Video Editing

SONY HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEO RECORDING READY FOR MAINSTREAM CONSUMERS

February 22, 2006

Sony Introduces the World’s Smallest and Lightest HDV 1080i Camcorder With Easy-to-Use Operation and Advanced Features SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2006 — Changing the notion that high-definition video recording is for “advanced videographers only” Sony today announced the HDR-HC3 HDV 1080i Handycam® camcorder. Compared to its predecessor, this new, high-def camcorder is 26 percent more Read More

By Britt,

Video Editing

Save 50% on Class On Demand Training

February 21, 2006

We all love our past presidents, especially when we can keep their portraits in our pockets. Class on Demand is here to help you save greenbacks this Presidents’ Week Now is the time to get your training for : Avid Xpress, Final Cut Pro, Avid Liquid 7, Vegas 6, PhotoShop, TriCaster, Procoder, Squeeze Compressions Suite Read More

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Video Editing

Chronicle: Producing HD Television from a Laptop w/ Avid Xpress Pro

February 20, 2006

Art Donahue has achieved something that many television producers dream about: he has found a way to produce a half-hour news magazine show for SD and HD broadcast from his laptop computer. Using a Dell M70 and Avid Xpress Pro software for offline and online editing, Donahue set a television precedent in November 2005 when Read More

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Video Editing

Vegas 6

February 17, 2006

DV by Jeffrey P. Fisher HDV, surround, and AVC for today’s leading-edge projects. Handles multiple AV file for-mats on timeline with ease. Scripting facilitates time-saving automation of built-in toolset. When I’m tackling a project, I always prefer fighting for the story and not with my gear. Having used Sony Vegas in all of its various Read More

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Video Editing

Testing Sony's HVR-A1U Camcorder

Videography By Chuck Gloman Next-Gen HDV Just when HDV is gaining momentum in the industry, Sony is thinking small. Really small. Thankfully, its small idea offers big results for cost-conscious video professionals. Sony’s HVR-A1U camcorder records HDV at 1080/60i, as well as DVCAM and DV, on Mini DV cassettes. Sony recommends that you use DigitalMaster Read More

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Video Editing

Timeline: Saving Time: Editing Tapeless

Videomaker by Bill Davis It’s about TimeÂ… The “tapeless” production future everyone has been dreaming about might be closer than you think. Direct-to-edit tapeless systems record digital video data directly to a portable hard drive — bypassing the need for videotape. The big benefit is no logging and capturing from tape — you simply “drag Read More

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Video Editing

Announcing the new and improved Community.avid.com

February 15, 2006

Learn, share and exchange knowledge through forums, articles, podcasts, blogs, and more Announcing the new and improved Community.avid.com. In addition to having a fresh new look, our new website provides a community for digital media professionals, like yourself, to learn, share and exchange knowledge through forums, articles, podcasts, blogs and more. The new community.avid.com introduces Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox Announces Matrox Axio LE Realtime HD/SD Editing Platform at a Breakthrough Price

February 14, 2006

Montreal, Canada, February 13, 2006 – Matrox® Video Products Group today announced Matrox Axio™ LE, a high-performance realtime HD/SD editing platform at the breakthrough price of $4,495 US in North America. Matrox Axio LE is the latest entry in the Matrox Axio family of products that makes Adobe® Premiere® Pro the foremost realtime HD and Read More

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Video Editing

3 Great Reasons To Upgrade to the Adobe Production Studio

The new Production Studios include two very exciting new innovations that make your workflow more productive. 1) The Adobe Bridge media management tool introduced last year in the Creative Suite 2 has been integrated into the Production Studio. Now you can easily organize, find and manage all your media regardless of format. Now your video, Read More

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Video Editing

Videoguys' DIY 2: Big Blue

February 11, 2006

We are in the process of putting together our DIY4 Dual Core machines. If we were going to build an under $1,000 machine, these are the components we would choose. The ASUS’ P5LD2 Deluxe mainboard sports LGA775 chips with up to 800MHz processor system bus, up to 4GB of dual-channel DDR2 memory at 667MHz, two Read More

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