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Crossing Borders with HDV

From a trek through Central Asia for the U.N. to a Tibetan monastery in the foothills of the Himalayas, filmmaker Bill Megalos puts the Sony HVR-Z1U HDV camcorder to the test. more »

Avid Adrenaline 1.8

Avid releases Media Composer Adrenaline 1.8 and Avid Xpress Pro 4.8 editing solutions optimized for Mac OS X Tiger. Both systems include bundled tools that tap the Core Image units of the Mac OS. Advanced more »

Hands-On HDV

Remember what DV did for standard-definition video acquisition? Ostensibly a consumer format, it opened the door for more than just accelerated home-movie production. Now HDV, which was also introduced as a consumer format, is catching on. more »

Great Location Audio

An out-of-sight, out-of-mind approach to location audio can work for producers who have an experienced mixer on board. But current budget realities and new audio technology mean producers who just worry about visuals are missing half the story. more »

AJA Video KONA 2

For users of Apple Final Cut Pro HD and Final Cut Studio, the KONA 2 capture card from AJA Video is a sure-fire way to make the move from SD to HD post production. The powerful 133 MHz PCI-X SD/HD card for the more »

Finally, HDV From Canon

Canon finally arrived at the HDV party last month, when it announced that the newest camcorder in its XL series would record high-definition images to tape-or, uncompressed, via HD-SDI output. The XL H1 HD more »

Signage of the Times

It's the classic "where do we go from here" scenario. You work for a company, and your boss asks you to install and maintain a digital signage network. Or you're a video producer, AV systems more »

Infinity Records to Disk or CompactFlash

Grass Valley opened more than a few eyes at IBC when it introduced the new Infinity camcorder, offering multiformat acquisition with a choice of compression formats, SD and HD acquisition, and multiple types more »

Research Triangle Software CryptoStick

When you're working with high-end entertainment content, you can never be too careful, right? For the paranoid among us, Research Triangle Software - which supplies products to the U.S. Army and more »

Scaling Workflow From TV to 2K

What does a young visual effects studio specializing in episodic television and commercials do when offered the effects lead on a feature film? "We had to grow up," says Zoic Studios co-founder Loni more »