Avid to host sessions & guest speakers at NAB
March 31, 2011

Avid to host sessions & guest speakers at NAB

BURLINGTON, MA — Avid (ww.avid.com) will host a number of sessions at its NAB booth, including overviews of its recently released Media Composer 5.5, Pro Tools 9 and Artist Series controllers. Its ISIS storage solution will also be highlighted, and a stereoscopic 3D technology preview will be presented as well.

Director Kevin Smith will be on-hand Tuesday, April 12 at 1:00pm to discuss his approach to editing and promoting the film Red State.

The Tron: Legacy post production team will speak at the booth, as will True Blood editor Louise Innes and assistant editor Charles Bunn.

Other presentations set to take place at the Avid booth include the crew of Agent Zero; Top Chef post production supervisor Adam Ford and online/offline editor Pepe Serventi; the  Frontline team; and studio owner/reality TV editor Jost Young.

Avid and director Smith will also be at the 10th Annual SuperMeet to discuss the latest in editing and digital filmmaking. The event will take place at Bally’s Hotel Event Center on Tuesday, April 12, with doors opening at 4:30pm.
And, as part of its work with the Advanced Media Workflow Association (www.amwa.tv), Avid together with Sony, IBM, Cinegy, Radiant Grid and Cube-Tec, will present a joint demonstration of Framework for Interoperable Media (FIMS), a vendor-neutral framework for implementing interoperable media workflows. This technology preview will show file-based camera recoding, ingest, transcoding, audio processing and final display in a Media Composer timeline. It will take place at booth N3134.