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Avid Releases Avid Media Composer 6.5

Avid Releases Avid Media Composer 6.5

Avid has just announced their  latest release of its industry-leading video editing tools, Media Composer 6.5, Symphony 6.5, and NewsCutter 10.5 to Avid Media Composer with version 6.5. This latest version improves workflow speed and openness with Media Composer 6.5...
Tokyo Split Animator Review

Tokyo Split Animator Review

Over the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to work with a new plugin for FCPX called Tokyo Split Animator. This plugin is designed to work within FCPX providing you with a set of nineteen templates that go beyond your typical static split screen transitions...
NewBlueFX’s Titler Pro

NewBlueFX’s Titler Pro

Recently, a good friend of mine Jonathan Moser a Freelance Editor/Producer and writer for Post Magzine wrote a review of NewBlueFX’s Titler Pro for Avid. If you have ever wonder if there are other solutions to Avid’s title tool, then you should check out...
Biggest Tip When Setting Up an Avid Suite

Biggest Tip When Setting Up an Avid Suite

Recently I have been  asked by colleagues and students for tips on setting up an Avid Editing suite.  My response could have been easily just directing them to the Avid System requirements page, however I always feel that leaves the question unanswered. I often try to...
Creating a Montage

Creating a Montage

Summer is over, back to school shopping has begun, and the Toronto International Film Festival is around the corner.  Summer was wonderful and it blew past really fast. Over the last couple of months I had taken tons of photos and video of friends, family gatherings,...
Akitio Neutrino U3+ Enclosure Review

Akitio Neutrino U3+ Enclosure Review

Recently I got my hands on the Neutrino U3+ hard drive enclosure. It has a slim, compact compact design featuring a portable aluminum enclosure designed for 2.5″ SATA hard drives. The enclosure is super light, and has ports for both USB 3.0 and FW800 making it...
Getting The Most Out of Your Computer

Getting The Most Out of Your Computer

Getting the most out of computer is essential these days. With the introduction of various technological advancements in cameras, pushing your computer to its limits is even more important. For years the best way to get more out of pc was to add ram, or to hack the...
Updating My MacPro to a Nvidia GTX570

Updating My MacPro to a Nvidia GTX570

Recently Apple announced the new Macbook Pro Retina touting several new features. However what they failed to release was a long over due update to the MacPro line. Many professional editors were sadly disappointed by the “refresh” of the MacPros. This left many of...
High Speed Cameras for the Olympics

High Speed Cameras for the Olympics

The Olympics just a few days away many people will be getting ready to capture all the glory and disappointments on camera.  This year capturing slow motion will be even more popular than ever at the Olympic games. Many people will be turning to various cameras from...
Avid Releases Avid Media Composer 6.5

Avid Announces Avid DS 11

Avid announced this week the release of Avid DS 11. This version of the DS solution includes new and improved features such as hands-on color correction, expanded file format and hardware support, 16 channels of embedded audio and total conform to Media Composer 6,...