Video Editing

Boris Blue 1.0

July 11, 2006

Digit Online by Neil Bennett Groundbreaking real-time 3D motion graphics environment. Excellent effects and 3D object and text controls. High-quality output. No-one likes waiting. Working in real-time is what all creative applications aspire to deliver, and motion graphics and compositing applications are one of the last areas to gain real-time functions. This is hardly surprising Read More

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Video Editing

Exporting to ProTools with Avid Xpress Pro and ProTools LE

The Editors Bin by: Alex Alexzander This is a very quick method, in progress, which details how to export a timeline from Avid Xpress Pro for use with ProTools LE. This method details how to make that export a portable OMF that can be used on outside ProTools systems not connected to the original Avid Read More

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Video Editing

Sony Reveals Home Movie Mistakes

SMARTHOUSE by Caroline Warnes Boring shots, shaky filming and overuse of the zoom: these are the top three mistakes that Australians make when filming home movies, according to research conducted by Sony. Not varying the angle when shooting, using one hand to control the camera and zooming too much to try and achieve the best Read More

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Video Editing

Create the Pleasantville Effect in Avid Liquid

July 10, 2006

Studio Daily by By James Thill One of the most under-appreciated and under-utilized features in Avid Liquid is the Color Correction editor. Avid Liquid’s Color Correction editor has an amazing array of features for adjusting, correcting and balancing color. YOUR GUIDE: James Thil Senior Product Manager – Avid Technology, Inc. James has been the product Read More

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Video Editing

DVD: The Next Generation

DV by David O. Weissman A look at the terminology and authoring workflow of the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats After years of hearing about next-generation DVD, it’s finally here. Players based on the two competing high-definition disc formats, HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc, have arrived at your favorite retail or Internet store. The Read More

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Video Editing

Check Out the NEW Videoguys 'How To' & Training Page

June 30, 2006

Now it is even easier to find all of the training products you need to make the most of your video editing and production software! This handy reference page is your main navigation to all of the training products we offer and will guide you quickly to the products you need. You can sort through Read More

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Video Editing

Canopus Edius NX PCIe for HDV Now Only $1,499!

Canopus Edius NX PCIe for HDV Now Only $1,499.00 with HDV Expansion Kit, FREE Keyboard & FREE Upgrade to Edius 4! Let the groundbreaking EDIUS NX with HD Expansion Kit take you to the world of high definition video production! Use any mix of HD and SD video content; work with unlimited video, audio, title Read More

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Video Editing

Software Review: SonicFire Pro 4

June 29, 2006

Microfilmmaker Magazine By Jeremy Hanke SonicFire Pro has been a useful program in the past, bu,t now that it’s added the multi-layer support and Mood Mapping, it’s become a must own for Indie filmmaker- especially at the extremely reasonable price it’s now being offered at. Even if you’re a purist and have a composer that Read More

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Video Editing

Strong Showing

June 28, 2006

Digital Content Producer By Jan Ozer A hefty 2.0 upgrade pushes Adobe Encore DVD up in the DVD authoring rankings. If you haven’t seriously considered Adobe Encore DVD in a while, it’s time to take another look. The most recent update has catapulted Encore DVD 2.0 to the top of the sub-$1,000 Windows class of Read More

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Video Editing

Avid Xpress Pro 5.5 and New Avid Mojo SDI Now Shipping

Company meets demand for HD on the Mac, increased format support and connectivity for independent professionals TEWKSBURY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 2006–Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID – News) today announced the worldwide availability of version 5.5 of its Avid Xpress® Pro software as well as the newest member in Avid’s line of Digital Nonlinear Accelerator(TM) products, Read More

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