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Color Grading with Media Composer and Symphony 6


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Top film editors know Avid Media Composer and Symphony inside and out, giving them the confidence to pursue Hollywood-style productions and earn top wages. To join their ranks, you need the technical skills and knowledge to distinguish yourself as a pro. COLOR GRADING WITH MEDIA COMPOSER AND SYMPHONY 6 is here to help you on your way toward expertise in color grading with these two industry-standard video- and film-editing suites. Learn the full gamut of Avid tools and techniques--everything from simple primary color corrections to creating a polished, multi-layer finished grade. Learn to read video scopes, perform primary grades with HSL and Curves, perform secondary color correction, use Paint and AniMatte effects to create spot corrections, leverage Symphony's correction relationships to speed the grading workflow, and much more. COLOR GRADING WITH MEDIA COMPOSER AND SYMPHONY 6 will teach you the art of color correction, help you get a creative leg up on the competition, and put you on the road to mastery of Avid Media Composer and Symphony. COLOR GRADING WITH MEDIA COMPOSER AND SYMPHONY 6 is part of the Avid Learning Series. To find more books on Media Composer, Pro Tools, Sibelius, or any other Avid product, visit

About the Author

Bryan Castle Jr. began his career as a freelance producer and editor in the greater Boston area in 2001. Over the years, Bryan has continued to deepen his knowledge and expertise, focusing on documentary film production and online editing. Since 2009, he has been the principal subject matter expert and author of Avid's Media Composer and Symphony training materials. Currently, Bryan works as manager of the worldwide Avid Certified Instructor program.

Table of Contents

1. Color Grading Fundamentals. 2. System Configurations for Color Grading. 3. Core Grading Tools and Techniques. 4. Using Curves for Grading. 5. Advanced Primary Color Correction. 6. Secondary Color Correction (Avid Symphony module). 7. Using AniMatte with Color Correction. 8. Grouping Color Corrections. 9. Delivering a Graded Digital Master.

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Castle, Bryan, Jr.
Cengage Learning
Castle, Bryan
Color Correction
Media composer
Film Editing
television editing
Graphics-Computer Animation
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