Importing AVCHD Footage into Avid

We have thrown together a quick little PDF tutorial on how to import AVCHD footage (specifically footage from a Sony NX5) into Avid Media Composer 6.5 using AMA. This tutorial assumes you are a beginner to Avid Media Composer, so it goes through all the steps in quite a bit of detail. You can download the…

Swinburne Lecture August 2012

For the last couple of years I’ve been very fortunate to be invited along to Swinburne University to talk to the 3rd and 4th Year Students about the sleepless world of Post Production, and was lucky enough to be invited back again a few weeks ago. I always really enjoy chatting to the students at Swinburne, because having studied…

ASE Digital Workflows Event Summary

Tonight I had the pleasure of talking to members of the Australian Screen Editors guild about “Digital Workflows”. The event was recorded, so at some stage in the future, I’d imagine you’ll be able to see it online – but in the meantime, here are some quick notes from the discussions, just so that people…

Swinburne Lecture August 2011

Back in October last year, I was invited to speak to the 3rd and 4th year students at Swinburne University about Post Production Workflows (if you haven’t already, you can read about everything I discussed last time here). A couple of weeks ago I was invited back again to cover the same sort of thing…

Assistant Editor Lecture

Last week I had the pleasure of being invited to Swinburne University to speak to 3rd and 4th year students studying towards their Bachelor of Film & Television in Prahran. I’ve had a couple of requests already to share some of the slides from the presentation, so I thought I might as well put together some useful…