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May 22, 2011, 7:09 pm
It's true.They have a personal vendetta against assistant editors. Not the camera operators mind you. The cameras themselves. I know this is going to start a long-winded dialogue that inanimate objects can't have vendettas.They aren't alive!Well, be an AE for a day and your perspective might change. I've seen tapes/discs come back from the field [...]
July 3, 2012, 2:57 pm
I'm not one to stand on a soapbox but this is sorta important since we are all in this together! There are some folks out there (not naming names) that don't award editors for their contributions to films. Sure, we've got the Academy Awards ACE Eddie Awards but we are sorta important and should...
June 21, 2012, 3:12 pm
The title of this book says it all. It is a well conceived and executed guide for anyone who is working, or hoping to work as an assistant editor. Although there are many tips and instructions about how to use Avid software, this is not an Avid guidebook. Instead, it rightly focuses on the tasks...
June 20, 2012, 3:03 pm
You can't display more than 9 cameras at once in a multigroup but if your multigroup has more than 9 cameras you can view the remaining cameras by Swapping the Camera banks. (Command Palette MCamTab: Swap Cam Bank buttin) This allows you to switch from the first set of cameras and view the remaining...
June 6, 2012, 4:56 pm
It isn't possible to open two sequences at once when using Avid. However, you can open one sequence in the record monitor (timeline window) and drag another sequence into the source monitor. It is important that you drag the sequence to the source monitor because double clicking a sequence automatically loads it into the record...
May 23, 2012, 3:55 pm
Either lasso around those clips or shift and click the clips using the Lift/Overwrite Segment tool to select the clips. Then double click on the effect you want on the clips. You can double click on an effect in the effect palette or a saved effect in your bin. Just make sure, the Lift/Overwrite Segment...
May 16, 2012, 12:02 pm
Before I even get started, let me say this: No, the ebook is not ready. I've gotten a fair amount of emails and requests regarding the ebook and just wanted to give an honest response to how things are going. They're going. I won't bore you with the minutiae but converting a book to an...
May 10, 2012, 3:15 pm
I had a good start to my Thursday morning with my first book review! Gordon Burkell, the awesomeness behind the Art of the Guillotine website (www.aotg.com – Do yourself a favor and go there!) was gracious enough to trudge through my 400 page book and write down a few thoughts. Reading about yourself – whether...
Gordon sits down with Michelle Miller to discuss the makeup of PEN15
Gordon sits down with Tony Kearns to discuss editing Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.
Jim Flynn and Gordon sit down to discuss the editing of The Haunting of Hill House.
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