Tutorial Thursday

Tutorial Thursday

  • Setup User Profile Settings to Customize the Interface and Operation of Avid Media Composer

    In this week’s tutorial, Pat Horridge gives us a quick overview on setting your user profile for Media Composer, which you can also import into other versions of the editing application.

  • How to Create Custom Transition Effects in Avid Media Composer

    See how editor Benjamin Hershleder takes us through making custom a transition effect, adding a sound effect, and saving it all for quick and easy use later in the same project.

    by Benjamin Hershleder
  • How to Recall Your AAX Audio Plug-in Presets from Pro Tools in Avid Media Composer

    Similar to Pro Tools, it’s now possible to load your custom AAX plug-ins presets in Avid Media Composer 8.4. Brian Benoni shows us the details.

  • Baselight for Avid 4.4

    Baselight for Avid Now Updated to Version 4.4. Here’s What’s New.

    FilmLight has just released a brand new version (4.4) of Baselight for Avid with lots of new features. Take a look at their latest video tutorial and check out all of the new functionality.

  • How to Roundtrip a Project Between Avid Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve

    Find out which three pieces of metadata from each clip are important for a successful roundtrip from Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve to Avid Media Composer.

  • How and Why to Apply Effects on Filler in Avid Media Composer

    Many people don’t realize the power of Media Composer’s ability to have effects on ‘filler’. It acts as an adjustment layer on top of your video tracks. With a little experimentation it can deliver some great results.

  • How to Roundtrip a Sequence from Autodesk Smoke to Avid Media Composer

    In this video tutorial, we run through the workflow of publishing an AAF sequence from Autodesk Smoke with media and FX, which is then conformed in Avid Media Composer.

  • How to Use the Fluid Morph Effect in Avid Media Composer to Fix Jump Cuts

    Jump cuts are ugly and call attention to themselves. Luckily Avid Media Composer has a powerful solution to this problem: the Fluid Morph effect. Find out how to use it in this tutorial.

  • Create a Media Composer Project Structure That Will Last For Years

    Here’s one of the best systems to set up your file and folder structure for Avid Media Composer projects. It is a combination of over 100 editor’s personal practices. Check it out.

    by Chris Bové
  • How to Use the Avid Paint Effect Tool in Media Composer

    Draw shapes to define areas of change with the Avid Paint Effect tool in Media Composer. In this tutorial, we’ll take a closer look at a very simple scene that depicts a rocket traveling through outer space past a planet.

  • How to Use Markers in Avid Media Composer to Track Revisions

    How to Use Markers in Avid Media Composer to Track Revisions

    The markers in Media Composer are a way to leave comments to yourself or other editors and can play a crucial role in post production workflows. In this tutorial we show you how to use markers to track revisions in the editing process.

  • Drag in MIDI Patterns from IK Multimedia SampleTank 3 to Pro Tools 11 and Edit with Ease

    Drag in MIDI Patterns from IK Multimedia SampleTank 3 to Pro Tools 11 and Edit with Ease

    Pro Tools has the powerful MIDI tools you need to edit and arrange your tracks with ease. I’ll show you how to use IK Multimedia’s SampleTank 3, an AAX compatible sample player workstation, to sequence included MIDI patterns from directly within the plug-in.

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