‘How to’ video tip: Blurring faces in Avid

One of the most common questions from Avid users is ‘how do I obscure the identity of individuals using pixelation effects?’ Blurring faces is a skill you’ll find especially useful when handling CCTV footage supplied by the police.

Here’s my video demo showing how to do it.

IT Big Brother means I can’t use capture software on my Avid machine, so I’ve had to shoot the tutorial on camera, with an obvious knock-on in terms of focus/screen refresh… Hopefully the audio and pictures will combine to guide you through the process, but if you have any questions feel free to drop a comment on the bottom of this post.


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