Timeline Tuesday

  • 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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  • GA Gowtham Edits Breezy Love Song ‘Unnale Unnale’ on Avid Media Composer

    Soon after its first rough cut, post production of music video “Unnale Unnale” moved from Mumbai to Chennai City in India. Editor Gowtham had to work against the clock to finish the project in just four days.

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  • The Super Bowl Halftime Show—Guy Harding Cuts Multicamera Monster Projects (Part 2)

    In his second Timeline Tuesday article, Guy Harding takes it up a notch. For the multicamera pre-edit of the Super Bowl Halftime Show he worked with 176 different cameras angles. Here’s how he did it.

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  • From U2 to Victoria’s Secret—Guy Harding Cuts Multicamera Monster Projects (Part 1)

    LA-based editor Guy Harding has cut some of the largest multicamera live shows on the planet. In the first episode of this two-part blog series, Harding shares how he organizes a 66 multicamera project for a U2 show.

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