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.
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
Avid (Finally!) Offers Native HDV Editing
Although it was originally supposed to be available in January of this year, as of this month, Avid's Xpress Pro version 5.2 NLE systems now include the ability to edit material shot on HDV tape without
From 2K and 4K resolutions for digital-intermediate work to high-definition video at high-definition video at 1920x1080, the key technology on display at IBC offered affordable ways to fix it in post
Sony XDCAM HD
Sony joined the high-def, tapeless recording crowd with its recent introduction of the PDW-F330, PDW-F70 and PDW-F30 XDCAM HD line, companions to its SD line of optical-disc XDCAM systems.
IRIDAS to unveil SpeedGrade OnSet at HD Expo
IRIDAS, the leader in non-destructive color
grading technologies for the film industry, today announced that a new
edition of SpeedGrade OnSet will be introduced at the HD Expo on November 3.
Spy Post’s Telecine-to-Post Pipeline
Spy Post (San Francisco, CA) created a three-spot campaign for the Saturn ION sedan, Relay family utility vehicle and VUE SUV, with all compositing and telecine done in-house as a time- and cost-saver. The
Schneider AccuColor Filter System
Schneider Optics released a set of color-temperature calibration filters for use with projection lenses on film projectors. The filters are designed for digital post-production facilites who need to precisely
Infinity Digital Media Camcorder
With its new Infinity Digital Media Camcorder, Thomson's Grass Valley has introduced what many thought was impossible: a multiformat,
tapeless camera with a choice of compression formats
Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, remembers the genesis of a magic moment in
the cinema rendition of the Broadway musical Rent.