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.

Use Encore to Create Flash Web Pages

Use Encore to Create Flash Web Pages

I am not a web geek. I am a video professional who realizes how important the web is to video professionals. I wish I had the time to master one…

Sorenson Squeeze 5.1 Review

Sorenson Squeeze 5.1 Review

PVC Reviews – The Backstory There’s been some back-room discussion amongst the PVC writers about reviews. The general consensus being that since all of the PVC writers…

FxFactory Pro and MOTYPE Review

FxFactory Pro and MOTYPE Review

Most people I know in this industry love new gear. And in the world of desktop video applications and editing, new gear is now less and less about the physical…

OnLocation CS4 Review

OnLocation CS4 Review

Last year I wrote a review of various software-based waveform/vectorscopes. In that review I included my praise and criticism of Adobe OnLocation, though technically it’s a…

Avid Gems #10

Avid Gems #10

Here’s an interesting problem I came across on the Avid-L2 listserve: An editor was trying to create three circle wipes to reveal three video files over a…

Color Correction Tutorial #11

Color Correction Tutorial #11

After a brief hiatus, my color correction tutorials are back. This tutorial is about 8 minutes long and provides a glimpse into how to use the Color FX Room in…

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…