The MediaCentral | UX for Users (MCU100) course teaches students to utilize workflow by changing the way media professionals access, create, share, and manage media. Designed to accommodate a wide array of workflows, MediaCentral | UX provides real-time media access through a web browser or desktop application and access to the iNEWS scripts and rundowns or Interplay | Production media via iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android Devices.
In this course, students learn to utilize the vast resources available in the Interplay | Production and iNEWS systems to develop stories and add media, log content, record voice overs, and send the final story sequence to playback. Topics such as MultiCamera or Closed Captioning workflows, Media | Index and Media | Distribute, and Customizable Logger may also be covered depending on the customer environment.
This course is designed for television news or post production facilities who will use the robust features of Avid MediaCentral | UX to view, log, and edit content. News producers, Loggers and other news staff will also benefit from learning how to use MediaCentral | UX to view and modify stories and iNEWS queues and to search for media assets in Interplay | Production.
There are no prerequisites to this course.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Log in and customize the MediaCentral | UX layout
Search and view assets in the Interplay | Production and iNEWS systems
Add production cues and machine control instructions to story scripts
Understand Video Logging
Add media to the a sequence
Manage audio and add voice over audio
Output content as a still image, MP4 file, or send content to a playback device
Use the MediaCentral | UX mobile application to view, create, and modify stories or view media
Use iNEWS top-line or MediaCentral Messaging to communicate with team members