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Video Editing

December 12, 2011 Author:

Get editing advice and wisdom from leading professionals in the industry! From tips on storytelling and working with clients to suggetions for keeping abreast with the latest advances…we’ve got tons of great tips from seasoned vets. Perfect for newbies looking to break into the industry, as well as reminders for working pros! Read More

Wisdom for Editors from Leading Post-Production Professionals

  • December 10, 2011

    Fun Facts and Dates in Digital Editing ‘Firsts’

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    Believe it or not, nonlinear digital video editing is only 26 years old, and has been mainstream for just over 15 years. In this post, we’ll relive some interesting dates in recent history in this exciting industry! Read More

  • December 6, 2011

    Video Editors Respond to CNN’s Layoff of 50 Editors and Videographers

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    CNN recently announced layoffs of about 50 of its editors and videographers, stating that because cameras and editing equipment were so plentiful in the hands of the masses, they would begin relying more heavily on user-generated content, rather than professional content. Professional editors have had a chance to respond to this news, and we’ve followed this conversation. Read More

  • November 28, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Use the New Find Tool in Avid Media Composer

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    As we continue our video tutorial series on the new features in Media Composer 6, we thought we’d highlight the new Find Tool (which was technically introduced in Media Composer 5.5). Its powerful metadata searching capabilities will allow you to burrow deep within your bins, scripts and even the text in your Timeline and monitors to find exactly what you’re looking for. Read More

  • November 16, 2011

    An Interview with Avid: Talking about the launch of Media Composer 6

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    Avid Media Composer 6 is officially available and ready to test drive! I interviewed Angus Mackay, Avid Segment Marketing Manager of Professional Video, about the launch—and he had some great things to say about the new release. Read More

  • November 15, 2011

    Troubleshooting Final Cut Pro X Data and Settings Corruption Problems

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    If Final Cut Pro X won’t launch, crashes while launching, or crashes while open, there are some basic troubleshooting tips you can follow to try to quickly get yourself back up-and-running. Check out this tutorial to equip yourself with the proper technical expertise! Read More

  • November 13, 2011

    10 to Follow: More Great Video Editing and Post-Production Twitter Users

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    In this post, we’ve rounded up 10 of the most influential Twitter users in the area of video production and post. Increasing your editing knowledge and stay up to date with the latest news and events by following the Twitter accounts of these video pros. Read More