About the author

Jonathan Moser
Jonathan Moser is a 6-time Emmy Award winning editor-producer-writer who has worked on both coasts and for the major broadcast and cable networks. He is currently on an Animal Planet show. He can be reached at  flashcutter@yahoo.com

Author Articles

  • Review: iZotope's RX5 Advanced
    Review: iZotope's RX5 Advanced

    Editors are constantly running into audio problems that seem almost impossible to solve in the edit room. Lack of room tone can make frankenbites sound atrocious. Plosives and bad mics force us to fin ...

    January 18, 2016

  • Review: Editors Keys' Avid Media Composer Dedicated Backlit PC Keyboard
    Review: Editors Keys' Avid Media Composer Dedicated Backlit PC Keyboard

    I first heard about this keyboard as a Kickstarter-funded venture and it seemed pretty cool. Editors Keys is a company dedicated to providing quality keyboards for a lot of different editing platforms ...

    May 12, 2015

  • Review: NewBlueFX's TotalFX
    Review: NewBlueFX's TotalFX

    In July 2008, I reviewed NewBlueFX's first foray into the AVX world...simply called NewBlueFX. This was at a time when third-party support for Media Composer was on a bit of a decline and I was intere ...

    March 9, 2015

  • Review: Boris FX's Continuum Complete 9
    Review: Boris FX's Continuum Complete 9

    Continuum Complete from Boris FX has had a unique relationship with Avid since 2005, when BCC was first bundled with MC, allowing it to become the de facto third-party effects package for Avid for man ...

    August 5, 2014

  • Review: GenArts Sapphire V.7 for Media Composer
    Review: GenArts Sapphire V.7 for Media Composer

    Since 2000, Sapphire, GenArts’ premier filter set for Avid Media Composer, has arguably set the bar for special effects solely built within the editing system’s environment. Its relatively high price ...

    May 6, 2013

  • Review: NewBlueFX's Titler Pro
    Review: NewBlueFX's Titler Pro

    One of the perennial complaints you’ll hear from Avid users concerns the Title Tool in Media Composer. While great for basic slating and lower thirds, as well as crawls and scrolls, it’s basically unc ...

    September 4, 2012

  • Review: The Avid Assistant Editor’s Handbook
    Review: The Avid Assistant Editor’s Handbook

    Before I begin this review, a few words about assistant editors — they are the unsung heroes of post.

    June 8, 2012

  • Review: Avid's Phrasefind & AV3's GET
    Review: Avid's Phrasefind & AV3's GET

    I thought it appropriate to combine both products in one review as both are based on the powerful Nexidia phonetic search engine and are tools that will essentially change the way we edit. Nexidia, by ...

    May 16, 2011

  • Book Review: 'Avid Agility'
    Book Review: 'Avid Agility'

    I haven't met Steven Cohen, but after reading his book, Avid Agility ($36.88), I feel like I have. Cohen was a pioneer in nonlinear editing, cutting the first studio feature to use Avid ( Lost in Yonk ...

    December 28, 2010

  • Q&A: AVID COO KIRK ARNOLD
    Q&A: AVID COO KIRK ARNOLD

    Recently, Kirk Arnold, COO of Avid Technology, spoke with Post about their new Media Composer 5 and the future of the company.

    July 15, 2010

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