To book a workshop in Avid please go to the Media School bookings website.

Intro To Avid Media Composer
In this session you will learn about,

• Launch the application, Media Composer
• Create a new project with the right settings for your media
• Recognise the primary windows of the Media Composer and understand their basic functions
• Create and organize project bins
• Recognize project assets in the bins
• Load media into the project
• Play and mark clips
• Organize the clips into project bins
• Save the project
Intro To Avid Media Compose.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.0 MB
Rock Climber Avid Exercise
Technical challenge for the Avid workshop
GBAO workshop.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 704.1 KB
Avid Rock Climber Exercise
In this session you will learn about
■Create a new sequence
■Add audio and video tracks needed to build your sequence
■Edit Interview, Narration and Images into the sequence
■Manage tracks to maintain sync
■Add audio as a bed for your sequence
■Drag and drop shots into the sequence using Segment Mode
■Rearrange shots using Segment Mode (Extract/Splice-in)
■Replace shots using Overwrite
■Delete unwanted bits of audio
■Adjust the pacing of the narration using Segment Mode
■Trim unwanted frames from segments
■Improve the pacing using Trim functions
■Exporting your sequence
Rock Climber Exercise.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 12.1 MB

Rock Climber Quicktime Files

Download the footage to go through the rock climber exercises in your own time.

Avid Keyboard shortcuts
Download a copy of the default keyboard layout for Avid Media Composer version 8
Avid Keyboard - named.png
Portable Network Image Format 401.4 KB