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New Tools at NAB 2006

Visit da Vinci (Booth SL713) to see the Resolve FX, Resolve DI, and Resolve RT systems. Resolve FX is an entry-level solution for file-based, nonlinear color enhancement and conforming work; Resolve DI is for digital intermediate projects calling for a substantial volume of color-look creation and conforming; and Resolve RT is the top-of-the-line system, with real-time image processing in film, digital more »

Who's Timing What at…

The Mill - London Wilderness - Colorist: Mick Vincent | Release Date: TBD more »

D-Eye Guy

Not five minutes into 16 Blocks, Bruce Willis's burned-out cop is already picking through a dead man's refrigerator and making himself at home on the poor guy's couch. It's already clear that he's not exactly the best representative of New York's finest more »

Myths & Realities of the HDCAM SR DI

Misperceptions about the HDCAM SR DI abound. First of all, don't call it an "RGB" DI. RGB refers to an uncompressed color space, as opposed to videotape's compressed YUV color space. Yes, HDCAM SR 4:4:4 offers RGB color space - but so does a 2K DI. more »

From the Editor

Tape-to-tape color correction is heating up, and guess what? It's not just an option for video-originated projects; it's being used more frequently for film-acquired projects. More specifically, the HDCAM SR DI is becoming a true competitor to the standard 2K Digital Intermediate. We'll take a look this month at who's doing HDCAM SR DIs and how they really stack up to their 2K cousins. more »

Red Giant Magic Bullet Adds Support for After Effects 7

Red Giant Software today announced the availability of Magic Bullet Suite 2.1. The software plug-in now supports Adobe After Effects 7. more »

XDCAM HD: A First Look at the Sony PDW F350

During a training and product launch event in Montreal, Canada, I was allowed to take a preproduction PDW F350 for a couple nights, and let me tell you, I'm impressed! more »

Blackmagic Design Announces 2K Support for Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro

Blackmagic Design announced true 2K resolution support with Version 5.5 software for the highly popular Multibridge Extreme all-in-one bi-directional converter with PCI-Express. more »

Lectrosonics Adds Three Models to SM Super Mini Transmitter Group

High-end wireless technology manufacturer Lectrosonics is unveiling three new additions to the SM Super Mini transmitter line at NAB 2006. more »

Sony Pictures and Thought Equity Join Forces

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPEE) and Thought Equity, home to the world's largest entertainment motion content library, today jointly launched the Sony Pictures Collection, a distinctive library of film footage that includes scenes shot during the production of SPE's box-office hits and cinematic masterpieces. more »