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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

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, […]

MEDIA COMPOSER | REPLACE EDIT (Quickly replace clips)

This video will show you how to use Replace Edit in Avid Media Composer. It’s an often overlooked feature that is powerful and time-saving. Also, see how to map REPLACE EDIT to your Keyboard and toolbar. By using Replace Edit, you can replace a clip and it will automatically be the exact length of the […]

Using Copy to Clipboard to Repatch Tracks in Avid Media Composer

Ever needed to re-patch a large group of clips up or down to a different track quickly and efficiently? Look no further! This tutorial shows you how to achieve exactly that using the Copy to Clipboard function on Avid Media Composer. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.1

Match Frame and Find Bin in Avid Media Composer

No more searching through a hundred bins to find that one shot. This tutorial shows you the benefits to the Match Frame and Find Bin buttons in Avid Media Composer. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 WEBSITE: http://redarrowindustries.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Adding an Effect to Multiple Clips at Once in Avid Media Composer

Whether you have two clips or 200, this tutorial will show you how to add the same effect to all of them at once in Avid Media Composer! Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 WEBSITE: http://redarrowindustries.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

Nesting Multiple Effects and How to Step Into Them

Sometimes you need to add more than one effect onto a clip to get that look you’re going for. This happens by nesting effects. Watch how to add multiple effects and what you can do to avoid affecting others, as well as how to step through them to make changes. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 […]

Using the Collapse Tool and Stepping Into It

Ever wanted multiple video tracks on top of each other to function as one? Check out this tutorial to learn about the Collapse tool! In addition, this tutorial will also show you how to step through your collapse to tweak a few things. Software used: Media Composer 8.5.3 WEBSITE: http://redarrowindustries.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RedArrowIndu…

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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