MC 205 Media Composer Professional Effects and Compositing

Length

Suggested length: 2 days (optional 3rd day for Avid FX topics)

Overview

Media Composer Professional Effects and Compositing teaches film and video editors about the full range of effects available in Media Composer. Along with its counterpart, Media Composer Professional Picture and Sound Editing, this course provides the foundation for Media Composer Professional Certification through an Avid Learning Partner.

In this thorough course, you'll go far beyond the basics and learn how to apply, design, and build your own effects; how to make full use of all of Media Composer's effects nesting techniques; how to composite various elements using different types of keys; and how to animate effects using keyframes and the motion tracker. Media Composer is a powerful tool, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries. Go beyond the basics and take a giant step toward your mastery of the software with Media Composer Professional Effects and Compositing.

Audience

This course is targeted at:

  • Producers
  • Editors
  • Assistant editors
  • Multimedia producers

Prerequisites

Objectives

  • Effect Design and Techniques
  • Keyframing
  • Using the 3D Warp Effect
  • Importing Graphics and Mattes
  • Keying Graphics
  • Using Intraframe (Paint) Effects
  • Tracking and Stabilizing
  • Refining the Composite

    Appenidix Topics (Only taught in classes offering a 3rd day option and not part of the Certification exam)
  • Avid FX--The Basics
  • Avid FX--Applying Filters
  • Avid FX--Compositing
  • Avid FX--Title Tool
  • Avid FX--Working in 3D