Sapphire In-Depth for Avid | Motion Graphics with Builder

A short tutorial focusing on how to use the Sapphire Effect Builder to created advanced motion graphics, right from within the Avid Media Composer timeline. Damien LeVeck (http://www.damienleveck.com/), an accomplished editor based in Los Angeles, CA will walk you through how he uses the Sapphire Builder in his everyday work to create complex motion graphics, […]

Sapphire In-Depth for Avid | Introduction to the Effect Builder

Developed with Media Composer editors in mind, Sapphire Builder helps editors create custom effects and transitions quickly and easily, and is fully integrated into the Media Composer workflow. The result? The potential to build endless, professional looks for increased production value. Damien LeVeck (damienleveck.com/), an accomplished editor based in Los Angeles, CA will walk you […]

Sapphire In-Depth for Avid | Luna and NightSky

A short tutorial focusing on the new Luna effect in Sapphire 10, and how it can be paired with the Sapphire NightSky effect to create a stunning, photorealistic sky replacement, right from within the Avid Media Composer timeline. Damien LeVeck (damienleveck.com/), an accomplished editor based in Los Angeles, CA will walk you through how to […]

Sapphire Case Study | Creating Feature Film VFX with Sapphire for Avid Media Composer

See how writer/director/editor Damien LeVeck used Sapphire effects to create a visual style and mood in his original film “The Cleansing Hour” using the Sapphire Effect Builder!

Sapphire In-Depth for Avid | Utility Effects in Builder

Developed with Media Composer editors in mind, Sapphire Builder helps editors create custom effects and transitions quickly and easily, and is fully integrated within the Media Composer workflow. The result? The potential to build endless, professional looks for increased production value. Damien LeVeck (damienleveck.com/), an accomplished editor based in Los Angeles, CA will walk you […]

Media Composer – Simple Zoom/Ease-In with 3DWarp and Keyframes

In this video you will learn how to do a simple zoom-in, or ease-in with Media Composer. We will use 3DWarp and keyframes. I’m using Media Composer 8.6, but the process is the same for other versions of Media Composer. Support BenoniStudio on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4518225 Shirts https://shop.spreadshirt.com/Benoni Twitter https://twitter.com/BenoniStudio Instagram https://www.instagram.com/benonistudios/

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 […]

How to Create a Custom Grunge Textured Background in Avid Media Composer | Sapphire

In this Sapphire video effect tutorial, learn how to create your own unique and custom grunge backgrounds quickly and easily. This video tutorial shows you how to make your own customized grunge background. This cool and edgy video effect works especially great as a background or texture for title sequences, or for simply creating an […]

Media Composer – PAINT EFFECT (How to Re-Color and Tracking)

In this video we look at how to use the Paint Effect to re-color/colorize/color-correct a portion of a video clip, and how to use motion tracking with the Paint Effect in Avid Media Composer. We are using Avid Media Composer 8.5.1 in this video, but the process will be the same for other versions. First, […]

Media Composer – A Closer Look At Import Size Settings

In a couple other Media Composer videos we were talking about not needing to scale up things like Muzzle Flashes when we import into Media Composer. In this video I want to show you this in action so you can see the difference in each of the Image Size Settings when you import. While we […]

Soft-Clip Legaliser for broadcast safe video in Avid Media Composer

Designed especially for Avid Media Composer, this LUT legalises video levels to be broadcast safe. RGB and Luma are corrected to be within EBU-R103 gamut requirements. A great purchasable alternative to hardware legalisers and perfect for file-based mastering  

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 […]

Avid Media Composer RotoScope Effect

Learn how to Rotoscope to create moving mattes within Avid Media Composer. This tutorial demonstrates how to clone a moving object ( the skateboarder).

Writing on shapes and text in Avid Media Composer | Video Post Tips | lynda.com

Learn how to use the Paint effect to draw shapes and add text directly on screen in Avid Media Composer. Watch more tutorials from Video Post Tips Weekly at http://www.lynda.com/Final-Cut-Pro-tu… This Video Post Tips Weekly series offers a new post-production tip every Wednesday, on topics such as compositing, color correction, audio, and media management.

Tracking masks in Avid Media Composer | video post tips | lynda.com

In this tutorial, see how to use Avid Media Composer to track a mask: a technique you can use to blur out faces in your footage, for example. This specific tutorial is from the Video Post Tips Weekly series presented by lynda.com author Ashley Kennedy. The complete course is presented as a weekly lynda.com series […]

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