If Apple won’t build them, try building your own. PVC reports on one experience.
Deadline.com reports that Fuji is no longer in the motion film business.
by Harry B. Miller III, A.C.E. The latest software Avid and NewBlueFx is must have (and Must get someone else to pay!) There are two software packages available which are great tools to have in your editing room. Avid Media Composer (AMC) 6.5 is the update with which I would replace version 5.5. Updating software [...]
Editing is a subjective art. One person’s brilliance is another’s contrivance. There are many ways to the same end, but the end is telling a story. Telling it clearly, concisely, smartly. Tony Scott directed some of the most interestingly told stories I’ve seen. Top Gun was an action movie that never confused who was where [...]
Editor Steve Cohen, A.C.E. has updated his detailed Avid instruction manual. Steve knows more about this subject than almost anyone, so it is a valuable investment. According to Steve… Designed to help both newbies and advanced editors get up to speed quickly and easily, the just-released third edition has been extensively rewritten and contains nearly 50 [...]
A couple of very interesting announcements at NAB: Adobe has announced an update to its Creative Suite. It includes improvements to Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Audition. One reviewer felt Premiere in particular has taken the best features of Final Cut Pro 7, and moved to the next level. Here is a preview. NewBlueFX Titler [...]
by Stuart Bass, A.C.E. I have found that often my tracks will sound good in my room through my nice speakers but when the show plays through smaller TV speakers, consumer amplifiers or is recorded to DVD it becomes distorted. In order to fix this it is necessary to add compression to the tracks. Compression is [...]
At ACE’s Tech Day, Michael Krulik presents a preview of Avid Media Composer’s version 6. The audio can be downloaded here.
On November 5, 2011 ACE sponsored the first Tech Day for members and their assistants. About 75 attendees were treated to nearly two hours of fantastic information from Avid’s Michael Krulik. The audio can be downloaded here. Be prepared to learn a lot!
Euphonix has 3 control surfaces available for several software platforms (Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, FCP, Logic, etc.). One extremely annoying feature of the MC Mix and MC Control is the faders slamming to the off position while working in a timeline. Well, a new firmware fix has been issued – although you’d never know [...]