DS 101 Online Editing with Avid DS


Suggested length: 2 days (16 hours)


This course provides students with exposure to the core skills, workflow, and concepts involved in editing with the Avid DS system. Covering editing, audio and basic effects techniques, the session time is divided between demonstration and hands-on practice, with ample time for experimentation with sample material. This course is also appropriate for Avid Media Composer and Avid Symphony users.


This course is targeted at:

  • Producers,
  • Assistant editors
  • Online editors
  • Finishing artists
  • Graphics artists
  • Compositing artists
  • Multimedia producers


  • Completion of a Windows introductory course or equivalent experience is required
  • A background in editing, production, or post-production is strongly recommended


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform basic film editing and trimming
  • Create transitions and basic effects
  • Perform color correction
  • Create simple titling
  • Incorporate audio
  • Perform basic conforming
  • Effectively capture, output, archive, restore and manage media
  • Customize the system