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Video generators 101

From: Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Effects

Video: Video generators 101

Picking up where he left off in Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Editing, author and professional video editor Larry Jordan teaches you how to add the finishing touches that make a video compelling. In Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Effects, Larry demonstrates how to create essential effects by changing the speed of a clip or the color of a background, adding motion graphics and animated text titles, creating transitions, and more. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Video generators 101

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Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Effects

42 video lessons · 11382 viewers

Larry Jordan

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  1. 2m 35s
    1. Welcome
    2. Overview
      2m 5s
  2. 10m 32s
    1. How video graphics differ from computer graphics
      10m 32s
  3. 41m 57s
    1. Introduction
      18m 19s
    2. Creating a Lower Third
      9m 18s
    3. Creating a Credit Roll
      8m 41s
    4. Tricks with Outline Text
      4m 20s
    5. Keyboard shortcuts for text
      1m 19s
  4. 16m 3s
    1. Introduction to Boris
      10m 16s
    2. Creating a text effect using Text Scrambler
      5m 47s
  5. 10m 35s
    1. Introduction to Photoshop
      10m 35s
  6. 19m 20s
    1. Using LiveType for text effects
      19m 20s
  7. 13m 51s
    1. Video generators 101
      13m 51s
  8. 2h 6m
    1. Introduction
      4m 9s
    2. Changing clip speed
      18m 53s
    3. Using Image/Wireframe mode in the Canvas
      7m 0s
    4. Creating a picture-in-picture effect
      14m 0s
    5. Demystifying rendering
      22m 13s
    6. Moving images with Motion Paths and Keyframes
      16m 10s
    7. Creating more complex movies with Keyframes
      21m 51s
    8. Moving text with Keyframes
      7m 13s
    9. Moving around inside an image
      8m 35s
    10. Fading multiple layers to black
      4m 29s
    11. Keyboard shortcuts
      1m 41s
  9. 11m 33s
    1. Nesting basics
      11m 33s
  10. 8m 38s
    1. Sending from Motion
      8m 38s
  11. 13m 20s
    1. What are Scopes?
      13m 20s
  12. 1h 25m
    1. Introduction to using filters
      1m 5s
    2. Audio filters
      8m 13s
    3. Introduction to video filters
      4m 24s
    4. Keyframing a filter
      2m 45s
    5. Combining filters
      4m 25s
    6. Combining filters and motion effects
      8m 41s
    7. Creating favorite filters
      6m 39s
    8. Using filters with nesting
      6m 23s
    9. Luma keying
      9m 7s
    10. Chroma keying
      15m 45s
    11. Travelling mattes
      5m 8s
    12. Simple color correction
      10m 52s
    13. Keyboard shortcuts
      2m 6s
  13. 9m 21s
    1. Reconnecting media
      8m 49s
    2. Goodbye

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