Media Composer

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…

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…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Transitions

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Transitions

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe starts things off by talking about the importance of updating your BCC 10 effects package inside of Media Composer, and not just for the…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Motion Effects Part 2

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Motion Effects Part 2

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe wraps up his look at Motion Effects by talking, first, about a common misconception that you can’t work with motion effects on…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Motion Effects Part 1

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Motion Effects Part 1

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe starts the first of a multi-part lesson on creating Motion Effects inside of Media Composer, and starts out by creating them the easiest…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Source Browser In-Depth

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Source Browser In-Depth

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe goes in-depth with the new Source Browser import/linking tool inside of Media Composer 8.6. Not only does he give you the…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Remover and Mocha BCC

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Remover and Mocha BCC

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at a common situation that editors run into, and that’s when a producer/director asks them to remove an…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Audio Ducking In-Depth

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Audio Ducking In-Depth

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a great viewer question about the Audio Ducking feature in Media Composer, and whether it’s possible to drop super long VO…

Media Composer’s Source Browser – A great new feature for every editor

Media Composer’s Source Browser – A great new feature for every editor

When I reviewed Boris Continuum Complete 10 for AVX, I said that “Boris’ purchase and integration of Mocha in to Media Composer is probably one the biggest leaps forward in…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – What’s New in 8.6

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – What’s New in 8.6

The new 8.6 release of Avid Media Composer is here, and there’s a lot to be excited about!  The Source Browser is the most prominent new feature, and…

How to upgrade your NLE software mid-project. Not that you should.

How to upgrade your NLE software mid-project. Not that you should.

There is a rule of thumb that is a near universal standard when it comes to and upgrading a new version of your nonlinear editing software mid-project: don’t…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Clip & Interface Color Options

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Clip & Interface Color Options

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about color. The color of your bins, the color of your Project window, and even the…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – MDV Media Management Ulility

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – MDV Media Management Ulility

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at a great FREE utility for both Mac and Windows Media Composer editors that let’s you mange your media…