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Next Create the .aaf go to >File>Export>


Export as .aaf

Check the AAF Edit Protocol box

Check to Include All Video/Data Tracks in Sequence

Choose to Render Video Effects

Transcode Video to DNxHD 175X MXF

Choose a folder to save the .mxf and .aaf files
Or use the same folder as where you are saving the .aaf

Click - Save


Choose where to save the .aaf and title it keeping the .aaf extension. Don't worry what the Export Settings Drop down states. We set the "Options" correctly

Click Save


The export when finished will look like this

Avid MediaFiles folder and an .aaf


Deliver this folder and the DNxHD quicktime to the colorist or if you are color grading your own project import the .aaf into Adobe Premiere


Launch Adobe Premiere


See this wiki on how to import the .aaf into Adobe Premiere

When project is in Adobe Premiere save the project and then import the Adobe Premiere Project into After Effects

Adobe Premiere Pro - How to import an .aaf and mediafiles from AVID (same workflow for .xml too)

Open After Effect and choose Import>Adobe Premiere Pro Project



A dialog box opens, where you have the choice to bring in all the sequences, select a sequence and whether or not you want to import audio.

Click OK, and a folder with the referenced media and composition appear in the project.  Note, Premiere sequences become compositions in After Effects.

Double click on the composition to see the timeline with all your layers from Premiere Pro.