Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing and outputting master sequences, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
Whatever stage of production we're at, its useful to keep checking back in with…the original mission.…What exactly are we trying to deliver, what format, what frame rate, what part…is our cut playing in the process?…Are we cutting and delivering the actual media or are we editing with a proxy,…and then we are going to supply the sequence information only and the final…master will be conformed elsewhere?…First, a reminder on frame rate.…If you are working with multiple frame rates, then Media Composer it's best…to ingest each frame rate into its own separate Avid project at the native frame…rate for that material.…
In essence you're creating a small part of Avid projects to house the various…frame rates of material.…Then we'll pick the project that's at the frame rate of the master deliverable…and do our editing in that project, pulling in all the various other frame rates…via the Open Bin dialog.…So we've contextualized the idea that we're working with the sequence reflecting…our highest order master i.e. the frame rate and the resolution which will serve…
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
1. Comparing Interface and Application Basics
2. Understanding Media, Projects, and Levels of Organization
Comparing backup structure9m 51s
3. Taking Control of Media Composer
4. Linking, Importing, and Managing Media
5. Organizing, Viewing, Logging, and Searching
6. Understanding the Basics of Editing
7. Editing in the Timeline
8. Understanding Audio
9. Adding Effects and Finishing
10. Delivering Masters for Web, DVD, and More
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