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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Working with Lens Flare 3D

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Working with Lens Flare 3D

In this lesson Kevin P McAuliffe talks about working with Continuum 2019’s Lens Flare 3D inside of Avid Media Composer.  When editors think of Lens Flares, they think…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 2019.9

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 2019.9

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses the newest release of Media Composer, 2019.9.  This update is more of an aesthetic update, than a technical features update.  Organization by…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Settings, Settings, Settings

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Settings, Settings, Settings

In this lesson, I’m going to talk about User Settings. Most people create their user settings, and then only worry about their keyboard shortcuts. In this lesson, I…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 4K Multicam Off/Online

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…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 2019 Multicam Updates

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 2019 Multicam Updates

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Multicam editing, and more specifically the updates to Media Composer’s Multicam editing functionality.  One thing that’s important to…

Media Composer 2019 – A step in the right direction?

Media Composer 2019 – A step in the right direction?

The day has come for Media Composer editors.  As the line went in Star Wars …”It will be a day long remembered”.  The release of Media Composer 2019(.6…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 2018.7

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 2018.7

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses the newest release of Media Composer, 2018.7, and with it comes one of the first big promised features of Media Composer, and…

State of the NLE at Faster, Together 2018

State of the NLE at Faster, Together 2018

The Right Editing Software We’ve all at least seen it happen. Someone mentions an editing software. Someone else derides the intelligence of anyone who would use said software…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Start right, Finish right!

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Start right, Finish right!

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Projects, and the most important thing to keep in mind when creating them…

Let’s Edit with MC – Keying Part 3 – BCC Primatte Studio Basics

Let’s Edit with MC – Keying Part 3 – BCC Primatte Studio Basics

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about taking your Chroma Keying workflows to the next level, by using Boris Continuum Complete’s Primatte Studio. New to version BCC…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Chroma Keying Part 2 – SpectraMatte

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Chroma Keying Part 2 – SpectraMatte

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues the discussion on Chroma Keying by talking about the SpectraMatte effect…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – FrameFlex and Larger than HD Image Sequences

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – FrameFlex and Larger than HD Image Sequences

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer question about working creating Pan & Zooms with image sequences that are larger than the current raster dimension he is editing…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Chroma keying Part 1 – Garbage Mattes

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Chroma keying Part 1 – Garbage Mattes

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe beings a multi part lesson on Chromakeying inside of Media Composer. Lesson One looks at a concept that’s very important when keying…

In Depth – Sapphire 11 AVX from Boris FX

In Depth – Sapphire 11 AVX from Boris FX

Never has it been a better time to be an effects and visual effects geek like me. Boris FX has cornered the market on the high end visual effects, with…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC 11’s Advanced Avid Workflow

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC 11’s Advanced Avid Workflow

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about BCC 11’s new Media Composer workflow. In the past, editors were limited to…