Avid Customers go for Gold at the BAFTA® Film Awards

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today congratulated its many customers recognized for their craft as winners and nominees at the British Academy Film Awards 2016, hosted by the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA®) in London on Sunday, February 14. An overwhelming number of the world’s most respected creative professionals embraced Avid EverywhereTM, using Avid Artist Suite creative solutions powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform to craft award-winning films, including Best Film winner The Revenant, and nominees Spotlight, Bridge of Spies, The Big Short and Carol.

BAFTA Film Award nominees relied on the industry’s preeminent editing solution Avid Media Composer® to create:

  • Editing in 2016:
    • The Big Short (Hank Corwin)
    • Mad Max: Fury Road (Margaret Sixel) - WINNER
    • Bridge of Spies (Michael Kahn)
    • The Revenant (Stephen Mirrione)
    • The Martian (Pietro Scalia)

BAFTA Film Award nominees who relied on the industry standard Pro Tools® digital audio software included:

  • Sound in 2016:
    • The Revenant (Lon Bender, Chris Duesterdiek, Martin Hernandez, Frank A. Montaño, Jon Taylor, Randy Thom) - WINNER
    • Mad Max: Fury Road (Scott Hecker, Chris Jenkins, Mark Mangini, Ben Osmo, Gregg Rudloff, David White)
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (David Acord, Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Matthew Wood, Stuart Wilson)
    • Bridge of Spies (Drew Kunin, Richard Hymns, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom)
    • The Martian (Paul Massey, Mac Ruth, Oliver Tarney, Mark Taylor)

“As a company that’s passionate about world-class content creation, we’re honored that the world’s most talented creative professionals have embraced Avid Everywhere and our Avid Artist Suite solutions,” said Avid Chairman, President and CEO, Louis Hernandez, Jr. “We congratulate them on their outstanding achievements in bringing the most captivating stories to life on the big screen.”

About Avid
Through Avid Everywhere™, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption. Media organizations and creative professionals use Avid solutions to create the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, to the most popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, as well as a majority of today’s most celebrated music recordings and live concerts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, ProSet and RealSet, Maestro, PlayMaker, and Sibelius®. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

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Source:Avid Technology, Inc.