Chapter 7:Editing Film on Avid NLEs with FilmScribe

Avid’s FilmScribe™ software is integrated with Media Composer or Xpress software and does not require separate databasing of telecine information outside of the NLE application. Telecine logs are imported directly into the Avid bins after conversion to the Avid Log Exchange (ALE) format. The information from the logs is stored in the Avid bins and doesn’t require further conversion to create a cut list.

Avid makes NLEs in both NT and Mac flavors. The instructions in this chapter work for both platforms. but I use the more common Mac systems in the examples. Whenever Command is mentioned, NT users should use Control, and whenever Option is mentioned, NT users should use Alt.

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