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June 2008

Ben hates Soundtrack Pro

Editblog reader Ben De Rydt has written an article called Will Someone Please Kill Soundtrack Pro? A title like that leaves no question as to what Ben thinks of the application. I don't use Soundtrack Pro a who lot and when I do use it I generally use it for clean-up of an audio file ...

3 Inspirations

As a creative professional I often take note of things that inspire me. This weekend there was the unusual situation of 3 things coming along, all of which have been very inspiring so I thought I would share. The first was DVR heaven as we fired up the tv to watch a backlog of the Discovery ...

IndiesHD posted about my Twitter

I was checking my feeds this morning and saw that IndiesHD had grabbed a screen shot of a recent Twitter tweet that I made about problems we were having getting DPXs out of Scratch, via an EDL. 140 characters doesn't leave a lot of room for details so I will try to explain ... We went ...

A few cut Highlander: Uncut scenes

Thanks to the magic of You Tube there are a number of finished scenes from the Highlander: Uncut materials that I posted about yesterday. Apparently this is still being used in editing classes as source material. The quality is much better that the raw shots in my post. The scenes were available on Beta for ...

Highlander: Uncut

Long before there was the opencut.org project, cheap digital camcorders and even Final Cut Pro there was always the question of where could you get footage for digital non-linear editing. An even bigger question was where could you get REAL footage to practice and hone your story telling and NLE skills. There was always the ...

A better answer on Avid upgrades

OK, so this email came along today from Avid and it gives a bit of a less confusing answer to upgrading to the new Avid Media Composer 3.0. From the Avid Product Update email: You can obtain the Avid Media Composer v3.0 or Avid Symphony Nitris v3.0 software in one of three ways: 1. You have a ...