I've been reading the posts with some fascination; particularly the ones
headed AVID. None of them have anything to do with AVID - it seems to have
become the generic name for the manipulation of digital images.
The irony is that the two films most talked about in this group PULP
FICTION and FRANKENSTEIN were both edited on a Lightworks. Lightworks is a
British invention which has captured the top end of film production. Three
weeks ago of the top ten grossing films in the USA 5 were cut on
Heavyworks the online and multi camera version has recently been released
and will knock out the eye of anbody who thinks they have seen the cutting
The reason that Lightworks has been so successful with film-makers is that
it was designed and engineered by film-makers not computer engineers who
saw a market segment for their product. The differance (ala Derrida) is
No doubt some of you will have experienced this for yourselves.
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