Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer

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Learn how to construct a sophisticated documentary with Avid Media Composer through this online training course with Ashley Kennedy, principal instructor and certifications program manager with Avid Technology. She gives an overview of the Avid Media Composer software and introduces time-tested practices to ensure your success. While presenting an actual project, Kennedy walks you through the process of creating documentaries with step by step instructions and outlines a project approach from a client’s creative brief. Other topics discussed in this course include reviewing and organizing footage, editing methods, screen creations, repairing and enhancing footage, appreciating client feedback, using digital transcripts, building sequences and scenes, adding special effects and enhancements, and finishing the film with titles, color correction, and adding professional audio.

Topics include:
• Overview of the farm to table project
• Documentary postproduction process
• Organization tools: assembling raw materials
• Script integration
• Story and scene construction
• Using documentary effects
• Picture lock and finishing

Level: Intermediate
Length: 3h 16m
Release Date: September 26, 2012

Here is a preview of the tutorial to give you a good idea of what the tutorial is like: