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Diary of an Avid Switcher Part 6 – MC7 New Features

Diary of an Avid Switcher Part 6 – Media Composer 7 New Features It’s been a while since my last installment of my Diary of an Avid Switcher and a lot has happened in the mean time. First of all … Continue reading

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Diary of An Avid Switcher Part 5 – Upgrades, Audio & Effects

How To Upgrade Avid Media Composer So in practice for the anticipated installation of Avid Media Composer 7 I’ve decided to actually update my Avid installation to MC 6.5.2.1. As always with Avid nothing is as simple as it could be, so … Continue reading

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Diary of an Avid Switcher Part 4 – The Media Composer 7 Version

Getting To Work In Media Composer Today is the first day that I’ve enjoyed editing in Media Composer. I feel like I might be starting to see why people love it so much. Hopefully this also means I’ve reached that … Continue reading

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Diary of an Avid Switcher Part 3 – Things I Should Have Done

Learning Media Composer – Doing Things Right From The Start So this is my third instalment of my Avid Diary of a Switcher and thanks to the help of everyone who has commented I’m slowly learning how to do things … Continue reading

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Diary of An Avid Switcher – Part 2: Wrestling The Basics

Working with Avid Media Composer 6.5.2 First of all thanks to all those who have been commenting and tweeting and helping me out while I’m trying to get to grips with working with Avid Media Composer. Every comment is really … Continue reading

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Diary of an Avid Switcher – Solutions for FCP Editors

Learning Avid Media Composer 6.5.2 – Solutions for FCP Editors If you’re in the throws of making the switch from FCP7 to Avid Media Composer (or just learning Avid for the first time) and you simply want to know how … Continue reading

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Diary of an Avid Switcher – Part 1: Humble Beginnings

Learning Avid Media Composer 6.5 I bought Avid over Christmas, making the most of Videoguys crossgrade deal, and finally installed Avid Media Composer 6.5.2 in the new year. The download and install process from the Avid site was very easy. … Continue reading

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How To Edit A Documentary

How To Edit A Documentary – An Inside View If you’ve ever wondered how to edit a documentary then editor Steve Audette is the man to show you how it’s done. Steve has edited documentaries for nearly 20 years and … Continue reading

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What To Get A Film Editor For Christmas

What To Get A Film Editor For Christmas If you’re wondering what to get your valued editing friend/colleague/partner/boss for Christmas this year then these suggestions might be just thing them for them. I know they are for me! 1. Intuos … Continue reading

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Resources – Top 5 Posts

The Best of the Blog – Top 5 Posts There are over 500 plus posts on this blog and so finding what you’re after might become a challenging exercise, especially as the site continues to grow. To answer that challenge … Continue reading

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