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Avid Nexis storage

Avid Unveils Nexis, the Successor to ISIS and Unity Storage; Announces AVC Ultra-LongG Support

Avid debuted Nexis, a new virtualized storage platform, and 4Designer, a 2D and 3D motion-graphics software package, at NAB this weekend. Avid also announced extensions to its MediaCentral Platform, including support for Panasonic's AVC Ultra-LongG. Avid Nexis Storage Avid Nexis is billed as … more »

Batman v Superman

Podcast: David Brenner, ACE, on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

In taking on the daunting task of editing Zack Snyder’s new tentpole superhero extravaganza, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, editor David Brenner, ACE, quickly figured out that he had more on his plate than ever before. Since it opened, the … more »

Avid Media Composer v8.5

Avid Media Composer 8.5 Adds HDR, Simplifies Menus, Offers Better Feedback on the Timeline

It's been a good year for Avid editors, as new versions of Avid Media Composer made high-res workflow a reality on the system, adding custom resolutions that topped out at a massive 8K square: 8192×8192. The latest update, Media Composer 8.5, … more »

Red Raven

Red Weapon, Scarlet-W and Raven to Support Avid DNxHR and DNxHD

Red Digital Cinema said its DSMC2 camera line-up, including the Weapon, the Scarlet-W, and the Raven (pictured, top), will support Avid's DNxHR and DNxHD codecs via a free firmware upgrade coming later this year.  The Avid codecs are key to … more »

THE REVENANT

Oscar-Nominated Editor Stephen Mirrione on Cutting The Revenant

Like its ferocious 19th century protagonist Hugh Glass, The Revenant has hewed an arduous path toward redemption. Filmed in remote locations in the Canadian Rockies and Patagonia under extremely difficult conditions, the production was as unique and challenging as it was rewarding … more »

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Melanie Oliver on Cutting The Danish Girl

The latest film by director Tom Hooper is the story of not one but two Danish women, soul mates who navigate two extraordinary transitions. While The Danish Girl is foremost about the trailblazing gender reassignment of the painter Einar Wegener … more »

Avid Stock Tumbles Following Cuts in 2015 Forecasts

It's a tough day for Avid, following yesterday afternoon's earnings report that saw a 4 percent year-over-year decline in the company's revenue. The company also cut forecasts for the full year, projecting 2015 bookings will be between $490 million and … more »

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Editor Jake Roberts on Brooklyn

Following a Sundance premiere that garnered early praise for performances by Saoirse Ronan and Emory Cohen, and then a fall festival run that started building Oscar buzz, the period romantic drama Brooklyn is ready to vie for awards and eyeballs in a … more »

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Podcast: Editor Michael Kahn, ACE, on Bridge of Spies

When discussing his work alongside his longtime friend, director Steven Spielberg, on the Cold War saga Bridge of Spies, veteran film editor Michael Kahn, ACE, gives the distinct impression that the project was almost effortless. That’s because Kahn, who will turn … more »

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Podcast: Matthew Libatique, ASC, on Straight Outta Compton

The ongoing box-office roll of director F. Gary Gray’s hardscrabble look at the pioneering and controversial gangsta rap group N.W.A. in the movie Straight Outta Compton since its mid-August debut has been one of this year’s big motion-picture stories. And it … more »