Steve Hullfish has been producing and editing award-winning television since the mid-1980s. He has written six books, and edited four theatrical feature films (including two Number One New Movies in the US). He has lectured at NAB, DVExpo and the Master Editor seminars. He has edited on Avid since 1992 and was named to Avid’s first group of Master Editors. His client list includes: Universal Studios, Sony Pictures, NBC, PBS, Turner Networks, The Oprah Winfrey Show, “Investigative Reports” and “Cold Cases” with Bill Kurtis for A&E, Jim Henson Home Entertainment, Major League Soccer, The Chicago Cubs, Wilson Sporting Goods and Exxon/Mobil.

The Secret – or not so secret – world of Templates

The Secret – or not so secret – world of Templates

Writing about anything on a forum with users as widely varied in their experience as provideocoalition is  a trick. Half the people will say “I never heard of that…

The Art and Science of “THE BIG BANG THEORY”

The Art and Science of “THE BIG BANG THEORY”

One of the most popular shows on TV is “The Big Bang Theory.” I spoke to the editor, Peter Chakos, and his assistant, Todd Morris about how they cut the…

The Art of the Cut: “12 Years a Slave” Editor, Joe Walker

The Art of the Cut: “12 Years a Slave” Editor, Joe Walker

It’s not often that Hollywood’s stars publicly recognize the great stewardship that an editor of a film has of their performance. But it’s a long journey between…

The Art of the Cut: Gravity co-Editor and Oscar Winner Mark Sanger Explains His Craft and Style

The Art of the Cut: Gravity co-Editor and Oscar Winner Mark Sanger Explains His Craft and Style

There are very few movies where my curiosity is piqued about how it was edited, but Gravity was one of them. My curiosity was so strong that I pursued this…

MC7 Top Ten List plus detail on new Audio Features

MC7 Top Ten List plus detail on new Audio Features

According to the What’s New Document the list of new stuff in MC7 is 25. I think we can whittle that down a bit by eliminating all of…

Missing Link between Canon 5D and Avid

Missing Link between Canon 5D and Avid

If you have a Canon 5D and edit on Avid, I have the missing link. (And if you edit on something else, I still have the missing link… see…

MC 7 is out! What Avid won’t tell you about Spanned Markers

MC 7 is out! What Avid won’t tell you about Spanned Markers

Avid Media Composer 7 has actually streeted a little earlier than planned, so I thought I'd spend a couple of articles filling you in on the new features…

Another test for Golden Eyes

Another test for Golden Eyes

I posted another one of these color tests several months ago and it went viral, so I'm going with another one I found recently. This doesn't…

NVIDIA K5000 – Next step in GPU power and tech

NVIDIA K5000 – Next step in GPU power and tech

Before I received the NVIDIA K5000, I read about it and was excited that it had H.264 encoding capability on the board. I tend to do a lot of…

The Color Grading Environment and Ideal Lume Bias Lights

The Color Grading Environment and Ideal Lume Bias Lights

In my first book on color correction, “Color Correction for Video – 2nd Edition” there’s a great story about an early color grading pioneer. When they…