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Editing on Avid in the Cloud

April 8, 2010, 05:49 PM


Over 20 years ago Avid began with a shift away from linear purpose-built hardware by harnessing the power of non-linear software, running (eventually, as they increased in power) on commodity workstations. Today, the network--extending beyond the local network to the internet--is the platform ready to be harnessed.

A Look at 3D Movies and Editing Part 2

April 8, 2010, 05:48 PM


Cutting 3D is a boon to editors because they get to participate more in the creating of the whole picture - its look, characters, their lines and the story - over a longer period, beginning with storyboarding in pre-production.

In the Studio: Working With SVP 9 and AVCHD

April 8, 2010, 05:47 PM


A recent email blast for a new Sony camcorder loudly proclaims: "A new year. A new format." It sometimes feels that way, doesn't it? For prosumer video camera codecs, the current "belle of the ball" is AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) in all its many flavors.

LFHD Quick Tip

April 8, 2010, 05:46 PM


Wanna know how to make your audio sound like it is coming from a telephone, or a cheap radio? Well, I did too. I googled it, and after a few hits I came across a great solution for this.

Edit Share Unveils Storage Series

April 7, 2010, 05:46 PM


Boston, MA – April 7, 2010 - EditShare, the technology leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, is pleased to announce the availability of Version 6.0 of its Storage Series and XStream shared storage solutions. Part of EditShare's Complete Collaboration product line, the award-winning shared storage solutions are renowned for their true project and media sharing for Final Cut Pro and Avid editors.

Post and Spring Pt. 1

April 7, 2010, 05:45 PM


It is such an exciting time to be working in post. Even though it's getting harder and harder to say "post" in isolation. So many of my fellow artist-geeks are combining their loves into one big super-colossal package of art::tech symbiosis!

3D Movies and Editing Pt. 1

April 7, 2010, 05:44 PM


Like everyone else, I’ve viewed more 3D movies in the past few months than I’ve seen in years. Afterwards I’ve wondered two things: 1) Is 3D a money-making fad or here to stay? 2) How exactly is 3D edited?

Long Beach Job - Taking Work Home

April 6, 2010, 05:43 PM


While I am on this 2 week hiatus, and working on the pilot, and working at NAB, I am really NOT on hiatus. I will be working a little bit on the Long Beach Job from my home editing studio.

Ninth Annual FCPUG Las Vegas SuperMeet

April 6, 2010, 05:42 PM


Join the FCPUG Network, including BOSFCPUG, LAFCPUG, SF Cutters and other FCPUG and digital video user groups around the Globe in Las Vegas during NAB Show 2010 for the largest gathering of FCP, Avid and Adobe editors, HDSLR filmmakers and digital content creators and Gurus on the Planet. Digital Filmmakers attending NABShow 2010 will also "Get Seen" by screening their content in the ARRI Open Screen Theatre.

AVCHD - The "Pilot" Job

April 6, 2010, 05:41 PM


OK, the Long Beach job is on hold for two weeks – planned hiatus while they do more shooting. One week for NAB, that I leave for on Sunday...and the other for a quick 6-10 day gig cutting a pilot for a TV show for a cable network.

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