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Why Logic Pro X Is the Right Choice for Professional Music Production
By David Nahmani
Aug 3, 2015
Whatever your workflow, and independently of the genre of music you’re producing, Logic Pro X provides you with a vast array of tools that facilitate the metamorphosis of your idea from that initial melody in your head to the complete resulting piece of music. David Nahmani lists all the reasons you should consider using Logic Pro X for Professional Music Production.
Making the First Edit in Final Cut Pro X 10.2
By Brendan Boykin
Jul 30, 2015
In this chapter from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.2: Professional Post-Production, Brendan Boykin walks you through the first edit, or rough cut, of a project.
Apple Logic Pro X Advanced Audio Production: Sampling with the EXS24
By David Dvorin
Jul 20, 2015
In this lesson from Apple Pro Training Series: Logic Pro X Advanced Audio Production: Composing and Producing Professional Audio, you will explore the abilities of the EXS24 by creating unique sampler instruments using specific audio regions from the Tracks area.
Create a Custom Workspace in Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2015 release)
By Maxim Jago
Jun 24, 2015
Workspaces quickly configure the various panels and tools onscreen in ways that are helpful for particular activities, such as editing, special effects work, or audio mixing. Now in the 2015 release of Adobe Premiere Pro CC you can create custom workspaces. Maxim Jago shows you how in this excerpt from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release).
The Import Process for Final Cut Pro X 10.1
By Brendan Boykin
Jan 12, 2015
Learn how to import media from Final Cut Pro X 10.1, including importing from a camera, importing from a volume, and media import options, in this excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1 Quick-Reference Guide.
Animating Text in Adobe After Effects CC (2014 release)
By Andrew Faulkner, Brie Gyncild
Dec 23, 2014
Adobe After Effects offers many ways to animate text. You can animate text layers by manually creating keyframes in the Timeline panel, using animation presets, or using expressions. You can even animate individual characters or words in a text layer. In this lesson from Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll employ several different animation techniques, including some that are unique to text, while you design the opening title credits for an animated documentary called Road Trip. You’ll also take advantage of Adobe Typekit to install a font for use in your project.
Ten Most Useful Tips to Get the Most from Premiere Pro CC
By Maxim Jago
Dec 2, 2014
Maxim Jago, author of Adobe Premiere Pro CC Learn by Video (2014 release), shares simple tips you can use on countless Premiere Pro projects, including some hidden gems and helpful timesavers. Enjoy Premiere Pro CC, which is a powerful and flexible editing system with a huge range of features, with more added all the time.
Editing For Continuity: GoPro Filmmaking
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 24, 2014
Continuity in space means that audience members have a good sense of a video’s environment, and where characters are. Continuity in time ensures that the audience can follow what is happening, especially between cuts. Learn more from founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson, and watch the rough cut and then the final cut video of cycling in Valapairaso, Chile to see how the editor created continuity.
The Elements to a Good Story: GoPro Filmmaking
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 21, 2014
Good stories are simple, universal, and timeless. Learn more about storytelling from founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson, and watch a video showing the incredible story of a deer rescue in icy waters.
[digital] Visual Effects and Compositing: 3D for VFX
By Jon Gress
Nov 20, 2014
In 3D, anything can be created, from props and digital prosthetics to entire sets and even full 3D worlds. Jon Gress shows you how it works in this excerpt from [digital] Visual Effects and Compositing.
Diving with Whales: GoPro Filmmaking
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 20, 2014
When filming with a GoPro, it often pays to improvise, especially when filming wildlife. Founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson explain how improvisation is key in understanding how to create optimal scenarios, predict behavior, and adapt to wildlife characters, while still capturing a climatic beat for the story. Then, watch a beautiful video of humpback whales filmed with the GoPro.
Using Trapping As Coverage: GoPro Filmmaking
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 19, 2014
Getting the right shot often means waiting for it. Learn more about "trapping" the shot as coverage from founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson.
Video Modes for GoPro Cameras
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 18, 2014
There are many video settings available with the GoPro. Which format should you choose, and why? Learn more from founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson, and watch a video showing that while settings can be important, ultimately it's content that is king.
Using the Gnarwhal Mount With Your GoPro
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 17, 2014
The Gnarwhal is just one of many mounts that highlights how deeply imaginative a user can be with a GoPro camera. Learn more from founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson, and watch an amazing video showing a Base jump from GoPro athlete Neil Amonson.
Using a Chesty with Your GoPro
By Bradford Schmidt, Brandon Thompson
Nov 14, 2014
The Chesty can give a unique angle to your GoPro videos, and leave you hands-free for all your adventures. Learn more from founding GoPro media team members Bradford Schmidt and Brandon Thompson, and watch a video showing a front flip off a cliff, taken with a Chesty.
Organizing Media in Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2014 release)
By Maxim Jago
Oct 21, 2014
In this lesson from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll learn how to organize your clips using the Project panel, which is the heart of your project. You’ll create special folders, called bins, to divide your clips into categories. You’ll also learn about adding important metadata and labels to your clips.
The Best Hidden Features in iMovie for iOS
By Jeff Carlson
Oct 2, 2014
If you haven’t opened iMovie for iOS recently (or if you’ve only dipped your toes), you’ll be surprised at what Apple’s mobile video editor can do. Jeff Carlson, author of iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, uncovers some of the best hidden or hard to find features of the latest version.
How to Improve Video on iOS Before Editing
By Jeff Carlson
Sep 25, 2014
Just because you’re shooting video using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch doesn’t mean you have to settle for shaky or drab video. Jeff Carlson, author of iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, spotlights tools for improving video before you share it or edit it in iMovie.
Saving Assets with Adobe Generator
By Brie Gyncild, Andrew Faulkner
Sep 16, 2014
This excerpt from Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) shows you how Adobe Generator can easily generate a JPEG, PNG, or GIF image from the contents of a layer or layer group in a Photoshop file.
Retiming Clips in Adobe Premiere Pro Professional CC (2014 release)
By Maxim Jago
Sep 3, 2014
Maxim Jago reviews fixed speed changes, the time-remapping feature, and some other options that let you make clip playback speed, in this excerpt from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).

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