Video Editing

Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro Ships

May 31, 2007

Intensity Pro is a new low cost and extremely high quality video capture and playback card for professional videographers that features HDMI, analog component, NTSC, PAL and S-Video capture and playback. Intensity Pro was demonstrated at the recent NAB 2007 show, where it won several leading industry awards. Intensity Pro is the first card to Read More

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Video Editing

Noise Industries Ships FxFactory for Apple Final Cut Studio 2

Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, today announced the availability of FxFactory 1.05 for Apple Final Cut Studio 2. Noise Industries FxFactory for Apple Final Cut Studio 2 FxFactory for Apple Final Cut Studio 2 offers GPU accelerated, native visual effects plug-ins for Apple Final Cut Pro 6 Read More

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Video Editing

Setting Up a Project in Final Cut 6

May 30, 2007

Ken Stone’s FCP Website By Andrew Balis at Moviola Education Getting up and running as quickly as possible with the right settings is probably at the top of your list when jumping into Final Cut Pro 6. Here we’ll cover as briefly as possible the steps needed to get going in the first couple sections. Read More

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Video Editing

A Mac user's take on Premiere Pro CS3

Digital Arts by Antony Bolante Think back to 2002. Around the same time that Spiderman was battling the Green Goblin in that summer’s blockbuster movie, Adobe produced Premiere 6.5 — a release that turned out to be the last Mac-compatible version of its non-linear video editing application. Despite — or possibly because of — its Read More

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Video Editing

Edit Review: NewTek SpeedEdit

May 25, 2007

DCP by Tom Patrick McAuliffe NewTek’s SpeedEdit NLE provides not only a fast, intuitive editing app, but also a unique interface format that shows storyboard and timeline views simultaneously and supports simple drag-and-drop functionality. Until recently, most NLE software applications have followed similar workflow protocols. Now a company that helped to invent this industry has Read More

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Video Editing

CS3 Production Premium for Motion Graphics and Interactive Enthusiasts, Part 2

DMN By By Kevin Schmitt Rounding third and heading for home with After Effects, Encore, Photoshop, and the rest Like the weekly serials of old, we left off last time with a cliffhanger. What treats were there to be found in the rest of the CS3 Production Premium bundle? Which goodies in After Effects, Encore, Read More

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Video Editing

Final Cut Studio 2 First Look: Previewing Apple's New Software Suite

May 23, 2007

Videography by Oliver PetersFinal Cut Extreme turned out to be simply a rumor, but a crowd of 3,000 at the Venetian ballroom at NAB was wowed nonetheless as Apple introduced Final Cut Studio 2. Like Adobe’s introduction of Creative Suite 3 a few weeks earlier, Final Cut Studio 2 isn’t simply an update of some Read More

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Video Editing

Beta Sight: Avid Media Composer 2.6.3

Digital Content Producer By Sean Albertson Fat Free Film Editor Sean Albertson (left, pictured with co-editor Paul Harb) says that the software-only version of Avid Media Composer served as a portable editing tool while working on Revolution Studios’ Rocky Balboa.While working on a short-lived 2005 TV series called E-Ring, I invested in an Avid Xpress Read More

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Video Editing

Color Commentary: Apple, Adobe, and Microsoft

Event DV by Jan Ozer Between the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, a reviewer’s workshop with Adobe in San Jose, and Streaming Media East in New York City, it’s been an exciting and interesting time with lots of product announcements and video-related news. While some are clearly focused on film and Read More

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Video Editing

CS3 Production Premium for Motion Graphics and Interactive Enthusiasts, Part 1

May 22, 2007

Not on the front lines of video production? No worries; there’s plenty here for you I was somewhat skeptical about what the forthcoming Adobe CS3 Production Premium bundle would offer outside of Flash and After Effects; after all, I have precisely zero skills when it comes to the “front end” of production (shooting, capture, editing, Read More

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