How to Create Custom Scene Transitions with the Paint Effect in Media Composer

By in Tutorial Thursday, Video Editing

For those who might be new to Avid Media Composer, here’s a quick tutorial on how to make custom transitions with the built-in PAINT EFFECT. Flash to white, blur dissolve…combo of both. A tip you can then apply many options to.


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