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Apple Final Cut Pro: Final Cut Pro for Newcomers

Chapter: Editing

Topic: Basic Skills

A very basics introduction to Apple’s video editing software, from an Avid editor, who’s also new to Final Cut Pro. From a PAL-based writer.

http://www.sadwelkar.com/whatsFCP.htm

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Apple Final Cut Pro: Importing image sequences (FCP Quick Tip #19)

Chapter: Editing

Topic: Capture, Digitize, Import

The easiest way to transfer files between systems is through image sequences. Back in the day (1998), transferring content from the PC to the Mac or vice versa was best done with image sequences. Unfortunately, while Final Cut Pro 3.0 does allow you to import nearly every type of file including stills, there is not a built in ?Import Image Sequence? feature. In this Quick Tip, I?ll show you two methods to import image sequences into Final Cut Pro 3.0.

http://www.creativemac.com/2003/04_apr/tutorials/fcpqt19.htm

TAGS: convert to movie, make Quicktime

Adobe After Effects: Animating still photos in After Effects – 2 1/2D

Chapter: Compositing Tools and Techniques

Topic: Motion Control

A trend that is appearing more in more commercials and other video productions is taking a traditional photograph and giving it depth ? creating a 2 ?D image. In this Adobe After Effects tutorial, I?ll outline the process and show you how you can do it as well.

http://www.digitalvideoediting.com/2003/04_apr/tutorials/212d.htm

TAGS: Kid in the kitchen, masks, depth, perspective, choke, linear key,

Networking Windows with Mac OS X, Part 2: Don't be afraid of the big bad smb.conf

Chapter: Video and Computer Technology

Topic: Operating System Issues

In part 1 of this tutorial, Dave Nagel introduced you to the magical world of Jaguar’s native Windows file sharing, for those of us who are forced to interact with one (or, heaven forbid, more than one) Windows machine(s) on a daily basis. For many, that’s as much or more than you’ll ever need in order to make your beloved Mac a good corporate citizen, but for those who demand a few more options than Uncle Steve decided to include by default, don’t fret. With the help of some freeware, you can easily set a bunch of hidden settings to truly make your Mac just another faceless node in the vast machine of Windows boxen on your network. That is, if you’re into that sort of thing.

http://www.creativemac.com/articles/viewarticle.jsp?id=13413

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Adobe Premiere: Basics of Bins

Chapter: Editing

Topic: Interface

This video demonstrates how to use Bins in Premiere 6.5.†Import files, folders, and understand the relationship with the OS.†† There is no demo associated with this tutorial.

http://www.wrigleyvideo.com/videotutorial/tutdes_basicbins.htm

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Adobe Premiere: Basic Title fade on and off

Chapter: Titling

Topic: Basics

This video demonstrates how to create a very simple title that fades on and off, over your video.† There is no demo associated with this tutorial.

http://www.wrigleyvideo.com/videotutorial/tutdes_basictitles.htm

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Location Audio Tips

Chapter: Audio

Topic: Location Recording

A good overview of what’s necessary for good location audio. It does not claim to be comprehensive but will give an idea of what extra you will need to know to get truly great location audio.

http://www.greatdv.com/production/locationaudio.htm

TAGS: microphone, appliance, scout, road, shotgun, road

Smartsound QuickTracks: Smartsound Quicktracks & Photoshop Integration Tutorial

Chapter: Music

Topic: Production Workflow

Learn how to create a custom soundtrack using the Smartsound Quicktracks plugin for PPRO.†† Quicktracks is an add on plugin to PPRO that allows you to create soundtracks that match the mood and length of your video production.† The tutorial also demonstrates some of the integration features between Photoshop and PPRO.

http://www.wrigleyvideo.com/videotutorial/tutdes_ppro_quicktracks.htm

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Adobe Photoshop: Smartsound Quicktracks & Photoshop Integration Tutorial

Chapter: Workflow

Topic: Inter-application Workflow

Learn how to create a custom soundtrack using the Smartsound Quicktracks plugin for PPRO.†† Quicktracks is an add on plugin to PPRO that allows you to create soundtracks that match the mood and length of your video production.† The tutorial also demonstrates some of the integration features between Photoshop and PPRO.

http://www.wrigleyvideo.com/videotutorial/tutdes_ppro_quicktracks.htm

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Adobe Premiere Pro: Smartsound Quicktracks & Photoshop Integration Tutorial

Chapter: Music

Topic: Selecting Music

Learn how to create a custom soundtrack using the Smartsound Quicktracks plugin for PPRO.†† Quicktracks is an add on plugin to PPRO that allows you to create soundtracks that match the mood and length of your video production.† The tutorial also demonstrates some of the integration features between Photoshop and PPRO.

http://www.wrigleyvideo.com/videotutorial/tutdes_ppro_quicktracks.htm

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