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Avid Media Composer (65 Tutorials)

Working with Tough Keys in Avid with BCC Chroma Key Studio

Working with Tough Keys in Avid with BCC Chroma Key Studio

May 9, 2017

It’s no fun to key a poorly lit green screen, but the keying plug-ins in Boris Continuum Complete can help with this arduous task. Vin Morreale explains how he takes an imperfect green screen shot in Avid Media Composer and makes it work with BCC Chroma Key Studio, Fast Film Process, Title Studio and Grunge.

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Advanced Lens Flare 3D Tracking with Mocha in Avid Media Composer

Advanced Lens Flare 3D Tracking with Mocha in Avid Media Composer

May 9, 2017

Avid editor/trainer Kevin P. McAuliffe gives out several great tips to about tracking, exporting, and importing Mocha’s tracking data into the Lens Flare 3D MT.

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Boris FX | Let’s Edit with Media Composer: BCC Film Looks

Boris FX | Let’s Edit with Media Composer: BCC Film Looks

March 14, 2017

In this tutorial Kevin P. McAuliffe shows you how to transform your crisp HD footage to a more gritty organic film look by subtly layering multiple effects from Boris Continuum 10.

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In Depth: Audio Plugins and Formats for Video Professionals

In Depth: Audio Plugins and Formats for Video Professionals

March 14, 2017

You may think of Toolfarm as a place for just visual effects plug-ins and video tools, but we also know a bit about audio plug-ins. Did you know that many NLEs support audio plug-ins? This is a guide that explains the difference between Native and DSP-based plug-ins. Find out which format works with your system, whether you’re using ProTools, Cubase, Media Composer, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Vegas or Final Cut Pro X.

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Tutorial: Let’s Edit with Avid Media Composer: Sapphire Builder, Part II

Tutorial: Let’s Edit with Avid Media Composer: Sapphire Builder, Part II

February 7, 2017

Kevin P. McAuliffe gives an introduction on how to use GenArts Sapphire Builder in Avid Media Composer. Sapphire Builder is a super cool piece of software that gives users endless effects, right within Media Composer!

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Luca Visual FX HUD Elements 4K Tutorial – make a HUD interface from scratch

Luca Visual FX HUD Elements 4K Tutorial – make a HUD interface from scratch

January 24, 2017

You can make a HUD interface from scratch in less than 30 minutes using HUD Elements 4K from Luca Visual FX.  Learn how in this tutorial.

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Boris FX: InDepth | Sapphire LensFlare in Avid

Boris FX: InDepth | Sapphire LensFlare in Avid

January 10, 2017

Join professional editor and independent filmmaker Damien LeVeck with this in-depth tutorial on Sapphire’s LensFlare effect in Avid Media Composer.

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Boris FX Final Effects Complete – Transitions

Boris FX Final Effects Complete – Transitions

December 31, 2016

Kevan O’Brien walks you through some of the subtleties of the transitions found in Final Effects Complete Version 7. See how flexible the transitions are to use from within Avid editing systems and how they can be easily tweaked to give the desired effect.

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2016: Toolfarm’s Most Popular Posts

December 28, 2016

Just in case you missed them or want to see them again, here are the most popular articles we posted in 2016.

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BCC and Avid: Remove Objects with BCC Remover

BCC and Avid: Remove Objects with BCC Remover

November 15, 2016

Avid editor, Kevin P. McAuliffe shows Media Composer editors how to realistically remove unwanted objects with BCC Remover and the integrated mocha planar tracking tools.

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Tutorial: NewBlueFX Transitions Ultimate Tutorials

Tutorial: NewBlueFX Transitions Ultimate Tutorials

September 27, 2016

Learn everything you need to know about NewBlueFX Transitions Ultimate with an in depth walkthrough and several tutorials.

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NewBlueFX Essentials – Detailed Walkthrough

NewBlueFX Essentials – Detailed Walkthrough

August 5, 2016

Everything you need to know from installation to customization with these in-depth walkthroughs.

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NewBlueFX Filters – Detailed Walkthrough

NewBlueFX Filters – Detailed Walkthrough

August 5, 2016

Everything you need to know from installation to customization with these in-depth walkthroughs.

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Tracking Options for Avid Users: BCC 10 & mocha Pro plug-in

Tracking Options for Avid Users: BCC 10 & mocha Pro plug-in

July 20, 2016

Are you an Avid Media Composer user? Dan Harvey shows you how easy it is to motion track footage in Avid, with three different approaches: BCC’s native motion tracking, the integrated mocha/PixelChooser, and the new mocha Pro plug-in.

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GenArts Sapphire 8’s Builder Feature

GenArts Sapphire 8’s Builder Feature

June 28, 2016

Learn the basics of Builder, a new feature in Sapphire 8 that lets you build your own effects and transitions, and browse presets from all effects in one place.

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