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    BAVUG - Wednesday, October 15 - Digital Workflows

    Join the Boston Avid Users Group for a look at a digital asset management system and the Sony XDCAM Workflow.

    All are welcome, please be sure to pre-register if you plan to attend, it will make the check-in process more efficient and allow us to get accurate numbers for the refreshments and seating

    Wednesday, October 15
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm (registration begins promptly at 6:30 pm)

    National Boston
    115 Dummer Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 734-4800

    Directions can be found at:

    Schedule of Events
    6:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Registration & Networking
    Meet other editors and Avid representatives.

    7:00pm - 7:45pm | Digital Asset Management
    Jennifer McClain will be showing MerlinOne's digital asset management system. The system makes all digital content searchable, including documents, photos, graphics and video. Using MerlinOne's Speech-to-Text abilities and it's powerful DOX search engine, even spoken words in video are indexed and made searchable. Best of all, data can be transferred directly from MerlinOne into industry standard non-linear editors with markers and their respective notes included.

    8:00pm - 9:00pm | Sony XDCAM EX Workflow
    Tom Talbot, Director of Technology for Rule Broadcast Systems / Boston Camera will be discussing Sony XDCAM EX workflow with Avid Media Composer 3.0 including how to transfer files, view and prep with clip browser software and ingest into Avid. Discussion to include file-based shooting options and storage considerations.

    For the last eight years Tom has helped countless individuals and businesses understand, purchase and setup all sorts of production and post production systems both big and small. The depth and breadth of gear in both rentals and sales at Rule allows for a unique insight into all aspects of content creation technology including non-linear editing. Prior to Rule Broadcast Systems, Tom was at Disney Feature Animation specializing in digital workflows and infrastructure in Editorial / Post Production environments utilizing his Avid ACSR status.

    Full description available at

    The BAVUG would like to thank our presenters MerlinOne and Rule Broadcast, and National Boston for hosting this months's meeting. We would also like to thank our very generous sponsors:
    Avid Technology, Inc.
    GenArts, Inc.

    We appreciate your continued support!

    We are also currently seeking additional sponsors and volunteers to help propel the BAVUG to a new level in 2008. If you would be interested in providing sponsorship or helping out the board at future meetings, let us know!
    Avid Media Composer 7.0.3 on MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i7 [view my complete system specs]

    James Burke
    Video Producer / Editor / Designer

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