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May 13, 2019, 5:58 am
The look, feel and overall layout of the Pro Tools user interface hasn’t really changed that much over the years. Take a close look at both the images below. One is of Pro Tools 5 from around 2002, the other is of Pro Tools today in 2019. Apart from the obvious advances in graphics technology clearly separating the two versions there really isn’t that much between these user interfaces in terms of general design, layout and form factor.
May 11, 2019, 7:13 am
In the last three decades of the 20th century, when film was still the dominant medium, there was one piece of equipment that, close to being universal, was an essential piece of kit for the smallest documentary to the grandest feature film. It was the Swiss-made Nagra audio recorder. And perhaps the most definitive of these was the Nagra IV series.
May 11, 2019, 7:13 am
Pro Tools’ first new release of 2019 is here and a lot of the changes are under the hood, for example the bug fix list is pleasingly long. We have a full detailed report on the new features but you can see the most prominent changes in action in this free tutorial video.
May 10, 2019, 3:52 am
It’s been a long time coming. Some say too long, even after our exclusive interview with François Quereuil, Audio Product Manager at Avid, which detailed the difficult road that this release has had to travel. Well, was it worth the wait? Let’s take a look:
May 9, 2019, 1:25 pm
Avid has released Pro Tools 2019.5 as promised by Avid’s François Quereuil in our exclusive interview with more voices for most Pro Tools Ultimate users, support for macOS Mojave 10.14.4, more functions won’t cause Pro Tools to stop during playback and doubling the number of MIDI tracks, all of which we have known about for a while, but what is news with the release of 2019.5 is that Multiseat Network licensing for large facilities and educational establishments is finally released and 2019.5 supports the latest Apple computers like the Mac mini 2018 and MacBook Pro 2018.
May 8, 2019, 6:12 am
Supervising sound editor Shannon Mills has worked on a number of Marvel movies, and in this exclusive A Sound Effect interview, he gives you the in-depth story about that Avengers: Endgame sound - including the audio team's tactics for creating sounds that match the scale of what’s on-screen, how they kept the epic battles from becoming a chaotic mess, working with (and recreating) unique superhero signature sounds & much more:
May 2, 2019, 6:58 am
The Conversation (1974) belongs to the 1970s genre of conspiracy films, typified by Alan J Pakula's Klute (1971) and All the President's Men (1976). It is also part of a smaller category together with Blow Out (1981), The Lives of Others (2006) and Berberian Sound Studio (2012), in which sound plays a major role in driving the plot as well as its usual role of creating atmosphere and drama. Kevin Hilton delves into a murky world in which what you hear is not always clear.
Gordon sits down with the Sound Design team (Just nominated for an Oscar) for A Quiet Place. Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadah ...
Gordon sits down with Wyatt Smith to discuss the editing of Mary Poppins Returns and the challenges the film presented him in ...
Gordon sits down with Chayse Irvin to discuss his approach to shooting BlacKkKlansman and his theories about cinematography.
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