The A-List

The A-List

  • The Expendables 3

    The Rough Cut: Sean Albertson and Paul Harb

    When it comes to editing top Hollywood film projects using Media Composer, Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb have seen a ton of explosive action. In this raw interview, get an inside look at their collaboration on the new Sylvester Stallone blockbuster The Expendables 3.

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  • Billy Goldenberg

    Filmmaking: Don’t Wait. Just Edit.

    If things had gone differently, William Goldenberg (known as Billy) would have been treating patients in 2012 instead of picking up the Academy Award for Film Editing for “Argo”. See what transformed Billy’s career learn what it takes to be a successful film editor.

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  • Inside 'The Expendables 3' Editing Room with Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb

    Inside ‘The Expendables 3’ Editing Room with Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb

    When it comes to top Hollywood film projects, Sean Albertson, ACE, and Paul Harb have seen a ton of explosive action. Get an inside look at their collaboration in the editing suite on the latest Sylvester Stallone action film, The Expendables 3.

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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 career and the role Avid creative tools have played in his evolution into becoming one of the most dynamic figures working in media today.

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  • Filmmaking: How To Cut Scenes for both IMAX and 35mm Distribution with 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Editor Alan E. Bell, ACE

    How To Cut Scenes for both IMAX and 35mm Distribution with ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Editor Alan E. Bell, ACE

    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.

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  • Filmmaking Advice from the Editors Behind the Summer Blockbuster

    Advice from the Editors Behind the Summer Blockbuster

    With a whole new crop of major motion pictures upon us, I thought I’d recap some of my favorite interviews with the creative editors, sound designers, and post production professionals from blockbusters of summer past.

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  • Behind-the-Scenes with the 'Gravity' Sound Design Team

    Behind the Scenes with the ‘Gravity’ Sound Design Team

    Director Alfonso Cuarón wanted to leverage sound design to create an immersive experience for moviegoers—how did Avid help the sound designers realize his vision?

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  • The Rough Cut: Bad Robot

    Visit the creative team behind J.J. Abrams’s production company. Learn their approach to picture editorial, visual effects, sound mixing and editing, and more!

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  • Mixing Gravity with Skip Lievsay

    Mixing ‘Gravity’ with Skip Lievsay is an Out-of-this-World Experience

    We talked recently with ‘True Grit’ re-recording mixer Skip Lievsay about his latest film mix, ‘Gravity’. Skip creates incredibly compelling and engrossing soundtracks that draw viewers into the story. Hear why Skip takes a less-is-more approach to pro mixing.

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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, the indie thriller, ‘Last Passenger’, directed and co-written by first-timer Omid Nooshin.

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  • The Rough Cut: Greg Spence

    Get an inside look at Game of Thrones visual effects process and how they blend great location scouting with digital imagery to make fantasy a reality.

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  • NAB 2013: Bringing Game of Thrones to Life

    Going inside the globe-spanning workflow behind HBO’s epic series Game of Thrones.

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