Production Hardware, Video Editing

Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7 Case Study: Playboy Plus Uses EDIUS to Enhance the Beauty of 3D

February 28, 2014

CUSTOMERPlayboy Plus, USwww.playboytv.com CHALLENGETo find a 3D post production solution that worked as well as a 2D solution, without adding additional import and render time SOLUTIONGrass Valley EDIUS with STORM 3G SDI/HDMI card for real-time drop to timeline 3D editing BENEFITSAbility to fix a variety of problems in post using the EDIUS Layouter Using EDIUS Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

FREE STREAMVU TRIAL WITH MATROX MONARCH HD PURCHASE

Church Production VIDEOGUYS.COM OFFERS STREAMVU TRIAL WITH MATROX MONARCH HD PURCHASE  Company offers an exclusive two-part promotion for churches looking to stream Videoguys.com, a professional video equipment distributor based in Glen Cove, N.Y., announces an exclusive two-part promotion for churches interested in live streaming of services and events. The company is now offering a free Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Avid Connect & Join the Avid Customer Association

Avid Blogs by Keli Callaghan This is the fourth of a seven-part blog series about the Avid Customer Association (ACA), a comprehensive initiative designed to provide essential strategic leadership to the media industry, and Avid Connect, the inaugural event of the ACA. With Avid Connect only five weeks away, we’re busy putting the final details Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Apple FCP X and Compressor vs. Adobe CC, Part 1: Timeline-to-Transcode Workflows

February 27, 2014

Streaming Media by Tim Siglin & Paul Schmutzler We brave the “third rail” by testing two popular NLEs and their companion transcoding tools. When it comes to transcoding, speed and quality often feel at odds: one wants quality—the highest quality, if possible—in the shortest time, regardless of the software-and-hardware combination being used. If time were Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Adobe: Creative Cloud Renewal Rate Over 80%, Tops Expectations

ProDesignTools Charting strong growth since its initial release and receiving near-five-star ratings from customers, Adobe’s new all-in-one Creative Cloud offering has also been benefiting from high renewal rates from current and returning customers, the company divulged during a recent business presentation… This is the first time that Adobe has publicly disclosed this information.  In response Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Videomaker reviews: Apple Mac Pro & Final Cut Pro X 10.1

Videomaker by Adam Vesely Using innovative design, superior components and solid software solutions, the new Apple Mac Pro shows that Apple has raised the bar once again, providing one of the smallest, fastest and quietest workstations ever conceived. In June 2012, a Mac user decided to write a letter to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook asking Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Could this be the next DSLR revolution? (Hint: it's not even a camera!)

February 26, 2014

RedShark by David Shapton This new device from Atomos is what DSLR users have been waiting for – and its half the price we expected! There’s nothing new about external recorders these days. Back in 2011, they were the newest, most exciting thing. Let’s just remind ourselves about why you might want to use one. Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Avid Customers Triumph at the 50th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards

Burlington, MA, 2014-02-25 Outstanding achievements in sound mixing accomplished with Avid’s proven and trusted audio solutions Avid today congratulated its customers on their numerous awards and nominations for outstanding achievements in sound mixing at the 50th Annual CAS Awards. Presented by the Cinema Audio Society on February 22 in Los Angeles, the awards recognized the Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Optimizing performance in Premiere & After Effects

PVC by Rich Young Adobe is offering a free webinar this Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:00 AM PT, Optimizing your system for peak performance with After Effects & Adobe Premiere Pro. Presented by Todd Kopriva (After Effects QA) and Steve Hoeg (Premiere Pro engineering manager), the session will cover how CPU, graphics cards, and Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Don’t fast forward

February 25, 2014

Adobe by Meagan Keane Commercial television editor delivers stunning spots using an Adobe Creative Cloud workflow Our friend Adam Pertofsky at Rock Paper Scissors has been busy these last few months. Since we last spoke with him, he’s completed the third part of the Captain Morgan series of commercials and cut three additional spots, one Read More

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