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MC 210

Media Composer Professional Editing II - $1,395

MC 210 certification test is now FREE with this course!

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NEW!!! When you take our three-day Media Composer Professional Editing II (MC210) course you will continue your journey to a new level of editing with more tips, tricks and in-depth knowledge to distinguish yourself as a true editing professional.

With a focus on long-form work where you might be part of a bigger team of specialists, you’ll learn the skills you need to automate the ingest process using Dynamic Media Folders and organize your media, metadata and settings so that you’ll become the guru that others will look to for expert advice. You will learn about color management, how to work with scripts, and use surround sound. You will also learn some advanced compositing techniques using the Paint Tools, AniMatte™, SpectraMatte™ and the Avid Tracker. The course provides media and projects designed to let you learn at your own pace or with the guidance of an Avid Certified Instructor.

As an official part of the Avid Learning Series for Media Composer, MC 210: Media Composer Professional Editing II and its counterpart MC 201: Media Composer Professional Editing I provides the training required to achieve the credential of Avid Certified Professional (Media Composer).

Who is this class for?

Editors, Assistant editors, and Multimedia producers.


Completion of MC 101: Media Composer Fundamentals I and  MC110: Media Composer Fundamentals II or equivalent experience of 12 months of full-time editing on Media Composer.  A background as an editor, assistant editor, director or producer is strongly recommended.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Utilize workflows for long-form keyframing
  • Prepare for the edit
  • Use color management techniques
  • Customize and master settings
  • Use script based editing
  • Perform advanced trimming and timeline techniques
  • Manage metadata for output
  • Work with multichannel audio, surround sound, and audio ducking
  • Use the Paint tools to fix common image problems and apply treatments
  • Use the Compositing and Tracking tools
  • Improve your story with VFX
  • Take the associated certification exam 


To download course outline click here.   

Three-Day intensives are from 10am - 6pm.  Each student gets their own workstation.  This class will be run on the latest version of Avid Media Composer.

Want to see the program before you take a class?  Click here for a free Avid Media Composer  30 - day Trial from Avid!

Click here to see our MC 201: Media Composer Professional Editing I workshop.

Please bring a portable hard drive in order to leave with lesson files.

Cost: $1,395 (includes Avid Certified Courseware)

Certification cost: Included with Workshop