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Gefen 1×4 DVI Monitor Switcher

Run four HDTV monitors from a single source with a new device from Gefen that reverses the path of a typical video switcher. The 1x4 DVI Monitor Switcher connects up to four displays to a single HD video more »

Fastora ExBoot EXC-0121

Ever been editing on the road and suddenly lose a laptop-sized load of video data? Fastora ( City of Industry, CA) introduced two new versions of its ExBoot pocket-sized back-up drives, in 1.8-inch more »

Serious Magic Ultra 2

Serious Magic shipped Ultra 2, the new version of its keying software. The new version includes support for higher-resolution footage- including 720, 1080i and 1080p HDV- with GPU-based more »

Cine-tal Cine’mage

Cine-tal ( Indianapolis, IN) debuts on the digital-cinema scene with its Cine'mage HD monitoring systems. The 24-inch LCD displays are built around an Intelligent Display Server (IDS), which includes an more »

Is 4:4:4 Too Rich For Indies?

"There are a lot of firsts on this film," says producer Karl Richards of the suspenseful and unconventional love story set in contemporary New England and starring Alicia Silverstone, Sienna Guillory more »

The Producers Pushes Location Audio Envelope

Maitland is doing more than recording the film's sound- he's making history: this is the first major Hollywood production to rely on software to capture its location audio. The fact that it's a musical more »

Janusz Kaminski Goes to War

As War of the Worlds opened this summer, cinematographer Janusz Kaminski was already in Malta shooting his next picture for Steven Spielberg, a still-untitled film focusing on the aftermath of a terrorist attack on the Israeli team during the 1972 Olympic games. more »

Stock 101

1. Understand Your Licensing Needs Licensing is becoming more complicated. It's not always obvious when a certain kind of usage will require you to buy extra rights to a piece of music or footage. As more more »

How to Conform a U2 Video

Final post work for U2's "City of Blinding Lights" (directed by Partizan's Alex & Martin) was completed at Los Angeles -based KromA, whose main task was conforming a DigiBeta master using more »

A New Look To Optics

"Imagine being able to shoot a pretty girl sitting opposite a man in a room, and within that frame you're able to focus sharply just on her eyes, or on her mouth, or her bag, while the rest is in soft more »