Looks like the folks over at Manhattan Edit Workshop have some Media Composer classes coming up. . . Here's the info from their website:
MC 101 (Three-Day Version)
(Part 1) Editing Essentials with Avid Media Composer 6 - $1,295
This class is offered as a $995 weekend course (material is compressed into two-days with less lab time) or a $1,295 three-day course that introduces the concepts of nonlinear editing and includes all basic features of the Avid Media Composer system for Macintosh. This course is the first step in achieving confidence, creativity, and efficiency with Avid Media Composer 6, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. Along with its counterpart, (MC 110) MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PART 2–EFFECTS ESSENTIALS, this course provides the foundation for Media Composer User Certification. This course leads you through the interface and basic editing techniques before moving on to trimming, fine-tuning the edit, adjusting audio, handling multicamera editing, adding transitions, adding titles, and outputting your finished project. The training is hands-on and features project-based lessons in which you work on real-world projects ranging from extreme sports and dazzling documentary footage to an episode of the television show Hell's Kitchen. This course is the first step in mastering Avid Media Composer 6, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries. This course targets: Producers Editors Assistant editors Multimedia producers This course is also appropriate for Avid Symphony users. Weekend and Three-day intensives are from 10am-6pm. The weekend class is a $995 compressed version of the class with less lab time. The Three-day class is $1,295 and spread out over three days only offered during the week. Students can also take the Avid 101 & 110 as a bundle week long class for $1,995. Please click here to see our Avid 101/110 bundle week long workshop.
August 06, 2012 - August 08, 2012
September 10, 2012 - September 12, 2012
October 22, 2012 - October 24, 2012
November 12, 2012 - November 14, 2012
December 17, 2012 - December 19, 2012
I think I know what I'm doing in the off season this year. . . I'm REALLY looking forward to having Avid Certification. . . and then I can be a REAL BOY!!
In case you're wondering, here's the course outline for what's covered in the first class: [I'm a Link, You Should Click Me!]