OK, I am a huge advocate for being organized and using standards when it comes to organization…and this is because of many reasons. If you work in a multiple editor environment, everyone knows where to find things. If another editor has to step into a project that another editor started for any reason, then they won’t be completely lost. And, if vendors deal with several post production clients, they won’t receive footage, EDLs or other deliverables that use any assortment of naming convention. Standardization is good in this respect (many respects, really…COME ON HD DVD/BLU-RAY!)

So, to further this cause, here are a couple articles from Post Production Standards on naming conventions. Thanks to Matt from FresHDV for the links:

VFX Naming


I think I have a new blog to keep track of. I am adding this blog to the blog list on the right over there.