Editing with Composites and Effects in Avid Media Composer

Editing with Composites and Effects in Avid Media Composer

Editing with Composites and Effects in Avid Media Composer is an Intermediate level tutorial on 3D + Animation, crafted by the author, Ashley Kennedy. This tutorial is an absolute foundation for anyone who needs to sharpen his/her 3D + Animation expertise. It gives you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Video Editing, Media Composer, 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Video Editing and Media Composer.

Free Download - Editing with Composites and Effects in Avid Media Composer
Author Ashley Kennedy
Publish Date 3/28/2012
Skill Intermediate
Duration 2h 14m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 28
Last Update N/A

This course shows how to create complex composites using mattes, keys, and intraframe effects—elements that allow editors and motion graphics artists to seamlessly combine and animate multiple layers of video content—with Avid Media Composer. Avid Certified Instructor Ashley Kennedy demonstrates chroma-keying with SpectraMatte, creating shape masks with AniMatte, working with alpha channels using Matte Keys, and changing the color and/or characteristics of specific objects within the video frame using the Paint effect. The course includes real-world examples of how these tools can be used in a production setting.

Topics include:

  • Introducing compositing
  • Pulling chroma keys with SpectraMatte
  • Animating a chroma key
  • Working with luma keys using the 3D Luma Keyer
  • Masking out part of an image with the AniMatte effect
  • Using AniMatte effects as transitions
  • Using alpha channels in keys
  • Creating a title sequence using a layered Photoshop file
  • Changing the color or characteristics of an area inside the video frame using the Paint effect
  • Writing words with the Brush tool
  • Cloning and tracking objects
  • Removing scratches and artifacts

Editing with Composites and Effects in Avid Media Composer : Video Lessons

  • Welcome1m 12s
  • Using the exercise files4m 58s
  • Understanding compositing3m 53s
  • Using basic compositing effects8m 15s
  • Introduction to advanced compositing effects4m 26s
  • Understanding intraframe effects4m 47s
  • Understanding chroma keys2m 5s
  • Using SpectraMatte to pull chroma keys9m 31s
  • Pulling a chroma key with SpectraMatte, from start to finish6m 6s
  • Animating SpectraMatte keys5m 38s
  • Working with luma keys4m 26s
  • Masking out part of an image with the AniMatte effect6m 23s
  • Animating masks with AniMatte4m 23s
  • Motion tracking AniMatte masks7m 11s
  • Grouping composited clips together as a submaster3m 58s
  • Using AniMatte effects as transitions5m 13s
  • Understanding alpha channel transparency5m 20s
  • Understanding alpha channels outside of Avid5m 52s
  • Importing graphics properly7m 8s
  • Importing and animating matte keys6m
  • Creating a title sequence with matte keys5m 37s
  • Changing colors of objects with the Paint effect6m 11s
  • Writing words onscreen with the Brush tool4m 49s
  • Cloning and tracking objects in a scene3m 32s
  • Removing scratches and video artifacts with the Scratch Removal feature4m 1s
  • Editing together the composite scene2m 37s
  • Next steps45s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

  • Avid Media Composer: Using the Paint Effect tool | lynda.com
  • This Media Composer tutorial explores the Paint Effect tool used to alter a shape's color and composition within a video layer. Watch more at ...

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  • Media Composer: Introduction to advanced compositing effects | lynda.com
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  • Avid Media Composer: Tracking complex movements | lynda.com tutorial
  • This Media Composer tutorial describes how to use motion tracking to easily track complex movements within a AniMatte mask. Watch more at ...

  • DateTime : 2012-04-02 17:05:23
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