Video Editing

YouTube directors ready for postproduction

August 30, 2006

C|Net by By Greg Sandoval Matt Harding had just finished recording himself dancing in front of some of the world’s most recognizable places: the Golden Gate Bridge, the red dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, and the great stone faces of Easter Island. The creator of the video known as “Where the Hell is Matt?”–an inspirational montage Read More

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Video Editing

Video analyst John Ferrick of DVdoctor Inc wonders what on earth is going on at the consumer end of the high-definition camcorder market?

DV Doctor by Bob Crabtree July saw a flurry of product announcements about consumer high-definition camcorders. But why is there all this concentrated activity and what’s it all leading to? At the outset, it needs to be understood that high-definition TV is taking off in a big way, and for main two reasons. First, people Read More

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Video Editing

Sony Vegas 7 coming soon!

August 24, 2006

The following was posted on the Sony website for about a day, then pulled down: Vegas 7 Comprehensive XDCAM SD/HD support Improved HDV playback performance Enhanced hardware support for Blackmagic Design DeckLinkâ„¢ and AJA Improved workflow tools Sony DVD 5.1 camera support Cinescore software plug-in support Enhanced HDV, SD/HD-SDI support Enhanced video monitoring Direct export Read More

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Video Editing

Avid Liquid 7.1 Video Editing Package

TrustedReviews By James Morris Avid Liquid 7.1 Video Editing Package Formerly known as Liquid Edition and part of the Pinnacle empire, Liquid was acquired by Avid when it purchased Pinnacle at the end of 2005. Liquid Edition 6 hit the headlines back in 2004 as the first editing software to arrive with support for the Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox RT.X2 news

Matrox has created two handy documents to better explain the benefits of the RT.X2 for professional video editor and the wedding videographer. Top 10 reasons to buy Matrox RT.X2, targets the professional video editor, summarizing the benefits of owning Matrox RT.X2, from getting the most out of Adobe Premiere Pro to its tight integration with Read More

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Video Editing

Blackmagic Design Multibridge Extreme and DeckLink HD Pro

August 23, 2006

Videogrpahy by Oliver Peters Blackmagic Design is one of a handful of innovators that has driven the desktop video revolution, making it possible to edit uncompressed standard definition-and now high definition-video on a Mac or Windows workstation. Starting with the basic DeckLink card, which provided easy capture and output of uncompressed SDI, Blackmagic Design has Read More

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Video Editing

Edit Review: Red Giant Instant HD 1.0

Digital Content Producer by S.D. Katz Image editor upscales SD footage into HD clarity. We have all upscaled images in Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Combustion, or other image editors, so we expect enlarging PAL or NTSC footage to HD to produce big, soft video. In Photoshop, applying Unsharp Mask is usually part of the recipe to Read More

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Video Editing

HDV for Everyone

August 21, 2006

DMN By Frank Moldstad Canon’s new HV10 camcorder captures 1080 HDV video for under $1,500 The age of Hi Def home movies for the average person has arrived. Barely a week after announcing a pair of new professional HD camcorders [see story here], Canon dropped the other shoe by unveiling the HV10, a palm-sized camcorder Read More

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Video Editing

Sonicfire Pro 4 review

August 17, 2006

DV by Jeffrey P. Fisher If you rely on library music, Sonicfire Pro 4 has the features you always wanted to make the music work specifically for you. Fast, easy, and robust music scoring engine with enough variety and control to make every project’s soundtrack seem custom-made. Matches time precisely with musical sensibilities. Mood Mapping Read More

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Video Editing

Avid to Expand Delivery of Content Creation Tools for Apple's Intel-based Macs

August 16, 2006

TEWKSBURY, Mass., BUSINESS WIRE — Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), today announced its plans to expand the wide range of video and audio content creation solutions that will be available for Intel-based Mac systems, including the new Mac Pro workstation introduced last week at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WDCC). The Avid(R) Video division expects Read More

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