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AMD Ryzen CPU: 2nd generation arrives soon

AMD Ryzen CPU: 2nd generation arrives soon

Announced as the ultimate desktop CPU for high-performance computing, the 2nd generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors lineup includes two 8-core and and two 6-core models to choose…

ART OF THE CUT with “Rampage” editors Jim May and Bob Ducsay

ART OF THE CUT with “Rampage” editors Jim May and Bob Ducsay

Editors Jim May, ACE and Bob Ducsay have worked together numerous times, including Deep Rising, The Mummy, and Van Helsing. Ducsay’s credit also include Star Wars: The Last…

Avid updates Media Composer, lays out the future at NAB Show 2018

Avid updates Media Composer, lays out the future at NAB Show 2018

I was teaching NAB Post|Production World classes on Saturday morning of NAB 2018 when Avid’s new CEO Jeff Rosica (which I plan to sit down with later…

ART OF THE CUT with Ben Mercer on editing “Unknown Soldier” in FCP-X

ART OF THE CUT with Ben Mercer on editing “Unknown Soldier” in FCP-X

Benjamin Mercer has been a feature film editor for more than a decade, after transitioning from a successful high-profile TV commercial editing career. In addition to cutting TV series…

Hindenburg adds -14 LUFS & Avid Pro Tools interoperability at NAB 2018

Hindenburg adds -14 LUFS & Avid Pro Tools interoperability at NAB 2018

Hindenburg has just informed me officially that at NAB 2018 next week, they’ll be announcing a few new key features to several Hindenburg programs. As I covered in my…

ART OF THE CUT with RED SPARROW’s Alan Edward Bell, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with RED SPARROW’s Alan Edward Bell, ACE

This is not my first conversation with veteran editor, Alan Edward Bell, ACE. You can read about the editing of The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2 here.  In addition…

ART OF THE CUT: Spencer Averick, ACE on A Wrinkle in Time

ART OF THE CUT: Spencer Averick, ACE on A Wrinkle in Time

Spencer Averick, ACE has a filmography going back over a decade. His work with his A Wrinkle in Time director, Ava DuVernay, goes back to their initial film project, the…

Day 4 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Move Up Move Down in Media Composer

Day 4 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Move Up Move Down in Media Composer

Premiere Pro (and okay maybe Final Cut Pro 7 Classic editors if there are any really still out there) editors coming over to Avid Media Composer, you’ll love…

ART OF THE CUT with Dylan Tichenor, ACE on Phantom Thread

ART OF THE CUT with Dylan Tichenor, ACE on Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread features a collaboration between editor Dylan Tichenor and director Paul Thomas Anderson. They had previously teamed on numerous projects, including Boogie Nights, Magnolia and There Will Be Blood…

ART OF THE CUT: Cutting The Post simultaneously with Ready Player One

ART OF THE CUT: Cutting The Post simultaneously with Ready Player One

When editors talk about the long-term “marriages” between a director and their editor, the discussion probably centers around three “power couples”: Thelma Schoonmaker and Martin Scorsese, Joel…