Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

LumaForge Roundtable Discussion: State of NLE’s in the Industry

Bill Davis, Michael Kammes, Oliver Peters and Scott Simmons take on one of the most controversial questions in post production. Which editing software is best?!  They discuss the benefits and downsides to Premiere Pro, FCPX, Avid, and DaVinci Resolve.   Click here to watch the video on YouTube.

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 25, 2017

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Video Editors in Their Edit Suites

Editing suites for any editor can be a variety of things.  Maybe an editing “lab” in their film school, a family-used computer with a demo version editing software or a customized set-up with a combination of different devices and brands.  For anyone interested in knowing about major editing suites, Jonny Elwyn‘s article on his page Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 24, 2017

Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Media Composer First One Month Later

It’s good to get feedback on a product early after it’s release.  In the technologically advanced world we live in today, solid feedback needs to come sooner than later.  Almost a month after it’s release, we have a list of things that Avid Media Composer First have done right, and some things that have missed Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 21, 2017
avid

Storage Solutions

Learn How Avid Cloud-based Workflow Revolutionizes Post-Production

Ha-Mitcham, the largest independent post house in Israel chose an Avid Cloud-based workflow to revolutionize their new post production facility. Israeli production and post-production facility Ha-Mitcham is serious about collaborative editing. In fact it has just built its entire business around it. When they decided to build a brand new facility, they started looking at Read More

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By Courtney Wach, July 7, 2017
Avid MediaCentral Platform

Software

Avid Media Composer | First is Here

As of June 29th Avid Media Composer | First is available! Media Composer | First is Here… …and 9,000+ users have already signed up!!! Avid is very pleased to announce that Media Composer | First, which was first made available last week, on June 29th. This brand new, simple to use editing application is based Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 6, 2017
Avid MediaCentral Platform

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer 8.8.5 Released Today

Available Today! Media Composer V8.8.5 Available Today! Media Composer V8.8.5 Media Composer v8.8.5 will be released today, Thursday, June 29th at 3:00 PM EDT.  This update will be made available from Avid Master Accounts, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required). Media Composer 8.8.5 includes a number of bug fixes, including: Read More

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By Courtney Wach, June 29, 2017
Avid NEXIS

Software, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Updates NEXIS Storage Platform – New Features and Performance

Avid NEXIS storage platforms are getting new software for better workflows for video.  Perhaps the best feature being added is the ability to work in conjunction with projects being used with a non-Avid software.  That feature or that now Avid Pro Tools can now be integrated with Avid NEXIS storage platforms can also be the best Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 28, 2017

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Here are the Top 5 Features Avid Media Composer Editors Want

If you happen to be an editor using Avid Media Composer and wish your input could be heard, now it can be.  Avid has created the Avid Customer Association (ACA) to do just that.  Now Avid Media Composer editors can vote on what they like and dislike and Avid is listening.  Studio Daily‘s contributing writer Bryant Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Specials and Promotions

Check out these great Avid Media Composer Tutorials from TO THE POINT TUTORIALS

TO THE POINT TUTORIALS do just that, they get to the point!  From Red Arrow Industries here are the best Avid Media Composer tutorials. Fellow Editors, this channel is for you! Get up to speed (quickly) on the latest editing tips, tricks, and hacks. There’s nothing we hate more than long, drawn out videos. We Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 26, 2017

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Releases ACA Voting results! Avid is Listening!!

What makes a great product more successful is tending to the needs of their consumers.  In the media industry something like customer input goes a long way and Avid has come up with a great way to absorb that input.  They have created the Avid Customer Association (ACA) and this year had their Inaugural ACA Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 23, 2017