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Avid Media Composer for Final Cut Pro Users

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Learn the essentials of Media Composer® 5 with Class on Demand expert, Steve Hullfish. This series of lessons, designed for Final Cut Pro users, will guide you through the features and workflows needed to complete projects using Avid Media Composer. By using your knowledge of Final Cut Pro, you'll become comfortable with Media Composer 5's powerful interface.

Avid Media Composer for Final Cut Pro Users

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 Learn the essentials of Media Composer® 5 with Class on Demand expert, Steve Hullfish. This series of lessons, designed for Final Cut Pro users, will guide you through the features and workflows needed to complete projects using Avid Media Composer. By using your knowledge of Final Cut Pro, you’ll become comfortable with Media Composer 5’s powerful interface.

LESSONS:

1.0 Fundamental Differences Between FCP and MC
1.1 Media Management
1.2 Modality
1.3 Importing the Project Media

2.0 Media Composer® Basics
2.1 Starting a Project
2.2 Interface Overview
2.3 Intro to User Settings
2.4 Overview of Settings
2.5 Keyboard Settings
2.6 Working with Bins
2.7 Assembling Shots in a Sequence
2.8 Working with the Timeline
2.9 Exploring Timeline Options

3.0 Ingesting Media

3.1 Ingesting File-Based Media Using AMA
3.2 Standard Importing
3.3 Capturing from Tape

4.0 Editing a Sequence
4.1 Trimming Basics
4.2 Dynamic Trim Techniques
4.3 Slip and Slide
4.4 Using Fit-to-Fill
4.5 Creating Subclips
4.6 Nesting Sequences
4.7 Using Locators to Edit

5.0 Audio
5.1 Level and Pan Adjustments
5.2 Audio Tool
5.3 EQ Tool
5.4 Audio Plug-ins and Filters

6.0 Advanced Settings
6.1 Workspaces and Toolsets
6.2 Import and Export Settings

7.0 Creating Effects
7.1 Effects Mode
7.2 Adding and Removing Effects
7.3 Saving Effects
7.4 Effects Parameters
7.5 Adding Effects on Filler
7.6 Nesting
7.7 Rendering

8.0 Advanced Effects
8.1 Timewarp Effects
8.2 Stabilizing Shots
8.3 Intraframe Effects
8.4 Third-Party Plug-Ins

9.0 Color Correction Mode
9.1 Interface
9.2 Automatic Color Correction
9.3 Color Correcting with Hue Offset Wheels
9.4 Color Correcting with Curves and Sliders
9.5 Keyframing Color Correction

10.0 Delivering the Finished Work
10.1 The Digital Cut Tool
10.2 File-Based Delivery
10.3 Avid DVD by Sonic®
10.4 Sorenson Squeeze

11.0 Mastering Project Management
11.1 The Media Tool
11.2 Consolidate, Transcode and Decompose
11.3 Attic-Backups

12.0 Migrating to Media Composer®
12.1 Unique Features of Media Composer®
12.2 Comparing Features

13.0 Multicam Editing
13.1 Multicam Editing
13.2 Multicam Demonstration
13.3 Fine Tuning the Edit

14.0 Script-Based Editing
14.1 ScriptSync®
14.2 Editing from a Lined Script

Approx. Run Time: 4 hours

DVD ROM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
• Mac OS X + or Win XP/Vista/7
• 1152 x 864 or higher resolution display
• DVD-ROM drive
• Speakers

Steve Hullfish has written or co-written four books on editing and color correction, including "The Art and Technique of Color Correction" and "Color Correction for Video, 2nd Edition". His editing credits span more than 20 years, including editing the Oprah Winfrey Show for which he won a Daytime Emmy. Other broadcast credits include "Investigative Reports" and "Cold Cases" with Bill Kurtis on A&E and numerous PBS documentaries. He runs his own production company - Verascope Pictures - and his clients include Universal Studios, NBC Television, Turner Broadcasting, HIT Entertainment, Jim Henson Entertainment and VeggieTales. He also writes a color-correction and editing blog called CUT.N.COLOR at www.provideocoalition.com.