Media Composer

In Depth – Soundly 2 for Windows and OS X

In Depth – Soundly 2 for Windows and OS X

Depending on the type of audio work you do, sound effects play a huge roll in the process.  If you’re an offline editor, or sound designer, sound effects are…

First Look – Rampant Style Kits

First Look – Rampant Style Kits

We’re all about value for our dollar(s) these days.  Whether it’s in the the plug-ins we buy, the storage arrays we need or, for the purposes…

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…

In Depth – Ignite Pro from HitFilm

In Depth – Ignite Pro from HitFilm

I wanted to follow up my review of HitFilm Pro 2017 with a look at the two products that come as part of the Studio bundle.  In this article we…

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 Look – Red Giant Universe 2.2

In Depth Look – Red Giant Universe 2.2

Red Giant develop and distribute some of the best plug-ins out there.   Shine and Magic Bullet Looks are my “go to” effects from Red Giant.  Way back…

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…

You can watch an archive of the #AskAvid – An Evening With Avid event

You can watch an archive of the #AskAvid – An Evening With Avid event

On Thursday evening, October 12th Avid partnered with Keycode Media for a Facebook livestream event called #AskAvid – An Evening With Avid. It was a two hour presentation with a panel…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Night from Day with BCC and Sapphire 10

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Night from Day with BCC and Sapphire 10

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how, using BCC 10, Sapphire 10 and a little help from Photoshop, you can create realistic Night from Day shots quickly and…

REVIEW – MacCaption from Telestream

REVIEW – MacCaption from Telestream

As editors, we can wear a lot of hats.  We can be the image cutter, color grader, VFX master, audio mixer, and essentially take whatever production we’re working on…

Supercharge Your Edit with SpeedScriber

Supercharge Your Edit with SpeedScriber

Transcripts of footage can be hugely useful in post-production but creating them has traditionally been a time-consuming and often costly process. In this webinar, Martin Baker shows how…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – DCP Creation Part 1 – Setup

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – DCP Creation Part 1 – Setup

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about getting your Media Composer timeline ready for creating a DCP (Digital Cinema Package…

Script-Based Editing is Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

Script-Based Editing is Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

One of Avid Media Composer’s shining gems for narrative editing is its Script-Based Editing interface. It allows editors to click on words in a film, TV show or…