• Avid MediaComposer

    Basic Editing


You will achieve these learning objectives:

  • Getting to know the Avid Media Composer software
  • Tips and tricks for editing
  • Workflow tips for editing and material management

The most important key data at a glance:

  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration: 2 – 3 days (depending on previous knowledge)
  • Dates: by arrangement
  • Location: D/A/CH area
  • Your trainer: Wolfgang A. Hess


A. Theoretical introduction

1. start of project

  • Program start
  • Project window
  • Interface
  • Workflow
  • Create new project
  • Set up project
  • Ingest material
  • Prepare cut
  • Save project

2. basic editing

  • Creating a sequence
  • Smart Tool
  • Editing functions
  • Voice recording
  • Sound editing

3. fine cut

  • Remove scenes
  • Move scenes
  • Exchange scenes
  • Trim scenes
  • Synchronize scenes

4. post-processing and output

  • Add apertures
  • Create title
  • Audio editing
  • Export sequence

5. project organization

  • Technical basics
  • Media Management
  • Settings

B. Practical part

Practical exercises (real projects) for the individual modules are provided with corresponding exercise material.

Editing a fictional TV trailer as project work.

  • Exercise material during the workshop
  • Detailed handout
  • Effects overview
  • Participant DVD with instructions, video tutorials, checklists, workflow overviews, etc.
  • Certificate of participation
  • Feedback forms for evaluation
  • Junior editors
  • Editors
  • VJs
  • Trainees and interns
  • Trainees
  • all media professionals (as an info workshop)
  • Knowledge of image and sound post-processing
  • Television basics


Are you interested?

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+49 (0)89 998 07 998


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