Tag: Kevin P McAuliffe

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Continuum 2021

Boris FX’s Continuum is a staple of my workflows, and each year the team gives it some much needed love in the form of updates with bug fixes and new effects, and this year is no different. HOWEVER, what IS different this year is that Boris FX has purchased the Digital Film Tools suite of

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 9 – Exporting

Now, you might be thinking…”Hang on…did I miss a ton of lessons?” No, you didn’t. When I teach Media Composer, I teach the importance of Project Setup, Transcoding and Consolidating and Exporting. This is where projects fall off the rails. Make one mistake in any of these three sections, and your project will be in

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 7 – Transcoding

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Transcoding. We’ve talked in Lesson 5 about working with Avid “friendly” media. Now we need to talk about footage that requires a recompression to Avid Media, for you to work with in your Media Composer timelines. Whether it’s in an offline or online scenario, there is some

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 6 – Source Settings

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Source Settings. Understanding them is an exceptionally important step between linking to your footage, and transcoding it, which we’ll talk about in our next lesson. We’ll look at Color processing and Frameflex, as well as the ability to adjust RAW native parameters in the Source Settings window,

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 5 – Understanding Native Formats

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about probably the most important Media Composer lesson you will learn, and that is about understanding Native Media Composer codecs. Understanding this concept will change the way you bring media into your projects, and have you doing it properly, and avoiding creating multiple projects to bring media into

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Lesson 4 – The Source Browser

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks getting your footage into Media Composer via the Source Browser. Many people think that the Source Browser is for linking footage only. Did you also know you can import footage using the Source Browser as well? It really is a fantastic tool to get your footage into Media

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Working with Particle Illusion Standalone

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the free Particle Illusion Standalone application that you can use to create unbelievably realistic particle simulations that can be rendered out, and added to your Media Composer timelines. In this lesson we cover everything you know to get you up and running, lightning quick. Channel: www.youtube.com/letseditMC_avid Facebook:

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

In this lesson, we’re taking it right back to the beginning. My Creative Cow tutorial series on Media Composer had millions of views, and it’s been a while since I’ve taken it back to the beginning to teach you how to use Media Composer right from starting up the application, but that’s what we’re doing

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 2020.4

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the newly released 2020.4 update to Avid Media Composer which, along with some exciting interface and under the hood updates, comes support for Mac OS Catalina. This, along with the implementation of the Universal Media Engine, new naming for Avid DNxHD files and some great in-application feature

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