AVID - Export timeline .AAF and Quicktime To After Effects


Next Create the .aaf go to >File>Export>


Export as .aaf

Check the AAF Edit Protocol box

Check to Include All Video/Data Tracks in Sequence

Choose to Render Video Effects

Transcode Video to DNxHD 175X MXF

Choose a folder to save the .mxf and .aaf files
Or use the same folder as where you are saving the .aaf

Click - Save


Choose where to save the .aaf and title it keeping the .aaf extension. Don't worry what the Export Settings Drop down states. We set the "Options" correctly

Click Save


The export when finished will look like this

Avid MediaFiles folder and an .aaf


Deliver this folder and the DNxHD quicktime to the colorist or if you are color grading your own project import the .aaf into After Effects.

Launch After Effects


Click Close on the dialog splash screen


Next go to >File>Import>
Pro Import After Effects


Navigate to the .aaf file and select it


Composition will be created in After Effects that should be identical to the AVID project.