| As of Monday Jan. 27, 2003 the position of Film Specialist at Avid Technology was eliminated. I will continue to provide the documents and support through this webpage, as I have over the past seven years.
|A brief overview of Avid Xpress DV..|
|DV formats, Compression and Colorspace. This document offers an overview of DV formats, compression and RGB vs. YUV colorspace.|
|Video for a film release.. Explores the considerations and variables when shooting and/or posting video for a film release.|
| Avid 24p and HDTV. This document offers an overview
of Avid 24p, HDTV and MPEG compression. |
Instructions for creating a 24fps EDL.
|Pulldown Explained. This document will walk you through the concepts of 2-3 pulldown in the film-to-tape telecine process, as well as syncing audio to the video.|
|Telecine Spec Sheet. A sample specifications sheet for telecine transfers.|
|DNL Audio Issues. This document discusses audio pulldown and sync issues.|
|Matchback explained. See how a film cut list is derived from a 30 frame per second Avid edit or EDL.|
|PAL Film DNL Post Production. Avid DNL editing of film in a PAL environment.|
| Capturing 30 fps in an Avid Film Project
explains how to digitize 30 fps material into a 24 fps film project.
This procedure is particularly useful for those producing 24 fps images
in a graphics application which have to be recorded to DDR or video at
30 fps and then cut into a 24 fps Avid project.|
Written by Michael Phillips.
|Importing an EDL into an Avid 30 fps project. This document explains how successfully import and EDL into an Avid System, specifically how to move an Avid Film Project into a 30 fps project for redigitizing at higher, two-field resolutions (AVRs 70,71,75 & 77).|
| Linking an Imported EDL to Existing Media
explains how to import a 30 fps edl and link it to existing media. |
Written by Steve Bayes.
| Computer Terms. This
document clarifies most common computer terms (especially Mac).|
Film & Editing Terms. This document defines many terms used in film production and editing.
|Motion Picture Formats. This document illustrates the scale of large film formats .|
|Filmmaker's Links. This page features links to some useful and interesting sites on the Internet. (suggestions are welcome)|
Link to Avid Technology, Inc. for more technical info
regarding Avid products.
Link to Filmmaker's Home Page/ Editing.
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