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Media Composer (75 Tutorials)

What are Audio Compressors and How do I Use Them?

What are Audio Compressors and How do I Use Them?

September 5, 2017

Learn about types of compression; terminologies like attack and release, limiting, and compression ratio; compression in vocals and voiceovers; and third-party compression plug-ins. This is an overview, so there’s a lot that isn’t covered here, but this will hopefully give you some background for further exploration.

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Easy 3D Title Animations with Title Studio

Easy 3D Title Animations with Title Studio

September 5, 2017

Kevin P. McAuliffe uses Boris Continuum’s Title Studio to quickly create a 3D animated title in this edition of Let’s Edit with Avid Media Composer,

Inspired by “The Lego Batman Movie”, Kevin dives into extruded text, adding lights, and the easy workflow from the standalone to the plug-in version of Title Studio, all inside Avid Media Composer.

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Avid: Replace Screens in Media Composer with Mocha Pro

Avid: Replace Screens in Media Composer with Mocha Pro

August 15, 2017

Join Mary Poplin in this planar motion tracking and screen insert tutorial for Avid Media Composer editors, and learn how easy it is to replace cell phone screens and monitors using Mocha Pro.

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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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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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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 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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Avid Media Composer: Color Correction and Color Grading

June 28, 2016

Learn about color grading and/or color correction in Avid Media Composer. Here are many resources with advice from professional colorists.

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