User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Feature Film Editor Comes Back to Avid Media Composer

A filmmaker rediscovers Avid Media Composer and finds himself pleasantly surprise. While he was “away” Avid kept on adding new features, performance and capabilities. Leading him to conclude that Avid Media Composer is a great choice fro independent filmmakers. Coming Back to Avid Media Composer to Edit Colombian/French Feature Film ‘Anna’ AvidBlogs By Mauricio Lleras Read More

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By Britt, May 27, 2016
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Storage Solutions

Avid Nexis Software-defined Shared Storage Platform is released!

We are very excited about the next generation of intelligent storage Avid Nexis. Avid has taken their storage technology to the next level by  increasing performance, providing unmatched flexibility and delivering it at their lowest cost per terabyte ever! Nexis allows you to change not only each users assigned storage allotment, but what level of RAID Read More

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By Gary, May 20, 2016
Media Composer with iZotope plugins

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Get Media Composer with IZotope Plug-ins for Free – Limited Time Offer

Take your video editing capabilities to the next level with the industry’s most advanced tools for video and audio production. For a limited time, you can buy or subscribe to Media Composer and get award-winning iZotope sound editing software free for 90 days—a $478 value. The iZotope RX Loudness Control plug-in provides automatic global loudness correction, Read More

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By Britt, May 18, 2016

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Switching From Adobe Premiere to Avid Media Composer

While Adobe Premiere has come a long way over the years, Avid Media Composer remains the NLE of choice in Hollywood studios, Broadcasters, Reality TV and Indy Filmmakers. No other tool offers the collaboration, media management and workflows of Avid.  If you’re going to be pursuing a career in editing, you need to know Avid Media Read More

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By Gary,
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Video Editing

Creative COW’s NAB 2016 NLE / Post Production Report

Our long time friend Tim Wilson has put together a really insightful and detailed report on what’s going on in the world of NLEs and Post Production at NAB 2016. In the article he reflects back to NAB 2001 and it really got me thinking about not only how long we’ve known Tim, not only Read More

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By Gary, May 11, 2016
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Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid addresses Apple QuickTime for Windows Security Issues

The industry was buzzing over Apples decision to stop supporting Apple Quicktime for Windows because of 2 new security threats. IT organizations have suggested removing Apple Quicktime for Windows from your computer. This can be problematic for video editors. Avid Knowledge Base: QuickTime Support and Security on Windows Last Updated : April 26, 2016 Read More

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By Gary, April 28, 2016
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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Tips for Speeding Up Avid Media Composer

Christian Jhonson posted a link to this Avid Knowledge base article on The Avid Editors of Facebook page. Really nice tips and tweaks here for speeding up Avid Media Composer. Thank you Christian for turning me on to them, now I’m going to share them with all our customers and blog readers 😉 Avid Knowledge Read More

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By Gary, April 26, 2016
Avid Media Composer and FilmLight Baselight Color Bundle

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid and FilmLight Work Together to Introduce Professional Color Bundle with Avid Media Composer and Baselight

FilmLight today announced a new collaboration with longstanding collaborator, Avid®, which will see both companies introduce a new Professional Colour bundle for editors at NAB2016 (18–21 April, Las Vegas Convention Center). FilmLight first showed Baselight Editions on Avid Media Composer® at NAB2012 and since then the two companies have worked closely to improve interoperability between Read More

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By Jim, April 15, 2016

4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

Avid DNxIO Gets The Job Done at Warrior Poets

I love it when one of our customers gets written up or interviewed about the work they do with the products we sell. I’m a big fan of  Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) and he was a keynote speaker at last years Avid Connect Event. When I first spoke to Adam last summer Warrior Poets Read More

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By Gary, March 31, 2016
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Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Avid & World Wrestling Entertainment Team Up

Score another big victory for Avid. The WWE is a force in live entertainment and now they have hopped on the Avid Everywhere platform to optimize their workflows, secure their valuable archives and maximize the distribution of their content.  “WWE is a shining example of how media organizations can build open, integrated workflows with the MediaCentral Read More

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By Gary, March 29, 2016

SSpring Sale