Kevin P McAuliffe is a three time North American ProMax award winning editor and a Media Composer editor for over 15 years. He is a featured trainer at MacProVideo and is also one of the Senior Editor’s at MIJO in Toronto, Canada, with current clients including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures and E1 Entertainment to name a few. He can also be found helping out on the Avid Community forums in the Media Composer & Symphony Get Started Fast forum.

Tired of getting ripped off when buying A/V cables and hard-to-find parts?

You know, as an editor who works out of his home office, I am constantly looking for “this cable for that connection”, and “that cable for this…

R.I.P. Nucleo Pro

Well, what else can I say. One of my favorite “tools” to use in After Effects has been discontinued. Gridiron Software has decided to put all its eggs…

Review – Boris Continuum Complete 7 for AE

Everyone, whether you are a professional in the field of editing/vfx or just starting out, has heard of Boris FX. In a way, their plug-ins have defined effects…

Digital Juice’s Motion Designer’s Toolkit

One thing that I, as an editor, used to thrive on was stock elements. You know the “animated backgrounds”, or “film grunge” looks. There a lot…

REVIEW – Yanobox Nodes

These days with the amount of plug-in packages out there, spending money on a single plug-in can be very hit and miss, as there are few out there…

DeckLink HD Extreme Review

DeckLink HD Extreme Review

    My wife will tell you that I am a creature of habit. That definitely can be said about the breakfast cereal that I eat, and the type of…

Offlining 24p in Apple’s Final Cut Express

Offlining 24p in Apple’s Final Cut Express

About a year ago I had a client that was working on thirteen episodes of a show, and much like most shows these days, they had no budget to work…

Automation Mixing

From what I have seen, many editors shy away from using Soundtrack Pro 2, as they feel that they have the same tools in Final Cut Pro, and it&#39…

The History of SmoothCam

As they say, it's not the destination that's important, it's the journey, and that can be said about a lot of things. We as…

Tutorial – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Easy Setup Part 3

Tutorial – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Easy Setup Part 3

To round out my article series on the Easy Setup (ES), we are going to take a look at the last two tabs in the Audio/Video Settings, which are…