Independent Films

  • The Rough Cut Morgan Spurlock

    Our Favorite Filmmaking Advice from Recent Oscar® Nominees and Winners

    We took a look back at recent ‘Rough Cut’ interviews to gather filmmaking advice from our own Oscar-nominated and winning…

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  • Pro Mixing: Music Composers for TV and Film Look to System 5 and Pro Tools to Deliver Compelling Scores

    Pro Mixing: Music Composers for TV and Film Look to System 5 and Pro Tools to Deliver Compelling Scores

    Music composers have challenging gigs. They have to write, record, and mix a ton of cues. They are on the…

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  • 'Service Please' courtesy of James Roddy, DGA

    Uncorking Creative Editorial with James Roddy, DGA

    As I watch really cool examples of independent films in progress fly through my Twitter feed, I thought it would…

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  • IBC 2014: Media Mogul Robert Rodriguez Has Advice for Young Filmmakers at the IBC Show

    IBC 2014: Media Mogul Robert Rodriguez Has Advice for Young Filmmakers at the IBC Show

    In our exclusive live interview at IBC 2014, the acclaimed filmmaker joined Avid’s Matt Feury in conversation to discuss his…

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  • IBC 2014: Movie Magic of the Bad Robot Editorial Team Revealed Live on Stage at the IBC Show

    IBC 2014: Movie Magic of the Bad Robot Editorial Team Revealed Live on Stage at the IBC Show

    Editors Maryann Brandon, ACE and Mary Jo Markey, ACE took a quick break from editing Star Wars: Episode VII. They…

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  • Avid S3L: The Center of Your Live Production Environment

    Avid S3L is more than a great-sounding mixing desk—it’s a total live production system and the central point of control…

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  • Collaborative Video Editing

    How to Scale a Media Storage System

    Most storage systems do an ineffective job of growing to meet the demanding workflows of collaborative video editing. Find out…

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  • Rhythm, Pre-vis, and the Magic of Montage: The Making of British Indie Thriller ‘Last Passenger’

    Rhythm, Pre-vis, and the Magic of Montage: The Making of British Indie Thriller ‘Last Passenger’

    In this exclusive interview, ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ editor Joe Walker talks about his most recent project to hit theaters,…

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  • The Rough Cut Morgan Spurlock

    The Rough Cut: Morgan Spurlock

    Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Super-Size Me, The Greatest Movie Ever Sold) is proof that self-made success can be had.

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