Video Editing

Video Editing

  • The Expendables 3

    The Rough Cut: Sean Albertson and Paul Harb

    When it comes to editing top Hollywood film projects using Media Composer, Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb have seen a ton of explosive action. In this raw interview, get an inside look at their collaboration on the new Sylvester Stallone blockbuster The Expendables 3.

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  • Billy Goldenberg

    Filmmaking: Don’t Wait. Just Edit.

    If things had gone differently, William Goldenberg (known as Billy) would have been treating patients in 2012 instead of picking up the Academy Award for Film Editing for “Argo”. See what transformed Billy’s career learn what it takes to be a successful film editor.

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  • Filmmaking: Why the Pro Multiband Dynamics Plug-in is a Definite Must-Have For My Audio Post Production

    Why the Pro Multiband Dynamics Plug-in is a Definite Must-Have For My Audio Post Production

    I’ve been using the Avid Pro Series since they were introduced and have been very impressed with how they have performed. So when the new Pro Series plug-ins were introduced, I knew they’d be worth checking out. After using them, here’s I like.

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  • Pro Tools Academic Gets New Cloud Collaboration and Support Features with the Upgrade/Support Plan for Educators and Students

    Pro Tools For Education Gets New Cloud Collaboration Features with the Upgrade Plan

    Starting October 10, 2014, we have made enhancements to the Pro Tools Academic package in preparation for new features coming to Pro Tools in 2015. Let’s explore all the options.

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  • Media Composer 8.2 Keeps You Focused on Creative Editorial with Background Rendering

    Today, Avid released the latest update to Media Composer | Software introducing Background Rendering. This new feature will increase your productivity, let you spend more time on creative storytelling, and deliver your projects on time, beating the deadlines. See what else is new…

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  • Filmmaking: Why Do We Need Color Correction

    Why Do We Need Color Correction?

    We are often asked what a Colorist does in the film & television industry. In this short video we’ve given several examples of why and when color correction can improve a video.

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  • Music: Pro Tools Sound Effects Library Searching Made Faster and More Efficient with New Workspace Browser

    Pro Tools Sound Effects Library Searching Made Faster and More Efficient with New Workspace Browser

    One of the new features in Pro Tools 11 is a completely rebuilt workspace browser that’s faster and more efficient than ever. If you’re looking for a quick way to search your sound effects collection, there’s no easier way than with the workspace browser—here’s how.

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  • Inside 'The Expendables 3' Editing Room with Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb

    Inside ‘The Expendables 3’ Editing Room with Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb

    When it comes to top Hollywood film projects, Sean Albertson, ACE, and Paul Harb have seen a ton of explosive action. Get an inside look at their collaboration in the editing suite on the latest Sylvester Stallone action film, The Expendables 3.

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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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