Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.6

The new 8.6 release of Avid Media Composer is here, and there’s a lot to be excited about!  The Source Browser is the most prominent new feature, and it will change the way you source, link to and import media.  Gone are the days of importing or linking to tons of clips to find the […]

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What’s New in Media Composer (8.4)

Avid Customer Care How-To video series covers basic operation of your Avid software, system troubleshooting, quick tips, and much more. http://www.avid.com/howto Connect with Avid Media Composer Subscribe on YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Like on FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/avidmediacomp… Follow on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/mediacomposer

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What’s New in Media Composer | Software (8.3)

Avid Customer Care How-To video series covers basic operation of your Avid software, system troubleshooting, quick tips, and much more. Connect with Avid Media Composer Subscribe on YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Like on FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/avidmediacomp… Follow on TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/mediacomposer About Avid Avid is the world’s leading provider of audio and video technology for media organizations and independent […]

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What’s New in Media Composer | Software (8.2)

Avid Customer Care How-To video series covers basic operation of your Avid software, system troubleshooting, quick tips, and much more. Here is a nice video that shows the new features of Media Composer | Software (8.2) Background Render: Render effects in the background while you continue to work and edit within Media Composer | Software. […]

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Avid Everywhere for Broadcast.

Today’s broadcast industry is going through unprecedented change. In order to survive and thrive in this transformative era, broadcasters need to increase collaboration among their teams, optimize the value of their media assets, and deliver higher-quality media that engages audiences on multiple screens. Our Avid Everywhere vision for broadcast solves these unique needs by providing […]

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Avid Everywhere for Video

Avid Everywhere is our strategic vision for helping content creators and media organizations connect with consumers more powerfully, efficiently, collaboratively, and profitably. Video professionals and post-production houses are facing unprecedented challenges. As media technology continues to evolve, projects are getting larger and more complex. It has become necessary to connect creative professionals in distributed workflow […]

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To Be An Editor ‒ Avid®

What does being an editor mean to you? Sound off in the comments, or tell us on Twitter with hashtag #ToBeAnEditor. The team recently had the chance to interview an amazing group of professional editors in filmmaking and post production. Each had a unique take on the role of the modern editor and explained why […]

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Pro Tools® 11 ‒ The New Standard for Audio Production ‒ Avid

The most powerful digital audio workstation just got more powerful. Pro Tools 11 redefines professional music and audio production for today’s workflows. From all-new audio and video engines and turbocharged 64-bit performance, to expanded metering and new HD video workflows, Pro Tools 11 enables you to take on the most demanding sessions and maximize your […]

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Tracking Options for Avid Users: BCC 10 & mocha Pro plug-in

Tracking Options for Avid Users: BCC 10 & mocha Pro plug-in

Colorist & finishing artist Dan Harvey shows Boris Continuum Complete + Avid Media Composer users the main differences between three different types of motion tracking available through Boris FX and Imagineer Systems. Part I. Covers the point motion tracker built into BCC for simple motion tracking tasks. Part II. Covers the integrated mocha/BCC Pixel Chooser […]

Quick Tip: Wide Angle Lens Correction with BCC 10 plug-ins inside Avid Media Composer

Quick Tip: Wide Angle Lens Correction with BCC 10 plug-ins inside Avid Media Composer

BCC Lens Correction is a plug-in designed to the remove lens distortion introduced by wide angle lens, fish eye lenses, and GoPro cameras. Freelance Editor Nathan Ryan shows Continuum Complete 10 and Avid Media Composer users how to easily fix and fine tune distortion, warp, and perspective issues using the new Lens Correction filter. Footage […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.6

The new 8.6 release of Avid Media Composer is here, and there’s a lot to be excited about!  The Source Browser is the most prominent new feature, and it will change the way you source, link to and import media.  Gone are the days of importing or linking to tons of clips to find the […]

Avid-Powered Post at Warrior Poets

Avid-Powered Post at Warrior Poets

Discover how Avid shared storage and the Avid Artist | DNxIO video interface provide Warrior Poets with the cutting-edge workflows they need to produce the high-quality and engaging content that audiences demand. Production teams can access and share media instantly, work with media in any resolution, and turn around demanding projects fast. And thanks to […]

Media Composer – PAINT EFFECT (How to Re-Color and Tracking)

Media Composer – PAINT EFFECT (How to Re-Color and Tracking)

In this video we look at how to use the Paint Effect to re-color/colorize/color-correct a portion of a video clip, and how to use motion tracking with the Paint Effect in Avid Media Composer. We are using Avid Media Composer 8.5.1 in this video, but the process will be the same for other versions. First, […]

Media Composer – A Closer Look At Import Size Settings

Media Composer – A Closer Look At Import Size Settings

In a couple other Media Composer videos we were talking about not needing to scale up things like Muzzle Flashes when we import into Media Composer. In this video I want to show you this in action so you can see the difference in each of the Image Size Settings when you import. While we […]

Media Composer – Source/Record Monitor ZOOM

Media Composer – Source/Record Monitor ZOOM

In this video we look at how to Zoom In and Out and move an enlarged image in the Source and Record Monitors in Avid Media Composer. Be sure to watch the last video to see how to Zoom when in Effect Mode: (Link here) Zooming in on your footage can be very helpful. It […]

Media Composer – ZOOM When In Effects Mode

Media Composer – ZOOM When In Effects Mode

In this video I’ll show you how to zoom in on the Effects Preview Monitor and how to move the enlarged image around so you can manipulate your effects and trackers more precisely. When using several effects, sometimes you really need to drill down to a certain area of your image to make sure everything […]

Media Composer – Motion Tracking Tool Tips

Media Composer – Motion Tracking Tool Tips

In this video I go over some tips you can use when you are using the Tracking Tool in Avid Media Composer. We cover, how to change the color of your trackers. How to add a new tracker after you have already tracked. How to track only the trackers you want. How to zoom in […]

Media Composer – Blur and Mosaic/Pixelate Effect

Media Composer – Blur and Mosaic/Pixelate Effect

In this video we look at how to blur or pixelate portions of a video using the BLUR and MOSAIC Effects in Avid Media Composer. We will go over the controls of each effect (which are the same), how to apply them to a clip, and how to use the tools to get your blur […]

Quick Tips: Fixing Flicker with BCC inside Media Composer

Quick Tips: Fixing Flicker with BCC inside Media Composer

In this short tutorial, editor Nathan Ryan shows Avid Media Composer users a few different methods, tips, and tricks for quickly fixing flickering footage with Continuum Complete. For more information on Continuum Complete, please visit: https://www.borisfx.com/products/cont…

Soft-Clip Legaliser for broadcast safe video in Avid Media Composer

Soft-Clip Legaliser for broadcast safe video in Avid Media Composer

Designed especially for Avid Media Composer, this LUT legalises video levels to be broadcast safe. RGB and Luma are corrected to be within EBU-R103 gamut requirements. A great purchasable alternative to hardware legalisers and perfect for file-based mastering  

Media Composer – Basic Motion Tracking 101

Media Composer – Basic Motion Tracking 101

In this video we look at the basics of Motion Tracking in Avid Media Composer. For this video we are using Media Composer 8.5.1 on Windows 10, and we use 3DWarp with the Tracking Tool for our tracking. We will track a moving smartphone screen and overlay our “COP DRAMA” video to create a short […]

Media Composer – More About Green Screen, SpectraMatte, Alpha Channels, Muzzle Flashes, Explosions

Media Composer – More About Green Screen, SpectraMatte, Alpha Channels, Muzzle Flashes, Explosions

In this video we look at more options with SpectraMatte and Green Screen footage. Such as, crop, rotation, and a few other tips. Then cover more about Alpha Channel footage like explosions and muzzle flashes. Be sure to watch the first two videos about Green Screen and Alpha Channel/Muzzle Flashes (link below), to learn the […]

Media Composer – More About Subclips

Media Composer – More About Subclips

In this video we talk more about subclips. Specifically, how you can edit with them, trim them, add effects, rename, ect… Be sure to watch the first SUBCLIP video and the other videos in this 6 part series.

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