Pinpoint Accurate Audio Review and Approval

Pinpoint Accurate Audio Review and Approval

Over the past while we have been talking with a number of people looking something like our frame accurate video review and approval, but for audio. For some it was a result of a need to review voice-overs. Others were working with audio special effects. And still others were working with longer form content such as background music or podcasts. We wanted to create a solution that would well for all of these use cases and to work as well on everything from mobile phones all the way to the beefiest of desktops — just like the rest of ScreenLight does.

As of last week, ScreenLight supports pinpoint accurate audio review and approval.

Upload audio files and watch as they are automatically encoded for preview on mobile phones, tablets and desktops without requiring your users to install additional applications or plugins.

Avid Quick Tip: Favorite Bins

Favorite Bins

Welcome to another Avid Quick Tip post! In this post I’ll show you how to use one of Avid Media Composer’s newest features: Favorite Bins.

Media Composer came out with Favorite Bins in version 8.2. If you are not yet on this or a later version then this feature isn’t available to you.

Favorite Bins are a folder of bins that you can take from one project to another automatically. You’ve always had the ability to open up bins from other projects but this capability was never automatic. You would have to manually go open up the usual stock element bins each time you created a new project. Now with Favorite Bins you keep whatever bins you want together in a folder that is available no matter what project you are in.

Prevent Piracy With Video Watermarks

Watermarks

As a video professional, the video you produce is valuable to you. Because of this, it is important that your work doesn't find its way to one of the many piracy sites. Unauthorized copying is a problem. That is why we have added the ability to add watermarks to your videos in ScreenLight.

How to prevent piracy with video watermarks

Adding watermarks to the videos you upload is a quick and straight forward process. Video watermarks are configured in the Video settings section of your ScreenLight Account settings.

Video settings

By default, ScreenLight will not add a watermark to the videos you upload.

Watermarks - step 1

FREE Video Review and Approval with ScreenLight

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Are you a freelancer building up your production or post-production business?

Are you a one person in house media production team?

Are you student working on projects where you need to get feedback?

Are you working on video projects sporadically?

If so, then you’ll love our new Free plan. You get the benefits of a full featured video review and approval platform that’s used by big agencies, production companies and brands with none of the costs.

Why Good Feedback is Hard to Find

Creative feedback

Receiving feedback on your work is a critical part of your creative and technical development as an editor. However, it can sometimes be difficult to find someone who is both willing and able to provide the constructive, knowledgeable, and thoughtful feedback necessary to aid your growth.

One of the reasons I started my company, EditStock, was to help solve this problem. An online resource for editors and aspiring editors looking to practice their craft, EditStock not only offers a diverse selection of high quality footage for purchase, but also presents the opportunity to receive personal, customized feedback from professionals.

But why, exactly, is good feedback so hard to find? Last week, I discovered a series of informational videos made by cartoonist Will Terrell. Although Terrell was addressing visual artists like himself, I was amazed at how closely his experiences paralleled those of so many burgeoning editors, and I would like to share some of his insights with you today.