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 […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 18 – Basic Transitions

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe goes back to basics and continues his talk about editing in the timeline by looking at how to add basic transitions to your timelines. Most people think that this is pretty straight forward, but when you have to add a slightly “custom” transition to your timeline, it needs a […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 17 – Basic Editing & Timeline Views

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about basic editing techniques in Avid Media Composer, and also talks about how you can create different timeline views, including Audio Waveform as well as Audio mixing views, to make mulit-tasking in your day to day work, as simple as possible! http://www.provideocoalition.com/kmcauliffe/

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Editing Music Videos Part 5

In the last lesson in our look at editing Music Video, we talk about how to stylize your footage, without having to go to Adobe’s After Effects. Using some simple color correction, Animatte, and a couple of BCC Lite effects that, if you’re on the Media Composer Subscription plan, you get for free, you can […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Editing Music Videos Part 4

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues his look at editing Music videos by starting to talk about effects work in your music video timeline. Transitions play a big part in the editorial process, and sometimes you need to use a program like AE to create transitions, or buy them from a third-party company. In […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Editing Music Videos Part 3

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe goes back to Basics with learning Multicamera editing, and talks about the ins and outs you’ll need to know to get up and editing with this technique quickly and easily. He looks at syncing your footage via Timecode or In points, and then dives into showing you how to […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Editing Music Videos Part 2

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues his look at editing Music videos by talking about syncing up your footage to prep it for Multicamera editing inside of Media Composer. We take a look at Pluraleyes, a third party utility designed specifically for syncronizing non-timecoded clips, and the advantages and disadvantages of using this workflow. […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Editing Music Videos Part 1

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives an introductory look at editing Music Videos, and shows you how to get your project organized inside and outside of Media Composer. He also talks about getting your footage into Media Composer, and transcoding it, so it’s all ready to go. Music Video footage in this tutorial is […]

Media Composer – Subclips

A Subclip is a shorter portion of a longer clip. In this video we look at how to create subclips, and how they can help speed-up your editing. Subclips will allow you to choose the best portions of your clips, and save them in a bin. Then, when it’s time to create your sequence, you […]

EVF Tutorial – Trim To Fill Effect in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial covers the Trim To Fill Effect in Avid Media Composer. Trim To Fill is crazy easy to use especially compared to an effect like Timewarp. I’ll show you how to expand and shrink the timing of a clip in just a couple simple steps. BTW, I recently started a fun weekly newsletter called […]

Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows—Episode 3

Welcome to the third episode of our 5-part tutorial series ‘Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows’ on Avid Blogs. In this video, I will focus on editing in High Res projects specifically; starting with the concept of Color Encoding and FrameFlex adjustments, explaining how to use the Proxy Timeline, as well as […]

Media Composer – Top and Tail Editing Across Multiple Clips

In this video we look at how to use Top and Tail to edit in Media Composer across multiple tracks/clips (audio and video) in our sequence. Top and Tail Editing will have you speeding through your edits like never before! Try it out and I’m sure it will become an integral part of your editing […]

Remove all audio effect in Avid – Media Composer

Remove all audio effect in Avid – Media Composer

How to Create a Subclip in Avid Media Composer

Manhattan Edit Workshop Director of Education Janet Dalton shows how to create a subclip in Avid Media Composer. Manhattan Edit Workshop is a New York Film Editing School offering a full range of basic to advanced manufacturer certified training courses, from the Avid, Autodesk, Assimilate and Apple products to the complete suite of Adobe applications. […]

How to Make a Subsequence in Avid Media Composer

Manhattan Edit Workshop Director of Education Janet Dalton shows how to create audio keyframes in Avid Media Composer. Manhattan Edit Workshop is a New York Film Editing School offering a full range of basic to advanced manufacturer certified training courses, from the Avid, Autodesk, Assimilate and Apple products to the complete suite of Adobe applications. […]

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