Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

NewTek TriCaster

November 30, 2005

StudioMonthly By David English Honey, They Shrunk the Video Truck Consider the marvels of miniaturization. We’re used to hearing about complex electronic circuits being shrunk smaller than the head of a pin, or millions of transistors reduced to an area tinier than a postage stamp. So what do we make of NewTek’s claim that the Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Sonic DVDit Pro 6 + eDVD 4: Corporate Authoring with Pro Features

by Douglas Dixon So you want share your new production on DVDs, but you’re not sure which software to use? Especially for enthusiasts and corporate users, the template-driven “automated” approach used in consumer tools like Sonic MyDVD and Ulead DVD MovieFactory can limit your ability to create a custom look and navigational flow. But more Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Medea VideoRaid FCR2X 10/2000

November 29, 2005

StudioMonthly By Erik Holsinger A Lightning-Fast Fibre Channel Array It’s a fact: high-resolution video requires a lot of space and very fast hard drive systems. Yet the fastest transfer speeds require fibre channel arrays, which initially were astronomically expensive. Medea, however, offers a solution to this problem with the VideoRaid FCR2X, an $7,799 fibre channel-based Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Shoot Review — JVC GY-HD100

VideoSystems By Steve Mullen Three-CCD camcorder shoots true 24fps, 720p HDV. It is a decades-old dream of many filmmakers and videographers to use a camcorder to shoot progressive (24p or 25p), high-definition video that can be transferred to 35mm film. The 720p HDV format has made it possible for this dream to be realized at Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Shoot Review — Canon XL H1

VideoSystems By D. W. Leitner HDV camcorder is keen on optics and 24fps. Of the first crop of professionalized HDV camcorders with 1/3in. sensors, only the latest, Canon’s XL H1, can claim to have been created by a lens manufacturer. Canon kept the familiar “chainsaw” profile of the XL series for the new XL H1 Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Videoguys' Thanksgiving 2005 Specials!

November 23, 2005

Sale EXTENDED through 11/30 – FREE UPS GROUND SHIPPING On All Orders Placed Before 5PM Wednesday, Nov 30th Save big on these exclusive holiday offers & get FREE shipping from the Digital Video Editing & Production Experts! We’ve got great deals on Avid, Canopus, Focus, Matrox, Sony, G-Tech, Azden, 12 inch Design, PixelPops, Sonic, Pinnacle, Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Videoguys' Tips for Shooting Family/Home/holiday Video

If you’re like me, you shoot tons of video of your family. I’ve got hours and hours of videotape of my kids. Over the past 10 years I’ve learned a thing or two about getting the best possible footage. No matter how cool your NLE system is and how many awesome special effects you can Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Sonic: DVDit 6 DVD Authoring Software

DV Mag Review by Douglas Dixon Customized DVD authoring with a clean and straightforward drag-and-drop interface. Built-in slide show generator from MyDVD supports up to 999 pictures. New Pro version adds playlists, OpenDVD, multiple tracks, professional mastering, and the full version of eDVD. Sonic Solutions has been busy lately. In September 2005, Fortune ranked Sonic Read More

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Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Creative Cow looks at Avid Liquid 7

November 21, 2005

Mark Harvey, longtime leader in Creative Cow and a noted broadcast designer/editor, gives readers a look at the new Avid Liquid 7 — acquired when Avid bought Pinnacle Systems and given many new features in this latest version now rolling out under the Avid name. Mark gives this system much praise for its powerful background Read More

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Custom Sets and Foreground Elements

DMN Tutorial: by Joe Gillis Okay, so you don’t have a 3D artist on staff and have no clue how to make sets on your own. Or maybe you’re in the same predicament we were earlier this year when we needed some HD photo realistic sets fast and only had a few days to create Read More

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