Nesting and auto-nesting


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Nesting and auto-nesting

When working with effects, you will often want to add more than one effect at a time. The way that Media Composer works is that when you apply one effect on top of another, the second effect replaces the first. So, if I have a flop and I want to also add a color effect, and if I place it on top, notice that the flop goes away and it's ready for me to manipulate my color effect. This isn't what we wanted; we want both a flop and a color effect. So, I'm going to apply my flop again, and we have to do something called nesting in order to apply more than one effect at a time.

There are a couple of ways to nest in Media Composer. The first way is, if you just park on the effect, and then you step in to the effect using this arrow down here. When I do that, the flop actually goes away. Mind you, it's still there, we just can't see it, and we are applying another effect inside of the flop to the raw video. So, I can grab my color effect and apply it, go into the Effect Editor, ...

Nesting and auto-nesting
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Nesting and auto-nesting provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 6 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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