MC101 Introduction to Avid Media Composer: Fundamentals I

Course Code: MC101




Media Composer 101 is an introductory course designed to get a new user up-and-running on the software. In this course, students develop an understanding of the video editing process and the basic skills to edit a video project from start to finish. This includes understanding the relationship between media and project files, media storage location, the abilities to create the project file; bring in the source video and audio files; edit the sequence, add titles, music, and basic effects, and then export the finished sequence.

  • Identify and understand the function of the primary Media Composer tools and windows
  • Create/open a project using standard SD and HD formats
  • Add basic effects and transition effects to the sequence
  • Use automatic color correction to improve the appearance of video clips
  • Adjust basic settings relating the media creation and user preferences
  • Export the finished sequence as a high-quality video file, or for uploading to the web

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