Black and White Video Tutorial in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial teaches you how to create black and white video in Avid Media Composer using the Color Correction tool and how to keyframe saturation.

Using the Timecode Window in Avid Media Composer — EVF Tutorial

This tutorial teaches you what Avid Media Composer’s Timecode Window is and how to use it. This tool is hidden by default but can provide you with a ton of useful information while you edit your videos. You’ll learn how to change the display of the tool, how to add lines of information like the … Read more

Batch Exporting in Avid Media Composer

This article details how to perform batch exporting in Avid Media Composer. The other day I had to export nine different parts of a training course I was editing in Avid Media Composer for one of my clients. Media Composer isn’t like Premiere where I can add a bunch of videos or sequences to a Queue … Read more

23 Posts about Video Production, Post Production, Avid and More

23 Posts on Post

I’ve been writing for my friends over at ScreenLight for…well…a long time. It’s been over two years and in the Internet world that’s a really long time. Over that time I’ve been able to stockpile a bunch of writings that I want to share with you today. 23 of them to be exact.

The posts range from Media Composer tips to the Pomodoro Technique for time management to Apps for Editors and so much more. I’ve broken them up into a couple of categories. At the very top are a few of my favorites and ones I think you should definitely read.

My Favorite Posts

The Edit Bay – A Romanticized View of One Editor’s Relationship With Four Walls

Video Editor is Not a Synonym for Motion Graphics Artist

Editor: The Amateur vs. The Professional

How to Setup a Video Company on a Realistic Budget

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EVF Tutorial – Changing (Remapping) Keyboard in Avid Media Composer

This tutorial is on how to change, also known as, remap your keyboard in Avid Media Composer.

I’ll show you how to duplicate keyboard settings, add actions or shortcuts from the Command Palette onto your keyboard, add items from menus onto your keyboard and more.

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Bins Setup for New Projects in Avid

This quick tutorial is on how I setup my bins and folders for new projects in Avid Media Composer. Proper media management starts here.