Kevin P. McAuliffe

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Kevin P McAuliffe is a three time North American ProMax award winning editor and a Media Composer editor for over 15 years. He is a featured trainer at MacProVideo and is also one of the Senior Editor’s at MIJO in Toronto, Canada, with current clients including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures and E1 Entertainment to name a few. He can also be found helping out on the Avid Community forums in the Media Composer & Symphony Get Started Fast forum.

Media Composer Editors: Read this before updating to AE CC 2017

Media Composer Editors: Read this before updating to AE CC 2017

I’m a HUGE After Effects user.  In my day job as a commercial editor, I use it just as much if not more, than I use Media Composer, and…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Sapphire’s Builder Tool Part 1

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Sapphire’s Builder Tool Part 1

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer lesson, the first in a two part series, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at the very powerful Sapphire Builder tool…

FX Console from Video Copilot for After Effects

FX Console from Video Copilot for After Effects

Free normally comes at a price, as funny as that sounds.  Normally when you see something that’s free, your first thought is….”Okay, what’s wrong with it?”, meaning…

REVIEW – GenArts Sapphire 10 for Media Composer

REVIEW – GenArts Sapphire 10 for Media Composer

Well Ladies and Gentlemen, we are definitely in an interesting time!  I’ve written this review on the heels of probably the second biggest announcement in our industry in recent…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Vertical Video Projects Part 2

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Vertical Video Projects Part 2

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe wraps up his talk on Vertical Video projects for delivery to clients like Snapchat or clients that advertise via Digital Signage.  We cover transcoding…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Vertical Video Projects Part 1

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Vertical Video Projects Part 1

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses how edit a Vertical Video project for applications such as Snapchat in Avid Media Composer.  This tutorial was inspired by a discussion on…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Working with the Avid Attic

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Working with the Avid Attic

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about working with the Avid Attic. Sometimes, the Attic might not be the easiest thing to…

Add JPEG 2000 support to After Effects and Photoshop absolutely FREE!

Add JPEG 2000 support to After Effects and Photoshop absolutely FREE!

I do a lot of DCP work in After Effects, and .J2C (JPEG 2000) is the format of choice. The only problem is that After Effects doesn’t support this…

It’s time to get excited about Boris FX’s acquisition of GenArts!

It’s time to get excited about Boris FX’s acquisition of GenArts!

There has been an age old debate going on in the post production world, and no, I’m not talking about which NLE is better.  I’m talking about which…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Matte Key Transitions

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Matte Key Transitions

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe wraps up his talk on transitions by talking about Matte Key transitions in Media Composer, much like the ones you can purchase from companies…