Put Video Inside Text

Here is a quick and easy way to have video inside text using traveling mattes. Bonus tips included.


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Tag ‘em Fast!

A quick way to tag your footage with Meta-data. Add custom columns and fill ‘em up!


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Stay tuned!

No tip this week, Will be presenting Avid sessions at IBC – Amsterdam, if you’re attending, make sure to stop by and say hi.
In any case, stay tuned for more ytips coming soon.

Yossy


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Load Precomputes – AKA Render Files

Here is a way to re-use render files. *** Warning!! *** Use at your own risk!


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FCP7 – move ‘em keyframes… All together now!

Need to move keyframes in time? Don’t move them
one by one…. Slip ‘em!!


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Mama, where did i put that audio eq template?

Can’t find it? – Here is a nice tip on how to save Audio EQ and Audio Suite plugin templates so you can access them at anytime.


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Creating an Audio Pocket in the Music

When mixing music with narration or dialog, use the Audio EQ tool to lower only frequencies that collide with vocals.


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FCP 7 – Filter Issues?

Do some video filters look weird after scaling, cropping or adding a drop shadow? Then use Nesting.

 


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There’s a new Sheriff in town, and he’s got Top & Tail

Check out this tip on how to quickly trim footage in the Timeline.

 


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FCP 7 – Slipping in the Viewer

Here is a nice little tip to slip footage in the Viewer as opposed to the Timeline. It has its advantages.


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Sync Point Editing

A fantastic Tip on how to quickly synchronize a music beat to the Video in the Timeline. Same thing for synchronizing a Video frame to existing audio in the Timeline.

 

 

 


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Timeline Tracks

 

Can’t see details in the waveforms? Wanna rename tracks for better organization? or move tracks around so you don’t need to scroll up and down the timeline all day?

Here are some Quick Tips on how to manage Timeline Tracks.

 

 

 


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Getting our colors back!

This tip will show you how to customize Timeline tracks or Bin backgrounds with your preferred colors, not the ones provided by Avid.

 

 

 


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Stealing Settings

A nice tip on how to ‘steal’ settings from other users, such as a Bin Views, Timeline Views or Keyboards Layouts.


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Autotitler

Here is a nice tip on how to generate titles using Marquee’s Autotitler feature.
You don’t need to be an expert on Marquee to use this amazing time-saver.

 


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Opening Avid Projects with all the Bins closed.

Nice timesaver and good for troubleshooting.

 


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