Domestika Basics 8 courses

Introduction to Avid Media Composer

By Raúl Barreras
Movie editor. Bilbao, Spain.
On Domestika since 09/02/2015
, Movie editor

Get into the most popular edition software in the film industry and learn to edit from scratch in an easy, fast and organized way

  • 116 students
  • Spanish with subtitles
Introduction to Avid Media Composer

Get into the most popular edition software in the film industry and learn to edit from scratch in an easy, fast and organized way


  • Spanish with subtitles
  • 116 students
  • 8 courses
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 52 Lessons (4h 35m)
  • 9 downloads
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish / English / Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever


Domestika Basics · 8 courses included

The software Avid Media Composer is one of the most stable systems that exist for the assembly of audiovisual projects. With advanced editing tools, this program is designed to be able to add to your montages as many layers of work as this requires and without making its reproduction worse.

In this 8 course Domestika Basics, the film editor Raúl Barreras will approach the program from scratch, teaching you editing techniques and the keys to organizing your materials. At the end of the course, you will have enough knowledge to be able to edit your audiovisual projects in a professional and efficient way.

In the first course, Raúl will approach the program from scratch. You will understand what non-linear editing is and why it is so important; You will explore Avid's strengths, its dynamics and structure, and learn from codecs and formats.

In the second course you will start organizing your projects and managing the imported material. In addition, you will understand the timeline logic so as not to lose synchronies when you are working.

In the third course you will discover what file synchronization is and how to do it. You will learn to name files and edit in multi-camera from the source monitor and the timeline.

In the fourth course you will learn everything about loading, playing the clip, how to mark its entry and exit, and start making your first edition. In addition, you will use the Trim tool and navigate through the buttons and menus, seeing other possibilities and tools.

In the fifth course you will focus on the sound and functionalities of each part of the mixing. You will be introduced to the sound in the timeline and the output of the levels; for this purpose, the creation of recordings and different sound settings.

In the sixth course you will customize your user experience and configure all the tools to your liking. You will learn to work with automatic saving and see how the timeline behaves.

In the seventh course you will focus on the titling of your sequences and the creation of effects; You will also learn to animate them and know when to render them. You will enter the color correction, modify the temporality of a clip and apply effect templates.

In the eighth course you will see how to export your work in the right way, learning to prepare your sequence so that other departments work with it.

Technical requirements

    ⦁ A computer with Windows 10 or macOS 10.12 Sierra (or higher).
    ⦁ Avid Media Composer (you can buy it or download the 30-day trial version on the Avid website).
    ⦁ You must have free space on your computer's hard drive so that the program can process more smoothly.
    ⦁ You will receive all the necessary audiovisual material to edit in the course.


Raúl Barreras

TeacherPro
Movie editor

Raúl Barreras is a professional film editor from Bilbao (Spain). He is a movie lover and when he was studying and had to make decisions, he went to where he feels the movies beat in a deeper way: the montage. After training at the Cuban film school EITCV, he has worked on the edition of eleven fiction and documentary films between Spain, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

He has made fiction films such as 'The Fools and the Stupid', selected for the San Sebastian festival or documentaries as 'Parque LENIN' winner of the award for best film at the Moscow festival; all mounted with Avid Media Composer. Consider that this software is one of the tools with the greatest possibilities to edit any audiovisual project.


Contents

Course 1 - Introduction to Avid

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Open avid

    • Open avid
  • U3

    Interface I

    • I interface
  • U4

    Interface II

    • Interface II
  • U5

    Assembly Basics

    • Assembly Basics
  • U6

    The Avid codecs and formats

    • The Avid codecs and formats

Course 2 - First Steps

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Bin, folders and trash

    • Bin, folders and trash
  • U3

    Material intake

    • Material intake
  • U4

    Import of sound and photographs

    • Import of sound and photographs
  • U5

    Content tool and Avid MediaFiles

    • Content tool and Avid MediaFiles
  • U6

    Timeline Logic

    • Timeline Logic

Course 3 - Synchronization

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    What is synchronization? Methodology to follow

    • What is synchronization? Methodology to follow
  • U3

    Naming Files

    • Naming Files
  • U4

    Ways to sync and subclips

    • Ways to sync and subclips
  • U5

    Multi camera

    • Multi camera
  • U6

    Edit in multi-camera

    • Edit in multi-camera

Course 4 - Image Editing

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Loading and playing clips

    • Loading and playing clips
  • U3

    Mark the clips

    • Mark the clips
  • U4

    Make our first edition

    • Make our first edition
  • U5

    The trim tool

    • The trim tool
  • U6

    Buttons and menu

    • Buttons and menu

Course 5 - Audio Editing

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Audio mixer

    • Audio mixer
  • U3

    Work the sound in the timeline

    • Work the sound in the timeline
  • U4

    Audio tool

    • Audio tool
  • U5

    Equalization and effects

    • Equalization and effects
  • U6

    Recordings

    • Recordings
  • U7

    Sound and workspace settings

    • Sound and workspace settings

Course 6 - Customization

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Adjust user settings I

    • Adjust user settings I
  • U3

    Adjust user settings II

    • Adjust user settings II
  • U4

    Keyboard shortcuts

    • Keyboard shortcuts
  • U5

    Automatic saves and users

    • Automatic saves and users
  • U6

    Timeline Settings

    • Timeline Settings

Course 7 - Image Effects and Title Tool

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Visual effects

    • Visual effects
  • U3

    How to apply effects

    • How to apply effects
  • U4

    Remove effects, buttons and rendering

    • Remove effects, buttons and rendering
  • U5

    Color correction

    • Color correction
  • U6

    Effects from the menu and match frame

    • Effects from the menu and match frame
  • U7

    Modify temporality of a clip

    • Modify temporality of a clip
  • U8

    The titrator in the Avid and custom effects templates

    • The titrator in the Avid and custom effects templates

Course 8 - Exporting

  • U1

    Welcome

    • Welcome
  • U2

    Ready to export

    • Ready to export
  • U3

    Prepare the sequence for other departments I

    • Prepare the sequence for other departments I
  • U4

    Prepare the sequence for other departments II

    • Prepare the sequence for other departments II
  • U5

    Export to a video file

    • Export to a video file
  • U6

    Exporting a frame and sound

    • Exporting a frame and sound
  • U7

    Export files between programs

    • Export files between programs

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About Domestika Basics

Domestika Basics is a series of courses focused on teaching the most commonly used software by creative professionals worldwide. The courses are taught in an easy, step-by-step fashion.
The content has been meticulously curated and is intended for both, beginning students going into a new creative field and more experienced professionals who need to polish their skills.
Learn with top Domestika teachers through hands-on lessons, plentiful resources and incremental challenges that will allow you to see results from the very first day.
Domestika Basics will allow you to step-up your professional game and be prepared to score better projects.

  • Without prior knowledge.

    Domestika Basics gives you everything you need to get started on a new creative field and become an expert on it.

  • Focused on the tool.

    Discover its principles, techniques, and the tried-and-true methods you need to master it.

  • Learn fast.

    With a straightforward, step-by-step approach, our outstanding professionals will teach you how to get the most out of the program.

Introduction to Avid Media Composer. A Photograph, , and Video course by Raúl Barreras

Introduction to Avid Media Composer

By Raúl Barreras
Movie editor. Bilbao, Spain.
On Domestika since 09/02/2015
  • 118 students