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  • Thu, Nov 10 2011 11:48 PM

    • David
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    Media Composer Round-trip to Apple Motion

    Hi all,

    Does anyone have any experience or insight regarding workflows incorporating Media Composer and Apple Motion5?

    I'm editing a short film shot with a DSLR that unfortunately has some sgnificant noise in a few low-light shots. I have Neat Video installed in Motion 5 (which is brilliant), but I'm not sure what the best workflow would be to export from Avid and import back in. I don't think Motion 5 knows about AAF...

    Should I just wait until the film is edited and color graded in Avid and apply the noise reduction later on, or should I try to export my raw shots and then bring them back following noise reduction?

    Thanks everyone!

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  • Sun, Nov 13 2011 6:59 AM In reply to

    • mjolnarn
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    Re: Media Composer Round-trip to Apple Motion

    I can see a lot of alternatives here, especially with the new Media Composer 6 version.

    Importing the origin clips to Motion 5, do the adjustments and export to a mov file, maybe Prores HQ, that Avid can ama link is one of all the alternatives.

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  • Sun, Nov 13 2011 11:15 AM In reply to

    • jwrl
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    Re: Media Composer Round-trip to Apple Motion

    -or you could just use BCC's denoise plug in.  You'd stay inside Avid and avoid two needless recodes.

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