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Two Kits for JVC GY-HD100U HDV

We asked 16x9 Inc.'s Jeff Giordano to custom build a digital cinematography package to complement JVC's new GY-HD100U HDV camcorder. more »

Avid’s SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.5.0

Can you afford custom graphics from a leading visual effects facility, such as Weta Digital or Industrial Light and Magic? For 99.9 percent of video and film producers, the answer is no. more »

Dealing with Outsourcing

Have a production disaster or wild tale to tell that more »

Create 3D Synchronized Swimming
In Adobe After Effects

The goal of this tutorial is to get multiple 3D layers in After Effects to move, rotate and otherwise dance along a 3D path. more »

Blend Modes with Filters in Avid Xpress Pro on Tiger

Blend modes produce dramatic looks, but they're processing-intensive. By harnessing the power of the Tiger OS and your computer's graphics card (GPU), Avid provides real-time compositing power. more »

Make the Right Adjustments with the JVC GY-HD100U

The JVC GY-HD100U ProHD camera features interchangeable lenses. You can decide what glass to use for the look you want. more »

HD Editing/Effects: New Power Mac G5/KONA Card Gets Your Motor Running

Apple set off another sonic boom by unveiling the Power Mac G5 Quad-the turbo-charged dual-core desktop workstation that uses a pair of 2.5 GHz G5 processors. more »

Sony Vegas 6

This recent upgrade to Sony's Vegas will be welcome news to the growing body of video professionals who prefer Vegas's intuitive interface more »

In a Flash

Lots of layering, alpha channel support, bitmap caching and blend modes have people are buzzing about the newest version of Flash from Macromedia. more »

Native HDV for Avid Xpress and Media Composer

You asked for it, and Avid listened. In mid-October, Avid began delivering native HDV editing and workflow support in its PC-based Avid Xpress Pro 5.2 systems. Later that month, it brought the same native HDV more »