BURLINGTON, MA — A number of Avid (www.avid.com) customers were recognized with nominations for the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) as part of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards taking place tomorrow in Los Angeles, the awards honor the craft behind the shows that define the daytime genre. Many of the winners and nominees for outstanding editing made use of Avid’s Media Composer.
Daniel Cahn was nominated for “Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series” for The Young and the Restless (CBS), alongside Mike Boord, Rafael Gertel, and Andrew Hachem.
"I've been editing on Media Composer exclusively for the last 20 years and there's no other editing platform I would even consider using," says Cahn. "Avid's customer support and contributions to editing are immeasurable."
Nominees for “Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing” for a Drama Series Christine Cooper, Peter Fillmore, David Gonzalez, Christine Magarian Ucar, and Denise Van Cleave used Media Composer to cut General Hospital (ABC).
"It's very humbling to be nominated for an Emmy award," notes Josh Young, who was nominated for “Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing” for Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (ABC) alongside supervising editor Bill Morris and fellow editors Sharon Everitt and Bill Miller. "Thanks to Avid, I learned how to edit, have a career I could only have dreamed of, and am part of an incredibly creative group."
Media Composer is part of the Avid Artist Suite of content creation applications — powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform.