Monthly Archives: March 2010

Backing up an Avid project and general good practice

The work you do on an Avid project can be the culmination of a lot of hard work and time. Imagine how you might feel if one day you opened your Avid project and all the media had gone or … Continue reading

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Using an image over video – Avid Text Tool – Part 3

This guide will show you how to add text to a sequence in avid. More info to come.

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Using an image over video – Avid – Part 2

This post follows on from the first post Using an image over video. This post will deal with working with the image in Avid and adding the image to the sequence. In Part 3 I will look at adding text … Continue reading

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Social media and a tesco trolley

As I walk or jog around the estate where I live I often notice dumped Tesco trolley’s. Many of them are not collected for many weeks. It occurred to me that I could use Google maps to start mapping where … Continue reading

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QUILT Technology Enhanced Education Conference at Cardiff University

A collection of innovative and inspiring projects that have been going on at Cardiff University and presented at yesterdays conference. Using video for LearningLecture CaptureTim JamesA pilot project to capture lectures and make them available for students to revise from … Continue reading

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Using an image over video – Photoshop – Part 1

Picture the scene, your editing a package about a serious subject, the Welsh Assembly or utility companies perhaps. You need to display text over the images to follow a statement made by the company. To relate the words with the … Continue reading

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Fade to grey – Avid

Fading an image or video to grey can be used to suggest to the audience that this is a serious bit of the film. As the video fades to grey, text might also appear, emphasising the words of a voice … Continue reading

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