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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.

ASE XMAS Social Event

December 1, 2009, 05:00 AM


The Australian Screen Editors Guild is having a drink social on December 8th, 2009. If you're in the South at that time take a moment to drop in. The location is 364 Clarendon St., South Melbourne.

11 FCP Tips

November 29, 2009, 04:41 AM


During the years with Final Cut, I’ve accumulated a number of workflow steps to eliminate some of the "gotchas" and bottlenecks. I’ll share a few in this post and hope you find them to be helpful.

Interview with Murch on Touch of Evil Recut

November 29, 2009, 04:39 AM


He has re-edited Orson Welle's 1958 film Touch of Evil. At the time of the film's initial release the studio remixed the film to Welle's displeasure. He fired off a letter with suggested changes. With those notes as their guide, Murch and re-edit producer Rick Schmidlin have reconstructed the film to Well's intentions.

Avid on the Upswing

November 28, 2009, 04:37 AM


In case anybody was still wondering if Avid’s recent rebranding was a good idea, I recently attended two industry events that helped prove that the company that brought us Media Composer twenty years ago is not going anywhere anytime soon.

The Woman in Scorsese's Edit Room

November 27, 2009, 04:36 AM


Academy Award-winning film editor Thelma Schoonmaker has edited every one of Martin Scorsese's movies, from Raging Bull to The Aviator. Schoonmaker has had a front-row seat to see how film editing has changed over the past 30 years.

Social Get Together

November 27, 2009, 04:35 AM


The Canadian Cinema Editors are having an event in Toronto. If your there take a moment, stop by and have a pint.

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