This week we’ll be discussing the editing component of the simplified digital video workflow. If the input stage is the heavy lifting stage, then the edit stage is the creative lifting stage. This is the stage where the final product begins to emerge. As in all stages, organization is the key to an efficient and speedy workflow.
I recently spoke with Alan Youngblood, one of digital asset management customers. Alan is Photo Coordinator for the New York Times Regional Media Group and Photo Editor at the Star-Banner. Alan discusses how the regional newspaper group owned by The New York Times uses its Merlin digital asset management system (DAM).