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Author Van Hurkman, Alexis, author

Title Autodesk smoke : essentials / Alexis Van Hurkman ; acquisitions editor, Mariann Barsolo ; development editor, Pete Gaughan ; production editor, Christine O'Connor ; cover designer, Ryan Sneed
Published Indianapolis, Indiana : Wiley, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (353 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Essentials
Essentials (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Contents ""Autodesk® Smoke® Essentials""; ""Copyright""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""About the Author""; ""About the Technical Editor""; ""Contents at a Glance""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Who Should Read This Book""; ""What You Will Learn""; ""What You Need""; ""What Is Covered in This Book""; ""Companion Files""; ""The Essentials Series""; ""Chapter 1: Before You Begin""; ""Before You Open Smoke""; ""Opening Autodesk Smoke""; ""The Startup Screen""; ""Creating and Managing Projects""; ""Choosing Your Storage Volume""; ""Creating and Managing Users""; ""Opening a New Project""
""Chapter 3: Importing Your Project�s Media""""Importing Media into a New Project""; ""Importing Media with the MediaHub""; ""Organizing Media within the Media Library""; ""Organizing Clips Using Folders""; ""Using Folders with Thumbnails""; ""Closing Libraries and Locking Clips""; ""The Essentials and Beyond""; ""Chapter 4: Editing a Rough Assembly""; ""Creating a Sequence""; ""Editing with Thumbnails""; ""Setting Thumbnail In and Out Points""; ""Creating Subclips""; ""Drag-and-Drop Editing""; ""Dragging and Dropping an Insert Edit""; ""Basic Trimming in the Timeline""
""Chapter 7: Using Timeline Effects""""Creating a Picture-in-Picture Effect Using 2D Transform""; ""Editing Superimposed Clips with the Source-Destination Controls""; ""Using the 2D Transform Effect""; ""Stabilization and Motion Tracking""; ""Using the Action Schematic""; ""Editing and Keying a Superimposed Greenscreen Clip""; ""Getting Started with Keying""; ""Pulling a Greenscreen Key""; ""The Essentials and Beyond""; ""Chapter 8: Introduction to ConnectFX""; ""Applying ConnectFX to a Clip""; ""Understanding the CFX Editor""; ""The Viewport""; ""FX Node Bins""; ""The I/O Node Tab""
""Important Preferences""""Audio Playback""; ""Broadcast Monitor""; ""Input Devices""; ""User Interface""; ""The Essentials and Beyond""; ""Chapter 2: The Smoke Interface""; ""The Four Tabs""; ""Importing Projects Using Conform""; ""Understanding the MediaHub and Media Library""; ""Working in the Timeline Panel""; ""Using the Viewer""; ""Using the Timeline""; ""Resizing the Media Library""; ""A Quick Look at Timeline Effects""; ""About the FX Ribbon""; ""Accessing Custom Editors""; ""Getting a Glimpse of ConnectFX""; ""Using the Tools Panel""; ""The Essentials and Beyond""
""The Essentials and Beyond""""Chapter 5: Editing Dialog and Advanced Trimming""; ""Editing Dialog with the Source/Record Viewers""; ""Using Source-Sequence Viewers""; ""Trimming for Continuity""; ""Trimming to Create Split Edits""; ""Adding Cutaways with Three-Point Editing""; ""The Essentials and Beyond""; ""Chapter 6: Adding Transitions and Timewarp Effects""; ""Importing the Opening Scene""; ""Adding and Editing Dissolves""; ""Creating and Customizing Wipes""; ""Retiming a Shot Using Timewarp""; ""Rendering Slow-Motion Effects""; ""The Essentials and Beyond""
Summary "Get productive fast with this compelling, unique guide to Autodesk Smoke. If you're new to Autodesk Smoke for Mac, this guide will get you up to speed on the key tools in a practical, hands-on way. Featuring approachable, task-based exercises taken from the real world, this full-color, step-by-step book walks you through a professional workflow with the editing, compositing and finishing tool. This Autodesk Official Press title covers everything you need to know for a solid foundation in the software, including: The ins and outs of the Smoke interface, including all key tools; Audio, music, and sound effects; Editing and trimming clips for a polished edit; Media management and advanced compositing. With professional-quality video footage used for all of the book's projects, this vibrant full-color guide is engaging as well as instructive. For those new to Autodesk Smoke, as well as professionals, instructors, and trainers, Autodesk Smoke Essentials is the resource you need to get productive, fast."-- Unedited summary from book
Notes Includes index
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Subject Autodesk Smoke.
Digital cinematography -- Computer programs.
Digital video -- Computer programs.
Image processing -- Digital techniques -- Software.
Form Electronic book
Author Barsolo, Mariann, editor
Gaughan, Pete, editor
O'Connor, Christine, editor
Sneed, Ryan, cover designer
ISBN 1118750357 (ebk)
1118842596 (ebk)
1118876857 (e-book)
1118876938 (e-book)
9781118750353 (ebk)
9781118842591 (ebk)
9781118876855 (e-book)
9781118876930 (e-book)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)