Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.7

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you an overview of the hot new features inside of the newest update to Avid Media Composer, version 8.7. Not only does this feature update include welcome features like Frame Flex rotation presets (90 deg clockwise and counterclockwise), but a fix has come to an issue that has […]

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 […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Advanced – Reformatting Your Footage

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at another advanced technique after receiving an e-mail from a viewer who was having concerns about adding SD 4×3 footage to his HD 16×9 timeline.

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 […]

Use Flash Transitions to Stylize Your Edit in Avid Media Composer

Kevin P. McAuliffe shows us how to use flash transitions to instantly stylize your video in Avid Media Composer. ► Download a free sample of the Rampant Studio Flash Transitions here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/4i0… ►Download the complete Rampant Studio Flash Transitions library here: http://rampantdesigntools.com/product… ►Sign up for the Rampant Newsletter: http://rampantdesigntools.com/newslet… ►Follow Rampant on Twitter – @RampantDesign […]

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 […]

Frame Flex in Avid Media Composer 7 (Manhattan Edit Workshop Training Series)

Manhattan Edit Workshop instructor Janet Dalton’s tutorial for using Frame Flex in Avid MC7. For more information about our courses please go to mewshop.com/courses/overview/

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 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 […]

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. […]

Top 10 Changes to Media Composer 7: FrameFlex | Color Management

Quick review of top 10 Media Composer 7 features – FrameFlex | Color Management By: Wim Van den Broeck ‏@editorbelga Footage courtesy of Mayca Teba: http://www.maycateba.com

Media Composer® 7 ‒ Hi-Res Workflows Featuring FrameFlex™ ‒ Avid

Media Composer® 7 ‒ Hi-Res Workflows Featuring FrameFlex™ ‒ Avid

Acquire high-resolution media and deliver in HD—with full creative control of reframing. More content today is shot with high-res cameras, but the majority of programming is still HD. With the new FrameFlex tools, you can immediately start working in HD directly from high-res sources and maintain full creative control of the image reframing and keyframing, […]

Avid Media Composer/Symphony 7 in 4 minutes

Screen recorded using my 2008 Macbook Pro so bare with the lags. These are the key new features I’m excited about in the latest update to Avid Media Composer and Symphony. For more info on all the new features look at the official Avid Documentation here: http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/en…

Introducing Media Composer 7

Media Composer has long been the most trusted tool of professional editors. Media Composer 7 opens your possibilities even further, simplifying and accelerating file-based workflows and extending real-time production everywhere so you can focus on telling the best story possible. From new high-res workflows and AMA media management, to automated media operations and global collaboration, […]