Tag: Source settings

Media Composer

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 – 4K Multicam Off/Online

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewers question about how to Offline 4K Red footage in HD, and then relink to your original RAW footage to finish and export your final master. To make matters a little more difficult, we’re going to use clips with different frame rates, but with the newest version

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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

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Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows—Episode 3

Welcome to the third episode of our 5-part tutorial series ‘Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows’ on Avid Blogs. In this video, I will focus on editing in High Res projects specifically; starting with the concept of Color Encoding and FrameFlex adjustments, explaining how to use the Proxy Timeline, as well as

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