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An Explanation of MPEG-2 for DVD Authoring

January 31, 2006

Videomaker by Kyle Cassidy Understanding the concept of MPEG-2 and DVD authoring can be frustrating, but when you break down the terminology, you’ll have better understanding of the process. What is MPEG and How Does It Work? MPEG stands for Motion Picture Experts Group. As you might imagine, it’s a consortium of people who know Read More

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Tutorial: Creating Masks in Adobe After Effects

EventDV By Luisa Winters Have you ever wondered how to carve out a dancing couple in a wedding reception video, and make them pop by blurring the background behind them? Because moving pictures move, creating masks in video sequences is more challenging than creating masks in still images in Photoshop or other image editors. In Read More

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5 Million and Counting!!

On January 30th 2006 the Videoguys.com reached a very important milestone – we had our 5 millionth visitor! We had hit the 4 million mark in February of 2004, so we’re now averaging over 500,000 visitors per year! We’re proud to be the #1 destination on the Web for digital videographers all over the world! Read More

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Hurry – Rebate Coupons Expiring January 31st.

January 28, 2006

Sony Sony has been offering a $50 mail in rebate on Vegas 6, Vegas+DVD Production Suite, SoundForge 8 and Acid Pro 5. Even cooler they offer a $100 competitive rebate for those who already own a qualified NLE and switch to Vegas. Sony is also offering a $30 mail in rebate on their Vegas Movie Read More

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Four Affordable HD Camcorders Compared

January 26, 2006

DV.com by Adam Wilt On January 11th, filmmaker Barry Green organized a side-by-side comparison of four low-cost HD camcorders: the Canon XL H1, JVC GY-HD100U, Panasonic AG-HVX200, and the Sony HVR-Z1U. Barry was prompted to do this by rampant speculation and widely varying reported performance figures for the various cameras; he wanted to know what Read More

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Is there trouble ahead for the High Definition Disc?

In early 2006, two new high-definition videodisc formats, HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, are expected to begin vying for the attention of consumers in an effort to replace current DVD as the future standard for watching movies at home. While their potential is undeniably exciting, we believe that a marketplace war between two incompatible formats Read More

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CineForm releases Aspect HD 4.0 with Premiere Pro 2.0 support!

Aspect HD version 4.0 is now available with support for both Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 and Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5.1. Although Premiere Pro 2 now supports editing of “native” HDV transport streams, Adobe and CineForm remain strong business partners because Aspect HD offers substantial workflow and feature advantages beyond those available in Premiere Pro 2.0. Read More

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Hot Shots with Premiere Pro 2.0: Multicam Editing

January 25, 2006

DMN Tutorial: by Charlie White The primary goal for Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0’s new multicam routine was to make it a straightforward process. In this tutorial, we’ll walk through the technique, and you’ll see how this new tool uses familiar conventions that are already in Premiere Pro 2.0. You’ll be able to direct the sequence, Read More

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Sony Announces Major ACID Pro Software Upgrade

January 23, 2006

All-New Comprehensive Audio and MIDI Platform Transforms Award-Winning Music Creation Software Into Full-Featured Digital Audio Workstation ANAHEIM, Calif. — NAMM Show, Sony Booth #6210 — Sony Media Software today announced ACID® Pro 6 software, a significant upgrade to its award-winning, professional music creation and production application. This new release includes several major development enhancements to Read More

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Exclusive: Premiere Pro Product Manager Giles Baker

January 20, 2006

DMN Interview: by Charlie White Talking about the new version 2.0 On the heels of Adobe’s announcement and shipment of the new version 2.0 of Premiere Pro along with the other updated members of the Adobe Production Studio, Digital Media Net’s Charlie White talked with Giles Baker, Product Manager of Premiere Pro. In this wide-ranging Read More

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