Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer: Nat Geo's Secrets In The Mist

Check out this article for a glimpse into the workflow of a National Geographic documentary. You can get Avid Media Composer video editing and production software licenses, subscriptions, renewals and upgrades here at as well as HP z Workstations powerfully outfitted for video editing and LaCie storage for archiving, transfering, and editing your footage. From

McGrath spent the first six months assembling an offline edit from his home studio, which is equipped with an Avid Media Composer running on an HP Z440 workstation.

New material was shot in 5.5K using a Red camera. Additional footage included 4K, HD and SD material. Several times a week, the team at Tigress Productions ( in Bristol, UK, would send a hard drive with the latest rushes, which McGrath would then transfer to his LaCie Thunderbolt drive.

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