Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows—Episode 1

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Episode 1: Setting up Larger than HD Projects

Welcome to this first episode of our 5-part tutorial series ‘Get Started Fast with Media Composer for High-Res Workflows’ on Avid Blogs. In this lesson I will give you a general overview of setting up a larger than HD project, and I’ll discuss more of the basic concepts of Media Composer, with the focus being on High Resolution formats, as well as some other great new features:

  • Exploring the new Project Settings Window
  • Switching formats inside a project
  • DNxHR and other high-res codecs
  • Quick Find Search the Timeline, Bins and project.

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I am an Avid Media Composer editor for over 17 years, the lead trainer for Media Composer at and one of the Senior Editors at Extreme Reach in Toronto, Canada, who's current clients include Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, 20th Century Fox and E1 Entertainment to name a few. I can also be found helping out in the Avid Community Get Started Fast customer forum.