Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

TURBO CHARGE Your Professional SD & HD Editing with the Adobe Production Studio Premium & Matrox RT.X2

February 6, 2007

Matrox RT.X2 & Adobe Production Studio Premium Now Only… $2,495.00 The more realtime performance your editing system provides, the more time you can spend creating, not rendering. If you edit with Adobe Premiere Pro software alone, applying a filter, transition or effect with more than one layer of video may require rendering. Combine the Adobe Read More

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Sony HDR-HC3 and Canon HV10 Micro HD Camcorders

DV by Tim Sassoon Like many of you, I have a great 3-chip pro HD camera with all the bells and whistles. Amazingly flexible and dripping with accessories, it’s capable of making truly superb images. I often see things I’d like to capture on the spur of the moment, be it beautiful lighting or an Read More

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Videoguys on Vista: Not Yet

February 5, 2007

Windows Vista – Not yet – wait for 64 bit drivers. Microsoft has finally shipped their much awaited and hyped next OS – Vista. For Digital Videographers we have one piece of advice: Do Not Upgrade (Yet) Here are our top reasons why we feel you MUST WAIT before upgrading or migrating to Vista Wait Read More

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Canon HV20 HDV Camcorder In the US, Yes It's True

February 4, 2007

Camcorderinfo.com by David Kender January 31, 2007 – This morning, Canon USA announced the new HV20 high definition HDV camcorder, only few hours after receiving an announcement in Japan. It will join the HV10 in Canon’s emerging presence in the HD consumer market. The HV20 ($1099 MSRP) is scheduled for a mid-April release. The numerous Read More

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10 Reasons You Don’t Need Vista Today

February 2, 2007

Maximum PC by: Will Smith You’re sick of Windows XP. We are too, but Vista isn’t a panacea for your PC problems. We have some compelling arguments for waiting a few months before you upgrade. Brace yourself. The largest Microsoft marketing campaign ever is gearing up to try to convince you the time is right Read More

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NewTek Speed Edit Review for CGFocus

January 31, 2007

CGFocus By: Timothy Albee The life of an Independent Filmmaker is not an easy one. You often end-up having to do so many things yourself, (often when you originally had someone else commit to doing that thing for you). As such, the Independent Filmmaker needs tools that are geared toward producing viable product with the Read More

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REVIEW OF ROXIO DVDit PRO HD Blu-Ray Video Authoring

January 29, 2007

Reviewed by Mark Shueard of ON2DVD®, Australian reseller of NLE systems & components. It seems like it was not that long ago, when this tech and video junkie plonked down $2200 dollars for a Pioneer A03 DVD burner bundled with SONIC’s Reel DVD authoring software. At the time it was cutting edge stuff. Now it’s Read More

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Shoot Review: Adobe DV Rack 2

January 26, 2007

DCP by S.D. Katz With version 2 of Adobe DV Rack come Stop-Motion Animation Recording, Time-Lapse Recording, Motion-Activated Recording, and Onion Skin Split modes—all useful additions to the already healthy feature set of the program. When I started this review, Adobe had not yet purchased Serious Magic. The acquisition makes sense: Serious Magic is that Read More

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Vegas Finatics

Most people have seen the 1975 film Jaws, probably more than once. It annually tops lists of the best films ever made, and many people call it their favorite movie. But for some people, it’s more than just a great movie, it’s more than just their favorite film, it’s a bit of an obsession. These Read More

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Videomakers 2006 Best Products of the Year

January 24, 2007

The best consumer video production products of 2006, selected by the editors of Videomaker. Best Products Award Criterion: E.Q.U.I.P. For a product to qualify for an award, it must have shipped in the 2006 calendar year, and it must have passed through Videomaker headquarters for examination by our editors. From there, we judged products based Read More

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