Mastering Avid Media Composer’s Keyboard Shortcuts – Lesson 1: Tools

This is Lesson 1 in the Mastering Avid Media Composer’s Keyboard Shortcuts Series. This lesson focuses on Media Composer’s keyboard shortcuts for tools. For each shortcut we’ll dive into what this feature of Media Composer does as well. More below! Here’s a list of the shortcuts covered: – Audio Tool – Cmd/Ctrl+1 – Calculator – […]

Fixed vs. Elastic Keyframes in Avid Media Composer – EVF Tutorial

This tutorial teaches you the difference between fixed keyframes and elastic keyframes in Avid Media Composer. We’ll use an example clip with a 3D Warp Effect on it and I’ll demonstrate what both types of keyframes do and why you would use each of them.

EVF Tutorial – Rename Project in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial teaches you how to change the name of a project in Avid Media Composer. In this quick lesson we’ll create a project, find the project files on your hard drive then rename the project. BTW, I publish a weekly newsletter called the Video Editor’s Digest. In it you’ll get awesome tips, tricks, resources […]

What are MXF Files? – A Lesson from Media Management Fundamentals for Avid Media Composer

This video explains what MXF Files are and how Avid Media Composer uses them. This lesson is taken out of the Media Management Fundamentals for Avid Media Composer course I am putting together. If you want to stay up-to-date on it’s progress sign up here: http://eepurl.com/bRtxZD There’s a ton more info about Media Composer, editing […]

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 […]

EVF Tutorial – Template Sequence in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial will walk you through how to create a template sequence in Avid Media Composer. You’ll learn how to create a new sequence, add video tracks, add audio tracks, rename tracks and more so you can reuse the sequence over and over. TONS more at the Edit Video Faster website: http://wp.me/P4J1Oy-g Mastering Media Composer […]

EVF Tutorial – Bin Shortcuts in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial will teach you the different keyboard shortcuts for using Bins in Avid Media Composer. You’ll learn how to create a new bin, create a new sequence, adjust the size of frames in a bin, sort bin columns and more. TONS more info and resources on the Edit Video Faster website: http://wp.me/P4J1Oy-g Bins Keyboard […]

EVF Tutorial – Change Volume in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on how to change volume levels in Avid Media Composer. At some point you’re going to have to adjust audio levels. This tutorial shows by far the quickest and easiest way to do this. Below are useful links related to the tutorial: – Website: http://wp.me/P4J1Oy-g – [New Post] Reflections and My Big […]

EVF Tutorial – Title Tool Shortcuts in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on a few useful shortcuts in Avid Media Composer’s Title Tool. We’ll cover how to center an object horizontally and vertically, creating a shape, how to change an object’s stacking order and how to add a soft drop shadow. Go to the Edit Video Faster Website to become a faster and better […]

EVF Tutorial – Markers in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on how to use Markers in Avid Media Composer. You’ll learn what Markers are, how to add them, how to edit them, how to jump between them and more. Below are useful links related to the tutorial: – Website: http://wp.me/P4J1Oy-g – [New Post] Using Locators for Revisions: http://wp.me/s4J1Oy-locators – EVF Tutorial – […]

EVF Tutorial – Custom Track Number in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on how to create a new track at a custom track number in Avid Media Composer. Question of the Week: What were your first thoughts when you started using Media Composer? Below are useful links related to the tutorial: – Website: http://wp.me/P4J1Oy-g – [New Post] Fixing Offline Media in Avid Media Composer: […]

EVF Tutorial – Zoom In and Out of Record Monitor in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on how to zoom in and out of your Record Monitor in Avid Media Composer. I’ll show you a couple ways to do this and how to move around the monitor with the Hand Tool. Question of the Week: What’s the newest shortcut you’ve learned? Below are some useful links mentioned in […]

EVF Tutorial – Changing (Remapping) Keyboard in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on how to change, also known as, remap your keyboard in Avid Media Composer. I’ll show you how to duplicate keyboard settings, add actions or shortcuts from the Command Palette onto your keyboard, add items from menus onto your keyboard and more. Below are some useful links mentioned in the video. Website: […]

EVF Tutorial – Quick Transitions in Avid Media Composer

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create and use custom Quick Transitions. Quick Transitions Bin: http://www.editvideofaster.com/produc… Website: http://www.editvideofaster.com Twitter: @editvideofaster https://twitter.com/editvideofaster Tutorial on how I setup my bins and folders: http://youtu.be/Gnmwx_qjwAE Stock Video by VideoHive: http://videohive.net/?ref=shortedits (affiliate link) I come out with a new tutorial every Friday. Make sure to subscribe to the […]

EVF Tutorial – Clip Color in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial goes over how to set clip color in Avid Media Composer. I’ll go through two ways to set clip color, how to remove it and how to be able to set it to any color outside the default options. Website: www.editvideofaster.com Twitter: @editvideofaster https://twitter.com/editvideofaster Contact: http://www.editvideofaster.com/contact/ VideoHive: http://videohive.net/?ref=shortedits (affiliate link) I come out […]

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