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 […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Realistic Camera Shake

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at creating a realistic camera shake effect. The only problem is the best way to do the effect is in After Effects, so, how to you take that information, and transfer it back to Media Composer so you can use it as an effect? That’s where […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Finding Missing Master Clips

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe is addressing another issue that was asked about recently on the Avid Editors of Facebook page, and that is how to get back Master clips that have either been deleted, or are missing (for some reason), from your project. It can seemingly be a frustrating task to track them […]

Changing A Sequence to Drop Frame in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial will explain the differences between drop frame and non-drop frame in a 29.97 fps project; as well as, showing you a quick way to swap your sequence over to drop frame. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 WEBSITE: http://redarrowindustries.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Media Composer | Copy & Drag

This video covers how to use copy and drag and gives some ideas on how you may want to use it. In Media Composer, select your clip(s), then press ALT (Option on Mac), and drag a copy of your clip(s) to anywhere you want on your timeline. This technique works to copy/duplicate video, audio, effects, […]

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