Xpress DV is the most elegant editing solution for non-linear editing out there anywhere near this price," said Arthur Klein, president of Event Horizon Labs and beta tester for Avid
Xpress DV version 2.
Broken English - by editor Andrew Weisblum, using Avid
Xpress[R] Pro and Avid
DS Nitris systems;
Updated UI, new paint engine and more for Avid
FX - offering professionals the ability to create visuals with integrated 2D and 3D compositing, titles and animation.
Interplay Engine - a PC server that connects to an Avid
Unity(TM) media network and provides secure access to active and archived media assets by all Interplay services; and,
Bonneville - by editor Anita Brandt-Burgoyne, created using Avid
Xpress Pro and Media Composer Adrenaline systems;
Dual-boot capability - expanding the flexibility of HD finishing options by allowing editors to run either Symphony or Avid
DS software on the same system.
Pricing for Avid
Unity LANshare systems starts at $24,995 USMSRP.
Both the Avid
Xpress Pro and Avid
Mojo SDI systems, including upgrades for existing customers, are available now through Avid
's worldwide reseller channel or online at www.
On Wednesday, June 21 at 1:00 PM ET, Avid
will host a webcast to highlight a number of the latest features in Media Composer.
Brian Boring, West Coast Regional manager for Avid
, said, "Given the tight deadlines that are required to assemble and deliver shows, Hollywood editors don't have time for hassles or workarounds.
RFO will also deploy additional Avid
equipment for its regional centers in New Caledonia, Polynesia, and the Reunion Islands.
The Hollywood post community has been looking forward to the arrival of full Mac HD support on Media Composer, and by adding software-only systems to our arsenal of Adrenaline(TM) workstations and Avid
Unity shared-storage systems, we'll offer the most comprehensive and scalable workflows for our television and film clients.
Leveraging the Avid
Interplay engine, Media Composer users can now perform many time-consuming production tasks in the background, and monitor changes to all project assets made by team members as the creative process evolves.
By enhancing Avid
DS Nitris with these hi-res capabilities and expanding the online workflow with the DS Assist Station, we're enabling professionals to work more efficiently in whatever resolution they need as their delivery requirements evolve over time.
Xpress Pro family is all about empowering digital content creators with tools that meet their needs for creating professional-quality film and video productions on a modest budget," said Tim Wilson, senior product marketing manager for Avid