To The Aotg.com Community,

It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.

Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.

We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.

Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.

Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.

I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!

Yours truly,
Gordon Burkell
Aotg.com Founder

Smart DX: Marking Your Script for Editorial

September 7, 2015, 09:52 PM

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2122301174/sm...

The fastest way to take notes during a recording session or filming a spot that go right into your editing software.

#avid#adobe#media composer#premiere#final cut pro#nle#fop#script supervisor
Confessions of an Avid Product Designer

June 8, 2015, 08:57 AM

http://www.aotg.com/index.php?page=cuttingroom_167

In this episode Gordon sits down with former Avid Product Designer and Avid Product Manager Doug Hansel. We discuss what it takes to manage Avid and Pro Tools and balance the relationships of older and younger editors to the software. We talk about the intricacies of ensuring older editors are not upset with design changes, and simultaneous need for innovation to ensure younger editors are enticed to try out Avid products.

#editor#editing#avid#software#post production#pro tools#sound#product designer
How Effects Change the Tone of a Story

April 20, 2015, 08:57 AM

https://www.aotg.com/how-effects-change-the-tone-of-a-story/

Same dailies, 2 different versions of the cut. My NABShow Presentation at the Rampant Design Booth.

#editing#avid#adobe#vfx#media composer#premiere#rampant#storytelling
The Man Who Makes the World’s Funniest People...

April 19, 2015, 02:37 PM

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/19/magazine/the-man...

)As comedies become increasingly improvisational, they need an editor like Brent White to sew them together.

#editing#avid#comedy
Avid Interview - AOTG@NAB 2015

April 14, 2015, 04:56 PM

https://www.aotg.com/avid-interview-aotgnab-2015/

AOTG interviews AVID (Charlie Russell) at NAB 2015. Free version of Media Composer (Media Composer | First). New IO hardware for high resolution (UHD & 4K). New shared storage (ISIS 1000) - 24 users; 20 to 80 TB of space and works with Media Composer as well as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.

#avid#nab#avid media composer#nab 2015#media composer first
Avid at IBC 2014

August 1, 2014, 02:43 PM

http://www.broadcastbeat.com/avid-at-ibc-2014/

See how Avid Everywhere is transforming the industry at IBC 2014 Amsterdam on September 12–16. (RT @Avid: Don’t miss a minute of IBC 2014. Sign up for daily updates from the show floor in Amsterdam. Source: www.avidblogs.com See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Engineering

#avid#ibc 2014
Video Symphony Open House Saturday June 21

June 19, 2014, 09:29 AM

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/video-symphony-open-ho...

Come check out Video Symphony's Burbank campuses, see demonstrations of our programs in TV & Film Editing, Motion Graphics, Audio Engineering and New Media Production. Individual classes also available! www.videosymphony.com

#editing#avid#adobe#vfx#pro tools#sound

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