If you're serious about your career as a video editor, you need to learn on the software that the pros use. Avid Xpress DV 3.5 brings broadcast and Hollywood video editing power to your desktop for under $2,000 and Avid Xpress DV 3.5 Editing shows you how to use it. The training experts at Avid have crammed an entire beginner's course into one complete book/CD-ROM combo that lets you get hands-on fast. This book covers all stages of the editing process including how to input and organize source footage, edit sync and non-sync material, trim sequences, edit audio, create titles, and output a finished program. Even if you've never used an Avid system before, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with screenshots and reinforced with review questions and practice exercises, promise to turn you into a proficient Avid user by the time you're through with this comprehensive course.
Avid Technology's award-winning team of Education Specialists is a highly trained group of instructors with extensive knowledge in all aspects of postproduction. Avid combines the team's in-house expertise with a CD-ROM containing all of the project and media files used in the book to create a full-featured training course in every title.