MCU100EL MediaCentral | UX for Users (eLearning)


4 hours of interactive online & video based content*

*Online content is available for 90 days from the date access is granted.


The MediaCentral | UX for Users eLearning (MCU100EL) course teaches students to utilize workflow by changing the way media professionals access, create, share, and manage media. In this course, students learn to utilize the vast resources available in the Interplay | Production and iNEWS systems to develop stories and add media, log content, record voice overs, and send the final story sequence to playback.

This course is divided into 12 modules that guide students step by step through the system features and workflows. Where possible, students will also have the opportunity to interact with the interface by software simulation.

Anyone wishing to take the Avid Certified User: MediaCentral | UX certification exam can take the full MCU100 MediaCentral | UX for Users classroom course to prepare, which provides 7 additional modules covering topics such as Using the MediaCentral | UX mobile applications, Media | Distribute, and MultiCamera and Closed Captioning workflows.


This course is designed for journalists at television news or post production facilities who will use the robust features of Avid MediaCentral | UX to view, log, and edit content. News producers, Loggers and other news staff will also benefit from learning how to use MediaCentral | UX to view and modify stories and iNEWS queues and to search for media assets in Interplay | Production.


Assumes a basic knowledge of Avid workgroup tools and terminology.


At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Log in and customize the MediaCentral | UX layout
  • Search and view assets in the Interplay | Production and iNEWS systems
  • Create stories
  • Add production cues and machine control instructions to story scripts
  • Understand Video Logging
  • Add media to the sequence
  • Manage audio and add voice over audio
  • Output content as a still image, MP4 file, or send content to a playback device
  • Use iNEWS top-line or MediaCentral Messaging to communicate with team members


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