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Discreet 3ds max 7

Overall Rating: Sweet Summary : 3ds max 7, now shipping, includes several important new features and numerous improvements, making it worth the upgrade for existing Max artists and a tempting deal for those more »

Sony HVR-Z1U and HDR-FX1 HDV Camcorders

Overall Rating: Sweet Summary : The technology and image quality of these HDV cameras are impressive-the HVR-Z1U uses a 14-bit analog-to-digital conversion, astonishing in a camera at this price level. With more »

Sorenson Squeeze 4 Compression Suite

Overall Rating: Sweet Summary : This is a deceptively simple but fast compression app that handles most video formats, including Windows Media 9, RealMedia, QuickTime, all the MPEGs and AVC/H.264. Target Users more »

Imagine Products HD Log and TEPX Software Programs

Using your NLE system to log your footage is a huge waste of resources-why tie up your edit system just to sort through your footage? more »

Cakewalk Sonar 4 Producer Edition

Overall Rating: Sweet Summary : Great new features, including track folders and SurroundBridge, and support for over 30 different multi-channel configurations, make an already-strong program a powerhouse more »

How to combine live action and animation using Flash and After Effects 6.5

Step 1 Style your frames We start by creating style frames for the end page with the show information and A&E bug, and for the animated characters (Santa, his reindeer and sleigh). The end page was more »

How to MPEG on the Mac with Optibase MovieMaker

Step 1 Install the board Install the Optibase MovieMaker 200SP "Publisher" board, which offers SDI Video inputs, Balanced XLR and AES/EBU Audio Inputs and the ability to record audio directly into more »

Deal with shifting light during tracking shots on outdoor shoots with the Canon XL2

Step 1 Check white balance Make sure the camera already has a good white balance. Step 2 Set proper exposure Check the proper exposure for the starting angle and the finishing angle and compare the number of more »

Canon XL2

Overall Rating Summary : Canon offers redesigned features and added SMPTE time code, 12-bit digital signal processing, XLR balanced audio inputs and a host of other pro-level features to attract shooters to more »

Get Film-Style Slow Motion Effects with the Panasonic DVX100A

Step 1 Coaxing slo-mo out of video Film and video approach slow motion very differently. Film sets the "gold standard" for exquisite slow motion-film cameras shoot more frames per second, then play more »