Media Composer | Track Locks

In this video we’ll look at how to lock tracks in Avid Media Composer so no editing can take place on those tracks. Track Locks are helpful to maintain an edit, to “lock it in”. When you lock a track, no further editing can take place on that track (or tracks), you can not even […]

Media Composer | Display Color Space

This video will show you how to change the Display Color Space for Full Screen Playback, Source, and Record in Avid Media Composer. The Display Color Space does not change our media, it lets us view our edit in different color spaces so we will KNOW what our video will look like once we export […]

Media Composer | 85+ Free VFX Plugins and demo

In this video I’ll show you how you can get over 85 free AVX plugins for Media Composer, absolutely for FREE! Plugin packages for Media Composer often cost thousands of dollars, but these plugins are high quality, powerful, AND FREE! These plugins will work in other NLEs too. So if you happen to have Adobe […]

Media Composer with 2+ Monitors/Screens (Windows)

This video will show you how to use Media Composer across two monitors/screen when running on Windows, and give you some tips when use two monitors with Media Composer. We are using Media Composer 8.3 and Windows 10, but this is the same for any other version(s). Support BenoniStudio on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4518225 Shirts https://shop.spreadshirt.com/Benoni Twitter […]

Media Composer | Copy & Paste clips on the timeline

In this video I’ll show you the basic way to copy and paste clips in Avid Media Composer. Copy/Paste works the same in Media Composer as it does in almost every other app. You just need to remember a few things, like selecting the proper tracks, ect… Copy/Paste is a quick and easy way to […]

Media Composer | Copy/Paste timeline clips w/Subsequences

In this video I’ll show you how we can use subsequences to essentially “copy and paste” clips on the timeline in Avid Media Composer. I’m using Media Composer 8.6.3 in this video. You will see me editing a real video project. By using a subsequence you can copy clips from one area and re-use them […]

Media Composer | Copy/Backup a Sequence with a SubSequence

In this video I’ll show how you can create a subsequence to use as a copy or backup to try different things in without messing up or changing anything in the original sequence. This is a quick technique to use when you want to try something new with a sequence, but don’t want to affect […]

Media Composer | Create/Edit a SubSequence

In this video I will introduce you to subsequences in Avid Media Composer. You will learn how to create and edit a subsequence, and I’ll give you some ideas on how to employ this workflow. I am using Media Composer 8.6.3 in this video. You will see me working on a real project. You can […]

Media Composer | Edit PART of a sequence into another sequence

In this video we will continue working with sequences in Avid Media Composer and I’ll show you how we can edit part of a sequence into another sequence. I am using Media Composer 8.6.3, you will see me editing a real video. There is no need to re-do work in Media Composer. If you have […]

Media Composer | Edit a sequence into another sequence

In this video I’ll show you how we can edit a sequence into another sequence in Avid Media Composer. This is a great workflow to employ in order to reuse a basic layout or reuse several clips. There is no need to re-do work that you have already done. You will not impact the original […]

Media Composer | Copy & Drag

This video covers how to use copy and drag and gives some ideas on how you may want to use it. In Media Composer, select your clip(s), then press ALT (Option on Mac), and drag a copy of your clip(s) to anywhere you want on your timeline. This technique works to copy/duplicate video, audio, effects, […]

MEDIA COMPOSER | REPLACE EDIT (Quickly replace clips)

This video will show you how to use Replace Edit in Avid Media Composer. It’s an often overlooked feature that is powerful and time-saving. Also, see how to map REPLACE EDIT to your Keyboard and toolbar. By using Replace Edit, you can replace a clip and it will automatically be the exact length of the […]

Media Composer – Simple Zoom/Ease-In with 3DWarp and Keyframes

In this video you will learn how to do a simple zoom-in, or ease-in with Media Composer. We will use 3DWarp and keyframes. I’m using Media Composer 8.6, but the process is the same for other versions of Media Composer. Support BenoniStudio on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4518225 Shirts https://shop.spreadshirt.com/Benoni Twitter https://twitter.com/BenoniStudio Instagram https://www.instagram.com/benonistudios/

Media Composer 8.6+ How To Use Link/AMA Link – The Source Browser

Media Composer 8.6 introduced a change in the way we use Link to add clips to our bin. If you have been a Media Composer user for awhile you will probably remember AMA LINK. Then AMA LINK was changed to simply LINK in our context menu. Now, we access LINK through the Source Browser. The […]

Media Composer – PAINT EFFECT (How to Re-Color and Tracking)

In this video we look at how to use the Paint Effect to re-color/colorize/color-correct a portion of a video clip, and how to use motion tracking with the Paint Effect in Avid Media Composer. We are using Avid Media Composer 8.5.1 in this video, but the process will be the same for other versions. First, […]

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