- By Sara Griggs on August 25, 2014Read more
Many of us will tune in tonight to see which of our favorite shows and stars will nab a win at this year’s 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Earlier, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held, which honor the behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production.
Filmmaking: With A Special Wish the Editing and VFX Community Unite to Make a Teen’s Dream Come TrueBy Marianna Montague on August 25, 2014Read more
I had the good fortune to help plan activities for a special effects and film editing buff who’s undergoing cancer treatment. While he has had a difficult battle, the trip served as a good focal point for getting better and, thanks to everyone involved, his hope for a brighter…
- By Greg Stryke Chin on August 21, 2014Read more
I hope you’ll enjoy the first episode of our new tutorial series that dives into one of my favorite parts of music creation for electronic dance music, the drums, using the power of Pro Tools and Native Instruments Maschine.
Filmmaking: How to Create Custom Scene Transitions with the Paint Effect in Media Composer | SoftwareBy Shane Ross on August 20, 2014Read more
I’ll show you how to make a flash transition, a blur transition, and a combo with both, using the built-in Paint Effect. Then you’ll see how to save it as a preset to re-use easily.
- By Thomas Koritke on August 19, 2014Read more
Session Keys takes a fresh look at the timeless Grand Piano by using a new and innovative approach to create the perfect sound for Pro Tools productions.
Avid Customer Association: Pro Sound Effects Finds 150,000 Ways (and Counting) to Enrich Your StorytellingBy Keli Callaghan on August 15, 2014Read more
How do you go from concept to creation in the most efficient and imaginative way possible? That’s the lightbulb moment Douglas Price had before forming Pro Sound Effects, providers of sound effects library and licensing solutions to the media production industry.
Filmmaking: How To Cut Scenes for both IMAX and 35mm Distribution with ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Editor Alan E. Bell, ACEBy Adam Kranitz on August 14, 2014Read more
Director Francis Lawrence’s decision to shoot select scenes in IMAX added complexity to the final stage of the editing process. Learn how Bell and his team cut scenes for both IMAX and regular theaters.
Music: Join Award-Winning FOH Engineer Robert Scovill for a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Sound CheckBy Robert Scovill on August 13, 2014Read more
These sound check events are a golden opportunity for you to get an insider’s glimpse at just how these cutting edge technologies and features are actually being deployed on a daily basis at every stop of the tour.