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: […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.8

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the newest features in version 8.8 of Avid Media Composer, including the return of two much anticipated features, PhraseFind and ScriptSync. Keep in mind, though, that these two features are not included with Media Composer, but are available as an upgrade. Kevin shows you why PhraseFind is […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Sorenson Squeeze Integration

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a great viewer question about Sorenson Squeeze, and how it can interact directly with Avid Media Composer, to automate the process of squeezing (compressing) exports right from your Media Composer timeline! Channel: www.youtube.com/letseditMC_avid Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LetsEditwithM… Twitter: @kpmcauliffe e-mail: kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Film Looks with BCC

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about how to create organic looking film looks, using some effects from Boris Continuum Complete. One thing you’ll notice with all the effects that are used, is that the adjustments to the individual effects might be minor, but once they are all combined together, they create a very […]

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 – Recording Voice Overs

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about a great, under-utilized feature in Media Composer, and that is the Background Services feature, and more specifically, background Consolidating and Transcoding. Many people see the little option at the bottom of the Consolidate/Transcode window to do these functions in the background, but don’ put much thought into […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Background Services

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about a great, under-utilized feature in Media Composer, and that is the Background Services feature, and more specifically, background Consolidating and Transcoding. Many people see the little option at the bottom of the Consolidate/Transcode window to do these functions in the background, but don’ put much thought into […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Sapphire Builder Tool Part 2

In this lesson, part 2 of our look at GenArts Sapphire’s Builder tool, Kevin P McAuliffe goes in depth to show you how he created the “Inner Limits” show opening element he teased in the first part of this tutorial series. As complicated as it might seem, you can quickly and easily create looks like […]

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – You Ask, I Answer – Corrupt Media

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewers question, where he’s run into trouble with a project where’s he’s accidentally deleted media from his timeline, and now Media Composer is giving him a playback error when he unarchives footage from a Time Machine backup. What’s the best way to bring back footage in a […]

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