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Lightworks User Guide – Buried in 1993, Discovered in 2011

Lightworks User Guide

1993 Lightworks Manual

Six weeks ago, an excavation team in Santa Monica unearthed an ancient artifact: a 1993 Lightworks Users Guide.  The year that this manual was written is significant.  Just one year later OLE, the company that invented Lightworks, was sold to Tektronix (wiki). Soon after, Lightworks began its slow descent, as Avid’s Media Composer rose to prominence.  Still, in this short time period (1989-1993) Lightworks made major changes to the strategy of film editing that would shape the next twenty years of editing.

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