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AVID MEDIA COMPOSER TRAINING 2.0 TWO-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP – May 21-22

AVID MEDIA COMPOSER TRAINING 2.0
TWO-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22
Registration is for BOTH days
Saturday from 10:00am – 6:00pm, with an hour for walkaway lunch
Sunday from 1:00pm – 7:00pm

New York Film Academy
17 Battery Place

This two-day intensive workshop is geared towards participants who already have a basic working knowledge of Avid and are interested in building upon those skills. Participants will learn to work with audio, multi-cam clips, color, and effects. This class will help producers learn to edit sequences in Avid beyond creating just a basic string out.

Please Note: participants should already be familiar with Avid’s interface and know how to create a stringout. This class is not intended for Avid beginners.

PGA members – $200
Non-members/guests – $250
Limited spots available

The curriculum will include:
Day 1: Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm

Goals:
– Review Avid’s workflow
– Sync the sound to the video of multiple clips
– Layer sound tracks over scene accurately

Topics:
Create the Avid project
– Create new project
– Create sequence and additional tracks
– Explore targeting and patching tracks
Organizing sound
– Voiceover and SFX bins
– Audio tracks to be synced
Working with audio
– Sync audio and organize clips
– Choose selects and mark them
– Create rough cut
– Identify track for VO, SFX, music
– Layer and mix audio tracks using Audio Editing workspace
Audio editing technique
– L-cuts
– J-cuts
– Cutting to the beat of music

Day 2: Sunday 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Goals:
– Explore multi-cam editing
– Color correct the entire film
– Work with basic effects, including titles
– Export two versions of the film

Topics:
Editing in multi-cam
– Select and group clips
– Place group clip in appropriate area of the film
– Determine how to assign audio
– Explore multi-cam workspace
Working with color
– Examine HSL vs Curve approach
– Create and save desirable color grade
– Apply to all applicable clips
Apply necessary effects
– Master Quick Transition and how to change settings
– Apply filter using Effect Mode
– Apply filter using Effects Editing
– Create and save title using title tool
Master codec and file usage
– Video: H.264 vs Apple ProRes 4444
– Audio: Linear PCM vs AAC
– Export both versions


RESERVATION INSTRUCTIONS:
• RSVP link: https://www.producersguild.org/events/register.aspx?id=813183
• Present photo ID to gain admittance to all events

PLEASE NOTE CANCELLATION POLICY:
• Cancellations must be received by Friday, May 20 at 12:00pm. No refunds can be given after this point.
• To cancel your reservation, email pga-ny@producersguild.org

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