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Holiday Gift Card Offer from Videoguys

September 29, 2006

VIDEOGUYS FALL SPECIALS! Place an order of $400 or more before 10/4/2006 & we’ll send you a $20 VIDEOGUYS’ HOLIDAY GIFT CARD! Qualifying $400 purchase must be made between 9/28 and 10/4/06. Holiday Gift Card may be used on your next purchase but must be redeemed before January 31, 2007. Click here to check out Read More

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Cinescore Soundtrack Creation Software

DV by Jeffrey P. Fisher Easily customize music themes to match time, emotion, instrument mix, and more. The amount of music required by your projects is inversely proportional to the amount of time (and money) available. Sony’s latest software release, Cinescore (www.sonymediasoftware.com), is another soundtrack creation tool that fits nicely in your postproduction toolbox and Read More

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Review: Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 4

September 28, 2006

Event DV by Jeff Sauer EDIUS does a very good job handling multiple formats, and that may attract some interest from videographers who regularly work with different types of source footage. It also includes several fine new features, including an effective trim tool and a time-saving multi-camera interface. But overall, as a standalone product, EDIUS Read More

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Vegas 7 XDCAM workflow overview

September 27, 2006

I found this great tutorial in a post the author Simon Wyndham made on DVInfo.net Horaah! Vegas 7 has now been released into the world. This release of Vegas is of particular significance to users of XDCAM because it not only fully utlises the XDCAM workflow, but it is the only editor anywhere near its Read More

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Review: GTech G-RAID 500 and G-DRIVE-mini

September 26, 2006

Event DV by Marc Franklin In testing, both the G-RAID and G-DRIVE-mini proved real troopers. The 500GB G-RAID enclosure performed flawlessly using both FireWire 400 and 800 connections, and I highly recommend it. The G-DRIVE-mini worked perfectly on direct FireWire 800 connections from G-Tech’s optional FireWire 800 card in my HP Xeon Workstation. All in Read More

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Review: Sony Media Software Cinescore

Studio Monthly by By David English Let the Music Play Music can greatly enhance a visual medium. Imagine The Godfather without its traditional Italian songs and emotionally gripping score from Nino Rota. Or The Lord of the Rings trilogy without Howard Shore’s sweeping musical compositions. Whether you’re creating big-budget Hollywood films or low-budget training videos, Read More

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Depth of Field Demystified

Videomaker by Tony Bruno How to manipulate the viewer into watching one portion of your movie, while other events continue along in the scene. Imagine this scene: Our star walks down a narrow tree-lined alley towards his waiting car, completely unaware of his surroundings. Suddenly, on the lower left side of the scene we see Read More

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Edit Review: Boris Continuum Complete 4

September 25, 2006

Digital Content Producer by S.D. Katz New version adds more impressive filters to a healthy base set. Like many filters in Boris Continuum Complete 4, the Film Damage filter is almost as good as effects by competitors that alone sell for the price of the BCC4 upgrade. As good as Adobe After Effects (AE), Apple Read More

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DIY- GPU : Picking the right graphics card for your NLE workstation

September 21, 2006

One of the most often asked questions we get asked on our tech support and sales lines (as well as in emails, online forums and user groups) is what is the best graphics card for NLE. The answer is actually pretty simple, once you understand why. It all depends on the NLE software you plan Read More

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Videoguys' DIY – GPU

DIY – GPUPicking the right graphics card for your NLE workstation One of the most often asked questions we get asked on our tech support and sales lines (as well as in emails, online forums and user groups) is what is the best graphics card for NLE. The answer is actually pretty simple, once you Read More

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