Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating freeze frames and motion effects, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
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I am going to start out by looking at how to create freeze frames in Avid Media Composer.…I have got here some source clips in my bin.…I would like to choose one of these clips to make a freeze frame out of.…So first I have got to load it into the Source viewer.…Then I'd choose the frame that I'd like to use as the freeze.…From the Clip menu, I can now choose Freeze Frame and select one of the preset lengths.…Alternatively I could also choose Other and type in a duration.…Let's say we would like it to be 10 seconds.…
Choose the media drive that I'd like to render the clip to and choose Ok.…Once the clip is created, it's loaded into my bin and it's also loaded into my…Source viewer ready for editing.…And of course the same thing could be accomplished in Final Cut Pro using…Shift+N. Let's look at a different example.…Further down my timeline here I have a clip that's already in the sequence that…I'd like to add a Freeze Frame onto.…(Female speaker: Lasted longer?)…(Music playing)…So I'd like to add a bit more of a freeze onto the end there where they hold…
- Working with clips, bins, folders and the project window
- Customizing user settings and keyboard layout
- Importing video, audio, and graphics
- Accessing clips from other projects
- Comparing backup structure
- Organizing media and project assets
- Understanding media resolution and locations
- Editing in the timeline
- Mixing audio
- Compositing with keyframes
- Creating titles
- Color correcting footage
- Preparing and outputting master sequences
Skill Level Beginner
1. Comparing Interface and Application Basics
2. Understanding Media, Projects, and Levels of Organization
Comparing backup structure9m 51s
3. Taking Control of Media Composer
4. Linking, Importing, and Managing Media
5. Organizing, Viewing, Logging, and Searching
6. Understanding the Basics of Editing
7. Editing in the Timeline
8. Understanding Audio
9. Adding Effects and Finishing
10. Delivering Masters for Web, DVD, and More
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