Timeline Tuesday

  • Distilling the Life of the Man who Changed American Television into an Artful and Moving Portrait

    To tell the story of TV producer Norman Lear, editor JD Marlow relied on Media Composer, the NLE that provided a robust workflow for this massive project with over 3,000 unique archival assets.

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  • Editing a 30-Second Commercial for St. Louis Zoo—the Perfect Job for Avid Media Composer

    With only a week to edit, tweak and color a spot for the St. Louis Zoo, editor Brit DeLillo decided this was the perfect job for Media Composer.

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  • Following in the Footsteps of Legendary Editors—Joseph Krings Cuts Bart Freundlich’s ‘Wolves’

    ‘Wolves’ is editor Joseph Krings’ second film back in the Avid world after completing six features on other software. Luckily, it did not take long to find his sea legs.

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  • Editor Catherine Haight, ACE, Cuts Amazon’s Comedy-Drama Hit Series ‘Transparent’

    The second season of comedy-drama show ‘Transparent’ is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. Follow editor Catherine Haight, ACE, as she shows us around her edit suite.

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  • The Key to Documentary Storytelling: Finding Remarkable Moments in Hours of Footage

    Go behind the scenes of Japanese TV series ‘Away-Game Baptism’ and learn how filmmaker Yoichi Osuga tells the story of professional anglers in their search for fish.

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  • Mark Thornton Returns to the Edit Room for the Second Series of ITV and Masterpiece PBS TV Show ‘Home Fires’

    Editor Mark Thornton explains why he jumped at the chance to come back for the second series of hit show ‘Home Fires’ on ITV and Masterpiece PBS.

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  • ‘Buying the View’ Turned Out to Be Much More than Your Average Property Show

    Property show ‘Buying the View’ premieres in January 2016 on W Network. Let’s go behind the scenes with editor Sal Fabbri and analyze the workflow and timeline of this brand new TV show.

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  • Danish Editor Malte Greis Cuts Family Feature Film ‘Villads fra Valby’ on Media Composer

    Because editors Malte Greis and Søren Ottosen worked simultaneously on family film ‘Villads fra Valby’, it was important to have rock-solid editing tools. That’s why they decided to go with Avid solutions.

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  • Colorist and Online Editor Tal Walks us Through his Post Production Workflow

    Online editor and colorist Tal does most of his work at home, and screens at his client’s office. In this article, Tal walks us through his editorial workflow.

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  • The Art of Crafting Trailers and Promos for FRONTLINE Documentary Films

    Whereas most editors’ timelines grow during the editorial process, Barry Clegg’s FRONTLINE promos actually shrink, going from rough cut to locked sequence.

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  • Polish 4K Stereoscopic Film ‘Tenderness’ Gives the Audience an Extra Dimension to Contemplate

    Cutting the 4K stereoscopic movie ‘Tenderness’ on Media Composer was a no-brainer for Polish editor Zbigniew Stencel. He started the project on Media Composer 6, continued on version 7, and finished the film on 8.4.

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  • Building Time-Saving Timelines for HGTV’s Hit Series ‘Brother vs Brother’

    Having a solid timeline workflow in place before you start to edit can save you and your team a lot of time and money. Read how editor Rhonda Thain created time-saving timelines for the hit series ‘Brother vs Brother’.

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