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Avid Media Composer 6

Video Description

Avid Media Composer is the standard when it comes to film and video editing. Version 6.5 brings additional features and power to the post-production process. This VTC course explores these features along with the basics of operation. Author Sam McGuire demonstrates how to use this software in a variety of situations using provided media work files. From importing and capturing to adding effects and finishing, this course is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to learn how to use Media Composer. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Media Composer 6 00:01:13
  2. Installation
    1. Overview of Installation 00:02:51
    2. Authentication Methods 00:03:27
  3. Interface
    1. Interface Overview 00:03:32
    2. Menus 00:03:13
    3. Basic Workflows 00:03:31
  4. Introduction to Editing
    1. Projects 00:06:08
    2. Importing Media 00:03:24
    3. Sequences 00:05:40
  5. Work Spaces and Profiles
    1. User Profiles 00:04:15
    2. Using and Creating Workspaces 00:03:36
    3. System Settings 00:05:55
  6. Tools
    1. Command Palette 00:03:58
    2. Deck Controller 00:02:56
    3. Avid Calculator 00:02:18
  7. Media Capture
    1. Capture Tool 00:03:08
    2. Capturing and Logging 00:03:16
    3. Keyboard Control 00:02:12
    4. Markers and Subclips 00:02:47
    5. Recapturing 00:02:48
  8. Importing Files
    1. Audio 00:06:25
    2. Images 00:04:42
    3. Video Files 00:03:37
    4. Pro Tools 00:06:27
  9. Bins
    1. Bin Views 00:05:16
    2. Bin Menu 00:03:19
    3. Story Boards 00:04:57
  10. Avid Media Access (AMA)
    1. Media Issues 00:03:53
    2. Workflows 00:03:44
  11. Viewing Projects
    1. Playback Options 00:04:29
    2. Markers 00:04:00
  12. Sequences
    1. Creating a New Sequence 00:06:30
    2. Tools 00:07:34
    3. Mixing Media Types 00:06:26
  13. Sync
    1. Sync Breaks 00:03:54
    2. Auto Syncing Clips 00:03:28
    3. Resyncing Audio 00:02:55
  14. Script Window
    1. Working with Scripts 00:03:59
    2. Script Marks 00:03:21
  15. Timeline
    1. Timeline Views 00:04:21
    2. Settings 00:03:03
    3. Editing in the Timeline 00:05:30
    4. Dupe Detection 00:02:11
    5. Displays 00:02:57
    6. Trimming 00:04:50
  16. MultiCamera Editing
    1. Groups and Mutligrouping Clips 00:05:02
  17. Managing Media
    1. Media Tool 00:03:12
    2. Consolidate 00:04:47
    3. Relinking Media 00:03:14
  18. Audio
    1. Audio Tools 00:04:45
    2. Multichannel Audio 00:04:07
    3. Buffer Size 00:03:22
    4. Clip Controls vs. Automation 00:03:50
    5. Live Mix Mode 00:03:19
    6. Sample Rates 00:04:18
    7. Recording Voice Overs 00:04:24
    8. Audio EQ Tool 00:03:47
    9. Control Surfaces 00:06:02
  19. Audio Plug-Ins
    1. Real-Time vs. AudioSuite 00:03:20
    2. RTAS 00:03:00
    3. Spectrum 00:04:58
    4. Dynamics 00:05:19
    5. Depth 00:03:22
    6. Restoration 00:03:44
  20. Exporting Projects
    1. Preparing the Sequence 00:05:25
    2. Send to Templates 00:03:18
  21. Output
    1. EDL Manager 00:02:50
    2. Output 00:03:21
  22. Conforming
    1. How and Why 00:03:19
  23. Specifications and Requirements
    1. AAF 00:03:41
    2. OMFI 00:03:28
  24. HD and High-Resolution Projects
    1. Workflows 00:04:22
    2. Editing and Changing Formats 00:03:26
  25. Visual Effects
    1. Real-Time vs. Non Real-Time 00:03:17
    2. Adding Effects 00:04:04
    3. Rendering 00:04:11
  26. Keyframes
    1. Viewing and Editing Keyframes 00:04:12
    2. Keyframe Example 00:05:26
  27. Motion Effects
    1. Timewarp 00:05:49
    2. FluidMotion 00:03:51
  28. Layered and Nested Effects
    1. Key Effects 00:05:02
    2. Nesting 00:03:36
    3. Submasters and Mixdowns 00:04:15
  29. Motion Track and Stabilization
    1. Pan and Zoom 00:04:31
    2. Motion Tracking 00:06:34
    3. Tracking Data 00:04:10
    4. Image Stabilization 00:06:05
  30. 3D Effects
    1. Workflow 00:03:18
    2. 3D Warp Effect 00:03:22
    3. Express 3D Effects 00:03:01
  31. Titles
    1. Title Tool 00:03:32
    2. Text Formatting 00:03:53
    3. Saving Titles 00:02:31
    4. Editing Titles 00:03:13
  32. SubCap Effect
    1. Entering Captions 00:03:10
  33. Color Correction
    1. Performing Color Correction 00:05:17
    2. Match Color 00:03:14
    3. Workflows 00:04:56
  34. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:01:22
  35. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:02:30