To finish off our introductory look at Avid’s Media Composer, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at outputting both to tape, and to a file. This way, whether you need to output your final show for a client, or get a file ready to work with in After Effects, you’re going to be covered!
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you Media Composer’s "Go To" effect, the 3D Warp, and how easy it is to create basic titles for your sequence. Then, to wrap it all up, he shows a great and often overlooked feature of the basic title tool, that will have you staying in your NLE…
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you the basics of editing, and throws in a few bells and whistles to help speed up your overall workflow.
The focal point of your Media Composer project is your bins, and in this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about bins, setting up different bin views, and the different layouts you can use to organize your footage.
Every project starts with acquiring footage and in this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe looks at not only digitizing footage, but importing and the new Avid “AMA Link to” feature as well.
If you aren’t happy with the direction that Apple has decided to go, and want to switch NLE’s, this in-depth look at Avid’s Media Composer is for you. Looking at FCP7 and Media Composer side by side, in lesson one, we start by looking at the differences between how projects are handled, and how to…
http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-bins Ever have the problem of opening a project, just to realize that hundreds of bins have been left open, and it takes forever for a project to open? Well, you’ll never have that problem again with this great quick tip for AVID Media Composer.
http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Assigning-menu-… In many cases, having to stop editing to find something in a drop down menu can be time consuming, and can break your work flow. In this Avid Media Composer Quick Tip, see how to quickly assign menu commands to buttons to help speed up your overall workflow.
http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Importing-Seque… Importing clips into Avid’s Media Composer might seem straight forward, but what if a client has sent you a Targa sequence? Don’t over think the import process, as importing Targa sequences is just as easy as regular clips.
http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Nesting Nesting effects in Avid’s Media Composer is not as easy as it is in other applications, but with this quick tip, you’ll be compositing in your favorite NLE in no time flat.
http://library.creativecow.net/mcauliffe_kevin/Quick-Tip-Avid-Rocky-Effect People immediately dismiss doing effects in Avid Media Composer, as they think that a compositing application can do a better job. Well, as you will see in this Quick Tip, Media Composer can create some very complex animations very quick, very easy, and in some cases, just as good as After Effects.