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Avid Gets ARRA Funding

July 6, 2009, 03:58 PM


Avid has announced that they will be getting funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Avid applied for funding for their new educational pricing. There are two articles you can read about...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Walter Murch (part 2)

July 6, 2009, 03:57 PM


Part 2 of Walter's presentation at the FCPUG Supermeet in London, June 25th, 2009.

Our LA Edit Fest Section is UP!

July 5, 2009, 05:08 PM


Our section for the LA Edit Fest is up. Check it out for updates, photos, video, audio and blogging. We'll be reporting from the event as well as interviewing editors for upcoming podcasts.

Hanley & Hill: Howard's Editing Tag-Team

July 5, 2009, 03:56 PM


Editors Dan Hanley and Mike Hill, who won Academy Awards for film editing on Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 (1995), have known each other since the early 1970s when they were both working in the Paramount Studios shipping department. Hanley became friends with Robert James Kern, Jr., who was the editor on the sitcom Happy Days (on which Howard starred) at Paramount and the editor of Howard’s first directorial films. Kern’s father, Robert Kern, Sr., and his uncle, Hal C. Kern, both won Oscars for.....

Interview with Jonathan Walls

July 4, 2009, 03:56 PM


Jonathan Walls is the Co-Director and Editor for Playing for Change, Peace Through Music. This project has taken more than 5 years to be produce, and can be seen as the ultimate documentary; filmed in many countries around the world, the program blends music performed by musicians of different cultures and nationalities, together in a way that works incredibly well.

Why Editors Complain a LOT Today

July 3, 2009, 03:54 PM


There was an interesting article this week in Daily Variety which was ostensibly about the American Cinema Editors pre-announcement of an award that they’ll be giving to Avid at their awards dinner in February (actually, I suppose I should say that we’ll be giving at our dinner, since as of June 2nd, I am now a member of ACE — you can leave your congratulations at the door). Variety takes the slant that...

Avid Basics for FCP Users

July 3, 2009, 03:53 PM


Scott Simmons new blog The Basics of Avid Media Composer for FCP Editors is up at Pro video Coalition. To read the full article write up click below.

ACE Honours Avid. REALLY!

July 2, 2009, 03:52 PM


What at first seemed like a rather ho-hum, "wasn’t that to be expected" announcement from Avid turns out to be quite a bit more; at least according to the Variety article...

The Ken Stone Sessions (part 2)

July 2, 2009, 03:50 PM


The above movie is the second part of the Ken Stone Sessions, recorded January, 2009.

A full understanding of the Red Workflow

July 2, 2009, 03:50 PM


Post magazine has posted a workflow document to help give people a full understanding of the Red Workflow. We've linked directly to it. Click the link below to download the document.

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