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Use the tools Star Wars editors use—for FREE

Hear from the pros and get started with Media Composer | First today

Media Composer | First is a free, simplified version of the same tools used by Maryann Brandon, DGA, ACE, to edit Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Bob Ducsay in the making of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Watch the videos below to learn about their methods, ideas, and advice for aspiring storytellers.

Free video editing software for aspiring video professionals and beginners

  • Edit your own video footage on Mac or PC
  • Get professional visual effects, transitions, and audio tools
  • Share your finished work on YouTube and Vimeo
  • Get editing tips, tricks, and industry insights
  • Open the door to a career in media and entertainment*

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If you're a film student or enthusiast and thinking about becoming a professional film editor, then you really need to consider getting MC First.
This isn’t a baby version of Avid, that dumbs down the tools and holds your hand. This really feels like the Media Composer I know and love.

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* Editors using Media Composer can earn a 96% higher salary than Premiere Pro editors—from the New York Film Academy article: Editing Like an Oscar Winner: Why Learn Avid Media Composer?