WG 103 Introduction to Avid Interplay Access


Suggested length: 1 day


During this 4-hour course, students are introduced to the new Interplay Access. The course is designed primarily for producers, reporters and assignment managers. A full description of this file management program is provided with practical application workflow. Access is typically used by the producer and other newsroom managers for importing various files, protecting media from deletion, as well as searching for and organizing video clips. Access is also used by system administrators for the deletion of media from the storage system. This course is taught twice a day to accommodate more students.


This course targets:

  • Producers
  • Newsroom managers
  • System administrators


  • None


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

  • Connect and log in
  • Add and organize assets
  • Use the built-in message system
  • Browse the database
  • Understand node/folder/file tree concepts
  • Navigate the user interface
  • Understand file restrictions
  • Organize assets
  • Find assets
  • View and use search results
  • Select a database
  • Automate secure deletion
  • Connect to a workgroup
  • Transcode, archive, and restore media
  • Delete media and metadata
  • Perform messaging, printing, and create versions