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    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 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!
  • 14. 14. Animating your Lower Third
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    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.
  • 12. 12. Basic Animation
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    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!
  • 9. 9. Adjusting Keyframes
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    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!
  • 7. 7. Importing AE Text Templates
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    Premiere Pro CC 105
    Advanced Techniques
    This Premiere course is designed to take your video editing skills to the next level. Join Premiere expert Kevin McAuliffe as he shares advanced tips and trick that will dramatically improve your workflow.
  • 22. 22. Editing Keyframes in the Timeline
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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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 38s
    Maya 201
    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.
  • 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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    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!
  • 14. 14. Creating 3D Titles for FCP X
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    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!
  • 6. 6. Environmental Reflections
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    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    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!
  • 1. 1. What's Covered in this Course
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    Animation Concepts 102
    Dynamic Character Animation
    Siobhan Twomey is back with her second instalment in the popular Animation Concepts series. Learn how to infuse your characters with personality using the universal principles detailed in this 21-tutorial course.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 42s
    Animation Concepts 101
    Bringing Objects to Life
    The word animation literally means: the state of being alive. In this essential course by Siobhan Twomey, you learn the art and craft of infusing your animated objects with the illusion of aliveness. So… let there be life!
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    3m 26s
    Orchestration 301
    The MIDI Orchestra - Enhancing Realism
    Get real! Or at least get your MIDI orchestra to SOUND real! Learn the art of creating realistic orchestral MIDI mockups in this inspiring course by the one and only Peter (Ski) Schwartz.
  • 21. 21. Choosing a Style
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    Film Craft 103
    The Director
    Everybody wants to be a Director. Here’s your “take one”! In this exclusive, introductory course, you learn about directing and the power of storytelling from award-winning filmmaker and renowned educator, Michael Wohl!
  • 9. 9. Folio Overlays
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    Digital Publishing Suite 101
    Making a Band App
    If you make music and art, Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite is the perfect solution to turn your original content into apps! Join trainer Iain Anderson in this 27-tutorial course and see how easy app-making can be!
  • 42. 42. Narration and Other Talking Heads
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    Pro Tools 303
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    Avid’s Pro Tools is the premiere DAW for editing dialog for TV and Film. Learn the Pro Tools audio editor's workflow in this advanced, 4-hour course by post-production expert, Roy Vargas.
  • 1. 1. Introduction: What’s Covered in this Course
    1m 31s
    Character Design 102
    Creating Characters for Animation
    In this course, artist & animator Siobhan Twomey shows how to design characters specifically for animation. Follow along and learn the techniques and tools you need to know to get your designs ready to be animated!
  • 14. 14. Intro to Transitions & Builds
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    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    Edge Animate 201
    Advanced Techniques
    This intermediate Edge Animate CC course – by Adobe expert Iain Anderson – takes you well beyond the basics of the first course. Discover some powerful tips, tricks & techniques to take your animation to the next level.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 16s
    Edge Animate 101
    Getting Started
    Adobe’s Edge Animate is cross-platform, scaleable, interactive animation software designed for the web. Our very own Adobe specialist, Iain Anderson explains how this impressive software works. Start animating now!
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    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.
  • 18. 18. Where the Board Goes Next
    2m 12s
    Storyboarding 102
    The Art of Storyboarding
    Storyboard artist Siobhan Twomey is back with a sequel to her very popular introductory course! In this course, you learn filmmaking techniques and principles that are essential knowledge for every storyboard artist.
  • 7. 7. Changing Title Durations
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    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Core Training: Graphics, Titles, Transitions and Themes
    Final Cut Pro X 10.2.X is jam-packed with all kinds of way to create professional graphics. From titles to complex transitions, this course takes you through all of them!
  • 4. 4. Trim, Crop & Ken Burns Effects
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    Final Cut Pro X 105
    Core Training: Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual Effects and transformations are designed right into Apple's new Final Cut Pro X. Watch this 24-tutorial course to see how Michael Wohl creates everything from basic transformations to cool animations right before your eyes!
  • 2. 2. Types of Boards
    2m 29s
    Storyboarding 101
    Introduction to Storyboarding
    “You can storyboard anything” says artist and trainer, Siobhan Twomey. Learn the art and craft of this essential skill as Siobhan reveals everything you need to know to get you started in the creative field of storyboarding!
  • 26. 26. Animation
    6m 56s
    For Dummies
    iOS Application Development 1
    Want to create your own iOS applications? Join Neal Goldstein, iOS programming expert and bestselling For Dummies author, as he takes you step-by-step through the process of developing your very first iOS app!

  • 24. 24. Keyframing Effects
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    Premiere Pro CS6 106
    Filters, Effects & Color
    The course you’ve all been waiting for is here! Learn all about Filters, Effects and Color in this exciting in-depth 40-tutorial course by industry acclaimed, digital video expert Michael Wohl!
  • 19. 19. Animating 3D Text - Part 1
    2m 58s
    Photoshop CS6 106
    Text Tool Techniques and Workflows
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  • 20. 20. 1980s & MIDI
    3m 36s
    Game Audio 101
    Demystifying Game Audio
    Calling all composers and audio experts! If you're looking to have a career in Game Audio, this course is required viewing!
  • 10. 10. Realistic Sunset Adjustments
    4m 48s
    Lightroom 4 202
    Nature and Landscapes
    Enhance your Nature and Landscape photos using the specialized tools in Adobe Lightroom 4 with internationally acclaimed photographer and trainer Martin Perhiniak...
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    5m 3s
    Flash CS6 102
    Creating Animation
    Flash is the industry standard solution for creating professional 2D animation. In this course Adobe expert Iain Anderson shows you how to create professional looking animation content in Adobe Flash CS6...
  • 13. 13. Basics of Animation With Resize
    2m 43s
    Media Composer 6 106
    Color Correction, FX and Compositing
    Check out this 50-video exploration of Media Composer’s vast array of advanced features and FX in this “feature” packed tutorial by Adobe Master Trainer, Jeff Greenberg...
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  • 1. 1. General Introduction
    2m 34s
    Final Cut Pro X 101
    Overview and Quick Start Guide
    This tutorial is free to all mPV members! With the release of Final Cut Pro X, Apple has upped the ante in the nonlinear video editing world. Join expert video editor, Michael Wohl, in this FREE Overview and Quick Start Guide, and get the inside info about FCP X’s new features.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 48s
    After Effects CS5 302
    Cartoon Animation Basics
    Learn how to animate photos and create basic characters in the style of “South Park”, “Monty Python” and “Jib Jab” in this tutorial, Cartoon Animation Basics, by After Effects expert Richard Lainhart.
  • 31. 31. Creating Animation Presets
    2m 20s
    After Effects CS5 203
    Secrets of Particle Playground
    Learn the little-known secrets of After Effects' Particle Playground plugin with special effects expert & Star macProVideo.com Trainer Richard Lainhart.
  • 10. 10. Setting Menu Intros and Outros
    2m 34s
    iDVD '11 101
    Core iDVD '11
    If you're using iLife to record your digital lifestyle, you need iDVD '11 to make the finished DVDs that document your life!
  • 56. 56. Animating Within A Movie Clip
    8m 15s
    Flash CS5 101
    Core Flash CS5
    Learn Flash CS5 the right way (and the fun way) with the entertaining and knowledgable Flash expert, Geoff Blake.
  • 10. 10. What Are Keyframes?
    6m 33s
    After Effects CS5 101
    Core After Effects CS5
    Adobe’s After Effects CS5 is the industry-leading motion graphics software that powers animations across all media including the web, on TV and in feature films. Join visual artist/musician and macProVideo.com trainer Richard Lainhart in this detailed exploration of everything you need to know about the powerful animation tools in After Effects CS5.
  • 12. 12. Creating Animations with the Layers Panel
    3m 44s
    Illustrator CS5 102
    Working with Objects & Type
    Illustrator excels when it comes to working with Vector objects, but in order to make great art with vectors, you need to understand how to create objects and type in Illustrator. This tutorial shows you how ...
  • 68. 68. Understanding Layer Types
    6m 24s
    Photoshop CS5 101
    Core Photoshop CS5
    5-hours of training (115 separate videos) covering the fundamentals of using Photoshop CS5. Learn Photoshop CS5 from a proven master who gets right to the tips & tricks that benefit you the most.
  • 44. 44. Creating Backgrounds in Photoshop
    3m 16s
    Encore 101
    Core Encore
    Encore DVD is Adobe's full-featured, commercial DVD-Video authoring application. Learn how it works in this tutorial ...
  • 32. 32. Using Paint Strokes
    3m 51s
    Motion 4 101
    Core Motion 4
    Michael Wohl is Apple's Courseware & Manual author for Motion 4 - Learn how Motion works from a true insider!
  • 10. 10. Setting Menu Intros and Outros
    2m 39s
    iDVD '09 101
    Core iDVD '09
    If you're using iLife to record your digital lifestyle, you need iDVD '09 to make the finished DVDs that document your life!
  • 74. 74. Creating Animations with the Layers Panel
    3m 47s
    Illustrator CS4 101
    Core Illustrator CS4
    Learn to create vector art with seasoned technical author and 3D artist Kelly Murdock.
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