Timeline Tuesday

  • Avid Tools Give Trollhunters’ Editorial Team a Leg Up on Pushing the Limits in Animation

    For editor Graham Fisher, the process of editing Guillermo del Toro’s “Trollhunters” has been pure creative bliss. The one rock-solid constant in the middle of this big production has been Avid Media Composer.

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  • Super 16, a Beautiful Dream, a First-Time Director, and a Low Take Count

    Avid Media Composer’s ability to do it all “in the box” saved editor Bryan Colvin an enormous amount of time, and kept him focused on telling the story of “Crossing”.

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  • 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 list of editing credits over the last decade – including “Shameless”, “Doctor Who” and “Game of Thrones”.

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  • Cutting it Up Down Under — Alex Fitzwater Edits Outback Adventure Series “Unleashed”

    With “Crocodile Dundee” meets “Ice Road Truckers” as a starting reference point, Alex Fitzwater explains how he came to edit the first season of outback adventure series “Unleashed”.

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  • Lots of Edits for a “Little Mix” — Martin Craswell Crafts Long-Form Music Shows

    Martin Craswell specializes in long-form live music shows. While crafting the edit of “Little Mix”, he points out that Avid is the only platform he feels truly comfortable with — like an old friend.

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  • Cutting a Long Story Short — Editing Movie Trailers

    Ever wondered who cuts those powerful movie trailers? Follow along with Paul Cartlich and see how he edits the trailer for the film “The Brand New Testament” by Jaco Van Dormael.

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  • Editing Spanish Feature Film ‘Gernika’: The Story Beyond the Bombs

    The story of “Gernika” offered Spanish editor José Manuel Jiménez the perfect opportunity to combine structure, narrative, rhythm and acting in one feature film.

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  • Josh Earl, ACE, Cuts Down 30,000 Hours of Footage to 18 Episodes for Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch”

    While Josh Earl, ACE, dabbled in many genres and techniques — from trailers to features, scripted to unscripted — editing Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” is one of the most challenging projects to date.

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  • Building an Editing Career with Avid Media Composer

    “Zinzana” is an Emirati thriller that combines violence with black comedy in a way that echoes Quentin Tarantino. It’s also notable as the first feature film edited by Shahnaz Dulaimy.

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  • Scott Carnegie Writes, Directs, Produces and Edits Ultramarathon “Brain Freeze — The Great Slurpee Run”

    What do you get when you combine an ultramarathon with Manitoba, the Slurpee capital of the world? Director, producer, writer, and co-editor Scott Carnagie tells the story of “Brain Freeze — The Great Slurpee Run”.

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  • Analyze the Full Media Composer Timeline of ‘Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation’

    Editor Eddie Hamilton, ACE, gave us his full, finished Media Composer timeline of “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation”. Dig in and analyze the timeline set-up and his creative workflow for this fast-paced blockbuster.

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  • From Flatbed to Media Composer — Veteran Editor Ron Sussman Looks Back at 30 Years of Creative Tools

    As Ron Sussman finishes the edit of Lisa Eastman’s documentary “Living Off The Manhole”, he takes us back to 1989. During that year’s NAB Show he saw the first demo of the Avid/1 and was instantly hooked.

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