Making The Cut

  • Making The Cut: Tim Porter, ACE, Talks Working With Avid on “Game of Thrones”

    For someone who admits that he never wanted to become an editor, Tim Porter, ACE, has amassed a pretty formidable…

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  • Making the Cut: Lillian Benson, ACE—Drawing on the Intuitive Self

    Lillian Benson, ACE, discusses how good storytelling, intuitive editing tools like Media Composer, and a strong sense of self can…

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  • Making the Cut: Virginia Katz, ACE—Hooked on Editing with Avid

    Virginia Katz, ACE, finds great creative freedom over picture and sound with Avid when editing movies like Beauty and the…

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  • Making the Cut: Edie Ichioka, ACE – Explore the Possibilities

    Edie Ichioka, ACE, discusses with Avid how an important part of the editing process for animated films takes place before…

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  • Making The Cut: Norman Hollyn—Telling Great Stories from the Editing Room

    Norman Hollyn shares with Avid his views on the creative film editing process, his work on the 2017 film Shot,…

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  • Making the Cut: Paul Rubell, ACE—Finding the Drama Between Action Beats

    Paul Rubell, ACE, discusses how Media Composer liberates his editing process and allows him to create and save multiple versions.

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  • Making the Cut: Robert Leighton — A Rewarding Long-term Collaboration

    Robert Leighton talks about his remarkable long-term relationship with director Rob Reiner and how technology has changed the art of…

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  • Making the Cut: Chris McCaleb—Cracking the Code

    Editor Chris McCaleb discusses how having an open mind and working on Media Composer are critical to solving scenes that…

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  • Making the Cut: Lynne Willingham, ACE—Crafting the Editor’s Vision

    Lynne Willingham, ACE, editor of Breaking Bad and True Blood, discusses the benefits of Media Composer on projects involving creative…

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  • Making the Cut: Terilyn A. Shropshire, ACE—The Editing Journey is an Adventure

    Terilyn A. Shropshire, ACE, reveals to Avid how experience leads to mastery that then benefits her on each successive editing…

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