Category Archives: Video

Changing the way we teach lectures

I attended a seminar yesterday about “Putting Lectures Online”. It looked at how three Schools at Cardiff University had approached recording lectures and putting them online. Before the seminar my idea, and probably that of many others, was that recording lectures … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Rolling and Crawling Titles

To create a rolling (moves from bottom to top) or crawling (moves from right to left) titles is very similar to creating static titles. Open the Title Tool and select either the Crawl or Roll button. Select the Text option … Continue reading

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