The job of the assistant editor has never been so tough. Assistants are expected to handle a dizzying array of tasks including how to ingest a myriad range of file formats and codecs, Sync and group multiple cameras, prep for export and on-line and of course, organize, organize, organize. Assistants are often expected to know everything from “why did my computer crash” to “why can’t I AMA link my 5D footage” to “where are my are keys?!”.
This workshop will teach you the skills to get you well on your way to becoming an Avid Assistant Editor. We will cover topics from how to create a project to ingesting file based media such as XDCAM EX and Canon 5D footage to prepping for on-line and creating an AAF export.
The class will cover the following topics:
Creating Projects and Profiles
Introduction to Avid User Interface
File Base Ingest
Import and AMA
Group and Multigroup
Exporting AAF/OMF Files
Outputting to Tape
Prep for Online
The class is designed for the budding assistant editor or producer. You should have some knowledge of avid but be new to editing and assistant editing. The workshop will also be useful to the producer who needs to know how to get started with Avid Media Composer.