinar is designed to show you how these new features work and show you some of the hidden features you may not know about.

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Music for the Video Professional - Bruce Nazarian
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Guest Host Bruce Nazarian, The Digital Guy, presents this introduction to creative music for the video professional. Bruce has a long career as a musician, producer, and artist manager. He brings all that knowledge to this webinar to help video producers learn the intricacies of adding music to their projects.

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Particles, Paint Strokes, and Replicators in Motion 4
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If you are wondering what Motion can do that Final Cut can't, you need to see this webinar. Some of these effects are so cool – and SO EASY – that it will make you want to start using Motion immediately to spice up all your projects!

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Making Problems Disappear with Boris Continuum Complete
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In this webinar, Larry Jordan showcases ten filters and transitions that can help fix problem footage using Boris Continuum Complete v7.

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From High-Def Video to Standard-Def DVD
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In this webinar, Larry Jordan walks you through all the steps you need to know to make your video look great on DVD. This tutorial is absolutely PACKED with essential information with detailed tutorials on Final Cut Pro, QuickTime, Compressor, DVD Player, DVD Studio Pro, and Roxio Toast. You don't need to own any of this software to watch this tutorial.

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Archiving Your Final Cut Pro 7 Projects
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Making the right decision about archiving is not easy. Worse, it's a moving target as the answers keep changing. In this session, Larry answers questions sent in by viewers, as well as provide a series of step-by-step tutorials to help you make the best archiving decisions for your projects.

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Mastering Metadata for Post-production - Philip Hodgetts
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After introducing the concept of metadata, the seminar will outline the various types of metadata in use today, such as Dublin Core, XMP, MPEG-7, MPEG-2, and SMPTE-2021 (BXF) – and tell you which ones matter. As well as these metadata standards, the presentation will outline the six types of metadata we can use in post production to take the boring parts out. Then we'll consider which of our commonly used applications supports metadata, and how to preserve metadata when moving between applications.

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Using Mattes and Masks in Final Cut Pro 7
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In this tutorial, we demo eleven different ways to use masks, with a lot of other effects goodies thrown in. Each of these is presented in step-by-step order, so you can use your media to create these effects on your own system. Best of all, every one of these, except one, work on Final Cut Pro 5, 6, or 7. (The exception is the chroma-key example, which is FCP 7 only.)

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Creating a Successful Webinar
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In this session, Larry uses his weekly webinars as an example of how to create your own. He spends a lot of time going through the planning process, listing questions you need to consider as you begin your own projects. Then, he illustrates the tools he uses to create his own weekly sessions.

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Using 3D Cameras, Sets, and Lights in Motion 4
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In this session, we will look at how to create cameras, lights, and sets, then animate them in 3D space. While many of these features also work in Motion 3, all our demos will be in Motion 4.

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Managing Projects with Multiple Video Formats
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Working with multiple video formats in one project is becoming a fact of life. A very confusing fact of life. In this online tutorial, we examine why so many different formats exist and provide a series of roadmaps you can follow that will simplify your editing. Whether you are working in SD, or the many different “flavors” of HD, this session will provide you with valuable insights.

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Final Cut Pro 7 Workflow and Media Management
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This is another in our Fundamentals of Final Cut Pro Series. Designed as an introduction to file management and workflow in Final Cut Pro, this session starts with an 11-step “What Should I Be Doing Right Now?” workflow to help you decide how to complete your project most efficiently. Then this showcases many of the file handling, optimizing, managing, and querying features of the program.

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Advanced Audio Techniques in Soundtrack Pro
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This session builds on our earlier Introduction to Soundtrack Pro. In this online tutorial, we will look at file management, setting scratch disks, some lesser understood tabs, creating submixes, buses, sends, reverb, exporting — and how to conform (reconcile) multiple versions of the same project sent from Final Cut Pro to Soundtrack Pro. It's all the stuff you need to know, after you get past figuring out the interface.

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Create a Blu-ray Disc for HD Video
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The goal of this webinar is to take an HD project from Final Cut Pro and create a Blu-ray Disc for it. However, Final Cut Pro has only a limited ability to create Blu-ray Discs. So this session looks at three ways to create high-definition optical discs: using Final Cut Pro, Roxio Toast, and Adobe Encore. Along the way, we will explore the differences between Blu-ray and AVCHD Discs, standard compression settings and data rates, and take a close look at authoring Blu-ray Discs using Adobe Encore.

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Audio Mixing in Soundtrack Pro
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In this online training, we will send a Final Cut Pro project from Final Cut Pro to Soundtrack Pro for the mix then bring it back to Final Cut for output. This presents the entire workflow of audio mixing a project. We will cover sending projects between applications, reorganizing clips, labeling tracks, spotting sound effects, adding tracks and submixes, adding and modifying filters, setting levels, and exporting the completed mix back to Final Cut Pro for final output.

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Make Multiclip Magic in Final Cut Pro 7
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The key to a successful multi-cam project starts with good planning. So, this session is in two parts: Part 1 covers what you need to think about during pre-production, pre-editing, and editorial to avoid problems and simplify your work. Then, in Part 2, we'll shift gears and dive into Final Cut Pro and show you how to build, modify, and edit multiclips. Whether you are new to multiclips or an experienced hand, you'll discover lots of new techniques to simplify, speed, or supercharge your work!

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Unlock the Power of 3D Space in Motion 4
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This session is for people who have never worked in 3D before. This will take you step-by-step into a brand new world. You'll learn how to animate shapes and text in 3D, and add and animate a camera, add and adjust 3D lighting and reflections. Best of all, no special design skills are required to be successful with this lesson.

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Create Killer Titles in Final Cut Pro 7
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This webinar, which was sponsored by Boris FX, shows you how to use the titling software bundled with Final Cut Pro, then how to extend it when you add the power of Boris Continuum Complete version 7 to supercharge your text effects. Bundled software includes: Title 3D, Text Scrambler, and Title Crawl. This webinar contains 16 different text demos to show you how to make your text look great.

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Make Things Move: Motion Tab Secrets in Final Cut Pro 7
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This is another in our Fundamentals of Final Cut Pro webinars. This time we feature the Motion tab. In this session, we'll look at how the Motion tab works, explain why keyframes are so cool and how to use them, and show you creative ways to harness the Motion tab to create motion effects that you may not have considered. If keyframes scare you and the Motion tab is a mystery, you are going to have a great time at this session. And for you long-time Final Cut wizards, this is a great way to refresh your skills on basic operations.

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Advanced Motion 4: Create a DVD Motion Menu
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In this tutorial, Larry shows you how to create two full-screen menus in Motion – one still and one animated. Then send it to DVD Studio Pro to build into a finished motion menu using buttons, button regions, and overlays.

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Master Motion 4 - Even If Motion Graphics Scare You
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Don't avoid Motion just because you don't understand it. In this training, you'll master the Motion interface, discover the power of Motion templates, create simple, yet effective, animated lower-thirds, and design elegant full-screen animated titles using resources from the Motion Library. This session can remove your fear of Motion forever — and give you a reason to finally let go of LiveType.

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Edit and Trim Faster in Final Cut Pro 7
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This training continues Larry Jordan's Fundamentals of Final Cut Pro series. Most of us taught ourselves how to edit in Final Cut Pro. The problem is, if you are like most of my students, you taught yourself some REALLY slow techniques. Wouldn't it be great if you could edit faster? Trim faster? And rediscover those two things you really miss: sleep and a social life! This session covers the basics of editing in Final Cut Pro. Long-time users may learn something, new and self-taught users absolutely will learn ways to work faster and easier.

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Automate Video Compression for the Web
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This training is designed for folks that want to compress their media faster using the automation tools built into Compressor. If your deadlines are shrinking, clients are demanding higher quality with lower budgets, and you need to get work done faster, this session is for you.

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Creating a Tapeless Video Workflow in Final Cut Pro 7
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Since Larry Jordan published his first tutorial on tapeless media lots of viewers asked him to provide a second webinar that presents an entire workflow for tapeless media for those that are new to the media. So, this session is designed for folks that are new to working with tapeless media. As our example for this training, we will be working with AVCHD media.

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Grow Your Business
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Starting with tips for solo job-hunters, Larry Jordan helps you discover which of your strengths clients are willing to pay for, develop your personal marketing plan, create effective marketing tools, discover what clients really need, learn killer techniques for finding work without asking for a job, and get a detailed look at using social media as part of your marketing plan.

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An Overview of Stereoscopic 3D Video in Final Cut Pro 7
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In many ways, stereoscopic 3D video is as easy to understand as rolling focus. As simple, yet complex, as lighting. Simply put, stereoscopic 3D video combines two video streams into a single image that provides a realistic illusion of depth. In this session, we'll define and illustrate key terms, show you how to create 3D images, explain how to quickly convert a 3D project into 2D, highlight key production techniques, and show you how to setup, adjust, and view 3D video in Final Cut Pro using 3rd-party plug-ins.

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Killer Keys - Creating Great Chroma-keys in Final Cut Pro 7
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In this session, Larry Jordan shows you step-by-step techniques to create good looking keys using Final Cut Pro. Then, we'll explore the power third-party keying software provides to take your keys to the next level. Along the way, Larry will illustrate key points to keep in mind during production to help make your keys look great — from picking the right video format to picking the right background.

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Something Very, Very Close to Magic
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In this tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use hot, new third-party software within Final Cut Pro to solve problems, find missing files, get you better organized, make your actors look beautiful, your transitions eye-popping, your effects killer, even create an edit from a written transcript without typing a word! Many of these plug-ins truly are something very close to magic!

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Create Great Effects Inside Final Cut Pro 7
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Filled with step-by-step, real-world examples, this session covers motion effects, text effects, generators, and shows what the filters in FCP can REALLY do! This also explains hard-to-understand concepts of keyframes, composite modes, and nests. Learn how to use Final Cut Pro to bring your imagination to life!

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Set-up, Optimize, and Trouble-shoot Final Cut Pro 7
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This is the second in Larry Jordan's Fundamentals of Final Cut Pro Series. Nothing generates more questions and confusion than trying to figure out how to best set-up, organize, optimize, and trouble-shoot Final Cut Pro. In this tutorial, Larry shows you how to organize your hard disks, set up a working folder structure, presents a consistent project and folder naming system, optimize key preference settings, and trouble-shoot common Final Cut Pro problems. If you feel like Final Cut is running on square wheels, this session is for you.

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Improve Your Audio Using Soundtrack Pro
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In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you what you need to know to successfully improve the quality of your sound. Starting with a definition of key terms, followed by techniques in both Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack Pro, this session will give you the skills you need to immediately improve the quality of your sound.

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Color Correct Using Video Scopes In Final Cut Pro 7
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In this one-hour session, Larry Jordan shows you what you need to know to successfully understand and use video scopes to improve the look of your video. Using step-by-step techniques and actual media, Larry explains terms, illustrates the four different video scopes in Final Cut, and shows you how to use them to improve your video.

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Working with Tapeless & DSLR Media
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In this one-hour video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you what you need to know to work successfully in a tapeless world. Using step-by-step techniques and actual media, Larry explains how to organize your system, how to name your folders and files, shows you traps to avoid, then, using Final Cut Pro, illustrates how to ingest (meaning “bring into Final Cut”) virtually every popular tapeless video format.

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Video Compression for Web & DVD
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Using Apple's Compressor software, this session is the first in our Compression Complete series and provides specific examples of how to compress video for the web, DVD, and mobile devices. This session also illustrates how to test your compression settings.

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Make Your Still Images Look Great!
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In this session, host Larry Jordan explains why it's hard to make still images look good, shows how to prep your images for video, illustrates how to size your images properly, and shows how to create moves on stills using Apple's Final Cut Pro and GeeThree's PhotoMotion. Plus, this provides extensive tables illustrating how to properly size stills.

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Video Transcoding Compression Techniques
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This session is the third in our Compression Complete series and provides specific examples of how to transcode media using both Apple Final Cut Pro and Compressor; including working with DSLR media.

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Make Your Video Images Look More Like Film
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This session provides theories, suggestions, and examples on how to improve video images quality. It does not discuss specific cameras, video formats, or equipment. Also, this video does not discuss color correction.

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Match Your Storage to Your Media
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This is the first in Larry Jordan's series: The Fundamentals of Final Cut Pro. This tutorial looks at the relationship between video formats and hard disk storage. In almost every case, a dropped frame error is caused by a hard disk that isn't fast enough to support the video format you are editing. In this session, you'll learn how to pick the right storage for your media, avoid problems with dropped frames, and keep your system running smoothly.

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Using the Geometry Tab in Compressor 3.x
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use each of the three sections of this tab: Scaling, Cropping, and Padding. He illustrates how to properly set aspect ratios so your videos come out looking perfect. He also illustrates the differences between cropping and padding, along with how to decide which to use and how to set them. He illustrates all of this using both SD and HD video.

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Hidden Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, I show you how to create three really useful keyboard shortcuts for navigating the FCP 7 timeline. Plus, I show you where to look to explore for more hidden shortcuts.

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Multi-track Audio in Soundtrack Pro. Part 4
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This is the fourth of an extended four-part series on creating and editing multi-channel audio interviews in Soundtrack Pro.

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Multi-track Audio in Soundtrack Pro. Part 3
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This is the third of an extended four-part series on creating and editing multi-channel audio interviews in Soundtrack Pro.

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Multi-track Audio in Soundtrack Pro. Part 2
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This is the second of an extended four-part series on creating and editing multi-channel audio interviews in Soundtrack Pro.

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Multi-track Audio in Soundtrack Pro. Part 1
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This is the first of an extended four-part series on creating and editing multi-channel audio interviews in Soundtrack Pro.

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Using Markers in Final Cut Pro 7
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use markers — starting with what they've always done, then moving into new features, such as setting colors, hiding and revealing markers, navigating, moving and deleting markers, and exporting marker lists as text files. Plus, a new editing enhancement that optionally ties a marker to clips on the Timeline!

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Deinterlacing Video in Compressor
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use powerful new features in Compressor (version 3 or 3.5) to deinterlace your video. Along the way, he provides you with guidance on when it’s better to use interlaced, vs. deinterlaced, footage, which filters to avoid, and then he illustrates a specific, step-by-step technique you can follow to make your video look great.

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Normalizing Audio in FCP
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan explains what normalization is, how to apply it in Final Cut Pro 6 or 7, what settings to use, and what normalization is doing to your clips. If you need a fast fix to soft audio, and you don't have time for a formal mix, this technique can make a world of difference in almost no time at all.

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Setting Audio Levels in Final Cut Pro
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to organize your audio – called checker-boarding – for mixing. Then, he walks you through the process of setting your audio levels with specific settings and examples. He also explains why this is so important.

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Creating Variable Speed Changes
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use the Speed Tool to quickly adjust the speed of a clip using a technique similar to the Time Remapping Tool in Soundtrack Pro.

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Creating an Alpha Transition in fcp-7
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In this tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to create these transitions. He starts by creating a clip with an alpha channel (transparency), then how to use that clip to create your own customized alpha transition. He also shows you how to create an alpha transition even if you don't have a clip with an alpha channel.

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Exporting Clips with Alpha Channels
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In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you what an alpha channel is, how to create a clip that contains an alpha channel, and how to export it so that the alpha channel is retained.

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Understanding and Creating Nests
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In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you three ways to use nests in your daily work: To create a show master from a collection of sequences, To add an effect to a group of clips as though it was a single clip, and To change the processing order so that motion effects are created before a filter is applied.

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Rotoscoping with Photoshop
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Rotoscoping is the process of manually removing a portion of an image in a clip, without using a green screen. In this tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to remove the background of an image – in this case, a cement wall – quickly and easily by combining the compositing power of Final Cut Pro 6 or 7 with the ability to manipulate pixels using Photoshop CS3 or CS4 Extended.

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Final Cut Pro Power Skills
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This quick reference book is filled with the fast tips you need to speed your work. You have the basics of Final Cut Pro down but when it's crunch time, it's the hidden techniques, shortcuts, and workarounds — the power skills–that make the difference.

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Compress HD for Web
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Using Compressor 3, Larry shows you how to import a file, how to preview your video accurately, how to create custom audio and video compression settings, when to use filters, how to deinterlace, and offers a variety of image sizes optimized for HD video.

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LiveType Templates
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In this short, focused video tutorial, Larry demonstrates how to set your project properties to match your video settings, how to create templates for 16:9 NTSC and PAL video, how to create and modify an existing template, how to modify text and effects, how to save a template, and how to create a template preview.

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FCP Selection Tools
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In this short, focused, video tutorial Larry Jordan shows you eight different selection tools in Final Cut that can make your life a lot easier. Discover how the Edit, Group, Range, and Track selection tools work, the keyboard shortcuts you can use to extend their reach, and hidden tips that can increase their power.

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Compressing 16x9 DV
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In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to create a custom compression setting inside Apple Compressor 3 to make your video look great. Covering topics such as audio compression, video compression, filters, deinterlacing, and data rates, Larry will walk you through the necessary steps to make your movies web-friendly!

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Automating Video Compression
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In this short, focused video tutorial, Larry Jordan demonstrates how to create a compressor droplet from existing settings, where to store media, how to apply the droplet, plus many helpful tips along the way!

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Converting HDV Into DV
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Larry Jordan explains how to use Compressor to convert your video to the proper format, how to determine the source and destination settings for the compressed file, and how to submit it for compression.

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Better QuickTime Playback
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In this short, focused video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to change QuickTime settings to achieve great-looking playback. You'll learn how to adjust the video track settings inside QuickTime Pro to make your QuickTime movies look the way you expect!

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LiveType Custom Effects
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to easily animate your text using custom effects. You'll learn how to create a lower-third background, how to animate your text, how to add keyframes, how to adjust keyframes, how to add up to 72 different animation parameters to your effect, and how to save your effect so you can reuse it again later.

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Color Correction to Fix Problem Clips
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In this short, focused, video tutorial Larry Jordan shows you how to do an automatic color correction in seven steps using the Color Corrector 3-Way filter in Final Cut Pro. This technique is especially useful when time is tight and the clip has a bad color cast — or as the first step toward manual color correction.

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Intro to Motion Particles
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan introduces the particle system in Motion 3 by creating a simple, but fascinating, transition effect for use in Final Cut Pro.

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Using Submixes in STP
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to create and name submixes, how to set the number of output channels, how to assign tracks to a submix, how to control multiple tracks at the same time, how to apply a filter to a submix, and how to output “stems” – that is, an export where your dialog, effects, and music tracks are each output as separate audio files.

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Limiter Filter in Soundtrack Pro
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to apply the Limiter filter to a track, what the various settings mean, and walks you through step-by-step in configuring the filter for your audio. Along the way, he also shows how to create, change, and remove filter presets.

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Soundtrack Pro Spectrum Editor
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to switch between waveform and spectrum views, how to adjust the spectrum to represent human hearing, how to remove a specific frequency that contains an annoying noise, and how to copy and paste specific frequency ranges.

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Reverb in STP
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In this short, focused video tutorial, Larry Jordan illustrates the concepts of Sends and Busses within Soundtrack Pro by showing how to apply a filter, in this case the Reverb filter, to a single track, to a submix, and, finally to a bus. He illustrates how to create Sends, and Busses, how to apply and adjust the Reverb filter, and the difference between Pre- and Post-Fader effects.

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Matching Mics
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan demonstrates how to make audio clips sound like they were recorded on the same day and with the same microphone by using equalization matching. Focusing on EQ and dynamic balance, Larry will walk you through the necessary steps to seamlessly integrate audio, no matter when or by what means it was recorded!

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Create Flash Movies with Adobe Media Encoder
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to create a Flash movie from a QuickTime file exported from Final Cut Pro. He starts by showing you the the fastest way to compress, using all the default settings. Then, the tutorial walks you through how to modify the compression settings to get exactly the look and file size you want for your project.

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Sending Files to Soundtrack Pro from FCP
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Final Cut Studio has a very fast way to move files between applications – called Sending. But when you are sending files to Soundtrack Pro, you have a variety of choices. In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan illustrates all three variations, explains what the options are, and how to move your files fast with the highest quality.

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Converting Between FCP Versions Using XML
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you exactly the steps you need to follow to convert your projects and then open them in the earlier version of Final Cut.

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Reading Video Scopes in Final Cut Pro
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan illustrates each of the four scopes inside Final Cut Pro. With clear examples, he shows you how to read them and understand the information they are displaying. While he covers all four scopes, this tutorial concentrates on the two most important: the waveform monitor and the vectorscope.

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Creating Animated Text in LiveType
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to create text animations easily inside LiveType. From starting a new project, to putting text on a curve to keying video into text, this tutorial showcases a flock of techniques you can use to improve your next project by getting your titles to move.

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More Than Two Dozen Keyboard Shortcuts
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In this short, focused, video tutorial, Larry Jordan unveils almost 30 keyboard shortcuts that he uses everyday to speed his editing. Not covered in most courses, these shortcuts can make a huge difference in getting your work done faster.

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Ten Ways to Make FCP More Efficient
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In this short, focused, tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you ten ways you can pep things up a bit. These are not trouble-shooting tips, rather they are things to avoid doing that slows Final Cut down. Larry's suggestions cover three areas: Setting preferences, Window Layout, and Monitoring.

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Variable-speed Clips
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In this short, step-by-step tutorial, Larry Jordan compares the differences between a constant speed change and a variable speed change, shows you how to create an artistic effect using keyframes in the Viewer, or make precision adjustments using the Time Stretch tool in the Timeline. As well, he illustrates how to ramp into or out of any keyframe using Beziér curve controls. When then tutorial is done, you'll be able to easily create your own variable speed effects.

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STP's Time Stretch Tool
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In this short, step-by-step tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you what the Time Stretch tool is, how to select and adjust the length of a word, then how to select and adjust the length of a phrase. By the time this tutorial is complete, you'll be able to match wild audio to lip-sync, or adjust the length of an entire clip so that it fits into exactly the time you need.

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Importing and Exporting EDLs
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In this short, step-by-step tutorial, Larry Jordan explains what an EDL is, how to select a sequence within Final Cut Pro to export as an EDL, how to choose the correct EDL format, what the export menu choices mean, and how to work around the significant limitations of an EDL. Then, Larry goes on to show how to import an EDL into Final Cut either for recapture at a higher resolution or for relinking to existing media. By the time this tutorial is complete, you'll be confident you can export and import EDLs correctly.

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Using Media Manager
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In this short, step-by-step tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you what you need to know to use Media Manager to select and consolidate your Final Cut Pro projects for archiving. Even more important, he shows you how to avoid accidentally deleting media you need for other projects!

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Using Adobe Bridge
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In this step-by-step tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to configure the Bridge interface to meet your needs, then walks you through each of these three key functions. At the end of this training, you'll be able to use Bridge to keep track of all your media.

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Introduction to 3D-space in Motion 3
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In this short, focused tutorial, Larry introduces the concept of working in 3D space. He explains how to switch between 2D and 3D, how to create objects that move through each other, how to rotate and move objects in three dimensions, and how to apply 3D behaviors to easily spin and move objects.

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Creating Scrolling Credits in LiveType
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In this short, focused tutorial, Larry will show you how to properly set the Project Properties to match your video, how to create and style your credit text, how to create a custom effect, how to adjust the effect for time, and how to create a scroll that provides a pause at the end.

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Faster Audio Timeline Editing in Soundtrack
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In this short, focused tutorial, Larry shows you how to edit audio in a multi-track Soundtrack Pro 2 project. This tutorial shows you step-by-step techniques you can use to edit faster, including a variety of keyboard shortcuts to help you edit faster. Some of the techniques illustrated include spotting clips, trimming and rolling editing points, zooming and scrolling the timeline, creating custom fades and transitions, splitting and joining clips, and working with clips on multiple tracks.

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Log & Transfer
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In this short, focused tutorial, I will show you how to use the Log & Transfer window to preview tapeless media, set In and Out points, how and where to log clips, how to determine which audio tracks to import, how to switch audio between stereo and dual-channel mono settings, how to recapture a missing clip and special settings to work with RED files.

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Reduce Noise
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In this short tutorial, I'll show you how to use the Reduce Noise feature in Soundtrack Pro to reduce the amount of noise in your audio clips. This tutorial illustrates two different ways to do this – one by adjusting the speaker's voice, and the other by adjusting the noise level itself.

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Traveling Matte
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In this short, focused, tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to create two types of traveling mattes: one that moves and one that doesn't. Starting with creating a shape in Photoshop, Larry walks you thru the steps to creating your effect.

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Using Ambient Noise to Clean-up Audio
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These simple, step-by-step techniques will allow you to send files from Final Cut to Soundtrack, clean up your audio, then get it back into Final Cut Pro. Larry also illustrates how to clean up your audio using either an audio file project, for single clips, or multi-track project, for mixing.

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Fixing Tape Glitches
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This short, narrated tutorial, hosted by Larry Jordan, shows you two ways to fix problems within a frame. First, by exporting, fixing it in Photoshop, then reimporting the single frame that's messed up. Or, second, to fix multiple frames that are damaged, by exporting a short clip and using Photoshop Extended CS3 or CS4 to fix it. Along the way, Larry shows you how to properly set color profiles so the image you import matches the color of the rest of your sequence.

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Preparing Still Images
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Larry Jordan explains how to properly size and import the two types of still images – images without transparency (JPGs, PNGs, TIFFs), and images with transparency (PSD files). He begins with single-layer images, sizing them in Photoshop, then importing them to Final Cut Pro. He provides a step-by-step guide to making sure your images display accurately, along with a simple way to make sure your aspect ratios are correct.

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Creating Text Transcripts with Soundbooth
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One of the hot new features in Adobe Soundbooth CS4 is the ability to create verbatim text transcripts directly from media files. In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to use this new feature – its strengths and its weaknesses – with a step-by-step approach from original script, through transcript, to outputting the final file. If you are looking for ways to create transcripts directly from the spoken word, this tutorial is for you.

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Trashing FCP Preferences
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In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan gives you the Five Rules for trashing preferences, then takes you step by step through the whole process. Keep this tutorial on file for those times when Final Cut needs help.

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Minimizing the Spinning Beach-ball
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Nothing is more frustrating than having an editing session interrupted by the Spinning Beach-ball of Death. In this tutorial, Larry Jordan introduces you to the cure – The Safe Boot Procedure. In this short, focused tutorial, you'll learn why the beach-ball appears, a three-step procedure to minimize it, and suggestions on how often to run it. If you only watch one tutorial, this one, alone, can save you hours of wasted time every week.

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Getting Organized
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In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan takes you through the steps necessary to get your system ready for Final Cut Pro. He start with showing you what folders need to be created on your system, what they are named and what goes into them. From there, he discusses simple file naming conventions and where project files need to be stored. He wraps up with a brief discussion of archiving.

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Editing Multiclips
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This short, step-by-step tutorial shows you how to configure Final Cut to edit a multiclip, how to combine multiple angles to form a multiclip quickly and easily, how to edit a multiclip using the Viewer, keypad or buttons, how to trim a multiclip, and what to do when your editing is complete.

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Exporting Freeze Frames
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In this short, focused tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you the best way to export still frames from Final Cut Pro, how to improve deinterlacing quality using Photoshop, then how to resize the images so that all the proportions look correct. Along the way, he'll also show you a better technique to resize images and provide a conversion chart so you can correctly size your images, whether your are working in NTSC, PAL, or HD.

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Tips for Faster Trimming
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This tutorial focuses on giving you nine different ways to trim — many of them are probably faster than what you are using right now. If the end result is the same — doesn't it make sense to work faster?

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Configuring FCP's User Preferences
4

In this short, focused tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to customize your User Preference settings to get Final Cut to work the way you want. He provides a step-by-step description of the most relevant settings with guidance on how to set them for your workflow. These settings are relevant for both Final Cut Pro 5.x and 6.x.

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Optimizing FCP's System Preferences
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There are three preference groups in Final Cut Pro, however, without question, the most important set of preference settings are the System Preferences. When these are set correctly, Final Cut Pro flies. However, when they are not set correctly, Final Cut rolls like its on square wheels. In this video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to set these preferences correctly, and gives advice on what to change and what to leave alone. The setting Larry illustrates in this video are appropriate for Final Cut Pro HD, 5.x, and 6.x.

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Retouching Video in Photoshop Extended
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In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows you how to open a video clip in Photoshop Extended CS3 or CS4, how to control playback, how to retouch the image, how to control where the image is retouched, and how to output the resulting file so it can be used inside Final Cut Pro.

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Exporting an H.264 Movie
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H.264 is without question the best codec to use for the web – but what are the best settings to use and how do you convert your movie into H.264 from either Final Cut Pro or QuickTime? This tutorial shows you how. In less than seven minutes, you'll learn the best way to export, how to set video and audio compression settings and the best screen sizes to use for the web.

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BUSINESS SERIES
Download Growing Your Business Part 3 of 3
Part 3/3

In this tutorial, Larry Jordan offers suggestions on how you can grow your business. This title specifically covers selling techniques and the sales process.

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Download Growing Your Business Part 2 of 3
Part 2/3

In this tutorial, Larry Jordan offers suggestions on how you can grow your business. This title specifically covers marketing techniques and the power of referral marketing.

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Download Growing Your Business Part 1 of 3
Part 1/3

In this tutorial, Larry Jordan offers suggestions on how you can grow your business. This title specifically covers techniques you can use to discover your hidden strengths and weaknesses, managing clients, managing money, and managing time, plus 14 ideas on how to look for work.

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