Indiana University digitization initiative preserves more than 100,000 items in first year with Sony’s Memnon Service

Indiana University digitization initiative preserves more than 100,000 items in first year with Sony’s Memnon Service 1

Just one year into its massive digitization initiative, Indiana University has already rescued from ruin more than 100,000 precious audio and video recordings, thanks to a successful collaboration with Memnon Inc., a Sony company. Today, IU announced that it has extended the use of the facilities, created for its Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI) […]

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Kicking the tires on Proxy Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015.3

Kicking the tires on Proxy Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 2

Adobe released the Adobe Premiere Pro 2015.3 update onto the world in late June and I was smack-dab in the middle of a project. This was a longterm project with no end in sight but I updated anyway. Partially because I had used the beta and it was nice and stable but partly because I […]

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Red Giant Universe 2.0: HUD, mograph, stylized damage & looks, transitions

Red Giant Universe 2.0: HUD, mograph, stylized damage & looks, transitions 3

Red Giant Universe had been a consistently-updated mix of free and subscription effects for Adobe After Effect, Premiere Pro, and related apps like Hitfilm Pro, Final Cut Pro X, and DaVinci Resolve. With the new Universe 2.0, Red Giant removed the less popular plug-ins – and will no longer offer free tools! If you already have […]

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Media Composer’s Source Browser – A great new feature for every editor

Media Composer’s Source Browser - A great new feature for every editor 4

When I reviewed Boris Continuum Complete 10 for AVX, I said that “Boris’ purchase and integration of Mocha in to Media Composer is probably one the biggest leaps forward in effects for Avid Editors in the last 10 years.  Hands down.”.  In the new update for Media Composer, the Source Browser is the best new […]

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Affinity Designer for Windows enters beta

Affinity Designer for Windows enters beta

Affinity Designer is professional graphic design software, a tool “built on core principles of performance, stability and lack of bloat”. Serif says “Affinity Designer contains all the tools needed in a professional vector design app, meticulously crafted for professionals.” Why does graphic design software land on a website dedicated to video? Well, because many times […]

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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – What’s New in 8.6

Let's Edit with Media Composer - ADVANCED - What's New in 8.6 5

The new 8.6 release of Avid Media Composer is here, and there’s a lot to be excited about!  The Source Browser is the most prominent new feature, and it will change the way you source, link to and import media.  Gone are the days of importing or linking to tons of clips to find the […]

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