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How To Be A DIT – Part 4

Useful Resources for DIT’s If you are interested in becoming a working DIT or just understanding a bit more about what they actually do, then this 4th round up of useful links and resources should help you in that venture. … Continue reading

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Matching Film Stocks with Film Convert

Matching Film Stocks with Film Convert If you’re looking for a simple way to match your digital footage to what you might get out of a film camera then Film Convert is a New Zealand based company which believes its … 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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Lightworks on Linux and soon on Mac?

Lightworks for Linux and soon on Mac? If like me you’ve been waiting with child-like excitement at the thought of getting your hands on Lightworks for Mac ever since Editshare announced they were giving the NLE away for free back … Continue reading

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A Colour Grading Round Up For Virgin & Veteran Colourists

Colour Grading in Resolve, Speedgrade & More Here’s a quick round up of some of the latest free tutorials, tips and training on the craft of colour grading that should help both those who are new to the craft and … Continue reading

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Final Cut Pro X Workflow Round Up

Final Cut Pro X Workflow Round Up If you’re working with FCPX in any serious way then you’ll soon what to rummage through these articles to see how editors around the world are learning to overcome some of FCPX’s shortcomings, … 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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3 Essential Books on Avid Editing

3 Books on Editing in Avid Media Composer If you’re looking for some great books on learning Avid Media Composer and then, after having grasped the fundamentals, developing some mastery for it, then you wont do much better than this … 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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