Video Editing

Videoguys User Spotlight: Jake Giossi and teh Avid Studio Toolkit 5.6

November 30, 2006

Jake has self-taught himself the skills and knowledge of video editing and production. In this article, Jake provides us with a summary of each part of the new Avid Studio Toolkit 5.6. I’d like to start out this article with a bit of disclosure. For starters, I’m not what you might refer to as a Read More

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Video Editing

Videoguys DIY Computer Toolkit Gift Set

November 28, 2006

This 12 piece precision tool kit for computers is uniquely designed to provide the necessary tools for maintenance, upgrades, repairs and DIY computer projects. DIY Toolkit on sale $29.95 We’ll automatically add this FREE to orders over $200 now through 12/4! Click here for Videoguys.com After Thanksgiving Specials!

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Video Editing

Everyone, Meet Matte

November 27, 2006

Layers by Steve Holmes One of the easiest ways to control the transparency of elements in After Effects is to make use of a matte; however, mattes come in various flavors—track mattes, garbage mattes, layer blend modes, and alpha and luma mattes, among others. Using just a few of these, and some sneaky techniques, we Read More

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Video Editing

First Look: Sony HVR-V1 24p HDV Camera

DV by Adam Wilt A 24p HD PD170? Good things may come in small packages… In early November, a Sony product manager delivered a pre-production HVR-V1 HDV camcorder, one of seven then floating around the country. The camera came bubble-wrapped in an aluminum camera case covered with Japanese shipping stickers. It lacked a serial number Read More

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Video Editing

The Avid & (vs.?) FCP articles

November 26, 2006

Scott Simmons is a very creative non-linear editor working with Avid applications and Apple’s Final Cut Pro. They are both great tools and he is equally comfortable and fast on either application. As a user and fan of both Avid products and Apple’s Final Cut Pro, I love them both. I do not believe one Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox MXO gets a rave review by DV.com's Frank Capria!

November 20, 2006

“Overall my experience with the MXO was extremely positive. Real-time down-conversion of HD sequences from my notebook Mac while editing came in handy at client screenings. The MXO’s portability allowed me to set up a mobile HD editing system quite easily. In the studio it was easy to forget about the MXO. I plugged it Read More

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Video Editing

Burning Questions: PS3–The Blu-ray Movie Experience

November 17, 2006

PC World by Melissa J. Perenson How does the PlayStation 3 stack up as a movie player? We kicked back with the controller and popcorn to find out. From the outset, Sony has considered the PlayStation 3 an all-around entertainment console, with tendrils that extend well beyond the realm of game play. Perhaps chief among Read More

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Video Editing

Sorenson Squeeze 4.5 Compression Suite

DMN Review By John Virata Video compression tool adds support for Blu Ray, HD DVD, PSP, 3GPP, and video iPod formats Sorenson Squeeze is one of the most widely used video compression suites for both Macintosh and Windows users. The company has made it a point to keep the software compatible with the latest video Read More

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Video Editing

NewTek to launch World’s Fastest Video Editor, SpeedEDIT™

November 15, 2006

Simultaneous 6-city launch event slated November 14, 2006 Monday, November 13, 2006 – NewTek, maker of innovative and industry-standard video and 3D animation products, is launching its newest creation, SpeedEDIT™, The World’s Fastest Video Editor, November 14. Simultaneous launch events are planned in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago and Dallas. NewTek Read More

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Video Editing

Avid 30 Second Spot Contest

We’ve fired our ad agency. Now’s your chance. We’re looking for a fresh perspective on what makes Avid the professional’s choice in digital film and video editing systems. Create a 30-second commercial about Avid and you might find yourself at one of the industry’s most prestigious events. Not only could you win VIP treatment at Read More

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