Video Editing

Depth of Field Demystified

September 26, 2006

Videomaker by Tony Bruno How to manipulate the viewer into watching one portion of your movie, while other events continue along in the scene. Imagine this scene: Our star walks down a narrow tree-lined alley towards his waiting car, completely unaware of his surroundings. Suddenly, on the lower left side of the scene we see Read More

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Video Editing

Edit Review: Boris Continuum Complete 4

September 25, 2006

Digital Content Producer by S.D. Katz New version adds more impressive filters to a healthy base set. Like many filters in Boris Continuum Complete 4, the Film Damage filter is almost as good as effects by competitors that alone sell for the price of the BCC4 upgrade. As good as Adobe After Effects (AE), Apple Read More

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Video Editing

DIY- GPU : Picking the right graphics card for your NLE workstation

September 21, 2006

One of the most often asked questions we get asked on our tech support and sales lines (as well as in emails, online forums and user groups) is what is the best graphics card for NLE. The answer is actually pretty simple, once you understand why. It all depends on the NLE software you plan Read More

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Video Editing

Videoguys' DIY – GPU

DIY – GPUPicking the right graphics card for your NLE workstation One of the most often asked questions we get asked on our tech support and sales lines (as well as in emails, online forums and user groups) is what is the best graphics card for NLE. The answer is actually pretty simple, once you Read More

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Video Editing

Sony Demos HVR-V1U HDV 24p Camcorder in NY Event

DMN By Charlie White Also shows 60GB hard disk recorder, HDV tape deck Sony rolled out its HVR-V1U HDV camcorder ($4800, shipping in December), along with an accompanying HVR-DR60 hard disk recorder ($1800, also shipping in December) that can record 4.5 hours of HDV footage on its 60GB hard disk. The camcorder uses three quarter-inch Read More

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Video Editing

Aspect HD 4.2 now available.

September 19, 2006

Aspect HD v4.20 is now available. Many new features are included, such as generalized file conversion and rescaling (including from SD) into CineForm Intermediate New version includes : • New scaling algorithms, particularly for enhanced interlace SD exports. DVD exports from HD projects have never looked better. • Desktop and Overlay controls now work as Read More

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Video Editing

Avid updates Media Composer and Xpress Pro

Special thanx to http://digitalproductionbuzz.com/ Media Composer 2.6 as well as Xpress Pro 5.6 are located on Avid.com and are available for those that already own the x.5.x releases. For MC 2.6 go to: http://www.avid.com/register/mcsoft_cpr.asp This Mac and PC-based release includes feature additions like compatibility with Avid Interplay, a new safe color limiter 422 safe parameter, Read More

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Video Editing

Edit Review: Canopus ADVC700

Digital Content Producer by Tom Patrick McAuliffe Analog/DV format converter offers pro features. Like many of you, I cut my teeth in the video business more years ago than I care to remember. But I do remember threading up a 3/4in. video tape recorder, and I shot for years with S-VHS and Hi8 (Y/C signal) Read More

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Video Editing

Adobe Premiere Pro 2 Tutorials

Jeff Schell has been doing a series of Video tutorials on Adobe Premeire Pro 2 for DMN. Worth checking out for anyone editing with or thinking about purchasing. Building DVD Menus in Premiere Pro 2.0 In this video excerpt from the course Jeff Schell demonstrates using Premiere Pro 2.0 to create interactive menus for your Read More

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Video Editing

Intro Specials on the NEW! DVRack 2.0 SD & HD

September 18, 2006

Serious Magic DV Rack 2.0 SD $349.95 Intro Special (reg $495.00) DV Rack 2.0 is direct-to-disk recording and monitoring software to help produce superior quality video from an SD camera. Designed to run on a laptop, DV Rack gives you an impressive array of production tools to help you shoot better and faster while saving Read More

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