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Want to play HD video on a set-top player? Sick of waiting for the Blu-ray v. HD DVD contretemps to shake out? Have a look at the SRDVD-100U, a $400 DVD player codeveloped by JVC and I-O Data Device that more »

Dealing with New PAs on Set

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

Use Apple Soundtrack Pro Filters to Lower a Voice in Final Cut Pro Audio

Soundtrack Pro is the powerful audio application within Final Cut Studio that is designed specifically for audio post and sound design. You can use it to create music soundtracks using MIDI-controlled software instruments and Apple Loops, much like you do in Logic Pro and GarageBand. more »

Apple iPod with Video

If you've been working crazy deadlines and have somehow missed Apple's recent media blitz, here's a bit of news: The company's latest iPods now offer video support. Right after the initial launch in more »

Adventures in Indieland:
The Last Mogul

Lew Wasserman was the last of a breed: an old-school Hollywood film mogul with a spectacular rise and fall. His story intrigued Barry Avrich, president of Toronto-based advertising agency Endeavor, who has a track record of directing documentaries about unusual people. more »

Into the Light with Scion xA

To launch the Scion xA hatchback, Attik director/co-founder Simon Needham was charged with creating a compelling spot aimed at young adults by emphasizing the car's look and luxury options, from hubcaps to more »

Blackmagic Design HDLink

Accurate monitoring during high-definition production is absolutely critical; an SD monitor just can't show you potential problems with your footage. From bad makeup jobs to product labels that managed to more »

Light a Product Shot in Under an Hour

The product shot is typically the last shot of the day, when everyone's tired and wants to go home. This method, which uses only one light, will help you do it quickly and easily. more »

WAY Beyond Videotape

Don't throw out all those videotapes yet. Valuable content may still be archived on a panoply of analog and digital tape formats, and HDV has given the MiniDV tape a new lease on life, but totally tapeless more »

Adventures in Indieland: Stephanie Daley

What attracted everyone to work on Stephanie Daley- including leads Tilda Swinton and Amber Tamblyn - is what cinematographer David Rush Morrison calls "an amazing script." more »