Anatomy of an Edit Suite

You’re looking at a photograph of Edit Suite 1 at our new facility, and it’s the one I use daily.  The one question I get more than anything else is “What’s in your edit suite?”  followed by “Why do you have that?”    So I figured, let’s break it all down here step by step. …

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Ethernet SAN Primer

Ok, I got a bunch of emails today asking to explain exactly how an Ethernet SAN works.  I’ve done a full article on this in the past, but here’s a quick primer on how it works. 1 – The SAN controller computer.  In our case, a Mac Pro 12 Core machine with 32GB RAM. 2 …

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Apple dropped the ball…

I’m seeing this all over the various forums, blogs and twitter feeds in one variant or another in regards to the big Final Cut Pro X reveal at the FCPUG SuperMeet in Las Vegas last Tuesday. “Hey, don’t knock down this product when it was just a SNEAK PEEK people!  Sure there’s some questions out …

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The “Future” of editing

Yesterday was a whirlwind day. Started off early at a breakfast meeting with the top level executives of Avid and ended with the always entertaining Supermeet. Ok, maybe this year’s Supermeet was a little more entertaining than most. Let’s start with this morning. For the first time I can truly say that “Avid is listening.” …

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