4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Pinnacle Studio 16: Capable Yet Inexpensive NLE

August 31, 2012

NYC Production & Post News by Joe Herman Recently, the folks from Corel came to town, treating us to a demo of the new Pinnacle Studio 16 Ultimate, a capable video-editing program with some innovative features. While this won’t turn up at major facilities anytime soon, this new release has chops that will satisfy the Read More

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4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Storage Solutions, Video Editing

In Search of the NLE or How I Love the Search Tool

By Strypes This is the age of Google. Search is everything, and nothing. Search is everywhere… and nowhere. Search is a powerful thing. If you can’t ?nd a shot, you can’t cut it into the show. It has been close to a year since the release of FCP X. Every single NLE maker has just Read More

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Useful Tools for Editors: Baselight for Avid is Ready

StudioDaily by Scott Simmons It was in back in April, at NAB, that FilmLight was showing their Baselight for Avid plug-in, part of the ever-growing Baselight Editions family of products. Baselight for Avid is a color-grading tool for Avid Symphony and Avid Media Composer that, like the previously available Baselight for Final Cut Pro, put Read More

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Twenty Premiere Pro CS6 Power Tips for FCP Editors

DVInfo.net by Clay Asbury These power tips are geared toward the FCP editor and will you get up to speed quickly with the nuances and new features in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6! Maybe you’ve come to Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium from Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer. If so, you’ll want to take advantage of Read More

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The Coming H.265 Video Wave — What It Means for Business, What It Means for Consumers

August 30, 2012

Sorenson Medai Blog by Peter Csathy Move over H.264, which — much to the chagrin of Google’s WebM initiative — is effectively “THE” high quality video codec standard and champion in the marketplace today to enable optimized online video experiences. Coming early 2013, there may be a new contender — and its name is H.265. Read More

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Avid AMA Best Practices

Digital Rebellion by Jon Chappell Avid Media Composer traditionally required all media files to be converted to its DNxHD Op-Atom MXF format but recent versions have allowed you to skip this process and import tapeless media instantly. This feature is called Avid Media Access (AMA). Media Composer ships with very few AMA plugins so to Read More

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Anatomy of an iMac Suite

Biscardi Creative Blog About a year ago I posted one of my most popular articles, “Anatomy of an Edit Suite”where I detailed everything that’s in our edit suites and why.    In the interim we’ve ditched Final Cut Pro 7 in favor of Adobe Premiere Pro, added our first Dell Windows Workstation, and have strongly been Read More

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Hurry! Time is Running Out! Videoguys Summer Specials Expiring Soon!

August 28, 2012

Great Offers Expiring Soon at Videoguys.com. Summer’s almost over and so are these great deals! So HURRY! Order online or call the Videoguys at 800-323-2325 HURRY! GREAT DEALS EXPIRING SOON!     Avid Symphony 6 Nitris DX BundlesNow Under $10,000Exp 9/15/12 Avid Symphony 6 Nitris DXThis special bundle includes the Avid Media Composer with Nitris Read More

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Adobe Premiere Pro 101: Three Easy SD-to-HD Upconvert Options [VIDEO]

Doddle by Patrick Sammon Jr. We’re now 3 years post-DTV conversion in the United States, when all full-powered and licensed TV stations were required to sign off their long standing analog signals and go digital-only. High Definition is the new video standard, and most raw footage today is shot in the 1080i/p format.  But the Read More

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Huge Patent Day for Apple's iMovie and Final Cut Pro Apps

Patently Apple On August 16, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of video related patent applications from Apple mainly covering iMovie and Final Cut Pro. If you’re a video buff, then today is going to be a feast for you. The patent applications cover topics such as live dragging and editing, Read More

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