Video Editing

Avid Everywhere Success Story: Pie Town Productions

Avid has posted another customer success story on thier website. This one is about a reality TV production company Pie Town Productions.  Reality programming usually involves hundreds of hours of footage, shot with  four, five, six or even a dozen different cameras.  Inthis article they expain how Avid Everywhere workflows allow them to hit their dedlines Read More

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By Gary, July 23, 2015
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Cool Gadgets, HD AVCHD DSLR, Video Editing

AJA T-Tap for Monitoring Video in Avid Pro Tools

AJA makes great products and the T-Tap Thunderbolt device is no exception. We’ve been selling it for years as a fantastic tool to get video out of your NLE timeline, either SDI or HDMI, via Thunderbolt. It works great with Final Cut, FCPX, Adobe Premiere & Avid Media Composer.  It also works with Avid Pro Read More

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By Gary,
Avid Media Composer

News and Sales, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer 8.4 Announced Today

Avid Media Composer subscribers and owners with active Avid Support Plans were treated to some big news today with the a big upgrade to version 8.4. The speed of these updates coming out of Avid are supporting the idea that the Avid Support Plan is one of the best values in the industry. If your Read More

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By Jim, July 9, 2015
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Video Editing

Avid Releases Media Composer 8.4

One of the biggest advatages of the new subscrption and support based software models is that the software vendors don’t have to wait until they have a major dot release to give us new features. Avid has just releaased the latest and greatest version of Media Composer and they’ve added some really useful features that Read More

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By Gary, June 26, 2015

Video Editing

It’s not about the NLE, it’s about telling stories

In this excellent article Scott Simmons talks about being and editor, which means being a story teller. The tools you use are an important part of your workflow, but they do not define you or your craft. Limiting yourself to just one NLE could limit some opportunities for you down the road, because you need Read More

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By Gary, June 23, 2015
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4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

Subscribe Now and Save 40% on Avid Media Composer!

SAVE BIG ON A SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER. The biggest names in film and television rely on Media Composer to make movie magic.  Now you can too – at a price too good to pass up. From now until June 30, 2015, get an annual subscription to Media Composer and save 40%—the lowest subscription pricing ever.  Acquire, Read More

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By Gary, June 17, 2015

Video Editing

Subscription vs. Owning your NLE Software

The folks over at ExtremeTech have published an interesting article that goes into some of the issues facing Avid & Adobe (as well as Cakewalk) users.  The world is moving towards a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. While this may not work for everyone, it looks like it works very well for the software Read More

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By Gary, June 8, 2015
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Video Editing

Future Broadcaster’s Success from Learning Avid Workflows

I’ve been saying it for years. If you are planning on going into the film or broadcast industry you need to learn Avid. A few years ago that just meant learning  Media Composer.  Today it means all of the Avid workflows, better known as Avid Everywhere.  In today’s fast paced, I need it done yesterday, broadcast enviroments learning Read More

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By Gary, June 4, 2015

Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Options and steps for customers to renew their Subscriptions and Upgrade & Support plans within their My Avid Account

VERY IMPORTANT message from Marianna at Avid: Before anyone begins the renewal of their MC support/upgrade plan that is about to expire, you MUST log in to your Master Account and turn OFF the auto-renewal process. Turning this off will add a new link to the Media Composer | Software section and you will now Read More

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By Gary, June 3, 2015
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Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

NewBlueFX shares their Top Eight Avid Media Composer Sites

The folks over at NewBlueFX put together a list of their 8 favorite resources for Avid Media Composer info, tech tips and tutorials.  If you’re new to Avid or a seasoned pro you’ll find tons of great information to help you with your video editing workflows. NewBlueFX Titler Pro is a great choice for all Read More

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By Gary, June 1, 2015

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