Software, Video Editing

Learn how How Avid Media Composer Utilizes Computer Power

November 10, 2017

For all of you die-hard techie Avid video editors out there, take a look at this Avid article from Avid engineers on how Media Composer uses computer power…. On another note – have you see our custom built HP z Workstations and zBooks? They are built for speed and optimized for Avid editors! If you Read More

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By Britt,

Software, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer is the Best for Editing Large, Long-Term Projects

October 3, 2017

Sandra Adair has had nothing but success while using Avid Media Composer as her editing software. She reveals what she believes to be the most important and favorite feature of Avid in the article below. Over the 13 years I spent editing Boyhood, which was shot entirely on 35mm film, we found that we needed Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Avid Media Composer

Software, Video Editing

New Post Workflows from Avid at IBC

September 26, 2017

Post production work can be demanding when it comes to storage.  With that, collaboration can also become affected which can have an impact on the general workflow.  Lately it seems shared storage and/or working off a network or a cloud-type service has been able to improve this kind of work as many post houses have Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Software, Video Editing

Avid’s MediaCentral Will Speed Up Your Collaborative Workflows

September 20, 2017

From RedShark News Working in a creative cloud has become the new trend for companies to improve their workflow.  Especially in a collaborative field, working in a cloud-like network makes it easier for anyone to work and share.  The most collaborative field being media, a cloud service built for those fields would be incredibly valuable Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Software, Video Editing

Avid MediaCentral for Post Accelerates Your 4K Workflow

September 19, 2017

With the growth of streaming video services, traditional broadcast companies are looking for content to keep up.  Most of those companies have started up their own on-demand app or service to compete and in most cases produce shows just for that service.  With this revolution in media, problems naturally arise.  Now that there is more Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Software, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer 8.9.1

September 18, 2017

Now Available: Media Composer and Media Composer | First 8.9.1 Media Composer 8.9.1 was released on Thursday, August 24th at 12 PM EDT. This update was made available from Avid Master Accounts, Application Manager, and the Avid Download Center (login and password required).Media Composer | First 8.9.1 was also released at the same time, and Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Software, Video Editing

Watch and Learn about Avid ScriptSync

August 4, 2017

For many editors out there, the struggle between going from your work space to the script may seem tasking at times.  Trying to keep track of the different versions you’re working off of and even with script notes and rewrites can be maddening and slow your workflow down.  Avid had created their ScriptSync option within Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Software, Video Editing

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

July 25, 2017

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,

Software, Video Editing

Video Editors in Their Edit Suites

July 24, 2017

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,

Software, Video Editing

Media Composer First One Month Later

July 21, 2017

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,