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Learn How to Scan Photos for Video

Learn How to Scan Photos for Video

Seems like a lot of folks have forgotten (or never learned) how to scan photos. With this is mind, I offer some practical scanning advice. Several problems can be introduced…

European HDTV supplier installs 500+ JVC professional monitors in HDTV production vans

European HDTV supplier installs 500+ JVC professional monitors in HDTV production vans

Wayne, NJ (June 17, 2008) – Belgium-based Alfacam, a leading European television facilities provider, has installed 566 JVC Professional monitors in their HDTV production vans. JVC monitors will also…

Digieffects ships Simulate: Illuma

Digieffects ships Simulate: Illuma

Wilmington, NC – June 17, 2008 – Digieffects, a developer of popular visual effects software plugins today announced that it has shipped Simulate: Illuma, a plugin package offering a specialized…

What Inspires You?

What Inspires You?

You are deep in the middle of a complex project, racing to beat a tight deadline, and you’re stuck. Where do you find that creative spark? For me…

Adobe Hearts Apple?

Adobe Hearts Apple?

Our own Steve Martin was at the Adobe booth and describing how being an FCP editor, you can still benefit from Adobe’s CS3. Most know this, but it…

Couple bits of awesomeness

Quick note on some things: a.) Busy, not dead. Waaaaaaaay busy. b.) The trailer is (finally) out for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which was shot digitally on the…

At Last – Someone Who Gets Web Advertising

At Last – Someone Who Gets Web Advertising

Hurry: go to CNN’s home page, look for the Mac/PC ad on the right, and click on “Click to play with sound.” Then keep your…

Now I Know The RED Is For Real!

Skeptics begone! Naysayers away! The RED ONE has been adopted by a major studio! And that studio is… Digital Playground. “Digital Who?”, you ask? Digital Playground is…

Luxology expands training offerings with two new modo tutorials

Luxology expands training offerings with two new modo tutorials

San Mateo, Calif. – June 16, 2008 – Luxology® LLC, developers of modern, artist-focused 3D software, today announced the immediate availability of two additional modo® 302 video…

New fiber-based extender from Gefen

New fiber-based extender from Gefen

CHATSWORTH, CA – For ultra long-distance digital video extension, Gefen offers its new DVI-1500HD. This system operates through robust sender and receiver units connected to the source and…

On2 to showcase video compression technologies at CommunicAsia ‘08

Hong Kong, June 12th, 2008 – On2 Technologies, Inc. (AMEX: ONT), a global leader in video compression technologies, will be showcasing its broad portfolio on Booth 3G, 403 at this…

CYA: FCP’s Autosave Vault

CYA: FCP’s Autosave Vault

Ever have a project go bad? A file get corrupted? Maybe the system crashed (OS X never crashes-it just has an undocumented close feature). Worse, you come back from…

Could This Be The Card We’ve Been Waiting For?

Could This Be The Card We’ve Been Waiting For?

Yesterday AMD announced a new graphics card, the ATI Radeon HD 3870, which they say they expect to ship by the end of June. For anyone who has bought a…

Great Motion Graphics

Great Motion Graphics

Apple’s new iTunes ad featuring Coldplay performing Viva la Vida is IMHO just outstanding. The work gets better and better. You can see a hi-def version of…

The Best Headline I’ve Seen All Day

OK, what do you imagine when you read this headline? LifeSize HD video systems turns any room into a telepresence room First thing in my head: The Holodeck from Star…