JOUR 3451: TV, RADIO AND DIGITAL NEWS REPORTING

VO
• pdf | Sample Script and Avid Timeline
• pdf | Sample Script of the THREESIXTY VO

• png | Folder for Video Files on Hard Drive
• png | Copy Video Files from SDHC Card
(Remove SDHC card from computer before opening Avid.)

• png | Opening Avid and Setting Folder
• png | Resize Avid Workspace
• png | Link to Media and Color Code Files in Project Bin
• png | Name / Log Files in Project Bin
• mov | VO: Laying Clip Segments in Avid
• mov | VO: Using the Ripple Trim Tool
• mov | VO: Adjusting Audio Levels
• mov | VO: Exporting as a Quicktime Movie
• mov | VO: Publishing to YouTube


VOSOT
• pdf | Sample Script and Avid Timeline
• pdf | Sample Script of the THREESIXTY VOSOT
• mov | Seven Examples

• png | Folder for Video Files on Hard Drive
• png | Copy Video Files from SDHC Card
(Remove SDHC card from computer before opening Avid.)

• png | Opening Avid and Setting Folder
• png | Resize Avid Workspace
• png | Copy Video Files from SDHC Card
• png | Link to Media and Color Code Files in Project Bin
• png | Name / Log Files in Project Bin
• mov | VOSOT: Laying Clip Segments - VO and SOT clips - in Avid
• mov | VOSOT: Rearrange Clip Segments in the Timeline
• mov | VOSOT: Trimming and Pacing - Using the Ripple Trim Tool
• mov | VOSOT: Adjusting Audio Levels
• mov | VOSOT: Final Checks
• mov | VOSOT: Exporting as a Quicktime Movie (additional notes)
• mov | VOSOT: Publishing to YouTube (same as was done for VO)


PACKAGE
• pdf | Sample Script
• pdf | Sample Script of the THREESIXTY PACKAGE

• png | Resize Avid Workspace
• png | Copy Video Files from SDHC Card
• png | Link to Media and Color Code Files in Project Bin
• png | Name / Log Files in Project Bin

Story Idea
[1] Finding a Story

Getting Started — Setting Up a New Project
[1] Set Up Project Folder on Hard Drive
[2] Copy Video Files to Project Folder
[3] Create Avid Project and Sequence and Tracks in Timeline

Write the Script
[1] Story Structure Diagram
[2] Create Script as a Word doc
[3] AP Stylebook Online
[4] Writing Style
[5] Transition Words and Phrases
[6] Write In and Out of SOTs

Graphics, Images and Using Photoshop
[1] Create Lower Third in Photoshop
[2] Create Bike Theft Story Graphics in Photoshop

[3] Create Bike Theft Story Graphics for Animated Maroon Background
[4] Laying Bike Theft Story Graphics for Animated Maroon Background

Adding Files to the Project Bin in Avid
(With new version of Avid Media Compose,
use Tools > Source Browser to access media files.)
[1] Link to Media
[2] Import Images
[3] Import Voicetrack

Laying Tracks
[1-1] Voicetrack
[1-2] Using Ripple Trim Tool to Add Air to Voicetrack Clip Segment
[2-1] SOT: Nat Sound Pop Open
[2-2] SOT: Spencer
[2-3] SOT: Brian
[3-1] B-Roll Overview
[3-2] B-Roll Full Version (place all bike theft story clips)
[3-3] B-Roll Padding at End of the Story
[4-1] Graphics - Title Card, 61 and 10 percent
[4-2] Graphics - Lower Third, Spencer and Brian
[4-3] Graphics - Lower Third - Add Fade Effect

Leading with Audio
[1] Leading with Audio Technique - Nat Sound Pop Open
[2] Adjusting Audio Level When Leading with Audio

Trimming
[1] Using the Ripple Trim Tool (to be published)
[2] Avid video: Editing with the Trim Tools

Post Production — Fixes and Effects
[1] Using Rule of Thirds Guide and to Resize Video Clips
[2] Add the Same Effect to Multiple Clips
[3] Using Color Correction to Increase Gain (make clip brighter)
(remember to hold down option key to add a second effect to same clip;
might be helpful to watch next tutorial first)
[4] Adding Multiple Effects to the Same Clip
[5] Resize Images
[6] Rotate an image or video clip when not level to the horizon
[7] Speedup and Slow Motion
[8] Fly In Lower Third

Adjust Audio Levels
[1] Adding Additional Channels in Audio Mixer
[2] Adjusting Audio Level When Leading with Audio
[3] Adjusting Audio Levels for Full and Under
[4] Example of Audio Levels Set for Bike Theft Story

Final Checks
[1] Padding at End of the Story
[2] Clear In and Out Marks, Black Holes and Flash Frames
[3] Render In to Out

Exporting as a Quicktime Movie
[1] How as Same as Source
[2] Export as an H.264 Movie
Using H.264 helps eliminate stoppage in play and "tearing"
[3] Publishing to YouTube