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Canon Full Cinema EOS Line-up and 4K Workflow on 11.28.12

Supplementing the Avid Media Composer Workflow for 2K+ on 10.24.12



Award-winning filmmaker, producer, editor and industry technologist, Michael Phillips shares his Media Composer workflow for 2K+ with details for preparing dailies, double system audio sync overview, steps for Pull list and re-conform to original 2K elements for Avid HD finish, prep for and completion of conform in Smoke or Resolve at native resolutions.

An award-winning filmmaker, producer, editor, and industry technologist, Michael’s contributions to the industry include the co-invention and design of Avid’s Media Composer, Film Composer, and Symphony product lines, which offer professional digital online and offline editing and finishing earning him a 1994 Academy Award® for Scientific and Engineering Achievement from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In 1999, Michael and Avid were rewarded with an Oscar® for their continued efforts in enhancing and developing the Avid Film Composer. That same year, Michael was recognized with a Massachusetts Innovator of the year Award.

He has also worked in the film industry as a camera operator, sound recorder, and film editor, regularly consulting with independent producers and directors in managing the post-production for feature films using digital technologies. His producing and editing credits include, “Johnny Slade’s Greatest Hits”, “Patriots”, “Jack in the Box” for editing, and “Leon (The Professional), “Milk” “and award winning documentary “Cinematographer Style” for digital post consultation and supervision. IMDB Credits.

Michael has lectured around the world on the ever changing nature of digital processes, spoken at industry forums, and conducted workshops on digital post-production. He co-wrote the book “Digital Filmmaking, The Changing Art Form of Making Movies,” published by Focal Press. He has been awarded over 10 patents from the United States Patent Office for digital synchronization of picture and sound and other editing technologies pertaining to 24 frame editing, as well as compositing, interactive media (transmedia), and surround sound. Michael has pending patents for foreign distribution platforms, verbal logging interfaces, and metadata synchronization for double system workflows.

Michael was chosen as the Post Supervisor for the Sundance Institute Director's Summer Labs 2012 at the Sundance, bringing his creative and technical skill set to eight of the next generation storytellers.

Michael is currently CTO of Cineworks, a full service film and digital cinema facility with locations in New Orleans, Los Angeles, Miami, Baton Rouge and Shreveport. Michael is directing research and development of new technology solutions for the digital production process extending workflow consulting to Cineworks clients as well as industry manufacturers on workflow.


Cast: Rule Boston Camera


Date Published: 11/8/2012

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