Get Started Fast with

Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors

If you’re not getting what you need to succeed—or you’re a former Avid user who switched (we’d love to have you back)—join award-winning editor Kevin P McAuliffe to get started fast.

When it comes to editing, industry pros need tools that enable them to collaborate easily, integrate into professional production pipelines, and eliminate time-consuming bottlenecks so they can focus on their storytelling. With Media Composer | Software, you have a complete, reliable Mac OS solution that not only complements your existing workflow, it enables you to do even more—faster.

Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors

Sequences

In the first of our Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 tutorials, I’ll take you through the basics of moving your project from FCP7 to Avid Media Composer 7 with a focus on AMA.

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Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors: Lesson 2

Common Tasks

In the second of our Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 tutorials, I’ll highlight key differences between FCP7 and Media Composer 7 and demonstrate how your previous workflows in FCP7 can easily be recreated in Media Composer 7.

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Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors: Lesson 3

Media Organization

In our third Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 tutorials, I’ll show you how to gain peace of mind with reliable media management.

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Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors

Effects

In our fourth Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 tutorial, I’ll show you how to transfer your knowledge of FCP7 effects and keyframes.

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Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 Editors

Audio Mixing

In our fifth and final Get Started Fast with Avid for Final Cut Pro 7 tutorial, I open up the Audio Tools for a demonstration of sound mixing in the timeline.

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About the author

Kevin P McAuliffe is a three time North American ProMax award-winning editor, a Media Composer editor for over 15 years, and is also one of the Senior Editor’s at MIJO in Toronto, Canada, with current clients including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures and E1 Entertainment to name a few. He can be found helping out as an Avid Community Moderator in the Media Composer Get Started Fast forum and offering advice in 140 characters on Twitter as @kpmcauliffe.