Avid Media Composer (59 Tutorials)
September 23, 2014
Avid offers up a free, highly detailed, white paper discussing Avid Media Composer workflows for a variety of digital cameras.
September 2, 2014
Get assistance, answers, and insights and start editing now—watch Avid’s 5-part tutorial series dedicated to the success of new users.
September 2, 2014
With the release of version 8 of Media Composer, the option for ScriptSync is no longer there. Steve Audette explains a workaround using Script Interpolation which is “almost as good” as ScriptSync.
April 22, 2014
Here are multiple videos about the round-trip workflow with Avid and Blackmagic Design’s Davinci Resolve.
- Managing Resolve/Avid Workflows with Scott Freeman
- Avid Media Composer – DaVinci Resolve : Double Round Trip
- Round Trip Between Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve
- Round Trip? AAF Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve/Avid Symphony
February 11, 2014
Thinking of switching to Avid? New to Avid? Just want to check it out? John Lynn gives a basic and clear introduction to the Avid Media Composer Interface Windows.
August 13, 2013
David Torno has wrapped up nearly 16 hours of After Effects ExtendScript training at ProVideo Coalition. “Scripting can drastically improve workflows, speed up repetitive tasks as well as capture and output project information. If you have never tried ExtendScript or wanted to, but just couldn't find enough info to help you get started, then this series is for you. Seasoned programmers looking to understand how ExtendScript works could also benefit as well.”
July 9, 2013
In this episode, they create a nice Glow transition using a Boris Continuum Complete Effect that ships with Media Composer.
July 8, 2013
Learn how to create custom transitions within Avid Media Composer. These transitions can then be accesseed through the Quick Transitions dialog box.
May 7, 2013
Steve Holyhead’s engaging presentation shed light on three everyday VFX problems, Pan & Zoom, Beauty Pass, and Transitions, which he solves using an array of filters from the BCC 8 AVX package.
Highlights included: a Ken Burns style pan & zoom with no key framing needed (!); a 1-2-3 step approach (BCC Smooth Tone, BCC Film Glow & BCC Film Grain) to giving your talent that Hollywood glow; and the power of BCC transitions – quick, easy, and versatile.
Plus, get a sneak peak of the soon-to-be released BCC v8.2 AVX with up to 100% improvement in render time, the additions of lots more “green dot” effects, and enhanced real-time performance.
November 21, 2012
Using Boris Continuum Complete’s powerful Lens Flare 3D filter, Kevin P. McAuliffe shows you how to set up lighting effects in your favorite Avid video editing system. First, Kevin demonstrates how to create multiple lights that blink automatically. Then, he combines BCC Extruded Text with BCC Lens Flare 3D to create a starting title sequence.
October 22, 2012
A new feature on manipulating audio keyframes using Volume control in Avid Media Composer 6.5
October 10, 2012
Kevin P. McAuliffe harnesses the power of Boris Continuum Complete v8 AVX's Particle Emitter 3D filter to create engaging particle effects directly from within Media Composer, giving his Avid titles a “particle overhaul”.
September 25, 2012
Learn about the Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow
February 1, 2012
An Avid editor recently inquired regarding how to do a chroma key with a drop shadow inside of Avid Media Composer. Boris FX Senior Product Manager Dirk de Jong responded to the question with this screencap that illustrates how to accomplish this effect using Boris Continuum Complete AVX.