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12 Tips for Christmas 2013-14
Casablanca Expert Chet Davis provides 12 short video-tutorials to help you get the most from your Casablanca video editor.
"For the 5th year in a row, I am happy to bring these twelve short tutorials as my holiday gift to my friends and colleagues in the Casablanca community."
In this Tip #1 for the 12 Tips for Christmas 2013-14 Chet shows how to use the Compare function found in bohth Smart Edit and Bogart OS Casblanca video editors. Click here to view this 4:27 video lesson
In this 2nd Tip for this year, your Casablanca Expert shows you why and how to de-interlace your video. This is very important if you plan to share your video/s on-line (YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, your website, etc). This tip is fully compatible with both Smart Edit and Bogart Casablanca editors. Click here to view this 6:48 video.
The Casablanca Expert shares how you can create optimum still scene effect using the HSS (High Speed Shutter) setting on your video camera, and also shows how to adjust the Still Scene in your Casablanca for best results.
This tip is fully compatible with both Smart Edit and Bogart Casablanca editors. Click here to view this 8:02 video.
In this Tip for Christmas your Casablanca Expert shares how to use a Filter Pack effect (Color Blotches) to create a cool looking still frame that transitions into live action - this makes a great opening amd is fully compatible with both Smart Edit and Bogart Casablanca editors. Click here to view thie 6:22 video.
In this 6th of the 12 Tips for Christmas 2013-14 your Casablanca Expert shares one of his most favorite websites that provides free (cost) Royalty Free music to use in your video projects. Click here to view this 6:47 lesson.
Chet Davis shares how to export audio from personal computers (WIndows and Mac computers), iPhones/SmartPhones, iPads, and MP3 Players to your Casablanca video editor.This can be music, sound effects, audio from YouTube, and more! Click here to view this 8:08 video lesson.
Your Casablanca Expert shows you how to create titles with more than one color (style) on the same line. In the standard Casablanca titler we can apply only one style/color to a line of text, but there is a work-around by using the Title Boxes and Chet shows you how - click here to view this short lesson.
Chet shows ideas for showcasing a cool video clip from an athlete (could also highlight a cool nature clip). The first example uses regular and slow-motion, while the 2nd example uses a freeze frame embedded in the middle of a fluid motino. This is compatible with both Smart Edit and Bogart OS Casblanca video editors. Click here to view this 6-minute video lesson.
In this 10th Tip Chet shares thoughts about selecting the proper color/s for your video project titles.
In addition to using outline and shadow he uses the 'Color Wheel' for part of the selection process- and explains/demonstrates what opposite colors are and how they relate to titles. You can view this 6-minute video here.
Chet shows the different methods for adjusting audio samples in the Audio Mix Menu, with the variations between Bogart and SmartEdit Operating Systems. This pertains to not only volume adjustments but addingspecific audio effects.
Click here to view this 5:27 video lesson.
In this 12th Tip for this season, Chet shows a suggested application for using PIP Studio/PIP Studio 2 to create a layered effect that works well as an introduction or sophisticated element in your video projects. NOTE: This is more of an intermediate/advanced lesson as Chet covers a lot in the 10-minute video (but you can view again & again to get the concepts).
This lesson is compatible with both Bogart and SmartEdit Operating Systems, but does require the add-on software PIP Studio (for SmartEdit) or PIP Studio 2 (for Bogart editors).
Click here to view this video lesson.
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