Get the right skills now.
- Technical - from the camera to the drives you edit with, you need to know what is important.
- Workflow - Know the workflows that are effective for the project type.
- Organisation - Organise and track content from the shoot, through the Avid and on to the finished product.
- Media Composer - Understand the interface and key functions needed on a day to day basis.
- Personal skills - not taught at most film schools, but with the right life skills you will stand out from the crowd.
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What you will Learn:
Gain a good understanding of how modern digital cameras work, how they effect your job and how to handle various formats from creation to delivery.
Keep track of your projects media by designing efficient backup workflows and effective working practices.
Managing Edit Workstations
Establish effective working practices for working with stand alone workstations and organising a Media Composer Project.
Assistant Avid Skills
Master the core skills needed to work as an effective Avid Assistant.
Understand workflows for smaller productions and use them effectively.
Working as an Assistant is as much about you and your approach to people as it is about your technical ability. Start out on the right foot.
Junior? Apprentice? Assistant? Assistant Editor? Where to start?
What do I need?
You will need access to an Avid Media Composer system, as this will give you the ability to fine tune your skills and as we know, practise makes perfect.
You don't have to go and purchase Media Composer to master it. Download a copy of Avid Media Composer | First which is free! While it has certain limitations it does have the same interface as the professional Media Composer as well as most of its functionality!
The course has been written around Avid Media Composer v 8.x but the practices here can be applied to earlier Media Composer systems 7.x and even 6.x
Andrew has worked with Post Production and Broadcasters for the last 25 years working for the likes of the BBC and ITV as well as working for Avid Technology as a Media Composer product specialist.
Andrew has trained Editors all around the world in effective use of Media Composer as well as Avid's shared storage solutions such as Avid | ISIS and Avid | NEXIS.
His workflow designs have been used from the smallest low budget Indy productions to some of the largest Newsroom workflows around the world.
The course is currently text based review questions at the end of each section.
Section Video Summaries
Downloadable example content
Accessing the course
1. Outright purchase - one off payment
Simply pay the one off fee and you are all set to get
life time access to the course content.
2. Instalments - 3 monthly payments
If you can't make the one off payment then spread it over 3 Months
and still get life time access to the course content
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