Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in v8.9

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the newest release of Media Composer, version 8.9. Along with some interface changes, there has been some great updates to the Source Browser, Audio Mixer, Color Correction tools AND you now have the ability to adjust audio sync at the sub-frame level. All of these features, plus […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer | First – Lesson 4 – Working with Bins

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you an overview about Bins, and how to get in and not only create Bin Views, but also how to quickly sift through your bins, add and remove column information, and even play back thumbnail footage directly inside of the bin itself. MC|F’s bins really are the best […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – DCP Creation Part 1 – Setup

n this lesson, designed to compliment an article written over at ProVideo Coalition, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about how to set up your timeline for exporting for DCP creation. We cover how to convert your timelime from HD to DCP Flat (1.85:1) aspect, how to apply the XYZ LUT, and where to find it, and […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Quick Title Changes in BCC Title Studio

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe is talking about BCC’s Title Studio, and a great “under the hood” feature that will really speed up your editing workflow. What’s the most difficult part about creating credit sequences? It’s getting in and adjusting the names if you’re made a mistake, or changes have been made to your […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer | First – Lesson 3 – Working with the Source Browser

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about getting media into Media Composer | First, and it’s done via the Source Browser. The Source Browser works the same as in the full version of Media Composer, BUT, there’s a fantastic “downgrade” to the Transcode window, that has a very cool feature that Media Composer editors […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer | First – Lesson 2 – Settings

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks managing your settings in Media Composer | First, the new, free, version of Avid Media Composer. We cover all the settings that you need to make sure that you editing experience is as smooth and easy as it can possibly be. Channel: www.youtube.com/letseditMC_avid Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LetsEditwithM… Twitter: @kpmcauliffe e-mail: […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer | First – Lesson 1 – Getting Started

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about getting yourself up and running with Media Composer | First, the new, free, version of Avid Media Composer. The first, and most important thing to understand is the Application Manager and your Avid Account, as they are directly tied to the application launching. From there, we move […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Working with Mask Margins

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about a great feature added in version 8.6 of Media Composer, and that’s Mask Margins. Working in timelines with clips that have different letter boxing can become frustrating when you’re attempting to adjust them to give them one, consistent letterbox. Working with Mask Margins removes that frustration from […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating the LEGO BATMAN look with BCC Title Studio

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at how to create the Lego Batman logo look using BCC’s Title Studio. Whether you’re using Title Studio’s standalone or plug-in version, you have a ton of flexibility with this effect, and can create powerful animations that you normally can only do in a compositing application!

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Power Editing Tips – Transitions

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about some power editing tips, when it comes to transitions in your timelines, and focuses on the Head/Tail Fade commands and the Transition Manipulation Smart Tool, a great and under utilized tool that gives you complete control over your transitions, in a very visual way!

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Realistic Camera Shake

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at creating a realistic camera shake effect. The only problem is the best way to do the effect is in After Effects, so, how to you take that information, and transfer it back to Media Composer so you can use it as an effect? That’s where […]

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 […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC Lens Flare 3D Advanced Techniques

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at one of the best effects inside of BCC 10, Lens Flare 3D, and shows you how, at first glance, it might seem to be missing some tracking capabilities, but once you look a little further under the hood, you’ll quickly realize how you can integrate […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Premiere Pro Workflows

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about a topic that has been hot on the Facebook Media Composer and Premiere Pro pages, and that is sending timelines from one application to another, so in this lesson, Kevin breaks down everything you need to know to make the trip as smooth as possible. Channel: www.youtube.com/letseditMC_avid […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Sapphire/Mocha Integration

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about one of his favorite effects to work with in Media Composer, and that is GenArts S_Effect, and more specifically, how to integrate Mocha Pro’s masking features directly into the Builder tool, so you have more control over your compositing, than you ever did before! Channel: www.youtube.com/letseditMC_avid Facebook: […]

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