Video Editing

Avid updated AMA—Avid Media Access Whitepaper

June 28, 2010

The fastest route from shoot to edit Overview Stop transcoding, rewrapping, importing, and/or copying media and start editing now. AMA (Avid Media Access) is a revolutionary plug-in architecture that greatly accelerates your tapeless video workflows, including RED, QuickTime, XDCAM, P2, GFCAM, and Canon XF. With AMA, you can simply connect a supported card/disc or device Read More

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Video Editing

Premiere Pro CS5 and After Effects CS5 Review

Designorati by Jeremy Schultz After Effects CS5 seems like a less necessary upgrade than Premiere Pro CS5, but that’s probably because After Effects doesn’t have a game-changer like Premiere does with its new Mercury playback engine. I use both Premiere and After Effects for a few different projects specific to my web design and DVD work, Read More

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Video Editing

The Moving Picture: Apple Final Cut Studio vs. Adobe CS5 Production Premium

June 25, 2010

EventDV by Jan Ozer The launch of Adobe CS5 brings to bear the obvious comparison with Final Cut Studio (FCS). Since life has been far too quiet lately, I decided to tackle this subject, but from the perspective of the totally new user, not the experienced user who would rather fight than switch. In other Read More

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Video Editing

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 in Review

Videography by Oliver Peters Adobe is shipping its much-anticipated Creative Suite 5. The video applications are available either as single products or bundled in the Master Collection or Production Premium suite. Most video editors will be interested in the latter, which includes Premiere Pro, OnLocation, Encore, After Effects, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Adobe Media Encoder, Soundbooth, Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox MX02 LE with Max…yay or nay? …. YAY!!!

There is a great thread going on over at the Creative Cow about the Matrox MAX technology. Highly respected industry experts have all chimed in and the answer is clear. THEY LOVE THE MXO2 and the MAX encoding technology!! I added to the thread as well with the following post: What great thread. MAX is the Read More

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Video Editing

Videoguys Audio for Video Specials!

June 24, 2010

Videoguys Audio for Video Specials! Azden SMX-10Perfect for Mini DV Camcorders/ DSLR Cameras An issue with DSLR cameras that you must consider while setting up your rig is audio quality. DSLR cameras are equipped with just the most basic microphone and the sound is just okay, at best. If your talent is more than 6 Read More

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Video Editing

Creative COW Magazine : Best Nonlinear Editing System Report

June 23, 2010

Creativr Cow by Walter Biscardi The 2010 NAB Convention had the Post Production world buzzing about the Three A’s of the Industry: Apple, Adobe, and Avid. Well, really more Adobe and Avid since they were actually at the show and had something to demonstrate. ADOBE Adobe brought their CS5 Creative Suite to the show with Read More

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Video Editing

Will CS5 and MC5 toast FCP?

June 18, 2010

digitalfilms a blog by Oliver Peters OK, now that I have your attention, let me answer the question. Without a doubt – no – at least not for a while. There sure is a lot of sturm und drang on the Internet lately about the supposed fate of Final Cut Pro. It started around NAB-time Read More

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Video Editing

Avid Media Composer 5 is here! In Stock!

  Introducing the NEW Avid Media Composer 5Featuring Exclusive Matrox MXO2 Mini Bundles! Avid Media Composer 5High-speed video editing software—ideal for offline, file-based, and mobile editing Meet the fastest, most powerful editing tool available. With Media Composer 5 software, you can work with more formats and in more ways than ever before, and speed through Read More

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Video Editing

Using the iPad on set

June 17, 2010

Vincent Laforet Yesterday I  posted a trailer for the new “Twisted Metal“ Playstation game that we shot in downtown Los Angeles.    That shoot also happened to be the first time that I was able to put my iPad 3G to use on set.  I have always found iPads to be a helpful tool for creative professionals Read More

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