Video Editing

  • Filmmaking: How to Use 120 fps iPhone 5s Footage in Media Composer | Software

    How to Use 120 fps iPhone 5s Footage in Media Composer | Software

    In this video tutorial, I demonstrate how to use 120 fps footage shot on the iPhone 5s in Media Composer | Software. See how to ingest, render, and manipulate this footage.

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  • Filmmaking: With A Special Wish the Editing and VFX Community Unite to Make a Teen’s Dream Come True

    Filmmaking: With A Special Wish the Editing and VFX Community Unite to Make a Teen’s Dream Come True

    I had the good fortune to help plan activities for a special effects and film editing buff who’s undergoing cancer treatment. While he has had a difficult battle, the trip served as a good focal point for getting better and, thanks to everyone involved, his hope for a brighter future.

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  • Filmmaking: How to Create Custom Scene Transitions with the Paint Effect in Media Composer | Software

    How to Create Custom Scene Transitions with the Paint Effect in Media Composer

    I’ll show you how to make a flash transition, a blur transition, and a combo with both, using the built-in Paint Effect. Then you’ll see how to save it as a preset to re-use easily.

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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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  • Perfect Your Mix in Media Composer | Software with the Power of AAX Audio Plug-ins

    Perfect Your Mix in Media Composer | Software with the Power of AAX Audio Plug-ins

    One of my favorite new additions is support for AAX. Working with audio in Media Composer using the same tools I already employ in Pro Tools is invaluable. See how to get started with AAX in your next project.

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  • Avid Media Composer Software 8.1 What's New

    Media Composer 8.1 Updates Professional Features for Creative Editorial

    Avid just released the first update of Media Composer | Software. Here are some of the latest new features to boost your creativity and efficiency.

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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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  • What's New in Media Composer | Software

    Find Out What’s New in Media Composer 8.0

    The latest version of Media Composer announced at NAB 2014, with the new subscription offerings, is now available. Find out what makes this release the professional’s choice for creative editorial.

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  • NAB 2014: Make Short Work of Your Motion Graphics Workflow by Drawing Inside the (Time)line with Boris FX BCC 9

    NAB 2014: Make Short Work of Your Motion Graphics Workflow by Drawing Inside the (Time)line with Boris FX BCC 9

    Nine new effects, twenty-four new transitions AND the new FX Browser makes BCC 9 a must have update for any Media Composer editor looking to speed up their effects workflow. See what’s new.

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  • NAB 2014: Understanding the GoPro Workflow

    NAB 2014: Easy GoPro Lens Correction with Avid Media Composer and Boris FX

    You’re going to start seeing more and more GoPro footage in your timelines, and with that comes some inherent problems. See how to fix them—fast.

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  • NAB 2014: Give Your Media Composer Projects Professional Polish with QuickTime-Based Effects Elements

    Get the looks you want and the workflows you need to help you succeed with Media Composer | Software. Plus, expand your editing capabilities with practical effects from Rampant Design Tools.

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  • 4K Workflows with Avid ISIS: Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve

    4K Workflows with Avid ISIS: Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve

    ISIS shared storage systems now support 4K and Ultra HD, providing real-time, collaborative editorial workflows with many third-party applications including Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve.

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