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MC 110: MC 110 Media Composer Effects Essentials

Duration :

2 days


Mid Nov 2015 (Dates to be confirmed)


This coursse is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of creating effects within Avid Media Composer 6, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. This course provides a solid foundation in Media Composer audio and video effects capabilities and, in conjunction with MC101 Editing Essentials course, will prepare you for Avid’s User Level certification in Media Composer 6. You will be taken through the basic effects-building interface; then, using a real-world, hands-on approach, you’ll learn fundamental audio adjustments and effects, multilayered video compositing, tracking, stabilization, various retiming methods, and basic color-grading techniques. This course is a crucial step in mastering Avid Media Composer, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries.


This course targets:

  • Producers

  • Editors

  • Assistant editors

  • Multimedia producers


  • Completion of the MC101 Editing Essentials course

  • Completion of a Macintosh or Windows introductory course or equivalent experience is required

  • A background in editing, production, or post-production is strongly recommended


  • Introduction to Audio Effects

  • Introduction to Visual Effects

  • Corrective Effects

  • Retiming

  • Color Treating and Correcting

  • Nesting Multiple Effects

  • Multilayer Effects

  • Keying and Mattes

  • 3D Title Animation with Marquee

  • Using AVX Third-Party Plug-Ins

  • Performance and Rendering


On completion of this course  you can choose to take the Avid Media Composer Certified User exam 

What is the Media Composer Certified User exam?

The Media Composer Certified User exam is designed to assess a candidate's core skills for editing with Avid Media Composer, including the fundamental concepts and workflow of editing. The Media Composer User Certification requires that you display a firm grasp of the core skills, workflows, and concepts of non-linear editing on the Avid Media Composer system. The exam covers content from the MC101: Media Composer Editing Essentials 3-day course (or equivalent real-world product experience) and the MC110: Media Composer Effects Essentials 2-day course


Mid Nov 2015 (Dates to be confirmed(

Fee : S$ 1200 per trainee (S$ 1284 incl 7% GST).Take this together with Avid MC 101 for S$ 2500 before GST

Singaporean and PR media professionals can apply for 90%  course fee subsidy under the MDA Talent Assistance Scheme through Six Degrees Asia . In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$ 7.50 per hour training allowance.

Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to MDA and Six Degrees.More information about application procedures and terms here.


Fee includes Courseware and 1 attempt at the end user certification exam



David East worked for Avid in Asia as a technical consultant for 11 years and Avid in Europe for another 4 years. He was in charge of the various Avid training programs and is a master trainer for the whole range of Avid products from Xpress to Symphony and DS.

He was a consultant for Peter Jackson’s New Zealand film unit ,during the production of King Kong – the first movie to use the Avid HD solution for the off-line edit.

Before joining Avid, David worked at the BBC as a documentary and features editor for 9 years. He was the first person at BBC News and Current Affairs to use and Avid Media Composer (version 2) and was responsible for training and implementing the handover from tape based to Non-Linear editing.
He still works as a consultant for Avid, dealing mainly with Enterprise Solutions and Avid Interplay.

Other Avid courses also available .Please contact us for details.

*Course and Instructor details subject to change.

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