NFTS Scotland: Avid Media Composer Familiarisation
Duration 2 days
Commitment 09.30 - 17.30
Course dates Coming Soon
Application deadline Coming Soon
Bursaries supported by the Scottish Government are available for those who are eligibleBegin your application
Face-to-face delivery, subject to government guidelines allowing, with COVID-19 protocols in place
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Are you interested in taking one of our craft editing skills but need to learn or brush up on Avid? This is the course for you.
Designed to provide you with a thorough, rapid and practical introduction to operational editing techniques, this course covers everything you need to know to get started editing with Avid including:
Starting a Project
Opening/closing and saving projects
Preparing to edit
Importing source material
Overview of the editing screens and button functions
Starting to edit - inserting and overwriting
Adding audio from external sources
Editing and trimming audio
Adding visual transition effects and motion effects
Creating titles – with crawl and roll function and visual manipulation
One Person Per System
Experience with Avid systems is not necessary. A working background in editing, production or post-production is useful but not essential
For this course you need to be computer competent.
This course is led by Thérèse Lynch, an Avid editor with many years’ staff and freelance experience, specialising in storytelling and structure. Her experience crosses genres including long-form factual, magazine/formatted factual, children's TV (CBBC and Cbeebies), current affairs, entertainment, music, drama and news.