Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), is the only school of it’s kind to offer one comprehensive, six-week course that includes all of the editing applications taught by certified instructors. The Six Week Intensive Course takes students through each program as they work on various real-world projects to illustrate the distinct strengths and nuances of each Non Linear Editing System. MEWShop also runs their annual one-day summit called “Sight, Sound & Story” on June 11, 2016 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. This event includes the art and processes of editing documentary film and episodic television, and behind the green screen with VFX artists. Below is our interview with Jason Banke, President of Manhattan Edit Workshop:
Manhattan Edit Workshop congratulates Eileen Meyer, winner of the 2016 Karen Schmeer Fellowship! Eileen completed the MEWShop Six-Week Workshop in the fall of 2011. We caught up with her to chat about her achievements since, including a Cinema Eye Honors "Outstanding Achievement in Editing" nomination for her latest film, Best of Enemies, a 2015 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize nominee.
New York, New York – March 24, 2016 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced dates for new color grading courses in Resolve 12. Instructor Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA); will once again return in April to teach our popular introductory ICA 101, ICA 201 and new ICA 205 workshops. Our upcoming advanced ICA workshops in July, will be taught by Dado Valentic founder of U.K.’s leading creative studio MYTHERAPY and fellow instructor for the ICA. “Our introductory ICA workshops with Resolve at MEWShop have been a resounding success since their inception in 2012,” comments Eagles. “As Resolve’s popularity in the industry continues, we have expanded our offerings with MEWShop in New York City.”
Join MEWShop for SCRATCH 101: Finishing, a two-day hands-on workshop that introduces students to this powerful finishing toolset
New York, New York – March 8, 2016 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination, in cooperation with The Studio B&H, today opened registration for the new SCRATCH 101: Finishing workshop. Held on April 2 – 3, 2016, the SCRATCH 101: Finishing course offers students valuable hands-on end-to-end post-production DI workflow; as well as a conforming and color-grading for the unique requirements of episodic broadcast.
George Abbott Clark knows that Final Cut Pro X has a cloudy reputation in the editing business. “When it first came out, it was a nightmare,” he says on a phone call from Los Angeles. “But the new updates are remarkable. It’s like power steering - you would never go back to making it more complicated and cumbersome.”
Cinematographer Matt Porwoll is based in New York City. His most recent work, Cartel Land, was nominated for a 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary (feature). Cartel Land was also selected for competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and subsequently went on to win the US Documentary Prize for Cinematography. He was one of three speakers on the documentary panel at MEWShop's "Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography," 2015 event. We recently caught up with him to ask some in-depth questions about his career and experiences as a cinematographer.
Manhattan Edit Workshop is Hosting TECH TALKS. For this Tech Talk we have partnered with Blackmagic Design.
Come join us for an exciting evening of talking tech. Blackmagic will demo the new Resolve 12 and will answer questions about Resolve’s new editing, grading and workflow features. Now shipping, DaVinci Resolve 12 combines professional non-linear video editing with the world's most advanced color corrector so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system. DaVinci Resolve 12 offers more than 80 new features, including a new modern interface, multi-cam editing, powerful new media management tools, an entirely new professional audio engine with support for VST/AU plugins, shot matching, 3D keyer, new 3D perspective tracker, enhanced curve editing and much more.
Jason Banke named President of Manhattan Edit Workshop
New York, New York – September 25, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is happy to announce an evolving leadership within the organization. Jason Banke, MEWShop’s VP of Operations, will now be taking over as the company’s President, continuing to expand MEWShop’s course offerings and personally overseeing all training and event initiatives.
Montage Magic: How Dissolve creates must-watch videos using stock footage
Stock footage company Dissolve has received 4 Vimeo Staff Picks and millions of views for its funny and intriguing showreels – built using only clips from its collection.
Join this workshop to learn tips on the art of video montage, working with stock or found footage, and making the most of less-than-perfect source material.
The Open Call for submissions for our 2016-17 fellowship begins today! The online application must be completed by September 30, 2015. There is no fee to apply.
The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship honors the memory of our friend and gifted editor Karen Schmeer. Inspired by Karen's generous nature, the fellowship assists emerging documentary editors by developing their talent, expanding their creative community, and furthering their career aspirations. We work with American Cinema Editors (ACE), Sundance Institute, Manhattan Edit Workshop, SXSW, IFFBoston, Stranger than Fiction, and Rooftop Films to offer a wide array of opportunities for promising editors.
Manhattan Edit Workshop is Hosting TECH TALKS. For this Tech Talk we have partnered with Artjail, a VFX studio. Come join us for an evening of talking tech and learn how Presenter Steve Mottershead, Creative Director / Lead Flame Artist and Owner at Artjail masterfully utilizes various post-production techniques using Autodesk Flame with the HPZ820 powered by Intel® Xeon® processors to complement and enhance what was captured in camera to achieve the most photo-real results. See many before-and-after examples including non-traditional color grading techniques, VFX and CG elements to produce the most stunning commercials, feature films, and video art projects.
Manhattan Edit Workshop is Hosting TECH TALKS. For this Tech Talk we have partnered with Videoguys.com. Come join us for an evening of talking tech; learning & discussing the latest and greatest from G-Technology.
Read about Manhattan Edit Workhop's latest Sound Show!
Become a better content creator and producer at CCW! Manhattan Edit Workshop will be providing a variety of training workshops over the course of the show.
New York, New York – September 30 2013 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop - http://mewshop.com/), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has completed renovations and begun hosting classes in the company’s ultra-modern training and event space. The contemporary 2500-square foot location features two high-tech training rooms equipped with the very latest in media production and post-production technology as well as a spacious artist-in-residence space custom-tailored for MEW’s signature Six Week Intensive Course and monthly tech talks.
Motion tracking and rotoscoping are foundation skills for visual effects, finishing and motion design. Whether it is replacing screens on phones, adding digital makeup, set extensions, sky replacements or simply cutting animated roto-masks; editors and artists are expected to handle almost any task.
Nathan Wadding, Director of Post Production for Mind Over Media, will discuss how implementing an asset management and tiered storage infrastructure helped Mind Over Media not only better manage projects and media, but allowed them to scale their business by offering clients new and far more efficient media services. Nathan will share his experience building a tapeless infrastructure and the pain points of using and migrating from a legacy SAN infrastructure to an agile tapeless infrastructure. He will cover everything from the internal changes they undertook to take full advantage of new technology and workflows to the bottom-line benefits for account directors, producers, editors, assistant editors, and engineers.
Visit Us at Digital Video Expo East!
We're exhibiting at DV Expo East, June 19, 2013 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street, NYC. You're invited to be our guest at the Expo with a free exhibit hall pass (a $25 value). Register below for free!
Read about our upcoming Inside the Cutting Room event featuring editor Stephen Rotter.
Read Dan Ochiva's article on our Inside the Cutting Room event featuring Editor Andrew Weisblum, ACE!