Effects applied to multiple video tracks, composited/layered, picture-in-picture, titles
Types of nested effects:
Ex. applying a color effect to a layer of a picture in picture effect
Where do you find quick transitions?
Under the fast menu or by clicking the quick transitions button in composer window
What does a green dot on an effect applied to a segment mean?
Real time effect - doesn't need to be rendered in order to preview effect
How do you create a freeze frame?
First, match frame to the last frame of your segment. Composer > freeze frame > select duration. Then insert it in your bin
How do you save an effects template?
IN effects editor, you will always have an icon for the effect you're working on. Simply drag the icon into your bin to create a template/preset effect. Rename it
How do you map a button?
Tools > Command Palette > Button to Button > Reassignment > Drag button down to an empty button in your tool palette
What is RAM?
Random Access Memory. The capability of your computer. Need more RAM for 4K media
What is a LUT?
A "look up table" which is imported alongside the raw media file when importing 4K media. Contains the color information about the footage
Media resolution information in files:
DNxHD 145, 220, etc Data rates are indicated by #s Higher # are bigger files, better quality image DNxHD 220x --> the x indicates 10 bit resolution
What is sequence priority?
Overwrites that have 2 marks in your sequence
What is source priority?
Overwrites that have 2 marks in your source window
4 Mark Editing
2 marks in source clip and 2 marks in sequence. If the duration of time differs between marks on both source and sequence, Avid will ignore the out mark on the source
3 Ways to select multiple segments
Shift + click, Lasso tool, Buttons (select left of indicator, right of indicator)
What happens when you "slip" a segment between adjacent segments?
Doesn't change duration of sequence, but changes the CONTENT of shot Y between X and Z. Two dual rollers on the inside of shot Y.
What happens when you "slide" a segment between adjacent segments?
Doesn't change duration of sequence, but changes CONTEXT of shots X and Z around shot Y (which stays the same.) Two dual rollers on the outside of shot Y.
How do you add a slip or slide?
In trim mode, hold down shift button to add two sets of dual rollers at your desired transition points. Hover cursor near transitions until it turns to a white roller, and then click and drag. Brackets indicate handle.
How is the Audio Mixer laid out?
Left side of faders are in analog (VU scale), the right is in digital (decibels)
What are the two types of audio effects?
real time plugins (no render needed), and RTAs (must render)
What does the Audio EQ effect do?
Equalizes audio - enhances midrange frequencies (dialogue). Fancy tone control. Real time effect