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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
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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
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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
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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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Video Editing

Oliver Peters gives us an NAB update on NLEs

I had the chance to chat with Oliver during the Avid Connect event at NAB. He has long been one of my favorite writers / bloggers or our industry. In this great wrap up article he gives us a round up look at what’s new with Adobe, Avid, Apple and other NLE vendors. digitalfilms by Read More

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By Gary, May 29, 2015
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News and Sales, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Try before you buy, FREE Video Editing Software Downloads available here

A customer contacted our technicians through the live chat this morning asking one of the most frequently asked questions we hear: “Which video editing application is best for me?” We certainly understand the question and when you really dive in deep to research it you will find pros and cons reported by other users that Read More

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By Jim,
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4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

Technicolor – PostWorks: Editing 4K with Avid Media Composer

Nat Geo’s Russia Wild Arctic is being shot and edited in 4K using Avid Media Composer and DNxHR. In this Studio Daily interview Postworks Director of Technology Matt Schneider tells how they did it and why they went with an Avid workflow. Studio Daily by Beth Marchant This was the first time the post facility Read More

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By Gary, May 26, 2015

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