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RESOURCES: Avid and Video

RESOURCES: Useful Links

All Mac and PC Avid forums.

Dowload the latest AMA Plug-ins

What Operating System, QuickTime version, and nVidia driver should you have installed for your version of Avid Media Composer?
Forums, news, podcasts, tips and tricks for Avid, Adobe, FCP and many other platforms and technologies.

Ask questions related to Premiere Pro CS5, CS5.5, CS6, and CC in this forum.

FCPX & Final Cut Pro Dedicated News, Tutorials, Reviews & Forums

Formally known as ATUG, the Avid Toronto Editors' (ATE) is an organization of film & video editors, managers, Avid engineers and Avid system owners.

A comprehensive list of Toronto production companies and suppliers from Chuck Kahn.
Download drivers for NVIDIA products including GeForce graphics cards, nForce motherboards, Quadro workstations.
A great plug-in allowing you to directly play in the timeline, like AMA, pretty much any file format you can think of including: XAVC, WMV, DNG, ARI, VOB, R3D, QNT, OGG, MP1-4, FLV/SWV and many, many others. 
The Clockdisplay AVX plug-in adds an analogue, digital or LED clock. Start time is programmable and can run in real time.
Steve Cohen's blog, a motion picture editor working in Los Angeles. Author of "Avid Agility", a great MC resource.
A lifesaver!!
Using mp4 or h.264 when compressing through QuickTime can make the final video look washed out. This is a common problem that seemed to have no solution… until now. The gamma shift can actually be fixed inside QuickTime Pro without re-compressing your video by simply changing a few settings.

MPEG Streamclip is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows. provides the most comprehensive solution for time lapse editing, keyframing, grading and rendering.
A somewhat steep learning curve, but the results are fantastic.
Influential London based filmmaker with great gear reviews and points of view.

Vincent Laforet is a director and photographer with lots of tips and tricks and an interesting perspective.

Reviews, latest news and views from, the DSLR video blog by filmmaker Andrew Reid.

The Art of the Guillotine is the leading resource for film and video editors world-wide and provides free downloads, links to filmmaking resources as well as tons of information about editing.
Templater allows Avid editors to create a project with all the bins, folder and sequences that will be frequently reused, and then deploy new projects based on the template project.
Your definitive source for professional video encoding presets.
A great site for more than just old versions of QT. Search "quicktime", select the latest, then when page opens, older versions are listed on the right.
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