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Automagic part I: PluralEyes autosyncing software

October 9, 2009, 07:54 PM


As I was making my way around the show floor of NAB 2009 my friend Shane Ross said that I had to check out this tiny little booth over at the plug-in pavilion and demo this product called PluralEyes from a little company called Singular Software. My first thought was ...

Useful Tools for Editors: Post Haste

October 9, 2009, 07:53 PM


If you aren’t good at organizing your edits then this little application is for you. Post Haste is a simple idea that creates a number of different folders on a designated drive and provides places for editors to store graphics, media, notes and project files–all with the click of a button.

Sexual Joys of Editing ...and other observation

October 8, 2009, 07:53 PM


The Sexual Joys of Editing ...and other observations by Walter Murch...On Tuesday, September 22, The Motion Picture Academy kicked off "Perspectives on Editing," a four-week seminar series held at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theatre in Hollywood, with an evening entitled A Conversation with Walter Murch. The seminar, however, was far more than a social discourse. For three hours, Murch, A.C.E., CAS, MPSE, a two-time Oscar winner (Best Sound, The English Patient, 1996; and Best Sound, Apocalypse

No Country for Old Cutters

October 8, 2009, 07:52 PM


We’re a strange lot, we editors...especially the older vets. And guess what? We get as tired of hearing our own bitching about things as you younger cutters must be — you pups raised on desktops and digital. But we have a right and a reason for our cantankerousness: we’ve fought in the Big One...Analog Tape. And we lived to tell about it.

First impressions of the Tangent Wave

October 7, 2009, 07:51 PM


I was very excited when a big FedEx box arrived a couple of weeks ago with a Tangent Wave control surface for Apple Color. I had a series of short videos that I was soon to be cutting and finishing and I wanted to finally give Color the proper test it deserved.

Rule of Six

October 6, 2009, 07:57 PM


I would first like to apologize for not updating the Edit Foundry Blog for almost a month now. I’ve been teaching and getting paid! I teach Video Editing (part time) at Front Range Community College in Longmont, CO. Building a lesson plan for each week takes a lot of time and I’ve been devoting all my spare educational time to that.

Cutting Room Eps. 18 - Malcolm Jamieson pt. 1

October 6, 2009, 12:41 PM


Our first part of a two part interview with Malcolm Jamieson. Malcolm has worked on such hit shows as Nurse Jackie and Mad Men and is currently cutting for Bored to Death.

Original development team for FCP (Part 1)

October 5, 2009, 07:50 PM


Michael Wohl worked for Adobe in the mid-1990's and was involved with Premiere in the days when Premiere was one of the only affordable video editors around. He then moved to Macromedia as part of the original team put together to produce Final Cut Pro. He is credited as being one of the original designers of Apple's Emmy award winning Final Cut Pro software.

Meet Peter Wiggins... Online

October 5, 2009, 07:49 PM


Apple is hosting an event online where you can talk to Peter Wiggins about his work. It'll take place Oct. 15, 2009 at 7PM.

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