Timeline Tuesday

  • 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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  • Soundscaping the Trailer for Kickstarter Project ‘Magpie, the Untold Stories of World War II’

    Thanks to the trailer video on their Kickstarter page, the team behind the movie ‘Magpie’ raised enough money to start filming. Here’s how sound designer Andrew McAlinden soundscaped the teaser film in Pro Tools.

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  • Coming Back to Media Composer to Edit Colombian/French Feature Film ‘Anna’

    To cut feature film ‘Anna’, editor Mauricio Lleras decided to return to Media Composer and immediately loved how the software kept evolving and makes life for editors just that little bit easier.

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  • From Compostelle to Kuujjuaq—Editing the Path to a Thousand Dreams

    With 30 hours of HD archival footage and no help from an assistant editor, documentary series ‘From Compostelle to Kuujjuaq’ was the biggest project Pierre Breton had to manage and edit in 20 years.

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