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June 5, 2010, 5:43 pm
A few weeks ago I wrote a post called Avid Media Composer in a DSLR World which detailed the various workflow options for working with DSLR media (mainly from Canon’s insanely popular 5D and it’s siblings). In that post I mentioned that the upcoming Media Composer 5 would change it all, and it really has, so here’s the update...
June 5, 2010, 5:42 pm
As your editing workflow slow because you are shooting with DSLR or AVCHD cameras? Do you ever feel like your NLE is fighting you instead of working with you? I have heard complaints about instability, crashes, unresponsiveness, rendering, and transcoding, and the list goes on and on.
June 4, 2010, 5:41 pm
Taking on a spec piece can be really troubling. It can also be rewarding. I find it really awkward. I’ve only had a few decent experiences with spec ads that have led to more work or a better relationship. I’m not going to tell you whether to accept them or to not, but I will give you a few experiences I’ve passed through since graduating college.
June 3, 2010, 5:39 pm
In a week I will be downloading Avid Media Composer 5.0. I’ve been delaying all edits of H.264 files. I have a batch of XDCAM files ready to test. I already have a client convinced we will use Avid on the next...
June 3, 2010, 5:38 pm
On any career path there’s getting started, and then there’s getting started right. Imagine you’re a young film editor named Michael R. Miller, you’re looking to get a foothold in feature films, and like anyone just starting out in his chosen field you’re probably willing to take almost any job for the experience and the typeface on your CV. But you are Michael R. Miller, and one of your first jobs isn’t greasing the gears...
June 3, 2010, 5:38 pm
The other thing I really miss is having a dedicated video output from the computer to a video monitor.... nVidia press contacts say the only way to use a second monitor for the Program output is to tear the Program monitor off the Premiere Pro program and maximize it on the second monitor
June 2, 2010, 5:36 pm
Yesterday I reviewed Magic Bullet’s Grinder and I got all excited about finally getting free run time code in my 7d footage. It turns out that app didn’t deliver what I was looking for, so I went out in search of something that did.
June 2, 2010, 5:31 pm
Media Composer 5 will be released a week from tomorrow, and without question, it represents the biggest upgrade Avid has offered in years — since the last version 5, to be exact, way back in 1994, when the modern Media Composer was born.
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