Avid ScriptSync

With the new Media Composer | ScriptSync Option, you can quickly sync every source clip to its associated dialog line in your script or transcript in seconds. This makes it super easy to compare all performances in the context of your story, so you can choose the best take. http://www.avid.com/scriptsync

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.8

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the newest features in version 8.8 of Avid Media Composer, including the return of two much anticipated features, PhraseFind and ScriptSync. Keep in mind, though, that these two features are not included with Media Composer, but are available as an upgrade. Kevin shows you why PhraseFind is […]

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.7

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you an overview of the hot new features inside of the newest update to Avid Media Composer, version 8.7. Not only does this feature update include welcome features like Frame Flex rotation presets (90 deg clockwise and counterclockwise), but a fix has come to an issue that has […]

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Making the Cut: Sarah Reimers Talks Her Love for Editing and Avid Media Composer

With credits including Brave, Finding Dory and the recent, charming Pixar short Piper, Sarah Reimers is now firmly established in the leading ranks of animation editing talent. But it was her experiences in film school — and the phenomenal levels of interest by her peers in directing — that encouraged her to pursue editing. Watch […]

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Making the Cut: Sim Evans-Jones talks editing Shrek with Media Composer

Sim Evans-Jones, ACE, commenced his higher-level training with a Communications Degree that exposed him to a variety of film-related practical disciplines, but as he recalls it was “the editing that clicked with me”. Watch the complete “Making The Cut” video series on http://www.avidblogs.com/makingthecut

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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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Using Marquee’s Auto Titler Function To Create Lower Thirds In Avid Media Composer

If you have titles that all follow the same template then Marquee’s Auto Titler function in Avid Media Composer might be just the tool needed to save you precious time. Learn exactly how the software works so hopefully it can help you with any of your future title needs. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 http://redarrowindustries.com/ […]

Media Composer | Copy & Paste clips on the timeline

In this video I’ll show you the basic way to copy and paste clips in Avid Media Composer. Copy/Paste works the same in Media Composer as it does in almost every other app. You just need to remember a few things, like selecting the proper tracks, ect… Copy/Paste is a quick and easy way to […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating the LEGO BATMAN look with BCC Title Studio

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at how to create the Lego Batman logo look using BCC’s Title Studio. Whether you’re using Title Studio’s standalone or plug-in version, you have a ton of flexibility with this effect, and can create powerful animations that you normally can only do in a compositing application!

How to Batch Import into Avid Media Composer

Need a quick way to relink footage? This tutorial will show you how to batch reimport in Avid Media Composer single clips or multiple clips at once. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 http://redarrowindustries.com/ https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

How to Make a Vignette Using Paint Effect in Avid Media Composer

Need a quick way to give that plain shot a little character? This tutorial will show you how to make a vignette using the Paint Effect in Avid Media Composer. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 http://redarrowindustries.com/ https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Lining Up Shots Inside Boris Red for Avid Media Composer

This tutorial will explain how using the Corner Pin effect inside Boris Red can help line up shots that aren’t perfectly matching! Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 http://redarrowindustries.com/ https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Media Composer | Copy/Paste timeline clips w/Subsequences

In this video I’ll show you how we can use subsequences to essentially “copy and paste” clips on the timeline in Avid Media Composer. I’m using Media Composer 8.6.3 in this video. You will see me editing a real video project. By using a subsequence you can copy clips from one area and re-use them […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Power Editing Tips – Transitions

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about some power editing tips, when it comes to transitions in your timelines, and focuses on the Head/Tail Fade commands and the Transition Manipulation Smart Tool, a great and under utilized tool that gives you complete control over your transitions, in a very visual way!

Media Composer | Copy/Backup a Sequence with a SubSequence

In this video I’ll show how you can create a subsequence to use as a copy or backup to try different things in without messing up or changing anything in the original sequence. This is a quick technique to use when you want to try something new with a sequence, but don’t want to affect […]

Technique Using The Merge Color Correction Function For Episodes With Act Recaps

Our company has found a unique way to use the merge color correction function to assist in quickly completing recaps, cold opens, or any other repeated shots in your sequence! We hope this handy trick is just as useful for you. For our detailed tutorial on how to Remove and Merge Color Correction in Avid […]

Media Composer | Create/Edit a SubSequence

In this video I will introduce you to subsequences in Avid Media Composer. You will learn how to create and edit a subsequence, and I’ll give you some ideas on how to employ this workflow. I am using Media Composer 8.6.3 in this video. You will see me working on a real project. You can […]

Using Clone and Tracking in the Paint Effect in Avid Media Composer

In this Tutorial, we’ll show you how to use the clone tool to hide an element in your video. We’ll also cover how to track that clone if your clip involves movement. Media Composer 8.5.1 WEBSITE: http://redarrowindustries.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Media Composer | Edit PART of a sequence into another sequence

In this video we will continue working with sequences in Avid Media Composer and I’ll show you how we can edit part of a sequence into another sequence. I am using Media Composer 8.6.3, you will see me editing a real video. There is no need to re-do work in Media Composer. If you have […]

Creating Custom Workspaces in Avid Media Composer

Looking for a way to maximize your efficiency when editing in Avid Media Composer? Check out this tutorial on how to create your own custom workspaces with linked timeline views and map them to your keyboard. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.1 WEBSITE: http://redarrowindustries.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Media Composer | Edit a sequence into another sequence

In this video I’ll show you how we can edit a sequence into another sequence in Avid Media Composer. This is a great workflow to employ in order to reuse a basic layout or reuse several clips. There is no need to re-do work that you have already done. You will not impact the original […]

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