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May 20, 2010, 4:46 pm
Ever set up your project to work in 16 or 32-bit float, and you then apply an effect, only to get into the effects window to find that the effect only supports 8-bit? Annoying isn’t it? Wouldn’t you love to know what bit depth the effect supports before you drop it onto your clip? Well, now you can!
July 16, 2010, 4:20 pm
After a over a decade of working for Disney in various capacities (actor, editor, and producer), Les Perkins went solo, creating an editing suite in a set-off part of his home in Glendale, CA. His advice on setting up a system, "Make sure it’s comfortable and ergonomically sound – your butt’s going to spend long hours in that seat."
July 16, 2010, 10:56 am
I’ve had several requests for tutorials on Pan and Zoom, so this week and next, this will be out topic. This week, we’ll look into Avid’s own Pan & Zoom effect. It is used to, well, pan and zoom into images that are larger than your sequence dimensions without quality loss (as would occur if you imported the image into a bin and then used, say, a 3D Warp for panning and zooming).
July 16, 2010, 10:51 am
A special event focused on helping pros save time and money by streamlining post production workflows. Mingle with industry colleagues, explore the latest Avid products, ask questions, and learn smarter, faster, and easier ways of working. Product highlights will include: Media Composer 5, ICON, Pro Tools|HD, Euphonix controllers and Video Satellite. Stereoscopic workflows will also be addressed.
July 16, 2010, 10:50 am
Thanks to an upcoming piece of software we’re working on I’ve been spending a lot of time within the CS5 workflow environment, particularly looking at metadata and the Story workflow, and I’ve come to the conclusion that we’ve been so blinded by the Mercury Engine’s performance that we might not have seen where they’re heading. And I like what I see.
July 15, 2010, 3:06 pm
Part 3 in our series with Bill Warner, Founder and inventor of the Avid Media Composer. In this segment Bill explains how his frustration in dealing with linear tape inspired him to create Avid. He then goes on to tell us the series of circumstances that got him from idea to first prototype.
July 15, 2010, 3:05 pm
July 14, 2010, 10:10 am
An important question I often get is "how do I join the union?" This question comes from many people I meet, from established editors to the young people just starting out in the Hollywood. The catch is that the answer isn’t at all that simple. The question should be: "should I join the union?" Putting it simply, if you’re asking that question, the answer is not quite yet. But that’s just the beginning of the story.
Paul Leonard-Morgan joins Gordon Burkell to discuss composing with Philip Glass for Amazon's Tales from the Loop.
Celia Haining, editor of The Crown, joins Gordon Burkell to discuss editing for story.
The filmmakeru.com team explores the history of color in film in our series Birth of an Art. From coloring in single frames ...
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