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  • EX1, Apple Pro Res and AVID

    Hi I have Terabytes of footage shot on EX1. We started the project on FCP and hence have most of it wrapped already in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ. We'd like to migrate the project over to AVID and I wanted to get my AE to start the process in the next week so we'd be ready for edit on July 8. I was... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by CTGdoc on Fri, Jun 28 2013
  • MC6.5 and AVCHD Import?

    Folks: As always, thanks for the great forum and whatever help you might provide. Here's my issue today - I recently purchased a Sony NX70U HD camcorder which stores files in AVCHD format. One minor issue is that it seems to record in bursts of a few minutes, so if I'm recording an interview... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Tom Cook on Sun, Jun 2 2013
  • 'Link to Ama' creating corrupted source playback

    Hello, Apologies in advance if this is a basic error I am making. I actually learned on AVID Media Suite Pro many years ago and am re acquainting myself...'Link to AMA' at first seemed very useful however it doesn't seem to work properly! I am linking to h.264 clips, they paly back but the... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Alexander J Cockburn on Thu, Dec 6 2012
  • Importing After Effects into Avid

    I've been learning Avid MC5.5. I've been having trouble importing text that I created from After Effects into Avid. For some reason, Avid does not allow me to layer the text on top of footage in the timeline. It shows the text with just the black background. How can I make the background opaque... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by tscott699 on Tue, Oct 2 2012
  • AMA relink to native Canon-sourced vid vs. import MXF files from orig = dropped frames?

    I'm trying to understand if I'm missing something here… I'm cutting some footage shot on a Canon camera, cutting in MC6. I want to use a previous rough cut left by another editor, but the project won't AMA relink to the original / raw footage. AMA relink just fails - everything... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by JulieDole on Tue, Aug 14 2012
  • Importing P2 Files/Not consolidating

    I have a couple of questions regarding P2 files, where I should copy the originals to, and how best import them into bins. Firstly, i have started a new project called DVCProTest which created a folder in "Shared Avid Projects". When I copied the P2 files (the "Contents" folder and... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by tacbob on Wed, Jun 13 2012
  • Import vs. AMA transcode

    Hi, Migrating over from Final Cut 7. Just starting to pick up Media Composer and have a question. To start learning on MC I've been using footage I shot from 7D/5D. I'm editing off of my MacBook Pro. When I bring the files into MC using AMA, there's a lot of skipping as my machine isn't... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by wdace84 on Mon, May 28 2012
  • Trimming H.264 clips before importing

    Hey there, I have a large documentary project I'm about to import. There is a lot of footage (150hours) shot on DSLRs, and as you can imagine a lot of that is junk, I've run through my clips and deleted those that are useless, however there are some I would like to trim before importing - to... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Editosaurus on Wed, May 9 2012
  • Canon 5D Mark 3 files to MC6

    I'm going to buy the Canon 5D Mark 3 and probably Media Composer 6 or the symphony edition, so how I can import the video? I will shoot Full HD 25p video. I don't know the exactly details yet. So do I need any plugin for importing? What is the best way to import best quality video? I will be... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by w33q on Wed, May 9 2012
  • Media Composer Interplay and ISIS

    I am using Media Composer 6. I browse Interplay Access and find an Avid Media asset which I want to add to my project bin. What are the 1,2,3 steps to accomplish this. The AAF file is in Interplay and the MXF assets are on ISIS. Please detail Step 1 then Step 2 then Step 3. For now I find the MXF files... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by G3n10ck on Thu, Apr 19 2012
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