AVID - How to download and create AVID Multi-Cam Project Brothers on a personal computer - A. Lewis

Click on this link https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1IlfNAIUUFS3K8vxnn_olsZVi9iJ38SQA?usp=sharing

Right click on the Exercise 2 Brothers folder and

Choose Download

Google Drive will start to zip the media prior to download and then start download

When they are finished the progress circle will complete and there will be a zipped folder in your downloads folder

Open the zipped folder

You don't need the zipped files anymore you can trash them but wait till we're done setting up the AVID Project

Then open Media Composer

click on "New Project"

then click on the folder icon to navigate to where you want to save your project then

Name the Project "Brothers" - YOUR Name

Set the Format 30i NTSC

Aspect Ratio 16 x 9

Color Space YCbCr 601

Choose Create

Now import the files into AVID

In the open BIN right click in the bin and go to

>Input>Source Browser

Navigate to your file where you downloaded it (probably in downloads folder)

Select all the clips in the folder

Choose Link NOT Import

Select your target Bin and choose LINK again

Click on the Red X to close the source browser

The clip will have a little "chain" link icon on it to show it's linked

With the file selected in the bin

>Go to >Clip >Consolidate/Transcode

Choose Transcode

Choose your Hard Drive as the Target Drive

Choose the Target Video Resolution as Apple ProRes (Proxy)

Choose to convert the audio to 48 KHz and 24 Bit

Then choose to Transcode to get the process going

The files will take a while to transcode but after that you can start editing with the transcoded file (it will have.new.)

You can then delete the clip with the chainlink icon.

Select the clip and press the delete key on your keyboard and choose to delete master clip

That is it your media should open in the project and you can edit.