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Avid Assistant Editor Workshop

Master the skills of an assistant editor. Learn how to handle various file formats, codecs, and cameras, and become an expert in organizing and managing media. This workshop is perfect for aspiring assistant editors and producers.

  • Intermediate
  • 16 and older
  • $499
  • Earn 4,990 reward points
  • 119 W 23rd St, New York, NY
  • 14 hours over 2 sessions

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  • Mon, Apr 22 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
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What you'll learn in this avid training:

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 two-day 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 On-line

Who should attend? 

  • This class is designed for the budding assistant editor or producer.

Prerequisites:  

  • Prospective students should have taken our MC 101: Media Composer Fundamentals I or have equivalent knowledge of Avid prior to taking this class.

Each student gets their own workstation.  

School Notes:

Once you have signed up for this class, please email [email protected] if you are signing up for personal improvement or for business and if the company will be paying for your tuition.

Refund Policy

Any transfers and cancellations require written notification to [email protected]

Rescheduling Policy:

  • Bookings transferred by the customer more than 15 business days before the commencement date of the course will incur no transfer fee.
  • Bookings rescheduled by the customer within 1 to 15 business days of the commencement date of the course will incur a $150 transfer fee.

All transferred courses must be completed within 3 months of the commencement date of the original class.

Cancellation/Exclusion Policy:

  • Cancellations by customers made more than 22 business days before course commencement will incur 5% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations within 9 to 22 business days of course commencement will incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Cancellations between 1 and 8 business days will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • In the event that a customer cancels a booking for which a transfer has taken place, this will incur a minimum 50% cancellation fee.

All refunds for the Six Week Intensive may take a minimum of 10 business days to process regardless of when the cancellation occurs.

Exclusion of a Student by the school may occur if the student displays behavior deemed inappropriate and/or disruptive to other students and/or school faculty. Student will receive 1 (one) written warning regarding behavior. If the behavior in question is repeated, the Student will be removed from the class with a written explanation of their exclusion. In the event that a Student is removed due to the above-mentioned repetitive and/or disruptive behavior, no tuition fees will be refunded.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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