Category - Avid

Tips on Editing Documentaries in Avid

Tips on Documentary Editing in Avid If you want to learn how to edit a documentary in Avid Media Composer, then there’s few better teachers to spend time with than PBS Frontline editor Steve...

How To Be a VFX Editor

How To Be a VFX Editor Two of the least understood roles in the wider post production team are probably those of VFX editor and 3D editor. With more and more films relying, in an ever increasing...

Colour Grading in Your NLE

Tutorials for Colour Grading in Your NLE These days the tools for colour grading your project to a very high level are right there inside your NLE. In this post I’ll be gathering together some...

Inside Professional Editing Timelines

Professional Film Editing Timelines It’s not often that you get to peer over the shoulder of a Hollywood feature film editor and see exactly what they look at day after day, whilst honing the...

Learn the Craft of Film Editing

Learn the Craft of Film Editing If you want to learn the craft of film editing, to truly understand the ‘why’ of film editing and not just the technical button pushing how. If you want to...

Editing in Avid Media Composer 8.4

Editing in Avid Media Composer 8.4 The most recent release of Avid Media Composer is now up to version 8.4. (8.4.5 is the latest patch) Some of the headline new features include the ability to create...

Improving Every Part of Your Edit

Improving Every Part of Your Edit When you’re a self-taught filmmaker it pays every now and then to take a refresher course in your editing software of choice, partly to learn new and better...

Feature Film Workflows

Feature Film Workflows There is a certain feeling of trepidation that is experienced in the heart of every editor when they take on a project that is bigger and more complex than anything...

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read I often put together book review posts here on the blog, and you can check out all of the previous ones on the blog here. In this post I’ve rounded up five...

DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials and Tools

DaVinci Resolve 12 Tutorials and Tools DaVinci Resolve 12 is almost here (shipping in July) and the demonstrations from Blackmagic Design are coming thick and fast. In this first video you can check...

A Documentary Editing Masterclass

A Documentary Editing Masterclass If you’re new to the world of documentary editing then this hour long conversation with 22 year veteran Frontline editor Steve Audette, will serve as...

5 Books on The Craft of Film Editing

5 Books on The Craft of Film Editing In this fourth instalment of books on film editing for film editors are a five more books that you may want to read to improve your understanding of the craft...