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I'm just getting into video editing thanks to a video podcast I'm producing. This new world of digital video frightens and confuses me. I'm just a simple boy from Philadelphia with no prior cinematic experience. Despite the fact that I am a video neophyte I can still use the usefulness in Final Prin...

January 19th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Justin Strawhand is the co-director, producer, and editor of 8 BIT, a new independant documentary about the burgeoning video game art and music scene. Our colleagues at sister-site DV Guru had a chance to talk with Strawhand about the project's inception, the production, and their plans to get the f...

October 10th 2006 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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MacsimumNews broke down a MacGeneration post (a French publication) revealing that the new 24-inch iMac Apple introduced this week could quite possibly be the first iMac with a truly upgradeable graphics card. Thanks to a new Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM - originally designed for high-end notebook...

September 8th 2006 at 6:37pm 0 Comments
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This site is targeted towards people looking for information on video compression, but their information on de-interlacing, how it works and the various challenges faced can give you a lot of information on what your TV or media player is doing when upconverting content. If you can't understand why...

May 23rd 2006 at 8:37pm 0 Comments
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Ever wondered what happens when you can't view a QuickTime movie, and Apple's QT player prompts you to "download the missing component?" Essentially a QuickTime component is QT's version of a plug-in. Similar to how Flash plug-in allows you to view Flash content, or Windows Media Player us...

April 24th 2006 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Now of course we would say DVGuru is the best place to go learn about high definition tools for producing independent films, but if you like to get more hands on and happen to be in Utah starting tomorrow, visit the HD House. They've got panel discussions, product demonstrations and more planned. Th...

January 18th 2006 at 2:18pm 0 Comments