Avid Editing Systems and Panasonic P2

Bob Russo of Avid Technology has an excellent video tutorial which demonstrates how to use this ...... The time to draw the waveform on a long clip would be excessive, so it has been disabled. ..... Avid, Adobe and Sony Training for Television.
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Avid Editing Systems and Panasonic P2 File Based Workflows Features in Media Composer 4.0 and later, Symphony 4.0 and later, NewsCutter 8.0 and later. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to acknowledge the advice, feedback and support of the following people who have given freely of their time and advice. I am responsible for the accuracy of the content, and any errors or omissions are mine alone.

Robert Russo Avid, Tewksbury, US

Angus Mackay Avid, Montreal, Canada

Harbaldeep Singh Avid, Tewksbury, US

Michel Rynderman Avid Tewksbury, US

Susan Rae Aballo Avid Tewksbury, US

Robert Fung Panasonic® Canada Inc.

Terry Horbatiuk Panasonic® Canada Inc.

David Craig Panasonic® Canada Inc.

CORRECTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS Feedback, advice and corrections are always appreciated. Include the word P2 in the subject heading. [email protected] Be sure to visit www.avid.com/p2 and www.avid.com/ama Version 1.1, October, 2009 COPYRIGHT © PAUL SAMPSON 2009 all rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form

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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................................................ 4 AVID P2 SUPPORT.................................................................................................................................................... 5 P2 MEDIA ................................................................................................................................................................... 6 P2 Codecs ..................................................................................................................................................... 6 P2 Frame Rates............................................................................................................................................. 7 Changing P2 Frame Rates ............................................................................................................................ 8 Avid Editing System Codec Support.............................................................................................................. 9 WHATS ON YOUR P2 CARD .................................................................................................................................. 11 Spanned Clips ............................................................................................................................................. 13 P2 Text Memos and Voice Memos.............................................................................................................. 13 P2 PROXIES ............................................................................................................................................................ 14 Avid P2 Off-line Workflow ............................................................................................................................ 15 PREPARING FOR THE EDIT .................................................................................................................................. 17 Installing P2 Support for your Avid Editing System ..................................................................................... 18 Backing Up Your Media ............................................................................................................................... 19 Editing from P2 Cards ................................................................................................................................. 20 Choosing an Avid Project Format ................................................................................................................ 21 Project Type Table....................................................................................................................................... 23 AMA METHOD FOR EDITING P2 MEDIA .....................................................