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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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How To Be a DIT – Part 3

How To Be a D.I.T – Part 3 I’ve blogged a few times about how to become a DIT or a Digital Imaging Technician, bringing together the best things I can find from the internet to help those who are … Continue reading

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FCPX 10.0.7 – Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Editing Workflow Tips For FCPX 10.0.7 I’ve noticed quite a few great little FCPX tips and tricks posted online lately so I thought I’d round them all up into one big helpful post. Free 423 FCPX Commands and Keyboard Cheat … Continue reading

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Which harddrive should I buy for video editing?

Which harddrive should I buy for video editing? I often get asked by producers which harddrive they should buy for the projects I work on for them. I thought I’d write up a quick blog post that explains which harddrives … Continue reading

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Avid Media Composer Tips, Tricks and Tutorials

Learning Avid – A collection of useful links I’ve recently bought Avid and so have been on the look out for all the tips, tricks and tutorials I can find. Here are a whole host of the ones I’ve spotted … Continue reading

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Creating the sound design for a promo for Sound Design

The Sound Design for a Promo for Rampant Design Film Editor’s Sound Effects Packs Alan Pfiel from Rampant Design has a good tutorial on how he created the sound design for the promo film for Rampant Design’s SoundFX for Editors … Continue reading

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DaVinci Resolve Colour Grading Tutorials

Color Grading Tutorials for DaVinci Resolve Mixing Light is an up and coming new color grading membership forum from Patrick Inhoffer, Robbie Carman and Dan Moran. They’re releasing a few teasers to get people interested and its worth signing up … Continue reading

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