Workshop for Avid Assistant Editors Returns on July 31st! Early Bird Price of $499 Ends July 19th!



Workshop for Avid Assistant Editors Returns! Early Bird Price of $499 Ends July 19th!


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
  • Organizational Techniques
  • Introduction to Avid User Interface
  • File Base Ingest
  • Import and AMA
  • Capturing Tape
  • Syncing
  • Group and Multigroup
  • Consolidating
  • Transcoding
  • Decomposing
  • Relinking
  • Multicamera Editing
  • Audio Passes
  • Outputs
  • Exporting Quicktimes
  • 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.

Course Cost: $599 
When: July 31, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Time: 10am - 6pm
Early Bird: $499 (early bird ends July 19th)



Cost: 499

Assimilate Inc's Steve Bannerman is interviewed by Josh Apter at NABShow 2014



Assimilate Inc's Steve Bannerman is interviewed by Manhattan Edit Workshop's Josh Apter at NABShow 2014 from the Aotg.com booth. They discuss Scratch and Scratch Labs, 4K workflows, Stereo 3D, turnkey systems, and so much more!