Video Editing

Inside Adobe Production Studio (FEATURING VIDEO TUTORIAL)

Event DV by Jan Ozer With the Production Studio Premium bundle, Adobe delivers new capabilities that maintain feature parity with most relevant competitors and new integration features throughout the suite that will streamline the workflow for Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects users. Throw in the more unified and streamlined interfaces in all the applications, and Read More

By Britt, March 8, 2006

Video Editing

Editing HDV for TV with Avid Xpress Pro

Studio Monthly by Michael Grotticelli Using Avid Xpress Pro HD on a laptop— plus an off-the-shelf USB 2.0 storage drive— a veteran field producer readies HDV footage for prime time. Art Donahue, a veteran field producer and photographer at WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston, is well known throughout the New England production community for Read More

By Britt, March 7, 2006

Video Editing

Avid Acquires Medea

Avid Unveils VideoRAID Family of High-Performance, Low-Cost Storage Solutions New product line expands company’s leadership in real-time storage systems for professional content creators Tewksbury, Mass. – February 28, 2006 – Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today unveiled the Avid® VideoRAID™ family of storage systems that deliver up to 5 terabytes (TB) of high-efficiency storage with Read More

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Specials and Promotions

Hands on HD: Getting the Most out of High Def

Studio Monthly First-Person Advice Okay, you’ve got the gear. (Or at least your favorite dealer lets you play with his stock.) And you understand the technology. (Or at least you figure it can’t possibly be that much different from what you already know.) And maybe the doors are already opening for you to take charge Read More

By Britt, March 2, 2006

Video Editing

Sony Vegas 6 offers flexibility, HDV editing

Government Video by Chuck Gloman A different look for NLEs The Vegas+DVD Production Suite includes Vegas 6 (which allows HD editing), DVD Architect 3 (a top notch authoring program), and AC-3 Surround Encoder (the latest surround package). In this review I will focus just on Vegas 6, but the only way to get the other Read More

By Britt,

Video Editing

Edit Review — Matrox Axio 2.0

Video Systems Review by D. W. Leitner Matrox Axio 2.0 allows realtime editing of mixed codecs in SD or HD (8- or 10-bit) when line count and frame rates match. Axio brings realtime 3D effects and powerful I/O to Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0. Fast, good, cheap. In product development, you’re told “pick any two.” In Read More

By Britt, March 1, 2006

Video Editing

Pinnacle Studio Plus 10.5: Feature-Laden, Easy to Use

DMN Product Review: by Charlie White Pinnacle Studio is the best-selling nonlinear editing package in the world. There are good reasons why the software made it to this level of popularity, two of them being its ease of use and extensive feature set. This product has been around for a long time, tracing its legacy Read More

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Video Editing

SONY HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEO RECORDING READY FOR MAINSTREAM CONSUMERS

Sony Introduces the World’s Smallest and Lightest HDV 1080i Camcorder With Easy-to-Use Operation and Advanced Features SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2006 — Changing the notion that high-definition video recording is for “advanced videographers only” Sony today announced the HDR-HC3 HDV 1080i Handycam® camcorder. Compared to its predecessor, this new, high-def camcorder is 26 percent more Read More

By Britt, February 22, 2006

Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

Save 50% on Class On Demand Training

We all love our past presidents, especially when we can keep their portraits in our pockets. Class on Demand is here to help you save greenbacks this Presidents’ Week Now is the time to get your training for : Avid Xpress, Final Cut Pro, Avid Liquid 7, Vegas 6, PhotoShop, TriCaster, Procoder, Squeeze Compressions Suite Read More

By Britt, February 21, 2006

Video Editing

Chronicle: Producing HD Television from a Laptop w/ Avid Xpress Pro

Art Donahue has achieved something that many television producers dream about: he has found a way to produce a half-hour news magazine show for SD and HD broadcast from his laptop computer. Using a Dell M70 and Avid Xpress Pro software for offline and online editing, Donahue set a television precedent in November 2005 when Read More

By Britt, February 20, 2006