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Avid® Media Composer® for Final Cut Pro Users

Video Description

Learn the essentials of Media Composer® 5 & 6 with Class on Demand expert, Steve Hullfish. This series of lessons, designed for Final Cut Pro users, will guide you through the features and workflows needed to complete projects using Avid® Media Composer®. By using your knowledge of Final Cut Pro, you'll become comfortable with Media Composer 5 and 6's powerful interface. Although this training was created with Avid® Media Composer® 5, the techniques and procedures shown in these lessons apply to the newly released Avid® Media Composer® 6.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:02:32
  2. Fundamental Differences between FCP and MC
    1. Media Management 00:03:16
    2. Modality 00:01:33
    3. Importing the Project Media 00:01:51
  3. Media Composer® Basics
    1. Starting a Project 00:02:16
    2. Interface Overview 00:03:48
    3. Intro to User Settings 00:02:50
    4. Overview of Settings 00:07:04
    5. Keyboard Settings 00:07:38
    6. Working with Bins 00:08:52
    7. Assembling Shots in a Sequence 00:04:43
    8. Working with the Timeline 00:11:37
    9. Exploring Timeline Options 00:13:24
  4. Ingesting Media
    1. Ingesting File-Based Media Using AMA 00:02:21
    2. Standard Importing 00:06:43
    3. Capturing from Tape 00:05:57
  5. Editing a Sequence
    1. Trimming Basics 00:03:53
    2. Dynamic Trim Techniques 00:02:31
    3. Slip and Slide 00:04:44
    4. Using Fit-to-Fill 00:04:01
    5. Creating Subclips 00:04:11
    6. Nesting Sequences 00:03:35
    7. Using Locators to Edit 00:03:55
  6. Audio
    1. Level and Pan Adjustments 00:05:54
    2. Audio Tool 00:01:59
    3. EQ Tool 00:03:04
    4. Audio Plug-ins and Filters 00:03:31
  7. Advanced Settings
    1. Workspaces and Toolsets 00:05:40
    2. Import and Export Settings 00:05:00
  8. Creating Effects
    1. Effects Mode 00:03:23
    2. Adding and Removing Effects 00:04:32
    3. Saving Effects 00:01:41
    4. Effects Parameters 00:02:15
    5. Adding Effects on Filler 00:01:57
    6. Nesting 00:03:40
    7. Rendering 00:03:22
  9. Advanced Effects
    1. Timewarp Effects 00:04:33
    2. Stabilizing Shots 00:03:00
    3. Intraframe Effects 00:04:52
    4. Third-Party Plug-Ins 00:03:20
  10. Color Correction Mode
    1. Interface 00:07:58
    2. Automatic Color Correction 00:06:58
    3. Color Correcting with Hue Offset Wheels 00:02:56
    4. Color Correcting with Curves and Sliders 00:04:00
  11. Delivering the Finished Work
    1. The Digital Cut Tool 00:06:11
    2. File Based Delivery 00:04:00
    3. Avid DVD by Sonic 00:00:41
    4. Sorenson Squeeze 00:00:39
  12. Mastering Project Management
    1. The Media Tool 00:05:30
    2. Consolidate, Transcode and Decompose 00:07:47
    3. Attic-Backups 00:03:48
  13. Migrating to Media Composer®
    1. Unique Features of Media Composer 00:08:24
    2. Comparing Features 00:10:03
  14. Multicam Editing
    1. Multicam Editing 00:03:54
    2. Multicam Demonstration 00:02:48
    3. Fine Tuning the Edit 00:03:37
  15. Script-Based Editing
    1. ScriptSync 00:05:17
    2. Editing from a Lined Script 00:01:30
  16. Outro
    1. Conclusion 00:01:05