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Ravensbourne Embraces Avid Everywhere to Prepare the Next Generation of Media Professionals
To help students access media from any location and enhance collaboration between students and faculty, the school implemented advanced media management solutions from the Avid Media Suite. The new workflow includes a media asset management system and Avid MediaCentral | UX, a cloud-based, web front-end to the Avid MediaCentral Platform. Together, the new workflow streamlines the production process, accelerates turnaround time, and allows students and faculty to collaborate with industry-standard tools, even outside of the classroom.
"Our editing and post production courses have doubled in size since we opened our new building in 2010," stated
To store and access the high volume of media students are creating, Ravensbourne deployed solutions from the Avid Storage Suite, including an ISIS® shared storage system and an AirSpeed® | 5500 server for ingest and playout. These solutions provide the faculty with increased flexibility for reviewing and approving student work, while providing the power, reliability, and storage capacity students need to sustain real-time workflows.
The new Avid workflow also includes industry-standard creative tools from the Artist Suite, which students use to create a wide range of video and film projects. By teaching students Media Composer®and Media Composer | Cloud, the most proven and trusted video editing software in the industry, Ravensbourne is enabling students to maximize their time in the creative zone and prepare for elite careers in the broadcast and media industry.
"Avid Everywhere meets the unique needs of educators and students by combining industry-standard solutions with continuous innovation all built upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform," stated
Moving forward, Ravensbourne plans on partnering with Avid to guide the future of digital media education solutions. The school recently joined the newly formed
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Ravensbourne is a university sector institution innovating in digital media and design. It has a community of approximately 2,400 students and offers vocational digital media and design courses from pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate to professional short course level. Ravensbourne champions the creative exploitation of digital technology through innovation and collaboration. It is driven by industry standards and supported by the latest high-performance technology, producing highly employable and enterprising graduates. It has a strong track record in graduate employability and business creation. Today Ravensbourne also hosts more than 100 creative technology businesses alongside its student community who utilise its leading edge technologies, media resources and collaborate with its student body and industry partners.
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 for the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, and television shows, to live concerts and news broadcasts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, 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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