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Avid Launches New Media Composer Software

Avid released the latest version of its Media Composer Software today, adding a slew of new features on the timeline aimed at speeding up the editorial process, direct read and write of DPX file sequences, stereo 3D multicam editing, and … more »

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Avid Ships ISIS 2500 Nearline Storage System

Avid has started shipping the new ISIS 2500 nearline shared-storage system it announced at NAB 2014, along with the latest v4.7 software package, which supports high-resolution media across all of Avid's ISIS systems. The ISIS 2500 is part of the … more »

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Pablo Rio Upgrades to Support ProRes 422, 4K XAVC, Avid DVE Metadata

The Pablo Rio just got its eighth software update in a one-year period, with the latest upgrade adding import and export of Apple ProRes, Avid DVE metadata conform, 4K XAVC export, and support for Red's Dragoncolor and Redgamma4 via the … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Avid

Matt Feury on the Media Central platform, Pro Tools, new licensing options for Media Composer and more at the Avid booth.

Avid Adds Subscription Options to Media Composer

Avid announced a slew of subscription options for Media Composer at NAB that will allow users to pay for the software, including the Symphony option, on a month-to-month basis. Rates for Media Composer 8 start at $49.99/month with an annual … more »

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Editor Jay Cassidy on American Hustle

Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., just won an ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) with co-editors Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E., for his work on American Hustle. This Eddie is Cassidy’s second in two years, following … more »

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Avid Makes New VP Appointments, Hires New Audit Firm

Avid has made two new executive appointments aimed at bolstering its customer service and software development efforts, the company said last week. Rick Lowenstein, formerly VP of consulting at Adobe, has been named senior VP of customer success and professional … more »

PostWorks on Feature Finishing Techniques for Nonfiction TV

High-resolution digital cinema cameras, raw recording and sophisticated color-grading systems are familiar in feature-film and scripted-television production. They're less common in the world of nonfiction television production, with its notoriously tight budgets and rapid turnarounds. But that's starting to change. … more »

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Editor Alan Edward Bell on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. Catching Fire, the latest installment in The Hunger Games franchise—itself a worthy successor to once-immovable blockbuster young adult book-to-movie adaptations like Harry Potter and The Twilight Saga—will take on similarly Shakespearean themes … more »

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Avid Says ISIS 5500 Shared-Storage System Will Ship This Month

Avid said the new ISIS 5500, the successor to its ISIS 5000 online shared-storage system, would double its predecessor's maximum capacity to 64 TB at the same price point, supporting up to 90 editors on Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere … more »