Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Vertical Video Projects Part 2

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe wraps up his talk on Vertical Video projects for delivery to clients like Snapchat or clients that advertise via Digital Signage. We cover transcoding your clips, exporting from Media Composer and how to you can quickly compress your files via Adobe Media Encoder so, in many cases, you can […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Vertical Video Projects Part 1

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses how edit a Vertical Video project for applications such as Snapchat. This tutorial was inspired by a discussion on the Avid Editors of Facebook page, and is an important one, as with the move to more and more vertical applications such as digital signage and mobile, you’ll find […]

Media Composer 8.6+ How To Use Link/AMA Link – The Source Browser

Media Composer 8.6 introduced a change in the way we use Link to add clips to our bin. If you have been a Media Composer user for awhile you will probably remember AMA LINK. Then AMA LINK was changed to simply LINK in our context menu. Now, we access LINK through the Source Browser. The […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Source Browser In-Depth

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe goes in-depth with the new Source Browser import/linking tool inside of Media Composer 8.6. Not only does he give you the in’s and out’s of this awesome new feature, but he also shows you how working with elements from Rampant Design Tools have become super easy, not only with […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Roundtripping to After Effects

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at an advanced technique after receiving an e-mail from a viewer who was having problems roundtripping his sequence from Media Composer to Adobe’s After Effects.

Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows—Episode 2

Welcome to the second episode of our 5-part tutorial series ‘Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows’ on Avid Blogs. This lesson focuses on the core concept of linking and transcoding, and everything an editor or assistant editor needs to know to make sure their media appears properly, and in the right codec […]

TECH TALK – Media Composer: Color Space Management Basics

Presented by: Daniel Huber For all Media Composer users, learn how to overcome common color space challenges by examining RGB and 601/709 color mapping. Learn how to properly represent and maintain color values when importing, exporting, or linking to sources. And recognize the differences when media is displayed on source, record, and client monitors.

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

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 – GoPro – Boris Continuum Complete Workflow

If there’s one “darling” company in the production world, it has to be GoPro. Say what you like about all the other cameras and tech equipment out there, but GoPro cameras have gone from being a niche product that only snowboarders and surfers used, to a product that’s used on almost every reality television program […]

Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors: Lesson 1

If you’re not getting what you need to succeed—or you’re a former Avid user who switched (we’d love to have you back)—join award-winning editor Kevin P McAuliffe to get started fast. In the first of our “Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7” tutorials, Kevin P McAuliffe takes you through the basics […]

Get Started Fast with Avid Media Composer 7: Lesson 4

Get Started Fast with Avid Media Composer 7: Lesson 4

In the fourth of our “Get Started Fast with Avid Media Composer 7” tutorials, we’re ready to give your projects a professional polish with eye-catching effects. In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe demonstrates basic transitions, like dissolves and color flashes. Then, he takes effects to the next level with the 3D Warp tool. Kevin shows […]

Get Started Fast with Avid Media Composer 7: Lesson 2

In the second of our “Get Started Fast with Avid Media Composer 7” tutorials, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to get your footage into Media Composer. Whether you’re digitizing from tape, importing media from another NLE or compositing application, or AMA linking to it, this lesson will get your footage ready to edit in […]

Survival Guide ‒ Media Composer® Installing AMA Plug-ins ‒ Avid®

In this video, Jon Christenson will show you how to install AMA plugins.

Learn Media Composer Lesson 92: FrameFlex

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_92 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at the new FrameFlex feature inside of Media Composer 7. Ideal for working with large frame sizes inside of HD and SD timelines, this new feature is almost a hidden gem, as it’s automatically added to your clips, once you drop them in the timeline. […]

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