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Media Composer Fundamentals II (MC110)


£1200 Corporate Price

£849 Student Price

(inclusive of E Book)

4 Days

Time commitment:

Hours taught online (6 hours / day)

How is this course taught?

Online Via Zoom

Students will be issued a 5 day Avid licence for practice and 101 exam, or can download a 30 day free trial.



How is this course assessed?

Via an Online Exam.


Yes by AVID but both 101 and 110 need to be completed to get Avid User Accreditation.


"We wanted to do Nigel's course because our team has a member who has a hidden disability and a member who is a carer.

Nigel made it clear that he is a teacher with a hidden disability and therefore we felt he would understand our experiences and deliver the course in a way that would be accessible for us.

Nigel provides support for getting the technology we needed to do the course and worked to make sure we could access the software and the materials. He provided notes and video material as well as weekly sessions live online to take us through the course.

The course makes it possible to learn about AVID and editing in an accessible and enjoyable way."

What's included

You'll receive tuition from a Certified AVID Trainer and FilmEditor with 25 years experience, with in-depth industry knowledge of Film and TV Post who’s editing Credits include Cannes, Raindajnce and BAFTA.

(You’ll have access to an individual workstation equippedwith Mac Pro, iMac or HP Z440)

NOTE Will they have a computer of use their own.

All course-related materials can be included as either aPDF or Hard Book.

You will be able to take the Avid Certified 110 examinationat the end of the course in conjuction with the 101 you can gain Avid User Certification (Student’s Choice).

Entry requirements

Mac Computer Knowledge, Basic Knoweledge of Avid is needed but other Software experience i.e FCP or Adobe Premiere is useful.


Completion of the course Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101)

Who is the course for

Aimed at producers, editors and assistant editors, this three-day course provides a comprehensive advanced tools to the range of editing features available within Media Composer 2020.

The interactive nature of this course allows you to put into practice what you learn before sitting the Avid 110 Certified Assessment Exam at the end of the course.

(Requirement is you must have Completed the 101 Course do the 110 Exam)

What will participants achieve?

Media Composer Fundamentals II is for students and video editors who have a rudimentary knowledge of editing in Media Composer, and are ready to broaden their foundational skills to take their editing to the next level.

An intermediate course, this course is designed to teach students the technical and organisational skills of an assistant editor and develop their editorial skills with the tools and techniques required to produce a well-edited video.

From using dynamic trim techniques to shape the actor’s performances in a dramatic scene, to quickly assembling a news package to meet deadline, this course empowers novice users to take their Media Composer skills to the next level.

What does this course cover?

•Create custom project sizes, including larger than HD (2K, 4K, etc)

•Understand the operational implications of working in larger-than-HD projects

•Link to media files and copy, consolidate or transcode the media, as needed.

•Synchronize video and audio from separate sources

•Organize project bins using common industry conventions

•Quickly assemble a scene using storyboard editing, plus Top, Tail and ExtendUse various search tools to locate a desired clip

•Create multiple versions of a sequence to track the creative processUtilize Media Composer’s best-in-class trim tools to dynamically adjust the pacing of a scene

•Adjust Clip Gain, and utilize Pan and Volume automation to create an integrated audio mix
Create pan-and-zoom style “camera” moves over still images or video

•Solve common image problems with effects to stabilize the image, blur faces and logos, and erase unwanted jump cuts using Morph Cut.

•Create freeze-frames, slow-motion and Time Warp effects

•Use multilayer effects to create split-screens, superimposed images.

•Intelligently render effects sequences to improve playback performance

•Selectively delete unwanted render files to keep the media drives clutter-free

•Understand how to correctly backup project files and associated media files

•Restore lost work using Avid’s Autosave feature

•Relink media files

•Resolve common technical issues, including “Media Offline”

•Identify and adjust common Settings to increase efficiency and avoid complications

•Output the finished program according to common broadcast delivery standards

•Be ready to sit the associated certification exam

Who teaches this course

Nigel G Honey (MA) Film, Film TV Editor / AVID Certified Instructor,has over 25 + years editing experience as a Freelance Film Editor both in UK and Europe teaching in Avid Media Composer 2018/2019/ (2020.10 latest Vsn) DaVinci Resolve 16, and Premiere Pro CC2018/19/20, and still edits alongside teaching for STV, BBC, RDF, Channel 4, and SKY.

His edited work has been screened at Cannes, Raindance, Berlin and BAFTA.

How much time will this course take up?

Suggested length: 24 hours

4 days Online

3 hrs Morning, 3 hrs afternoon / 6 hours a day

DAY 4 Practice and Revise/ Exam