Media Composer – Effects Essentials (Code: MC110)

2-day course

Designed for those familiar with the basics of Media Composer’s editing tools, this two-day course uses real-world projects to teach the essentials of how to create audio and video effects using Media Composer.

In addition to providing a thorough grounding in Media Composer’s audio and visual effects functionality, this course will prepare you for Avid’s User Level certification when combined with ‘Media Composer - Editing Essentials’ (MC101).

Areas covered:

  • Introduction to audio and visual effects
  • Corrective effects
  • High-resolution images
  • Retiming
  • Colour treating and correcting nesting multiple effects
  • Multilayer effects
  • Performance and rendering
  • Keying and mattes
  • 3D title animation with marquee.

What’s included:

  • Tuition from certified trainers
  • Individual workstation equipped with Mac Pro, iMac or HP Z440
  • All course-related materials
  • Avid certified 110 examination at the end of the course.


  • Completion of the ‘Media Composer – Editing Essentials’ exam. Course code: MC101.


  • A sound understanding of how to create audio and video effects using Media Composer
  • This course also helps prepare participants for Avid’s User Level Certification.
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