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PGA East: AVID MEDIA COMPOSER TRAINING 2.0
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5/21/2016 to 5/22/2016
When: Saturday, May 21 & Sunday, May 22
Where: New York Film Academy
17 Battery Place
New York, New York  10004
United States


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AVID MEDIA COMPOSER TRAINING 2.0
Two-Day Intensive Workshop


Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22
Registration is for BOTH days
- Saturday from 10:00am - 6:00pm, with an hour for walkaway lunch
- Sunday from 1:00pm - 7:00pm

New York Film Academy
17 Battery Place

This two-day intensive workshop is geared towards participants who already have a basic working knowledge of Avid and are interested in building upon those skills. Participants will learn to work with audio, multi-cam clips, color, and effects. This class will help producers learn to edit sequences in Avid beyond creating just a basic string out. 

Please Note: participants should already be familiar with Avid’s interface and know how to create a stringout. This class is not intended for Avid beginners.

PGA members - $200 
Non-members - $250
Pay with credit card via the RSVP link 
Limited spots available


The curriculum will include:

Day 1: Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Goals:
- Review Avid’s workflow
- Sync the sound to the video of multiple clips
- Layer sound tracks over scene accurately

Topics:
Create the Avid project
  - Create new project
  - Create sequence and additional tracks
  - Explore targeting and patching tracks
Organizing sound
  - Voiceover and SFX bins
  - Audio tracks to be synced
Working with audio
  - Sync audio and organize clips
  - Choose selects and mark them
  - Create rough cut
  - Identify track for VO, SFX, music
  - Layer and mix audio tracks using Audio Editing workspace
Audio editing technique
  - L-cuts
  - J-cuts
  - Cutting to the beat of music

Day 2: Sunday 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Goals:
- Explore multi-cam editing
- Color correct the entire film
- Work with basic effects, including titles
- Export two versions of the film

Topics:
Editing in multi-cam
  - Select and group clips
  - Place group clip in appropriate area of the film
  - Determine how to assign audio
  - Explore multi-cam workspace
Working with color
  - Examine HSL vs Curve approach
  - Create and save desirable color grade
  - Apply to all applicable clips
Apply necessary effects
  - Master Quick Transition and how to change settings
  - Apply filter using Effect Mode 
  - Apply filter using Effects Editing
  - Create and save title using title tool
Master codec and file usage
  - Video: H.264 vs Apple ProRes 4444
  - Audio: Linear PCM vs AAC
  - Export both versions


PLEASE NOTE CANCELLATION POLICY:
• Cancellations must be received by Wednesday, May 18 by 5:00pm. No refunds can be given after this point.
• To cancel your reservation, email pga-ny@producersguild.org



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