Video Editing

Review: Matrox Axio

October 31, 2006

Studio Monthly By Will Holloway REV UP PREMIERE PRO WITHOUT A LOT OF EXTRA DOUGH Matrox is by no means a new name in the industry. With many top-notch products that meet today’s industry standards, the company usually helps set the standard as well. I recently had the pleasure of spending a few days with Read More

By Britt,

Video Editing

Videoguys' User Spotlight – Alex Alexzander

October 30, 2006

Videoguys’ User Spotlight – Alex Alexzander Alex Alexzander CUSTOM Computer System Specification Computer Hardware:• SuperMicro X6DAE-G2 Dual XEON• two XEON Nocona 2.8 GHz• Quadro FX 1300 PCI-e Video card• 4 SATAII 250GB RAID array• Pyro PCI FireWire card• SoundBlaster Audigy 2 ZS audio card• Avid Mojo DNA• Yamaha Mixer• 2 KRK RP5 Rokit Studio Monitors Read More

By Britt,

Video Editing

Focus Enhancements Releases New Line of High Definition FS-4 Portable DTE Recorders Featuring Extended Recording and HD Support as Standard

CAMPBELL, CA — (MARKET WIRE) — 10/30/06 — Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, today announced its new line-up of award winning FS-4 Portable Direct To Edit® (DTE) Recorders. The new FS-4Pro HD models feature higher capacities, with 60GB, 80GB, and 100GB versions providing between 4.5 and Read More

By Britt,

Video Editing

Greenscreen and Bluescreen Checklist

October 28, 2006

General Specialist – Tips, Tricks and Tinkerings Shooting for greenscreen or bluescreen? Here’s a list of hard-earned experiences from the shoots where I’ve been vfx supervisor. I don’t claim to be a chroma expert, so please post a comment if you have more tips to add to the list! Keep It Blurry Turn off all Read More

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Video Editing

Instant HD

October 27, 2006

DMN Product review By Stephen Schleicher Red Giant plug-in eases the transition period As we ramble on down the road to doing HD production and editing every day, there is going to be a transition period where editors are going to need to mix archival SD footage in their high-def projects. Red Giant Software’s Instant Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox MXO Product Review

GeniusDV.com by John The Matrox MXO is a must have device for those who are working with HDV within Final Cut Pro. HDV is a compressed form of HD and is highly compressed using a mpg compression scheme. Since HDV compresses video uses mpg, it requires additional processing to output the media from Final Cut Read More

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Video Editing

Four 975X Motherboards For Core 2 Duo

Tom’s Hardware by Patrick Schmid, Bert Toepelt Four For Core 2 Only few months ago, the processor landscape was very different than it is today: users favored AMD’s Athlon 64 processor line because of its great performance and low heat generation. But the release of Intel’s new processor changed everything: Core 2 duo is clearly Read More

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Video Editing

Adobe Soundbooth is New Audio Tool for Video/Flash Pros

October 26, 2006

Studio Daily By Bryant Frazer Audition Becomes Standalone Application When Adobe bought the popular Cool Edit Pro audio-editing program and released it as Adobe Audition in 2003, it was a move meant to give video professionals a full-featured, easy-to-use environment for working on audio tracks. Three years later, noting that even Audition demands some audio Read More

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Video Editing

Free Avid Liquid Tutorials

October 23, 2006

Studio Daily has posted a couple of very good Flash based tutorials for Avid Liquid by Paul Mitton. Paul is a well known Liquid guru and his Mind Meld series of Liquid training DVDs are really great. If you’re interested in Liquid or a new user, you’re going to find these high quality flash training Read More

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Video Editing

CANOPUS EDIUS 4 REVIEW

October 20, 2006

by Paul Wags www.hdvunderwater.com Having now used Edius for a few weeks, I am very impressed with what it can do and have parked up Premiere Pro and Aspect HD for now. The main reason for switching is that it can get realtime on the fly conversion to the Canopus HQ and the keyframable colour Read More

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