​French Settlement High School

​(225) 698-3561

Livingston Parish School System – is an official Avid Learning Partner under the instruction of ACI      (Avid Certified Instructor) Janet Blankenship.  Students can take their certification at the school –       with no cost to our students.

Academic institutions, such as universities, colleges and other educational organizations, are adding value to their academic program for students wanting to enter the media industry by incorporating     Avid’s authorized content and Certification. Course duration will vary, but is typically across a number of semesters

The Avid Learning Partner (ALP) program is designed to provide the assurance that you can get the quality of training on Avid products and solutions to the standard and location that meets your needs.

Each Avid Learning Partner has been carefully chosen by Avid as they provide the appropriate training environment to deliver the authorized training content developed by Avid. Each course is delivered by an Avid Certified Instructor (ACI), trained and tested by Avid, to give you confidence you will get the expert training.

Media Composer 101 Editing Essentials is the first step in achieving confidence, creativity, and efficiency with Avid Media Composer, the non-linear film and video editing application used in most movie and television productions. Along with its counterpart, Media Composer 110 Effects Essentials, Avid Media Composer provides the foundation for Media Composer User Certification.


Media Composer 110 Effects Essentials is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of creating effects within Avid Media Composer, the non-linear film and video editing application used in most movie and television productions. This course provides a solid foundation in Media Composer audio and video effects capabilities and, in conjunction with MC101 Editing Essentials course, will prepare you for     Avid’s User Level Certification in Media Composer.


You will be taken through the basic effects-building interface; then, using a real-world, hands-on approach, you’ll learn fundamental audio adjustments and effects, multi-layered video compositing, tracking, stabilization, various re-timing methods, and basic color-grading techniques. This course is a crucial step in mastering Avid Media Composer, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries.