Monday, July 29, 2013

Digital Video Rendering/Export Strategies

Knowing the best rendering strategy can save time in the Avid editing workflow.
Knowing the best rendering strategy can save time.
Although most digital video editing systems allow for multiple layers of realtime video, it is necessary to render that video at some point in your workflow. It's important to understand the best video render strategy for your needs.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Facebook Resources for Digital Video Editors

Facebook has resources for video and film professionals.
The Avid Editors of Facebook group page.
Back in February, I wrote about some of my favorite LinkedIn Groups for the Film and Video Pros. This week I have a list of my favorite resources on Facebook for digital video editors. These groups are great places to ask questions and get back answers from professionals from all over the world.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Random Digital Media Thoughts

Digital video and technology discoveries, observations and wonderings.
Digital video discoveries, observations and wonderings.
As I begin to prepare for a short vacation, my mind starts to wander. A lot of thoughts about different subjects run through my mind.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Video Professional Job Postings

Beware of the companies that want video professionals but don't want to pay.
Beware of companies that want everything for nothing.
As a freelance editor, I'm always in search of my next gig and I frequent job postings from a number of sources. I see too many postings that are altogether unrealistic - calling for advanced skills in all areas, but unwilling to pay what just one of the skills is worth.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Avid Editing Tips and Tricks - Part V

Avid tips and tricks for a more efficient digital video editing workflow.
Avid tips and tricks for a more efficient workflow.
This week's collection of Avid Editing Tips and Tricks is the fifth part of the series. This collection of tips and tricks contains an updated tip from a DV Fanatics reader, an editor at 60 Minutes. As always, if you have any comments or suggestions, you can reach me through the comments of this blog, through Google+ or LinkedIn.