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AVID Media Composer Fundamentals

Tutors: Daniel Hegarty

Date: Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Duration: 2 days

Venue: Griffith College, Dublin

Cost: €190

Course Profile:

Presented in partnership with Screen Skillnet and Griffith College, this AVID MEDIA COMPOSER FUNDAMENTALS course will equip participants with the basic skills required to navigate the software with confidence, creativity and efficiency.

Over two days the course will cover the following:


  • A brief introduction to the principles / evolution of film editing
  • Stages in the Post-Production Workflow
  • The Editing System: Hardware & Software
  • Exploring the Interface and Preparing to Edit
  • Assembling a Basic Sequence
  • Workflow Is The New Workflow: Ingesting File-Based Media
  • Manual Timeline Editing


  • Refining the Edit
  • Refining and Mixing Audio
  • Customizing Media Composer
  • Adding Titles
  • Effects Basics: Working with Effects in Media Composer
  • Exporting A Finished Edit
  • Final Review & Recap

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at Editors, Assistant Editors, Producers, APs or anyone working in the industry who wishes to get an understanding of the fundamentals of Avid Media Composer. Although the course covers the basics of Avid, a knowledge of production and post production processes is essential.

A cohort of 12 will be selected for this training.  

Application Procedure:

Please apply online with a current CV by 5pm on Friday 1st November.  Please also send a statement, no more than 500 words, stating why you would like to do this course to Barbara Deignan at

For further details contact Barbara Deignan at

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