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The Beginners Guide To Digital Video Production

Learn everything you'll need to know to turn a Mini DV Camcorder and PC into your own Studio. Join writer/director Steve Saylor in this program as he teaches you every aspect of Digital Video Production. Includes DV camcorders, editing with a PC, film-look techniques, lighting, directing and sound.


Beginners Guide To Digital Video Production Vol.1

"An informative, in-depth look at DV editing using a unique approach that entertains and educates without missing a detail. This series is a must-have." - Matt Douglas, Adobe Premiere

Discover how non-linear editing and the digital format works with an overview of the technology - Non-Linear Editing and the Digital Format. This program gets you started with an introduction to this system including how the system works and the professional editing capabilities including effects, graphics, transitions and sound. Learn all the camera basics plus camera movement, manual settings, menus, compression and accessories.

120 min.
$ 59.95

Beginners Guide To Digital Video Production Vol.2

"Covers everything you need to know about making a "digital movie." - Lorenzo Semple Jr., Screenwriter

This program takes you through the computer software and the DV editing process, from production to final print, explaining the technical intricacies in decidedly non-technical terms. Teaches how to superimpose graphics, titles and effects while reviewing the effect of telephone conversations and other elements that relate to Sound. Discover how to apply "effects" to your clips, adjust the settings, the audio mixer and plug-ins which allow you to export your clips to a Web-optimized format.

120 min.
$ 59.95

The New Age Of Digital Video Compression

From CD-Roms and desktop video-conferencing to satellite TV and the internet, digital video compression is revolutionizing the way and how information is handled. In Part 1 author and industry consultant Mark Long provides an overview and brief history of digital compression, defines basic concepts, examines the differences between the analog and digital worlds and explores the wide range of compression applications. In Part II, Long uses simple language, analogies and detailed animated graphics to guide us through the bewildering terminology and methodology of digital compression, with emphasis on MPEG to emerging compression standard.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Topics include: preprocessing, motion compensation, discrete cosine transform, quantization, Huffman coding, MPEG encoders, data rates, inter-operability between different systems using the MPEG standard, the Open Systems Interconnection Model, and Digital Satellite Transmission.

71 min.


$ 149.00

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