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Avid Announces New Software Updates

Avid Technology, Inc., has released new versions of Avid Media Composer v3.0.5, Avid Symphony v3.0.5 and Avid NewsCutter v7.0.5; all are now available.

Visit www.avid.com to learn more.

Avid Announces RED Support

Avid Technology, Inc. today announced that it has signed a R3D Software Developer’s Kit (SDK) License agreement – as part of the company’s continued commitment to enhancing its RED camera workflows.

For more information on Avid/RED workflows, including a step-by-step workflow guide and other technical resources, and to sign up for updates on the company’s solutions for RED, visit: www.avid.com/RED.

Three Tips to Get More out of Avid Xpress Pro

http://www.webvideouniverse.com/editing/article.php/3679331

Simulate an In-Camera Lens Flare Effect with BCC Lens Flare

http://www.borisfx.com/tutorials/LensFlare.php

Boris Continuum Complete: Simulate an In-Camera Lens Flare Effect with BCC Lens Flare

Chapter: Visual and Creative Effects

Topic: Simulating Nature

In this new tutorial, we will use Boris Continuum Complete’s Lens Flare filter to generate a point light source and a lens flare effect that we will automatically track to the camera motion in the clip.

http://www.borisfx.com/tutorials/LensFlare.php

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Avid Xpress Pro: Three Tips to Get More out of Avid Xpress Pro

Chapter: Editing

Topic: Tips or Shortcuts

Want to get a little more out of your editing sessions, Avid Xpress Pro users? We spoke to Bob Russo, and applications editor for Avid and a longtime Xpress Pro professional, to get his favorite timesavers.

http://www.webvideouniverse.com/editing/article.php/3679331

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TechTip: Knoll Light Factory: Part 2

http://www.flowmedialab.com/blog/knoll_curve.mov

Pullback from Earth to Outer Space

http://library.creativecow.net/articles/neumayer_greg/zoom_out.php

Image state adjustment in After Effects CS4 color workflows

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/aftereffects/articles/image_state_adjustment.html

Adobe After Effects: Image state adjustment in After Effects CS4 color workflows

Chapter: Color Correction

Topic: Color Correction Workflow

This white paper shows you how to interpret image state correctly when compositing in After Effects CS4. You will learn why Adobe provides ICC profiles that decode commonly used video formats using camera gamma or display gamma. The workflows section of this paper gives examples of digital cinema and Flash workflows, as well as video workflows. Also covered are the different video colors between After Effects CS4 and Photoshop CS4.

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/aftereffects/articles/image_state_adjustment.html

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