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2020/05/28
Avid Media Composer User Training

 
Digital Media Technology to be chosen as the only Greater China Avid Learning Partner – Professional Center. We are ready to lunch the Avid Media Composer Training Courses. Becoming an Avid Certified User for Media Composer verifies that you possess a fundamental understanding of and the capability to use Media Composer, together with a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system.
 
Avid Media Composer provides an intuitive user experience, allow you to create better stories with more creative. Use the new Interface - Workspace to access the tools you need, find and navigate media faster with the new Bin mapping. Media Composer comes with a large number of professional video editing, effects, subtitles, color and audio tools to help you complete your story. Make full use of everything you need to stimulate and accelerate creativity, and easily create more impactful scenes and sounds.
 
 
Course Schedule and Attention
 
Start from Jul 2020 Every Month One course TBC), First In First Out
5 days Training,include Exam Fee
Location:Beijing - Shanghai - Guangzhou - Hong Kong
BYOB (Bring your own device)
Please contact our Sales for any enquiry
Course Content
 
Media Composer 101: Media Composer Fundamentals I
 
Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) is the first step in achieving confidence, creativity, and efficiency with Avid Media Composer, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. Together with the second course in the series, Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110), this course provides the foundational training required to achieve the credential of Avid Certified User: Media Composer.
 
Media Composer Fundamentals I is an introductory course designed to get a new user up-and-running on the software. In this course, students develop an understanding of the video editing process and the basic skills to edit a video project from start to finish. This includes understanding the relationship between media and project files, media storage location, the abilities to create the project file; bring in the source video and audio files; edit the sequence, add titles, music, and basic effects, and then export the finished sequence.
 
PREREQUISITES

  • No experience with Avid Media Composer is necessary
  • A working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh operating systems
  • A background or experience in editing, production, or post-production is recommended

LESSON OBJECTIVES

  • Launch Media Composer
  • Identify and understand the function of the primary Media Composer tools and windows
  • Create/Open a project using standard SD and HD formats
  • Import/Link to media
  • Create project bins, as needed
  • Organize clips by moving them from one bin to another
  • Create a sequence, and add or remove tracks as needed
  • Add clips to the sequence using Splice and Overwrite, or equivalent SmartTool functions
  • Remove sequence material using Lift and Extract, or equivalent SmartTool functions
  • Use Trim mode and SmartTool trim tools to change the length of sequence clips
  • Adjust the audio level (clip gain) of clips in the sequence
  • Add basic effects to sequence clips
  • Add transition effects to the sequence
  • Create and add static titles
  • Use automatic color correction to improve the appearance of video clips
  • Export the finished sequence as a high-quality video file, or for uploading to the web
  • Adjust basic settings relating to the media creation and user preferences
  • Locate Media Composer project and media files
  • Delete unwanted media files, and all media at the completion of the edit process

Media Composer 110 Media Composer Fundamentals II
 
Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110) is for students and video editors who have a rudimentary knowledge of editing in Media Composer, and are ready to broaden their foundational skills to take their editing to the next level.
 
An intermediate course, this course is designed to teach students the technical and organizational skills of an assistant editor and develop their editorial skills with the tools and techniques required to produce a well-edited video. From using dynamic trim techniques to shape the actor’s performances in a dramatic scene, to quickly assembling a news package to meet deadline, this course empowers novice users to take their Media Composer skills to the next level. Class projects and exercises are hands-on, giving students the opportunity to work on a scripted short film and a promotional video.
 
This course provides a solid foundation in Media Composer video effects capabilities and in conjunction with the Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) course, will prepare you to earn the credential of Avid Certified User: Media Composer.
 
OBJECTIVES

  • Create custom project sizes, including larger than HD (2K, 4K, etc)
  • Understand the operational implications of working in larger-than-HD projects
  • Link to media files and copy, consolidate or transcode the media, as needed
  • Synchronize video and audio from separate sources
  • Organize project bins using common industry conventions
  • Quickly assemble a scene using storyboard editing, plus Top, Tail and Extend
  • Use various search tools to locate a desired clip
  • Create multiple versions of a sequence to track the creative process
  • Utilize Media Composer’s best-in-class trim tools to dynamically adjust the pacing of a scene
  • Adjust Clip Gain, and utilize Pan and Volume automation to create an integrated audio mix
  • Create pan-and-zoom style “camera” moves over still images or video
  • Solve common image problems with effects to stabilize the image, blur faces and logos, and erase unwanted jump cuts
  • Create freeze-frames, slow-motion and TimeWarp effects
  • Use multilayer effects to create split-screens, superimposed images, and more
  • Composite video elements using the SpectraMatte effect to create a chroma-key
  • Intelligently render effects sequences to improve playback performance
  • Selectively delete unwanted render files to keep the media drives clutter-free
  • Understand how to correctly backup project files and associated media files
  • Restore lost work using Avid’s autosave feature
  • Relink media files
  • Resolve common technical issues, including “Media Offline”
  • Identify and adjust common Settings to increase efficiency and avoid complications
  • Output the finished program according to common broadcast delivery standards
  • Be ready to sit the associated certification exam
 
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