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MC 110

Effects Essentials with Media Composer - $995


This two-day course covers editing and effects in the Avid Media Composer. Class time is divided between demonstration and hands-on-practice. This course is also appropriate for Avid Symphony users.

Topics include: Introduction to Effects, Creating Motion Effects, Introduction to Compositing, Nesting Effects, Performance and Rendering, Introduction to Finishing, Creating with Avid Marquee and Review and Approval.

This course is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of creating effects within Avid Media Composer , the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. This course provides a solid foundation in Media Composer audio and video effects capabilities and, in conjunction with MC 101 - Editing Essentials with Media Composer  course, will prepare you for Avid’s User Level certification in Media Composer.

You will be taken through the basic effects-building interface; then, using a real-world, hands-on approach, you’ll learn fundamental audio adjustments and effects, multilayered video compositing, tracking, stabilization, various retiming methods, and basic color-grading techniques. This course is a crucial step in mastering Avid Media Composer, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries.


This course targets:

  • Producers
  • Editors
  • Assistant editors
  • Multimedia producers


Prerequisites: Students should have completed the MC 101 - Editing Essentials with Media Composer course or equivalent experience.

Weekend and Two-day intensives are from 10am-6pm.

To download the course outline click here.   This class will be run on the latest version of Avid Media Composer.

Click here to register.

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Cost: $995 (includes Avid Certified Courseware)

Certification cost: Included with Workshop