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Vinten® equips Shanghai Media Group for Olympics outdoor broadcast coverage

Vinten®, a Vitec Group brand, is recognized around the world as one of the leading suppliers of camera support equipment to Outside Broadcast (OB) truck companies. Camera operators are…

“Laid to Rest” thriller shot with Panasonic AJ-HPX3000

“Laid to Rest” thriller shot with Panasonic AJ-HPX3000

SECAUCUS, NJ (July 9, 2008) – It is a dark and claustrophobic night for the heroine of the upcoming horror movie, Laid to Rest, the terrifying story of a young…

Photoshop & Motion

Photoshop & Motion

Here’s a free video tutorial that shows you how to quickly create an engaging animation by arranging the layers of a Photoshop file in 3D space in Motion…

“John Adams” and the Power of Words

Forgive me for more jabberings about the excellent HBO series “John Adams,” but I recently bought the 3-DVD set. And what a set it is! I remember…

Stock Footage Options Continue To Expand

Stock Footage Options Continue To Expand

istockphoto.com used to be my primary source for inexpensive stock photography and video. But just this past week I’ve come across two new stock video competitors that…

Luxology launches Education Provider Program

Luxology launches Education Provider Program

San Mateo, Calif. – July 8, 2008 – Luxology® LLC, developers of modern, artist-focused 3D software, today announced its new Education Provider Program, which offers leading colleges, universities…

Pond5 makes a big splash in stock footage world

New York, NY, July 2, 2008 — Pond5 announced today the launch of version 1.0 of its next-generation online footage marketplace, which includes several groundbreaking features and a…

Zacuto releases Jeep

Zacuto releases Jeep

Zacuto, a leading provider of HD video cameras and accessories is announcing the release of their new universal rod adapter dubbed ‘Jeep’. Jeep bridges the gap between 15mm lightweight…

Zacuto releases Red One ONE Zdapter

Zacuto releases Red One ONE Zdapter

Zacuto, a leading provider of HD video cameras and accessories is announcing the release of their new RED ONE Zdapter Kit. “This is a great mount for RED cameras…

Matrox RT.X2 realtime HD editing platforms now with support for Windows Vista and Sony XDCAM EX

Matrox RT.X2 realtime HD editing platforms now with support for Windows Vista and Sony XDCAM EX

Montreal, Canada, July 3, 2008 – Matrox®Video Products Group today announced that Matrox RT.X2 release 3.6 is now available. Highlights include support for Microsoft Windows Vista…

Red Giant Software releases Magic Bullet Instant HD Advanced

Red Giant Software releases Magic Bullet Instant HD Advanced

San Francisco, CA, July 2, 2008 – Red Giant Software, publisher of Magic Bullet, Knoll Light Factory and Trapcode products, today introduced Magic Bullet Instant HD Advanced (formerly named Instant…

After Effects CS3 Shape Tools

Learn how to use the Shape Tools to create dynamic motion graphics elements. This tutorial was recorded as part of a session at the 2007 NY Post Production Conference (www…

Motion Graphics Meets John Lennon

I was over at YouTube posting a new tutorial…. came across a great clip that mixes multiple animation styles… this is VERY cool. It’s nice to…

Telestream FlipFactory drives down price of HD encoding

Telestream FlipFactory drives down price of HD encoding

Nevada City, Calif., July 1, 2008 – Telestream today announced availability of version 6.1 software release for its flagship FlipFactory® transcoding workflow automation product line. Significant codec optimization…