Emmy Winners Use Avid Gear

Several Avid editing, finishing and storage tools were used to produce shows that won Emmy Awards this year. "They [Avid] provide an intuitive interface that doesn't get in the way of a film editor's creative instincts," said Chris Willingham, editor of 24, who won an A.C.E Emmy. Shows--that used Avid tools--that we
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Several Avid editing, finishing and storage tools were used to produce shows that won Emmy Awards this year.

"They [Avid] provide an intuitive interface that doesn't get in the way of a film editor's creative instincts," said Chris Willingham, editor of 24, who won an A.C.E Emmy.

Shows--that used Avid tools--that were awarded during the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards include:
* Angels in America (Outstanding Miniseries)
* The Sopranos (Outstanding Drama Series)
* Arrested Development (Outstanding Comedy Series)
* The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series)
* Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (Outstanding Reality Program)
* The Amazing Race (Outstanding Reality Competition Program)
* Something the Lord Made (Outstanding Made for TV Movie)
* Samurai Jack: The Birth of Evil and Star Wars: Clone Wars (Outstanding Animated Programs)
* The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's (Outstanding Nonfiction Special)
* Elaine Stritch: At Liberty (Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special)

Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award winners in editing categories who used Avid systems include:
* Chris Willingham, A.C.E., for 24, "10:00 am - 11:00 am" (Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series)
* E. Lee Haxall for Arrested Development, "Pilot" (Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series)
* Michael Brown, A.C.E., for Something the Lord Made (Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special)
* Ron Volk, A.C.E., for Frasier, "Goodnight, Seattle," (Outstanding Multi-Camera Editing for a Series)
* Zoran Jevremov and Lance Cain for A&E In Concert: Paul McCartney in Red Square (Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special)
* Kristen Huntley, Deborah Peretz, and Kate Hirson for American Masters/Judy Garland: By Myself (Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming)