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In part 2 of our two part look at Export Settings, Kevin P McAuliffe talks how you can export your HD sequences as SD clips, this way avoiding using programs like Adobe’s Media Encoder or Sorenson Squeeze to do your downconversion, and then Kevin talks about the new 8.3.1 update to Media Composer, and how […]
Learn how to use the Paint effect to draw shapes and add text directly on screen in Avid Media Composer. Watch more tutorials from Video Post Tips Weekly at http://www.lynda.com/Final-Cut-Pro-tu… This Video Post Tips Weekly series offers a new post-production tip every Wednesday, on topics such as compositing, color correction, audio, and media management.
In part 1 of our two part look at Export Settings, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about how important they are in getting your footage out of Media Composer, and how to set up a Same As Source export, as well as a custom HD export.
Kevin P. McAuliffe demonstrates how to make quick work out of often time-consuming daily tasks, including keying, compositing, screen replacement, and 3D animated titles. Also covers how BCC and Imagineer System’s planar tracking software mocha Pro work together to make your job even easier.
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers one of his most asked questions, “Can you utilize transfer modes inside of Media Composer?” To do this common After Effects task, you will require a third party effect, but if you’re coming from Media Composer 7, chances are you already have the effect you need, you just […]
This tutorial is on how to create a new track at a custom track number in Avid Media Composer. Question of the Week: What were your first thoughts when you started using Media Composer? Below are useful links related to the tutorial: – Website: http://wp.me/P4J1Oy-g – [New Post] Fixing Offline Media in Avid Media Composer: […]
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how easily it is to create a background bed for your text, right in your Media Composer timeline. Using Timewarp, BCC Colorize (which comes with your MC subscription plan), the built in MC Blur effect, and a simple title, you can add some style, and save your […]
Ian Nicholson of the Sydney Short Film School explains how to sync video and audio footage using Avid Media Composer. The Sydney Short Film School runs an affordable Short Film Master Class at the Australian Cinematographers Society HQ in North Sydney. Visit http://www.sydneyshortfilmschool.com
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe wraps up his introductory look at 4K workflows inside of Avid Media Composer by showing you how to easily “roundtrip” your sequence from Media Composer to DaVinci Resolve, and back again. This tutorial is essential as color correction is a key step in your online workflow.
Learn how to link or import 4K media into Avid Media Composer. Learn why it’s important to transcode media that uses the H.264 codec.
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you the ins and outs of doing a 4K offline and online in Media Composer v8.3. He shows you some new bells and whistles you’ll need to keep in mind, and he also shows you why working with RED footage will give you an advantage that you never […]
For experienced Media Composer editors, get insight into the new high-res media features in Media Composer 8.3. Get tips for overcoming the challenges associated with editing 4K material and see how you can accelerate the editorial process using Avid DNxHR and the 4K proxy workflow in Media Composer.
Putting together a video montage in Avid Media Composer? Try top and tail editing. This tutorial goes over the basics of top and tail editing with sample footage. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at http://www.lynda.com/Final-Cut-Pro-tu… This specific tutorial is from the Video Post Tips Weekly series presented by lynda.com author Ashley Kennedy. The […]
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you an overview of the process of working with 4K footage in your HD timelines. He covers transcoding, a basic edit, and then talks about how easy it is to relink to your 4K footage, just in case your client decides that they want a different look from […]
In this week’s Media Composer 101 tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe finishes up his look at creating screening DVD’s from HD and larger than HD formats. He takes a look at four different DVD burning applications, one of which I’m sure you probably have on your system as we speak!