HPA Tech Retreat 2011 Day 1


HPA set the stage for the Super Session with these words: “With all the options in workflow today, it seems no two projects are exactly alike. Just like snowflakes, our projects begin beautiful, shiny, and a unique wonder to behold. But as they slowly drift to their final destination, they seem to just turn into […]

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Matrox Announces Matrox MXO2 Mini for Avid Media Composer 5.5

Matrox® Video Products Group today announced support for the newly released Avid® Media Composer® V5.5 editing system. Matrox MXO2 Mini turns a user’s HDMI screen into a professional-grade video monitor with unique color calibration tools. The small, lightweight, external box is ideal for file-based workflows in studio, on set, in the field and in OB […]

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CMO Survey Results Reported

CMO Survey Results Reported. The CMO Survey from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the American Marketing Association is a comprehensive look into the minds of C-suite marketers like few others. Thepress release for the survey describes the participants The CMO Survey, is a nationwide poll of chief marketing officers (CMOs) conducted twice annually […]

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Quicktips 2011 Day 16: Restore Default Patch in Avid Media Composer


This Reader Quicktip comes from Josh Petok. If you’re an Avid Media Composer editor then you know you can load a sequence into the Source monitor and edit that into another timeline (which you can do in Final Cut Pro too but this is an Avid tip). If you’ve ever noticed the totally mixed up […]

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After Effects Apprentice Free Video: Editing Interactively in the Composition Panel

After Effects Apprentice Free Video: Editing Interactively in the Composition Panel 19

As we mentioned earlier, we're creating a video training series based on our popular beginner's book After Effects Apprentice, which progresses from “I haven't used it before” through core skills including keyframing, masking, text animation, and 3D space to advanced techniques such as motion tracking, green screen, and expressions. The second course is based on […]

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Zaxcom’s Mystery Box Gets a Name; No, It Isn’t “Little Z”

Rumors have been swirling around the intertubes for some time about Zaxcom bowing a new portable recording unit at this year’s NAB, and the name of the unit has just been made public via Coffeysound’s Twitter feed. Behold: A quick search revealed this tidbit from Trademarkia: Word Mark : NOMADGoods and Services: portable digital audio […]

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