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Avid Media Composer (59 Tutorials)

Avid Workflows for Digital Cinema Cameras

Avid Workflows for Digital Cinema Cameras

September 23, 2014

Avid offers up a free, highly detailed, white paper discussing Avid Media Composer workflows for a variety of digital cameras.

 

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Avid Media Composer 7

Avid Media Composer 7

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.

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Avid Media Composer Script Interpolation

Avid Media Composer Script Interpolation

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.

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Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve Roundtripping

Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve Roundtripping

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

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Avid Media Composer Interface Windows

Avid Media Composer Interface Windows

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.

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After Effects ExtendScript Training by David Torno

After Effects ExtendScript Training by David Torno

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.”

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Avid Screencast #29: Glow Transition

July 9, 2013

In this episode, they create a nice Glow transition using a Boris Continuum Complete Effect that ships with Media Composer.

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Creating Customized Quick Transitions in Avid 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.

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Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

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.

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Create Cool Lighting Effects in Avid with BCC Lens Flare 3D

Create Cool Lighting Effects in Avid with BCC Lens Flare 3D

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.

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Avid Media Composer 6.5 ‒ Product Designer Series on Advanced Audio Keyframes

October 22, 2012

A new feature on manipulating audio keyframes using Volume control in Avid Media Composer 6.5

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Create Complex Particle Effects in Avid- BCC AVX

Create Complex Particle Effects in Avid- BCC AVX

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”.

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Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow

Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow

September 25, 2012

Learn about the Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow

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Boris Chroma Key with a Drop Shadow in Avid Media Composer

Boris Chroma Key with a Drop Shadow in Avid Media Composer

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.

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