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Working with Video in Logic Pro X

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    Video Codecs & Initial Setup

    This video covers video codecs, viewing videos in the QuickTime inspector and using the Project Chooser to for settings.

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    Setting Up a Project

    Take a look at the settings and preferences that you need to know to work with film.

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    Importing a Movie Pt. 1

    Watch the steps Logic goes through importing a movie and take a quick tour of the QuickTime player.

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    Importing a Movie Pt. 2

    The Global Movie track menu items are covered. Setting up SMPTE view offset and setting Logic’s start time to match the burned-in timecode are also discussed.

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    Trimming & Moving the Movie

    Learn how to trim and move your movie using the Movie settings window and the menu items found in both the global Movie track and the movie player.

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    Creating Standard Markers

    This video takes you through the various methods used to to create Standard Markers. Naming and coloring is also shown.

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    Creating Movie Scene Markers

    This video takes you through the various selection methods used to define the Scene Marker creation range and shows how to convert to Standard Markers. Navigation by markers is shown as well as importing chapter markers.

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    Creating a Tempo Map

    Using markers and beat mapping, learn how to create tempo changes. Adding time signatures is also shown.

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    Accelerandos & Ritardandos in the Global Tempo Track

    Learn how create tempo changes using the global Tempo track.

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    Tempo Operations Window

    Learn how create tempos changes using the Tempo Operations window.

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    Beat Mapping a Live Performance

    Use a MIDI performance and Logic’s Beat Mapping to create a tempo map.

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    Drop Frame & Musical Grid

    This video shows where the frames are dropped in 29.97 drop frame and covers toggling the Musical Grid.

Product Overview

Logic Pro X has massively improved it's already powerful video features, and Doug Zangar walks you through them. Learn how you can use Logic's flexible video handling features to write and sync your music to pictures, as well as workflow techniques to make it all a breeze.

Doug starts with a quick overview of the video codecs and settings. That leads into how to set up a Logic project for optimal use with video. With your project created, Doug spends two videos teaching you all the steps and best practices for importing video into Logic.

With your movie imported, Doug dives into Basic Movie Operations, starting with Trimming and Moving your movie around the Global Movie Track, and Creating Standard Markers. After that, Doug goes into the more advanced options such as Creating Movie Scene Markers, Tempo Maps, and programming Accelerandos and Ritardandos in the Global Tempo Track.

Moving on, Doug explains how to Create Tempo Changes in the Tempo Operations Window, and lastly, guides you through Beat Mapping a Live Performance to a Video Track, understanding Drop Frame Videos, and Toggling the Musical Grid.

Whether you've just started working with video in Logic Pro X or you're a seasoned scorer looking for more ways to improve your workflow, "Working with Video in Logic Pro X" has exactly what you need!

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Working with Video in Logic Pro X is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Big help! Very well laid out. Incredibly useful!
Date published: 2021-05-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Everything you want to know about Video in Logic I learned something from every single video in this course. He mentions changes in 10.1, but everything is still relevant in 10.5. He even give tips when the short-cut key commands are buggy, and when to assign your own. This video is geared towards the technical side of syncing audio with video, and keeping everything in sync as you edit—it's not about the creative side of making a video in logic.
Date published: 2021-01-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Valuable !!! Excellent teaching It is always good to have such a clear thinking teacher that explains complex subject in a practical way.
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great overview of working with video in Logic I needed a refresh of all things video in Logic Pro and this video series did the trick.
Date published: 2020-02-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Exactly what I was looking for! Just got started working in Logic Pro X for film scoring and needed a quick tutorial on the SMPT settings and markers. This was spot on exactly what I needed to know.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Terrific series! All the stuff I hunted for in Logic is right here, and explained very well. The author is a great teacher!
Date published: 2017-04-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent Nice set of video tuts
Date published: 2017-04-10
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