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December 13, 2009, 5:31 am
Each year, the day before the Academy Awards, the ACE Foundation invites editors and post production professionals to meet with the Oscar contenders to view clips and discuss the challenges, techniques, and technology involved in each nominee film. It is held at the Hollywood Egyptian Theater and has attracted a standing room only crowd of more than 600 for the past seven years. Every Academy Award nominee for Feature Film Editing has attended the event and it has become one of the most...
Each year, the day before the Academy Awards, the ACE Foundation invites editors and post production professionals to meet with the Oscar contenders to view clips and discuss the challenges, techniques, and technology involved in each nominee film. It is held at the Hollywood Egyptian Theater and has attracted a standing room only crowd of more than 600 for the past seven years. Every Academy Award nominee for Feature Film Editing has attended the event and it has become one of the most anticipated events of the year. IAVA is covered by the major trade magazines and is taped for future distribution to film schools and industry libraries.
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.
June 2, 2010, 5:30 pm
I had the great pleasure of being invited to The Post Group Poker Night Party last week. I was greeted by Dan Kliman, who gave me a hearty welcome to start off the night. While I’m a player, I’m not that kind of a player, so I decided to go on a tour of their beautiful facility.
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Doug Abel sits down with Gordon to discuss editing Netflix's hit, Tiger King. They discuss getting through the mounds of ...
Paul Leonard-Morgan joins Gordon Burkell to discuss composing with Philip Glass for Amazon's Tales from the Loop.
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