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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Preview of Avid Media Composer 7 and Protools 11 from Rick Young on Vimeo.

Preview of Avid Media Composer 7 and Pro Tools 11

Announced at NAB 2013 is two major upgrades from Avid. Media Composer 7 has many new features and a significant price drop, now starting at $999 USD. Protools version 11 has also been announced. Both of these latest releases are expected to be available in June 2013. **New features Media Composer 7** * AMA media […]

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Introducing Media Composer 7

Media Composer has long been the most trusted tool of professional editors. Media Composer 7 opens your possibilities even further, simplifying and accelerating file-based workflows and extending real-time production everywhere so you can focus on telling the best story possible. From new high-res workflows and AMA media management, to automated media operations and global collaboration, […]

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Media Composer 101 – Lesson 10 – Export Settings Part 2

Media Composer 101 – Lesson 10 – Export Settings Part 2

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 […]

Writing on shapes and text in Avid Media Composer | Video Post Tips | lynda.com

Writing on shapes and text in Avid Media Composer | Video Post Tips | lynda.com

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.

Media Composer 101 – Lesson 9 – Export Settings Part 1

Media Composer 101 – Lesson 9 – Export Settings Part 1

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.

Webinar Replay: Advanced Finishing Techniques in Media Composer HD

Webinar Replay: Advanced Finishing Techniques in Media Composer HD

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.

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Transfer Modes

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Transfer Modes

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 […]

EVF Tutorial – Custom Track Number in Avid Media Composer

EVF Tutorial – Custom Track Number in Avid Media Composer

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: […]

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Creating Animated Background Beds

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Creating Animated Background Beds

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 […]

Syncing Video and Audio in Avid Media Composer

Syncing Video and Audio in Avid Media Composer

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

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 3: DaVinci Resolve Roundtripping

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 3: DaVinci Resolve Roundtripping

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.

Avid Media Composer 4K workflow

Avid Media Composer 4K 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.

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 2: RED 4K Offline/Online in v8.3

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 2: RED 4K Offline/Online in v8.3

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 […]

Avid Tech Talk: Media Composer | The New True-4K Workflow

Avid Tech Talk: Media Composer | The New True-4K Workflow

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.

Top and tail editing in Avid Media Composer | video post tips | lynda.com

Top and tail editing in Avid Media Composer | video post tips | lynda.com

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 […]

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 1: HD Projects

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 1: HD Projects

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 […]

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Creating SD DVD’s from HD, 2K and 4K Projects Part 3

Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Creating SD DVD’s from HD, 2K and 4K Projects Part 3

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!

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