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.

New Year’s Resolution List

New Year’s Resolution List

So the grand poobahs at ProVideoCoalition wanted all of us gurus to write a few year end lists. There are all kinds of things that are important to editors and…

Large Scale Final Cut Pro Installations, Part II

Large Scale Final Cut Pro Installations, Part II

This is the second of a two part series on large-scale Final Cut Pro installations. Pie Town Productions currently produces nearly twenty TV shows, including Design on a Dime…

Avid Gems 9

Avid Gems 9

This column on Avid tips and tricks was originally designed to include hidden “gems” from the Avid user manual, but today we’re going to feature a…

Color Correction Video Tutorial

This week I balance and fix a dark image in Synthetic Aperture’s Color Finesse color correction application, but if you are using Apple Color, you can adapt this…

Meeting the challenges of today’s weak economy

Last year was my best year ever. Huge projects and lots of them. Plenty of work to pass out to the great freelancers that I knew. This year… not so…

Reality TV Post with Final Cut

Reality TV Post with Final Cut

In the first of a two part series on how Final Cut Pro is being used in two of the biggest reality TV shops in the country, Mark Raudonis, VP…

Avid Gems 8

Avid Gems 8

Get your bin tips! Step right up, folks! Get your bin tips here! Once again: maybe not sexy, but useful. One of these tips isn’t even in the…

Make Custom Templates for FCP

Take advantage of all of the tools in Final Cut Suite 2 to make your work in Final Cut Pro easier and more polished. Customizing Templates in Motion is easier…

Color Correction Video Tutorial

Color Correction Video Tutorial

This video tutorial on color correction shows how color contrast can be used to really transform an image. A large part of color correction is improving and manipulating the tonal…

Avid Gems #7

Avid Gems #7

I wasn’t sure if anyone was reading these, so I stopped for a few weeks. Then I got a very nice comment from Ra-ey Saleh who has…