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Avid 6 for Final Cut Pro Editors

Whether you’re a Final Cut Pro editor working with Avid for the first time, or have spent years struggling to get the software to behave the way you would like, this webinar is for you.

We'll cover the workings of both Avid Media Composer and Avid Symphony from the perspective of a Final Cut Pro 7 user, translating tools and techniques from Avid terminology to the language of Final Cut Pro.

By the end of the webinar, you should be able to ingest and organize source footage, build and trim sequences, mix audio, apply and modify effects, including color correction, using Avid Media Composer or Symphony 6.

  • Creating Projects and dialing in Project Settings.
  • Project and Bin Management.
  • Building Sequences quickly and precisely in Avid's Source/Record mode.
  • Drag and Drop Techniques using Avid's Segment Mode.
  • Using the Smart Tool to edit in the timeline "Final Cut Style."
  • Using Avid's powerful Trim Mode.
  • Applying Audio and Video Transitions.
  • Adding and modifying Effects in Effect Mode.
  • Creating freeze frames and motion effects.
  • Audio editing and mixing.
  • FCP style color correction and more in color correction mode.
  • Media Management in Avid.
Steve Kanter is a freelance editor and member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild who has cut feature films, documentaries and network television on both Avid and Final Cut systems for nearly 20 years.