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Avid: Media Composer — Professional Editing II (MC210)

Module code MC210
Duration Three days
Attendance Full-time
Fees £750


Designed for editors, assistant editors and multimedia producers, this three-day course will enable you to continue to build the necessary knowledge to distinguish yourself as a true editing professional.

With a focus on long-form work, where you might be part of a bigger team of specialists, you will learn the skills you need to automate the ingest process using Dynamic Media Folders and organise your media, metadata and settings. You will learn about colour management, how to work with scripts, and using surround sound.

The course also covers some advanced compositing techniques using the Paint Tools, AniMatte™, SpectraMatte™, and the Avid Tracker.

Avid solutions are used to create the most listened to, watched and loved media in the world. The certified Avid courses we offer equip budding media enthusiasts and seasoned professionals with the skills required to harness Avid’s powerful technology with proficiency.

When training with us you can expect exceptional teaching from seasoned industry practitioners, an award-winning learning environment, and access to all the latest technology and equipment.

What's included

  • You'll receive tuition from certified trainers
  • You'll have access to an individual workstation equipped with Mac Pro, iMac or HP Z440
  • All course-related materials are included
  • You will be able to take the Avid Certified MC210 Examination at the end of the course.

Course content

This short course will cover the following areas:

  • Utilising workflows for long-form keyframing
  • Preparing for the edit
  • Using colour management techniques
  • Custom and master settings
  • Using script-based editing
  • Performing advanced trimming and timeline techniques
  • Managing metadata for output
  • Working with multichannel audio, surround sound, and audio ducking
  • Using the paint tools to fix common image problems and apply treatments
  • Using the compositing and tracking tools
  • Improving your story with VFX.

Upon completion of the programme you will have an expert knowledge of Media Composer’s advanced editing functionality. When combined with Media Composer — Professional Editing I (MC201), you will gain the training required for Avid’s Professional Media Composer Certification.

How to apply

To enrol on this course, you must have successfully completed Avid: Media Composer – Editing Essentials (MC101) and Avid: Media Composer – Effects Essentials (MC110) or have the equivalent of 12 months’ experience of full-time editing using Media Composer.

Completion of Avid: Media Composer – Professional Editing I (MC201) is also strongly recommended, as is a background in editing, assistant editing, directing or producing.

For further information about this course and the next teaching dates, please email our Digital Media Workshop team.