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 – Creating Film Looks with BCC

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about how to create organic looking film looks, using some effects from Boris Continuum Complete. One thing you’ll notice with all the effects that are used, is that the adjustments to the individual effects might be minor, but once they are all combined together, they create a very […]

Learn how to use the BCC PixelChooser with mocha in Avid Media Composer

Included with most every filter in BCC 10, the integrated PixelChooser with mocha is a sophisticated matte and masking system with planar tracking that makes fast work of isolating filter effects to a specific region of a clip. In this 15 minute tutorial, UK based Colourist and Finishing Artist Dan Harvey demonstrates how to leverage […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Transitions

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe starts things off by talking about the importance of updating your BCC 10.0.2 effects package, and not just for the obvious reason of bug fixes, then he moves on and talks about transitions inside of BCC, and how with a little bit of creativity, you can take one transition, […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Pan & Zoom

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe steps up his Pan & Zoom game by looking at BCC’s Pan & Zoom effect, which is a major step up from the Avid Pan & Zoom effect in Media Composer. With the ability to auto-animate your Pan & Zooms, add vignettes, and utilize 3D rotations (to name a […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – 4KFree.com

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Performance Replacement with BCC 10 and Avid Media Composer

Using Avid Media Composer and BCC 10 plug-ins with integrated mocha tracking & masking, Martin Brennand shows you how to replace an actor’s eyes when they accidentally look at the camera. Using similar techniques you can quickly track, mask and replace performances, either to fix mistakes or to get creative with your shots. Learn more […]

BCC 10 for Avid – Review with Kevin McAuliffe

What is new in BCC 10 for Avid users. In this episode of Boris TV, Kevin P. McAuliffe covers the major new features in BCC 10 plug-ins for Avid including: Title Studio, Beauty Studio, Integrated mocha tracking and much more. To learn more about plug-ins for Avid and Boris FX, visit us: borisfx.com

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.

Learn Media Composer Lesson 91: Transfer Modes

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_91 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Transfer Modes, or Blend Modes as they are more commonly referred to, and how even though most editors think that you cannot work with them inside of Media Composer, you actually have the tools right at your fingertips…you probably just don’t realize it.

Complex, Real-World Effects with BCC Wild Cards in Avid

In this Boris TV episode, Kevin P McAuliffe creates a video wall in 3D space in just minutes using Boris Continuum Complete’s Wild Cards filter in his Avid editing system. Not only is BCC Wild Cards easy to use, but it is quick to manipulate to produce stunning effects. The Boris Continuum plugin is included […]

Learn Media Composer Lesson 50: Transfer Modes

library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Avid-Media-Composer_50 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer question about the ability to do transfer modes (composite modes) inside of MC and Symphony 6. The viewer is currently using a free plug-in with MC 5.5, but since the plug-in is 32-bit, it won’t work inside of MC6/Symphony 6, as they are 64 bit […]

Animate Effects Across Multiple Clips with Beat Reactor

Watch Kevin P. McAuliffe take an audio clip and automatically animate Boris Continuum Complete’s Film Glow effect to music using the built-in Beat Reactor. Many BCC effects integrate Beat Reactor and this tutorial shows you how to easily create animation as well as a neat trick to ensure that the effect animates evenly across three […]

Create Complex Particle Effects Without Leaving Your Avid

Kevin P. McAuliffe harnesses the power of Boris Continuum Complete v8 AVX’s Particle Emitter 3D filter to create engaging particle effects directly from within Avid Media Composer, giving his Avid titles a “particle overhaul”.

Webinar Replay: Light it up! Enhance your Avid Projects with Boris Continuum Complete

Webinar Replay: Light it up! Enhance your Avid Projects with Boris Continuum Complete

On May 17, 2012, Steve Holyhead demonstrated how to create stunning light effects with Boris Continuum Complete 8 AVX. Attendees learned how to create cinematic looks, stylish broadcast design elements, and beautiful transitions with BCC Lens Flare 3D; simulate production lights, projectors, or stage lighting with BCC Stage Light; create the soft feel of exposed […]