"The guide is for beginner and intermediate users who wish to learn to use Avid's editing systems. The book is a textbook, workbook, and user manual rolled into one...The book is aimed at teaching the user so he can begin editing as quickly as possible...This clearly written book provides effective exercises throughout to help users learn the basics of Avid editing and can also be helpful to those who are intermediate users." - HiTech Review, July/Aug. 2006
"Avid Editing is a most comprehensive Avid guide, covering the second act of the digital revolution: the HD, HDV and 24P workflow. An important tool for the new and old generation of Avid editors." Film Ireland July/Aug. 2006
About the Author
Sam Kauffmann is a professor at Boston University's College of Communication, where he teaches digital editing and film production. He is an award-winning video and filmmaker with numerous credits as a cinematographer and editor. His work has aired on network and local television stations throughout America. Included among his credits are Show Your Love, Fire: Countdown to Disaster, Killing Time, Surviving the Family, and South Africa: Building Democracy, about six South Africans who are helping to build a new nation from the rubble of apartheid.