88mph

Software, Video Editing

Great Scot! Media Composer is Heading ‘Back To The Future’

Director, colorist, and writer Charles Haine of No Film School wrote this piece on Media Composer 8.8  Avid Goes 88 MPH ‘Back to the Future’ with Media Composer 8.8   With today’s release of Media Composer 8.8, Avid Technologies brings back two important features not seen since version 7. It’s rare in the world of Read More

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By Brittany, February 22, 2017

Video Editing

What’s NEW in Avid Media Composer 8.8 & Welcome back PhraseFind and ScriptSync!

Avid Media Composer 8.8 is here along with PhraseFind and ScriptSync! Kevin P. McAuliffe talks about the newest features in version 8.8 of Avid Media Composer, including the return of two much anticipated features, PhraseFind and ScriptSync. LET’S EDIT WITH MEDIA COMPOSER – WHAT’S NEW IN 8.8 Media Composer has hit some huge milestones in the Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 20, 2017

Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

Now is the time to Upgrade your old version of Avid Media Composer – ScriptSync & PhraseFind are back!

Avid brought back ScriptSyne & PhraseFind, it’s time for an upgrade! UPGRADE ANY MEDIA COMPOSER VERSION FOR JUST $399 $385 Got an older version of Media Composer, Symphony, or NewsCutter—even as far back as version 3? Or maybe you’ve got a more recent version of Media Composer, but let your Annual Upgrade and Support Plan Read More

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By Brittany, February 17, 2017
Adobe

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

The Finest Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud 2017

Cat Ellis from Tech Radar wrote this article for finding the best software on a budget. The best free alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 The finest free software for designers, illustrators, photographers, and artists   Free alternatives to Adobe CC Starting next month, Adobe is raising the price of its Creative Cloud suite in Read More

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By Brittany, February 15, 2017
Editing Technique

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Simple Editing Tip to Make Your Scenes More Powerful & Dramatic

Robert Hardy is the founder of the filmmaker’s process  and former writer for No Film School . In this article from No Film School, Robert shows you how the power of a simple  editing trick can change the tone of the story. This Simple Editing Technique Will Make Your Scenes More Dramatic & Powerful Film editing is, Read More

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By Brittany, February 14, 2017
Adobe Creative

User Stories and Reviews

Long Live Adobe Creative Cloud

Portrait photographer, filmmaker, and staff writer, Tihomir Lazarov  for Fstoppers wrote an opinion piece about the Adobe Creative Cloud  Adobe: Creative Suite Is Dead, Long Live Creative Cloud Do you remember Adobe’s Creative Suite or CS? Yes, it was that family of Adobe applications that served creatives well for quite a long time. We used to buy perpetual Read More

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By Brittany, February 8, 2017
Editor's Guide

Video Editing

Nonlinear Editing Buyer’s Guide of 2017

Scott Simmons  from Pro Video Coalition  wrote an editors buyer’s guide describing the new technologies in the post production world for 2017. Now, is a time where technology is more innovative and faster than ever before. Take a peek at the guide and make an informed decision about your next purchase.   The Editblog’s 2017 NLE Buyer’s Read More

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By Brittany, February 1, 2017
Windows

Specials and Promotions

Another Long Time Mac Editor Migrates to Windows

Editor, Shane Ross from Little Frog in High Def wrote this piece on why he switched from Apple to Windows   This is a tough thing to admit, but I’m seriously considering a move from Mac to Windows.  Tough, because I’ve been a Mac user ever since I bought my first computer in 1991, a Read More

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By Brittany, January 30, 2017
2017

Industry News and Press Releases, User Stories and Reviews

Technology Predictions of 2017

Independent editor, colorist, post production supervisor and consulant, Oliver Peters wrote an insightful piece regarding his thoughts on the future of technology for 2017 for digitalfilms. 2017 Technology Predictions The next year will certainly be an interesting one. Not only because of the forces of innovation, but also those of politics. With the new President Read More

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By Brittany, January 17, 2017
Macbook Pro box

Computers

Review of the MacBook Pro

Charles Haine  of  No Film School  reviewed the new Macbook Pro   The New MacBook Pro: The Complete Filmmaker Review Apple has released a majorly redesigned MacBook Pro, and we put it through in-depth testing to see how it holds up for filmmaker needs. The MacBook Pro has been a mainstay for filmmakers, so for this review, Read More

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By Brittany, January 3, 2017