Issue: Studio - February 2008


BURBANK, CA – On Friday, February 29th, AlphaDogs will host its monthly Editors Lounge ( This session will look at the Red One digital camera and post workflows that can accommodate Red files.

Attendees will have a chance to see the Red One camera in person and how it works, under the supervision of its owner - filmmaker, cinematographer and co-founder of the Digital Cinema Society, James Mathers.

The event will look at workflows for Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Assimilate Scratch.

Apple discussion will include file ingestion natively into Final Cut Pro. Roland Wood of Apple will be on-hand to demonstration how pros can polish their Red projects using Apple’s Color application.

For Avid editors, there will be demonstrations of file-based and tape-based workflows for using Red. Discussions will address using Avid systems for finishing or for creating the proper EDL for up to a 4K finish on other platforms.

And the Scratch demonstration will look at the solution’s ability to natively work with Red files in 1K, 2K and 4K. Lucas Wilson and Tony Cacciarelli will be on hand to show how Scratch can help users conform, output and finish Red projects natively at up to 4K.

In addition, the Digital Service Station staff will be available to demonstrate how pros can prepare files in RedCine or Red Alert, which are both available for free from

As always, admission to the Editors Lounge is free. A large turnout is expected, so those planning to attend should RSVP. AlphaDogs is located at 1612 W. Olive Ave, Suite 200, in Burbank. Doors open at 6:30pm.