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  • 2. 2. Understanding Keys - Matte Key vs ChromaKey
    2m 50s
    After Effects CC 105
    Keying Essentials
    To work efficiently with Adobe After Effects, you need to know about keying. Learn all about this compositing technique in this course by Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe, and take your compositing work to the next level!
  • 5. 5. Freeze Playhead
    1m 51s
    Bitwig Studio 203
    Sampler Deconstructed
    Bitwig’s new revamped Sampler is an incredible sound design tool. Dive deep into its sound design capabilities in this course by artist and Bitwig Certified Trainer Thavius Beck!
  • 20. 20. Dramatic Lighting Effects and More
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    After Effects CC 104
    Text Techniques
    Adobe After Effects CC is an amazing tool for creating beautiful text animations, from simple text scrolls to realistic 3D titles. Let Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe show you how it’s done!
  • 13. 13. Adding A Beveled Look to Text
    2m 21s
    After Effects CC 401
    Hollywood-Style Titles
    Adobe After Effects is the perfect tool for creating epic cinematic titles. Watch this course by Kevin P McAuliffe, and start creating your own Hollywood-style titles with After Effects!
  • 4. 4. Pro Tools Virtual Instruments
    5m 8s
    Pro Tools 102
    Recording and Editing MIDI
    Do you want to get up to speed with Pro Tools’ powerful MIDI features? Delve deep into the MIDI side of AVID’s Pro Tools in this course by expert trainer Joe Albano, and become a Pro Tools MIDI master!
  • 16. 16. Transparent Elements & Timelines
    2m 16s
    After Effects CC 103
    Working in the Timeline
    In this course, trainer Kevin McAuliffe covers more essential techniques to get you up to speed with Adobe’s After Effects CC. Watch and learn to create realistic looking animation faster than you thought possible!
  • 3. 3. Downloading Fonts from TypeKit
    3m 48s
    After Effects CC 102
    The Essentials
    Learn the essential skills you need to work efficiently with Adobe After Effects. Join expert trainer Kevin P McAuliffe as he shows you how to streamline your workflow, and get your work done faster and better!
  • 10. 10. Light Sweep & Bevel Alpha FX
    5m 42s
    After Effects CC 301
    After Effects for Editors
    Now that you know your way around Adobe After Effects CC, you’re ready to dig deeper. Learn essential workflows and techniques every editor should know in this 26-tutorial course by Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe.
  • 22. 22. Alpha Channels and Matte Keys
    2m 23s
    After Effects CC 101
    Let's Get Started
    Adobe After Effects CC is the industry-standard animation and creative compositing app. Join Kevin P. McAuliffe in this course, and start creating motion graphics with After Effects CC!
  • 17. 17. Liquify Persona
    3m 17s
    Affinity Photo 101
    The Beginner's Guide
    Affinity Photo offers advanced photo editing tools at a very affordable price. Learn how to use this professional software with trainer and photographer Iain Anderson!
  • 5. 5. Motion Playback Modes
    5m 5s
    Reason 10 202
    Grain's Granular Synthesis Explored
    Propellerhead’s Reason 10 offers a complete new approach to sound design with the very advanced Grain synth. Join synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan in this course, and explore the amazing sound of granular synthesis with Grain!
  • 14. 14. Clip & Effect Masking
    9m 41s
    Premiere Pro CC 103
    Working with Effects
    Effects are a big part of any video production. Join Adobe Premiere expert and editor Kevin McAuliffe to learn all the tools and to start adding transitions, effects and even color correction to your video projects now!
  • 9. 9. Creating Freeze Frames
    5m 57s
    Premiere Pro CC 102
    Working in the Timeline
    Now that you know how Adobe Premiere Pro CC works, it’s time to get a handle on the specifics. This next course zooms in on the Timeline, explaining all the tools and techniques you need to know. Learn Premiere Pro CC now!
  • 9. 9. Variable Clip Length
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    Ableton Live FastTrack 303
    The Art of Drum Programming
    Like everything in music, drum programming is an art. Join Ableton Live Certified Trainer DJ Kiva in this FastTrack™ course, and learn the secret skills and techniques required for laying down fantastic sounding beats… fast!
  • 15. 15. Image Masking and Instant Alpha
    3m 18s
    Keynote 201
    Keynote Advanced
    Now that you know your way around Apple’s Keynote, it’s time to dive deeper. Join Apple Expert Matt Vanacoro in this Advanced course, and bring your Keynote presentations to the next level.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 37s
    Numbers 201
    Numbers Advanced
    Matt Vanacoro is back with an advanced look at Apple’s iWork spreadsheet app, Numbers! Watch this course and learn how to become a Numbers wizard!
  • 1. 1. Creating Dynamic Content
    1m 13s
    Pages 201
    Pages Advanced
    Apple’s Pages is a full-fledged desktop publishing app with lots of power under the hood. Join Apple expert Matt Vanacoro in this Pages Advanced course, and take your desktop publishing skills to the next level.
  • 21. 21. Preset Speed Effects
    3m 29s
    Final Cut Pro X 203
    Graphics, Titles and Transitions
    Apple’s Final Cut Pro X is filled with powerful tools for creating 2D/3D titles, graphics and elaborate transition effects. In this in-depth 24-tutorial course, Apple Certified Trainer Iain Anderson teaches you how to create them and polish them to perfection.
  • 6. 6. Opacity & Blend Modes
    4m 28s
    Final Cut Pro X 202
    Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual effects and clip fixing tools are built right into Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Check out this in-depth course to see how to do everything from stabilization techniques to slick animations!
  • 21. 21. Big Kicks with TAL-Reverb-2
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    Audio Plugins 102
    10 FREE FX Plugins (That You Can't Live Without)
    Did you know that there are some really useful FREE audio plugins out there waiting for you to download? There are, and G.W. Childs has picked out several of his favorites to show you what they do and how they work!
  • 6. 6. Introducing Free Alpha
    3m 32s
    Audio Plugins 101
    10 FREE Synths (That You Can't Live Without)
    There's a world of FREE synths out there that most producers don't know, haven't explored or taken the time to learn. Here's a course covering 10 of trainer G.W. Childs' favorites! See what these FREE synths can do for you!
  • 14. 14. Joints
    4m 4s
    Maya 202
    Dynamics, Texturing and Rigging
    In this Maya 201 course, feature film animation supervisor Nigel Broad, explains and explores textures, dynamics and rigging. Learn how to infuse realism into your 3D models in these step-by-step video tutorials.
  • 17. 17. Photoshop Lower Thirds
    3m 41s
    Media Composer 301
    Long Format Workflows
    Working in longer formats requires some very specific techniques. Get essential long-form video-editing tips for your editing toolbox in this AVID Media Composer course led by expert editor Kevin McAuliffe.
  • 4. 4. Exporting Footage from After Effects
    6m 7s
    Media Composer 201
    Advanced Techniques
    In this course, trainer Kevin McAuliffe explains some of the more sophisticated tools and techniques in Avid’s Media Composer software. Learn to integrate After Effects and Pro Tools workflows, transcoding, multicam and more!
  • 2. 2. Matte Keys
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    Media Composer 102
    Working With Effects
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  • 9. 9. Speaker Placement
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    Audio Mistakes 106
    10 Common Studio Design Mistakes
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  • 31. 31. PrimalTap Controls II
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    Soundtoys 5 101
    Explained and Explored
    The Soundtoys 5 collection is a one-stop powerhouse bundle. Clocking in at 18 plug-ins, it can be a lot to digest. If you’ve got questions, our in-house expert Joe Albano is here to answer them!
  • 5. 5. Bouncing Plugins to Audio
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    Dance Music Masters 111
    Multiplier | Dubstep Drills
    Adam Pollard (A.K.A. Multiplier) –cutting-edge electronic dance music producer– created this exclusive Dubstep Drills course to provide you with an EDM arsenal of his Dubstep production techniques. It’s not to be missed!
  • 3. 3. Starting a Project
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    After Effects CC 101
    Introduction to After Effects
    What do you get when you fuse a talented artist/educator with Adobe After Effects CC? You get an AE course that is entertaining, educational and filled with creative examples. Learn After Effects with Bill Barminski!
  • 15. 15. Mixdown: Pt. 2
    12m 9s
    Dance Music Masters 102
    Miro Pajic | The Art of Techno
    Items & Things and Lazerslut artist Miro Pajic delivers the goods on creating effective techno in Ableton Live. Watch this 16-tutorial course and see how he deploys old-school hardware techniques and then re-contextualizes them within the ultra-flexible digital environment.
  • 16. 16. Exploring the Rock-Pop Toolbox
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    Cubase 8 100
    Tutorial Sampler
    Welcome Cubase users! Create a FREE account (top right) to watch these introductory teaser tutorials selected from our Cubase courseware. Then join our learning community to unlock more courses about Cubase, synthesis, recording techniques, EDM production, music theory and more.
  • 25. 25. Track Freeze & Rendering Clips
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    Tracktion 101
    Learn Tracktion Now!
    Tracktion is often called, “the musician's DAW”. That’s because it combines an intuitive, streamlined, single-screen interface with tons of powerful features. See how Tracktion works in this 28-tutorial course by Gary Hiebner.
  • 4. 4. Pro-Q 2 Controls II: Applications
    7m 44s
    FabFilter 201
    Pro Series Plugins
    Nobody makes audio plugins like FabFilter. And there’s nobody better suited to teach them than our very own Joe Albano. This course explains the Pro Series FX bundle and shows it in action!
  • 23. 23. Conclusion
    3m 21s
    Final Cut Pro X 10.2
    New Features Explored
    This course on Final Cut Pro 10.2 explores all of the powerful new features in Apple’s latest release. Learn all about 3D Text, Color Correction and lots more in this collection of 23 videos by Certified Trainer Iain Anderson.
  • 8. 8. Exploring the Rock-Pop Toolbox
    9m 10s
    Cubase 8 102
    Songwriters/Musicians Toolbox
    This musician-focused Cubase 8 course is designed to help you generate ideas and get them into Cubase as fast as possible. Take a ride with Matt Hepworth as he shows you all the cool inroads for making music with Cubase!
  • 3. 3. RAM vs CPU, Latency & More!
    8m 43s
    Orchestration 302
    The MIDI Orchestra - Designing Templates
    You need an orchestra to play orchestral music. Likewise, you need an orchestral template to play a MIDI orchestral score. This course, by Peter Schwartz, explains the technology and the craft behind designing pro orchestral templates.
  • 12. 12. Browsing Your Library With the Keyboard
    2m 52s
    Komplete Kontrol 101
    Kontrol Explored
    Komplete Kontrol is a software & hardware solution for composing, performing and producing music with the Native Instruments collection of synths and samplers. This course by Matt Vanacoro explains how this technology will enhance your NI experience!
  • 14. 14. Create Ambience & Room Tone
    7m 38s
    Maschine 2.0 301
    Production Tips and Tricks
    Liam O’Mullane (a.k.a.The Sound Tutor) is back with some power-user tips and tricks for Native Instruments’ Maschine. So power-up your Maschine production chops with this expert 23-tutorial course!
  • 22. 22. Using Final Draft Reader
    2m 19s
    Final Draft 102
    Revising and Editing a Screenplay
    Writing a screenplay is the first step. Revising it is the rest of the journey. Learn how to rewrite and edit like a Hollywood screenwriter in this 24-tutorial Final Draft course by Matt Vanacoro.
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    4m 38s
    Film Craft 109
    The Editor
    You've shot miles and miles of footage... Now what? Learn essential film and video editing techniques in this information-packed, example-filled, Film Craft course by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 23. 23. Creating Whooshes
    9m 12s
    Live 9 101
    Beginner's Guide
    This new beginner’s guide –by Ableton expert Bill Burgess– is designed to get every Live newbie up and making tracks fast! So, if you're looking to go Live, start right here, right now with this entertaining and informative course!
  • 8. 8. Using Kill & Freeze
    3m 2s
    Reason 7 201
    Synchronous Explored
    Synchronous is Reason’s new time-based FX modulator. Watch this course by expert Mo Volans as he explains how Synchronous will help you electrify your tracks!
  • 24. 24. Improvising with Your Voice
    2m 46s
    Vocal Techniques 101
    Singing with Tammy Scheffer
    The best way to learn pro, cutting-edge vocal techniques is to study with a great singer. So, sit back and learn the art of singing in this 31-tutorial course by vocalist and recording artist Tammy Scheffer.
  • 10. 10. Editing Images (OS X)
    5m 33s
    Keynote
    Mac, iPad & iPhone
    Watch this in-depth 43-tutorial course, from our resident Apple guru Francesco Schiavon, to learn how to create attractive and informative presentations using Apple’s Keynote software on your Mac, iOS devices and iCloud!
  • 15. 15. Clients: Firms vs. Freelance
    1m 5s
    Graphic Design 301
    Your Portfolio and Self Promotion
    Self-promotion is key to any graphic designer's success. But before you go out into the world there’s a bunch of stuff you must have in your toolbox. This course gives you everything you need to know to jumpstart your career.
  • 9. 9. Book Technicalities
    3m 58s
    Graphic Design 201
    Designing Books and Book Covers
    In this course you learn how to take your design knowledge and apply it to the real world task of designing a book and its cover. Join Mark Gatter as he explains the complexities of book design in this 20-tutorial, workflow course.
  • 15. 15. Editing a Video: Enhancements and Audio
    4m 8s
    Youtube 101
    Managing a Dynamic Channel
    Posting videos to YouTube is the easy part. Doing it so that they look & sound their best – and get seen – is a whole different story. Learn how to effectively post, manage and market your videos on YouTube, in this in-depth introductory course by Matt Vanacoro.
  • 20. 20. Shapes
    2m 10s
    Graphic Design 104
    Design Principles and Elements
    Design is the glorious mingling of creativity and functionality. In this high-level course, by designer Mark Gatter, you learn all about the universal principles and elements that give meaning to any art form... from graphics to music and everything in between.
  • 22. 22. Adding Images
    5m 16s
    Pages
    For Mac, iPad & iPhone
    Apple’s Pages software is everywhere: On your Mac, iPad & iPhone and in the Cloud! This 37-tutorial course, by expert Francesco Schiavon, teaches you everything about using Pages to create and edit documents on all your Apple devices!
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