Avid NEXIS | Pro

User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Avid NEXIS | PRO: Editing at the Speed of Thought

With crazy deadlines there is almost no time to waste while editing. Scratch Media relies heavily on Avid NEXIS | PRO to deliver more at a faster pace. Just north of San Diego, in the seaside town of Carlsbad, Scratch Media has been producing award-winning video and live events for world-renown brands, nonprofits, and higher-education Read More

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By Courtney Wach, October 6, 2017
Avid Media Composer

Software, User Stories and Reviews

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

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, October 3, 2017

Video Editing

Adobe SpeedGrade CC Is Dead; Long Live Lumetri Color – Studio Daily

Adobe has said goodbye to Adobe SpeedGrade CC and will now have their full attention on their Lumetri Color Panel. Bryant Frazer reports on the latest from Adobe below. Adobe SpeedGrade CC reached end-of-life this week, as Adobe ceased all development on the powerful standalone color-grading application. The move doesn’t actually come as a surprise. Read More

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By Courtney Wach, September 14, 2017

User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Efficiency in Premiere Pro with Workspaces

Oliver Peters gives us his insight on how he likes working with Adobe Premiere Pro workspaces and how he can customize the user interface layout to be most efficient. Most days I find myself in front of Adobe Premiere Pro CC, both by choice and by the jobs I’m booked on. Yes, I know, for Read More

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By Courtney Wach, August 23, 2017

Video Editing

Customizing VEGAS Pro for Editing

Bobby Grubic gives us a look at Editing Basics in VEGAS Pro. In this second episode looking at VEGAS Pro, we’re going to look at Editing Basics. Vegas is very similar to a lot of other track-based non-linear editors as it includes displays for viewing your source footage as well as the edit in the Read More

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By Courtney Wach, August 21, 2017

User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

VEGAS PRO Tutorial: Basic Color Correction

VEGAS PRO is professional and powerful. The VEGAS Pro software family speeds your workflow past known limits. With extremely efficient editing tools and effective use of available computing power, you’ll power through even the most complex projects with VEGAS Pro. Check out this great color correction video below. VEGAS PRO SOPHISTICATED RESULTS. FROM START TO FINISH. Read More

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By Courtney Wach, August 11, 2017

Camera and Accessories, User Stories and Reviews

GNARBOX Review: BackUp your photos and videos on the fly!

What is the GNARBOX? A pocket-sized device that empowers you to backup, organize, edit & share HD videos and photos, laptop free. Peter McKinnon reviews the new backup solution in the video below. Who needs one? Anyone with a camera! Great for trips, travels and adventures where you have your camera but want to leave Read More

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By Courtney Wach, August 4, 2017
Premiere Pro CC

Video Editing

Perfect Premiere Pro Slow Motion Tutorial

Vlady Radev from 4K Shooters shares great insight on how to smooth slow motion in Premiere Pro CC. To get started make sure you are shooting in 60fps! I was a bit surprised to know that some video editors still struggle with finding the optimal approach when it comes to pulling off perfectly smooth and Read More

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By Courtney Wach, July 25, 2017

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Video Editors in Their Edit Suites

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, July 24, 2017

Video Editing

Oliver Peters Top Websites for Filmmakers

Oliver Peters gives us a look at his top websites for filmmakers. While I’m partial to my own interview articles, it’s hard to beat Steve Hullfish’s Art of the Cut interview series for sheer depth and volume. Hullfish is an editor, colorist, trainer, and author with several books to his credit, including a curated version Read More

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By Courtney Wach, July 14, 2017