Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Project structure, formats, frame rates, and the Format tab, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
Now we are going to switch gears and dive into the area of project data,…sometimes referred to as metadata.…To set this topic in motion, we will be creating a new project.…Before we do that though, let's refresh some concepts about how the hierarchy of…projects, bins, and clips work for an editor.…Film or videos are made up of a certain number of frames per second, but having…to edit with individual frames would be hugely cumbersome.…As such, we use clips to keep frames in meaningful collections and then we use…bins to keep clips in meaningful collections, and ultimately projects help us…keep all of that in a meaningful collection.…
The idea behind any of these organizational structures is to allow the editor to…organize and access material from any project on the system and then use those…clips or sequences in any project or sequence they are currently working on.…The engineering teams behind Final Cut Pro and Media Composer took different…approaches to solving this need.…In Final Cut Pro, the browser can open multiple projects alongside other projects.…
- 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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