Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating titles, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
In Final Cut Pro we have a very basic built-in Title tool.…If we want to go further then we've got the Boris FX title generator or…Motion for creating more advanced graphics and titles.…Media Composer has a similar situation.…There is a basic tool called Title tool and a most sophisticated package called Marquee.…Before using either tool, here are some considerations.…First, if you're working in a mixed Mac and PC environment, then you'll want to…identify fonts which are identical and available for both platforms.…
Even fonts with the same name can look different from Mac to PC.…You'll also want to consider size.…Above 128 points you'll find that sticking with TrueType fonts is the best way…to avoid unexpected results.…So one of the first things you should do is research your font and find out if…it allows for your project and workflow requirements.…Once you've identified the font you want to use, copy that to your container…folder for your project.…That way when the project moves, so will the font.…
- 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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