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Have you ever needed B-Roll?

December 5, 2009, 05:09 AM


Originally Posted on LFIHD here's a funny look at B-Roll.

December Cut of the Month

December 4, 2009, 05:08 AM


Joy of Film Editing's December Cut of the Month has been put up! Take a look to see what JOFE's focus is this MONTH!

Murch On In the Blink of an Eye

December 4, 2009, 05:07 AM


Film editor and sound designer Walter Murch won an Academy Award for sound design for Apocalypse Now. Some of the films he's edited and/or mixed are The Conversation, American Graffiti, Apocalypse Now, The Godfather II, and III and Crumb. He wrote a book about his work, In the Blink of An Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing. (Rebroadcast from 1996.)

Avid Screencast - Kill Bill Effect

December 3, 2009, 05:05 AM


In this episode, we’ll create a high-contrast, colorized look to an image — simply because it looks cool. It’s a great way to introduce somebody with a bang. Seriously, I have no idea why I call this the Kill Bill Effect, but I still like it, and maybe so will you!

Decklink HD Extreme Review

December 3, 2009, 05:05 AM


My wife will tell you that I am a creature of habit. That definitely can be said about the breakfast cereal that I eat, and the type of video games I like to play, but it is also true of computer hardware as well. To be perfectly honest, I was an Avid purist for many years, until I had a very strict budget to work with, and I decided to purchase a Final Cut System.

Organizing an Editorial Dept. Using Backpack pt 1

December 3, 2009, 05:03 AM


Once the craze of Production is over and a temporary period of relative relaxation (known as the Director’s Cut) begins, it becomes time to clean up any messes leftover from Production and truly get the department in order. I’ve decided to use the cleanup period I’m currently in to test drive an organizational web app called Backpack. Made by 37Signals, Backpack is like a ready-made intranet for your office. All you need to do is get people to remember to use it.

LFHD Blogger Full Disclosure

December 3, 2009, 05:02 AM


Starting today, new rules are in effect for those of us in "new media" (blogs, twitter, etc.). Those "who write online reviews or endorse products using new media must disclose it when they receive free merchandise or payment for writing about an item."

Avid Media Composer Version Matrix

December 3, 2009, 05:01 AM


Man...every day Avid is surprising me with something. First they are listening to the customers and implimenting changes that we want to see.

Cutting Room Eps. 020 - Mark Livolsi Pt. 1

December 1, 2009, 12:45 PM


Here's the first part to my interview with Mark Livolsi. Mark has cut for such directors as Cameron Crowe and worked on such films as Wedding Crashers and The Devil Wears Prada. The interview took place in August during Edit Fest 2009.

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