Video Editing

Adobe CS5: Debunking Mercury Myths

March 30, 2010

Adobe Blog by Karl Soule Now that the word is out – April 12th is the big day when ALL of CS5 will be announced, I’m seeing a lot of misinformation on Twitter over what’s necessary to take advantage of Premiere Pro CS5 and the Mercury Playback Engine:1. It won’t run on laptops. FALSE I’m Read More

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Video Editing

Canon’s Next Cam — Photos from SFO SuperMeet, Pt. 1

DVinfo.Net by Chris Hurd I had reported previously that Canon Inc. has shown a non-working mock-up of their next generation file-based (flash memory) professional video camcorder at the InterBEE 2009 trade show in Japan last November. This past week, on Friday 5 Feb. 2010, Canon USA choose the FCP SuperMeet in San Francisco as the Read More

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Video Editing

Come to NAB for my Avid Media Composer for Final Cut Pro Editors class

EDITBLOG on PVC by Scott Simmons If you’re at all curious about Avid Media Composer then this class can help I’m very excited for my trip to the National Association of Broadcasters convention this year as I’ll be leading a couple of the In Depth sessions of the Post|Production world conference. The first, on Tuesday Read More

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Video Editing

Datavideo DN-500: Ultra dependable video recorder for legal depositions

Legal videographers need to make high quality A/V recordings and archive safety copies of them for 60 to 90 days.  Deposition videos are usually recorded and delivered on DVD and backed up to SVHS for failsafe copies. But with the pro video community as a whole moving away from tape as an acquisition or even Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox MXO2 Mini

March 26, 2010

Digitalfilms by Oliver Peters I’ve covered Matrox for a number of years. With the development of the MXO and MXO2 units, Matrox has put together one of the strongest families of I/O products that are available for the Apple Final Cut Pro editing customer. The original MXO was designed to use the video signal from Read More

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Video Editing

Review of the Matrox MXO2 Mini

Production Apprentice by John DeMaio Matrox was kind enough to send over an MXO2 Mini for us to try out.  After seeing the demonstration at the Matrox event in Orlando, I was excited to see what this little box could do – so I gave it a test drive. I was amazed by the results.  Read More

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Video Editing

FCS PROAPPS 2010-01 UPDATE IS OUT

March 25, 2010

Little Frog in High Def by Shane Ross I’ll take a moment of of my day editing on an Avid to deal with something in the Final Cut Studio world.  Specifically, Apple just released an update to the entire package today.  Get it HERE. Pro Applications Update 2010-01 improves overall stability and addresses a number of Read More

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Video Editing

Adobe CS5 launch almost imminent

Studio Daily By Scott Simmons We all knew it was only a matter of time before Adobe delivered the next update to their suite of applications. The launch date has been announced: we can expect Adobe CS5 on Monday, April 12 at 8 am pacific, 11 am eastern. Astute observers will notice that that date Read More

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Johnnie Behiri shoots National Geographic “Earth explore” desert adventure on 7D

March 23, 2010

DSLR News Shooter Making the real world look as good as cinema Being a freelance cameraman/editor gives me the freedom to accept other interesting projects when not working with the BBC. When National Geographic approached and asked me to make a film about their “Earth explorer bag collection” I had no doubt that the Canon Read More

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Video Editing

Review: VASST's AVCHD Training feat. Douglas Spotted Eagle

EventDV by David McKnight I’ve recently had the opportunity to review two of the latest training DVDs from VASST.com, a company known for creating DVDs, books, and software utilities that cover a wide variety of video-related topics. In this review I’ll look at AVCHD Training, a DVD that carries the following tagline: “Learn the ins Read More

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