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February 26, 2014, 11:04 am
The kind people at iZotope put up the 2014 edition of a free 70 page PDF with tons of free mixing tips, a practical guide that’s useful for everyone who wants to learn more about mixing audio. Don’t miss it.
February 26, 2014, 5:53 am
Restructuring efforts at Avid maker Pro Tools seem to have accelerated losses, not slowed them. Financial site The Street reports today on the state of the company’s stock. Most troubling, yesterday Avid received a letter from NASDAQ delisting the company from the stock exchange. As of today, trading of AVID was halted on NASDAQ. (This doesn’t mean you can’t still trade AVID stock; you have to do it via the Over-the-Counter market.)
February 26, 2014, 5:50 am
HEVC is the most interesting and cutting-edge topic in the world of digital video compression right now. Around 20 years ago video compression was something of a novelty; today it is ubiquitous. From TVs to cell phones and camcorders to PCs, most consumer electronic devices rely on video compression.
February 26, 2014, 5:50 am
On Sunday we had a well-attended pre-rally BBQ to help prepare for the March in March. Some wanted to help make signs and by the end of the day they created works of art. Artwork by Jesse Toves So given that a reader suggested I put up a post for people to discuss good…
February 26, 2014, 5:48 am
As much as we DITs try to avoid it, on smaller productions we are sometimes tasked with duties traditionally done by an assistant editor. One of those jobs includes syncing audio. Imagine this scenario: you have 4 channels of production audio with timecode that does not match the camera footage. You pop open Redcine-X and get to work manually syncing audio for dailies, a process that is time consuming but relatively painless.
February 25, 2014, 1:42 pm
Robert Redford was notably snubbed by the Academy for his performance in J.C. Chandor’s “All Is Lost.” Perhaps if he’d let his Oscar-nominated sound editor, Steve Boeddeker, handle his campaign, he would have walked off with a best actor nod.
February 25, 2014, 10:55 am
Many people who deal with any form of the visual arts keep their creations close to their chest. Unless you are one for collaborating projects, you typically do work on your own and keep it your own.
February 24, 2014, 2:11 pm
After having spent many hours on the Lexicon MPX-1 in the early days, and the 960L after that, I’ve had the honor to take a close look at version 2.0 of Phoenix Verb by Exponential Audio, a company founded by one of the biggest experts in the world of reverb. Here’s my review of Phoenix Verb 2.0 that was released a few days ago.
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