Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5

with Steve Holyhead
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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5
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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5 is a thorough comparison of the interfaces, concepts, tools, and workflow behind each of these two programs, covering the key differences video editors need to know to master Media Composer and make the switch. The course covers the basics of editing in Avid Media Composer, including sequence creation, project organization and navigation, importing and linking media, timeline editing techniques, and how to work with audio and add transitions and effects.

Topics include:
  • Working with clips, bins, folders and the project window
  • Customizing user settings and keyboard layout
  • Importing video, audio, and graphics
  • Accessing clips from other projects
  • Comparing backup structure
  • Organizing media and project assets
  • Understanding media resolution and locations
  • Editing in the timeline
  • Mixing audio
  • Compositing with keyframes
  • Creating titles
  • Color correcting footage
  • Preparing and outputting master sequences
Subject:
Video
Software:
Final Cut Pro Media Composer
Author:

Welcome

- [Voiceover] I'm Steve Holyhead. And welcome to Migrating from Final Cut Pro to Media Composer 5.5. This course is designed to help you leverage your knowledge of editing and Final Cut Pro to get you up to speed with using Avid Media Composer as rapidly as possible. In this course I'll explore the obvious differences and the surprising similarities between the two most prevalent editing packages on the market today. I'll show you how to set up your projects, get your footage into Media Composer, and how to make sure nothing gets lost in the translation.

And I'll teach you how to use your knowledge of editing principles and practices, along with the tools of Media Composer to create the most streamline approach to your own productions. Sure to have you working at your peak, creative energy in no time. So, without further adieu let's get moving on Migrating from Final Cut Pro to Media Composer 5.5.

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