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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!
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    After Effects CC 401
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    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!
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    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.
  • 12. 12. Basic Animation
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    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!
  • 5. 5. Image Correction with Adjustment Layers
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  • 1. 1. Introduction to Lightroom CC
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    Advanced
    Hollin Jones is back with an Advanced course on Adobe’s Lightroom CC. Join him as he shares tips and tricks to dramatically improve your workflow.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    The Essentials
    Included in Adobe’s Creative Cloud collection, Lightroom CC is the perfect cloud-based solution for importing, organizing, editing and sharing your digital images. Learn how to work efficiently with this powerful application in this course taught by professional photographer and trainer, Hollin Jones.
  • 6. 6. Color Board Overview
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    Final Cut Pro X 107
    Intro to Color Correction
    Apple’s Final Cut Pro X offers lots of powerful color grading features. Learn to use them with editor, colorist and certified trainer Iain Anderson!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    Arturia V 104
    CMI V Explored
    Arturia’s CMI V is a faithful recreation of the Fairlight CMI series IIx, the music workstation that revolutionized music production in the ’80s. Learn all about this digital sound design powerhouse with trainer and synthesis expert Nigel Broad.
  • 3. 3. Planning
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    Final Cut Pro X 301
    360 Tools and Techniques
    Apple's Final Cut Pro X offers a complete set of tools for importing, editing and exporting 360-degree videos. Put on your virtual VR headset and join Apple Certified Trainer Iain Anderson in this course to learn and create stunning VR content with FCP X!
  • 4. 4. The Twelve-Bar Blues
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    Deconstructing the Beatles 101
    Chords and Progressions
    “Introducing, the Beatles!” They’ve had more hits than any other band. But what are the SECRETS behind their success? Well, Beatles expert Scott Freiman knows the answers and he shares some of those secrets with you in this course on Chords and Progressions!
  • 5. 5. Color Wheels
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    Final Cut Pro X 10.4 - 100
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  • 4. 4. Digital Audio Transmission - AES|EBU, SPDIF, ADAT
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    Recording Media, DAW and Computer
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fourth installment is about Recording Media, DAW and Computer terminology.
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    With its new streamlined layout, hi-res color screens and improved features, Native Instruments’ Komplete Kontrol MK2 is a solid upgrade to the original version. Join Matt Vanacoro in this course, and learn how this software & hardware solution will enhance your music-making experience.
  • 9. 9. Adjusting Keyframes
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    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!
  • 17. 17. Conditional Highlighting
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    Numbers Advanced
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  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 27s
    Lightroom Classic CC 101
    Getting Started With Lightroom Classic CC
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  • 7. 7. Importing AE Text Templates
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    Premiere Pro CC 105
    Advanced Techniques
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  • 5. 5. 3D Titles
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    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction & GUI
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    Logic Pro X 10.3
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    Logic Pro X 10.3 is here and so is Steve H with a detailed look at what's new. Our friends at Apple have been busy creating all kinds of cool features. So see what's new in Apple's LPX 10.3 in this FREE, laser-focussed course!
  • 6. 6. Opacity & Blend Modes
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    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!
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    Absolute Beginner's Guide
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    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.
  • 10. 10. The Waveform Display
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    Long Format Workflows
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    10 Essential Design Tips
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  • 3. 3. Shoot RAW
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    Photoshop CC 301
    10 Essential Photo Editing Tips
    The best way to acquire new techniques is to learn them from others who've been doing it professionally! So that's why we asked Photoshop CC pro Iain Anderson to show us 10 of his favorite essential photo-editing tips.
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  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    Modeling
    The best way to learn 3D animation software is to see it in action. And this Maya modeling course does exactly that. Learn to model with Autodesk’s Maya with pro animation supervisor Nigel Broad in this 31-tutorial course.
  • 6. 6. The Scale, Chord & Light Guide
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    iMaschine 101
    Absolute Beginners' Guide
    iMaschine for iOS is a feature-packed, touch-based music production and performance instrument that you can take anywhere. Learn how to get the most out of this Native Instruments app in this video guide by Hollin Jones.
  • 1. 1. What is After Effects?
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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!
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    20 iPhone Secrets Revealed
    Apple’s iPhone has hundreds (maybe thousands) of secret or hidden features. In this classified course, trainer Matt Vanacoro unveils some of his favorites. Check them out, but please keep them confidential!
  • 13. 13. File Transfer with iTunes
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    iPad 101
    16 iPad Secrets Revealed
    This course is classified as top secret! Watching it gives you access to features that will alter the way you interact with the Apple iPad. Warning: If you don’t have top-level clearance, watch and learn at your own risk.
  • 4. 4. Safety First
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    Photography 301
    Drone & Aerial Photography
    Drones are taking aerial photography to new heights. This course addresses both the technical and artistic challenges that aerial photographers face when they take to the air. Got a drone? Want to take some great shots? Watch this course!
  • 8. 8. New Spotlight Searches
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    OS X El Capitan 101
    Learn OS X El Capitan
    This OS X update, El Capitan, adds a mountain of new features to Apple’s ever-expanding operating system. See what this update is all about in this new tutorial course by our favorite Mac expert, Francesco Schiavon!
  • 8. 8. Color Board Overview
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    Final Cut Pro X 107
    Core Training: Color Correction Masterclass
    Learn the art and craft of color correction using Apple’s Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2 in this completely new and redesigned course by videographer, editor and colorist, Iain Anderson.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 54s
    Animation Concepts 202
    Creating Backgrounds
    Learn the techniques that pro animators use to make backgrounds that have depth, impact and enhance the storyline. Follow along with animator Siobhan Twomey in this 21-tutorial course and see how you can bring your backgrounds to life!
  • 3. 3. Lighting, Shadow & Environments
    3m 17s
    Motion 5.2
    New Features Explored
    Motion 5.2 is loaded with all kinds of new features. Learn about 3D Titles, new Materials, Generators, Masking, Keyframe Controls and much more in this in-depth “What’s New” course!
  • 5. 5. Lighting & Shadow Controls
    2m 24s
    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.
  • 21. 21. Working in Lightbox View
    2m 57s
    DaVinci Resolve 105
    Managing Color Grades
    In this DaVinci Resolve course, by colorist Andrew Balis, you learn the art and the craft behind managing color grades across an entire project. Watch this course to add these professional skills to your color grading toolkit!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 10s
    Animation Concepts 201
    Principles of Background Design
    The unspoken "character", in any animation, is the imaginary world where the characters live. Learn all about the art of designing animation backgrounds with artist Siobhan Twomey.
  • 18. 18. Deadwood, Dogs & the Kitchen Sink
    4m 9s
    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.
  • 21. 21. Auto Enhance
    3m 57s
    Photos 101
    Photos 101 - Learn Photos Now!
    Photos for Mac is Apple’s latest app for organizing, editing and sharing your library of pictures and videos. Watch this course and learn everything about using Photos on all your Apple devices!
  • 14. 14. The Light Guide
    5m 40s
    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!
  • 6. 6. Using Highlight Mode
    2m 23s
    DaVinci Resolve 104
    Secondary Color Grading
    In this in-depth look at secondary color grading, DaVinci Resolve expert Andrew Balis shows you the “power” of Power Windows. See how to put these incredible tools to work in your projects!
  • 30. 30. Alternatives
    2m 57s
    Logic Pro X
    10.1 In-Depth
    Apple’s Logic Pro X 10.1 is deep. There are so many new and unpublished features that we created this 35-tutorial, 2+ hour course to explain them all. So here’s the ninja David Earl to show you everything he’s uncovered!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 51s
    Animation Concepts 103
    Character Walk Cycles
    Walking comes naturally… until you have to animate it! After completing this Walk Cycles course by expert animator Siobhan Twomey, you will have your characters strolling, shuffling, sauntering and jogging before you know it!
  • 3. 3. Working in 3 Tonal Ranges
    5m 23s
    DaVinci Resolve 103
    Primary Color Grading
    Andrew Balis is back with a look at primary color grading. Learn about grading and Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve in this 23-tutorial, example-filled course!
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