Day 24 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reveal File in Avid Media Composer

Day 24 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reveal File in Avid Media Composer

Avid Media Composer has a coupe of places there right+clicking on a object will provide the option to Reveal File. There’s a few places where this can…

Day 23 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Drag in media for a quick import into your NLE

Day 23 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Drag in media for a quick import into your NLE

While all the three major NLEs have a tool made for importing media into a project both Final Cut Pro X and Avid Media Composer tend to like to have…

Day 22 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Group and Ungroup in Adobe Premiere Pro

Day 22 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Group and Ungroup in Adobe Premiere Pro

Day 22 is another reader QuickTip that comes to us all the way from Jamaica. Twain Richardson is an editor and post-production pro in Kingston (and a longtime Twitter…

Sound for Philip K. Dick’s – Electric Dreams

Sound for Philip K. Dick’s – Electric Dreams

Electric Dreams is an apt title for the new anthology series for television, created from the short stories of Philip K. Dick. Dick’s works offer a sci-fi worldview…

Your camera does not have a color gamut

Your camera does not have a color gamut

Yes, it’s true: your camera has no color gamut. Don’t believe me? Good, ’cause I’m going to try to lay it out for…

Day 21 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Use DaVinci Resolve free to test your XMLs and conforms

Day 21 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Use DaVinci Resolve free to test your XMLs and conforms

If you’re an editor who has to send out your projects to a colorist (besides being one of the lucky few in this age of one-man-bands…

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

“My assistant says it’s impossible,” said the Steadicam operator over coffee at Arri headquarters in Burbank. “The DIT wants a LogC output, but I need…

Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

Ahead I am sharing four videos that demonstrate how to do something that seems counterintuitive, in order to achieve a huge improvement in the GH5 camcorder’s automatic focus. As…

Day 20 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – an extra 12db in the Avid Media Composer timeline

Day 20 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – an extra 12db in the Avid Media Composer timeline

This is kind of two Avid Media Composer audio tips in one. When you raise the audio level on a clip in Avid Media Composer via Clip Gain you can…

Congratulations to BAFTA Best Editing Winner

Congratulations to BAFTA Best Editing Winner

Art of the Cut congratulates Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos for winning the BAFTA for Best Film Editing for Baby Driver. You can read the interview with Machliss here. Interviews…

Quick Look: Metabones CINE mount adapters

Quick Look: Metabones CINE mount adapters

One of the pleasures of mirrorless, short-flange-depth cameras is the freedom to use a wide variety of lenses via adapters. Metabones is the granddaddy of adapter companies, renowned…

Day 19 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Map audio waveforms and keyframes in Avid Media Composer

Day 19 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Map audio waveforms and keyframes in Avid Media Composer

A number of versions ago Avid added the very handy per track toggle option for audio waveforms where you could turn on waveforms for a single track at a time…

Midtown Video expo features Panasonic and LiveU

Midtown Video expo features Panasonic and LiveU

Last week in Miami at Midtown Video’s expo, I got to see full presentations on three Panasonic cameras and two LiveU products for live streaming, given by product…

Day 18 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Free up some screen real estate in Adobe Premiere Pro

Day 18 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Free up some screen real estate in Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro has a lot of panels and windows that provides a lot of flexibility. With all of those panels often comes a lot of clutter and when working…

Day 17 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – See original clip names in Premiere Pro timeline

Day 17 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – See original clip names in Premiere Pro timeline

First off, this QuickTip mainly applies to those who use the Display the project item name and label color for all instances in the Project Settings > General. A bonus…

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