Avid To Be Delisted by NASDAQ

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Letter warns time is up By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We all knew it would be the next step, and as such, NASDAQ is performing their due diligence by sending Avid official notice of its plans to delist the computer software company by tomorrow, if they don't regain compliance with reporting … [Read more...]

Adobe Updates Consumer Video, Photo Editing Tools

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Premiere Elements 12 comes with Hollywood style special effects By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe has released a new version of Premiere Elements that gives consumers even more power to edit and create Hollywood-quality videos with special effects, sound design, motion tracking, and even a … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: Sub-Frame Audio Editing

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The audio editing features in Final Cut Pro X are outstanding, and editing sub-frame audio is a great way to cut your sound precisely, beyond just frame-by-frame. Steve Martin and Mark Spencer from Ripple Training walk us through sub-frame editing in Final Cut Pro … [Read more...]

Avid Admits That Accounting Errors Caused Delay

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Amid Plunging Stock Value, NASDAQ Sends Second Letter Warning Avid of Delisting By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Memo to Louis Hernandez, CEO of Avid: Usually, when one asks for a second chance, one is extra careful in making sure all the i's are dotted and the t's are crossed.  Errors make … [Read more...]

Former AVID CEO Resigns, Again

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Voluntary exit comes as company submits compliance plan By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Former Avid CEO Gary Greenfield has taken the next step in separating himself from the troubled company by resigning from the position of "director." His departure, which Avid lists as being "without dispute," … [Read more...]

Avid Replaces CFO

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Sexton steps down after five years By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wasn't a very good day when Avid was delisted by NASDAQ.  The move came a month after Avid announced that they would let their earning report plan slip it's due date, prompting many to wonder when the bad news would ever end … [Read more...]

Avid’s Gamble With Compliance Is Blowing Up in Their Face

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NASDAQ Warns of Delisting By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Considering the accounting trouble Avid has faced lately, incoming CEO Louis Hernandez Jr. had to have seen it coming. When the company announced that they would be indefinitely delaying the reporting of quarterly earnings, he had to have … [Read more...]

WeVideo Cloud Editor Allows Online Post-Production Collaboration

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  Service Has Three Modes from Novice to Advanced By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A new online service is taking video editing to the cloud and offering some interesting options for not only collaboration, but also for mobile cutting in the field as well. The service is called WeVideo, … [Read more...]

Avid’s Argo Oscar Accolades Shortlived Due to Accounting Issues

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Delayed earnings report causes stock drop By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avid undoubtedly popped some champagne corks Sunday night as their hallmark edited feature, Argo, took the Academy Award for Best Picture. Sadly, though, their elation was very short lived as less than 24 hours later, the … [Read more...]

Amid Declining Revenue, Avid Changes Course

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Replaces long time CEO By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avid Chairman and CEO Gary G. Greenfield is no longer at the helm after a move that is meant to assure investors that that the editing company is taking steps to reverse a downward trend in their revenue projections. According to an SEC … [Read more...]

AutoDesk Releases Smoke 2013 Editor, Offers Discounted Price

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Also offers additional 20% discount through January By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Autodesk Smoke for MAC is moving out of beta and is ready for release. And to celebrate, Autodesk not only made the sale price 1/5th of what Windows users paid for previous versions, it's also going to add an … [Read more...]

New App Turns an iPad into A Video Editing Controller

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App will work either Premiere Pro and Final Cut X By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Steve Jobs announced the iPhone, and later the iPad, they changed the world forever. Not only because they were hot new gadgets that let users listen to music, watch movies, and play games, but because they … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: Multicam Editing Part 2

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Final Cut Pro X features powerful new multicam editing tools, and in the last episode, Steve Martin and Mark Spencer of MacBreak Studio took a look at importing in all the various camera footage, including various types of cameras, such as DSLR, a shouldermount … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: Multicam Editing Part 1

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Steve Martin and Mark Spencer of MacBreak Studio walk us through using Final Cut Pro X's amazing new multicam feature. If you're working with different cameras and different formats, such as a Panasonic AC160A as your primary camera, and a GoPro and two DSLRs as … [Read more...]

Five Ways Avid Could Stay Alive

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  By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's been a hard few years for Avid. Once the king of non linear editors and the go to hardware solution for television and film, the computer based editing company has fallen on hard times thanks to the PC revolution.   What can Avid do to stay live? We … [Read more...]

Struggling To Stay Alive, Avid Has A Fire Sale

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Gee, it seems like it wasn't all that long ago that the word Avid was synonymous with editing. The very word "Avid" was almost like "Kleenex, "Q-Tip" and "Xerox," brand names that became descriptive of what they did. Then the personal computer came along and video … [Read more...]

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