The Quadro FX 4800 For Mac + Premiere Pro CS5 = Fast - Pro Video Coalition

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The Great DSLR Debate: MacVideo Expo 2010 - Video MacVideo

Apologies for the variable audio quality, due to circumstances beyond our control.
4 shooters discuss the pro's and con's of shooting DSLR vs conventional video footage. In-depth discussion of what DSLRs are good for, where this technology excels and when to use conventional video technology. Featuring a wide array of DSLR and video footage to show the differences between the formats, and how each performs in similar environments.
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Bobbie O’Steen & Tim Squyres Discuss and Show His Editing for Robert Altman. (Part 3) - Video

Bobbie talks with Tim about his editing for director Robert Altman. Read the blog post at

A Look At Careers In Editing - The Editors' Lounge - Video

The March 2009 Editors' Lounge was a very special event featuring a moderated discussion with a panel of distinguished editors. Editors representing all the major fields of their craft from film to reality television to online editing and more, were on hand to discuss the paths they took to become the editors they are today and talk about the craft of editing. The overflow crowd had the oppurtunity to ask questions afterwards.

The discussion panel included 2-time Oscar™ nominated film editor, Billy Weber, seasoned finishing editor and colorist, Terence Curren, veteran reality-television editor, Glenn Morgan, and Emmy™ nominated trailer editor, Carol Streit. The discussion was deftly moderated by Debra Kaufman of

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Editing Careers Part 2 from Editors' Lounge on Vimeo.

Five-Day DSLR Workshop A Success! New Dates Announced for Three-Day November Class!

Due to the popularity of Manhattan Edit Workshop's new Five-Day DSLR Filmmaker's Workshop going on this week, MEWShop has announced new dates for our Weekend DSLR version November  19 - 21!
Check out video from this week's workshop and details from the upcoming Weekend workshop!

In just two short years, the wildly popular HD-DSLR craze has put HD video-shooting still Cameras in the hands of thousands of filmmakers.

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Video DSLR Fundamentals Class is a three-day, hands-on workshop covering the shooting techniques, helpful tricks, infinite accessories, and known workflow solutions for this amazing new filmmaking tool.

Through hands-on exercise and demonstration, instructors Josh Apter and Jem Schofield will lead you through camera set-up, shooting and editing with the most popular HD-DSLR models on the market. 

Among the topics covered:

• HD-DSLR overviews and popular models.
• Best shooting practices, shortcomings and workarounds.
• Shooting video like film.
• Double-System audio.
• Camera support systems and “tricking out” your DSLR.
• Lenses, adapters and how to use them.
• Transcoding and ingesting.
• Editing and output.
• EZ setups and proven workflow techniques.
Meet and greet on Friday July 30th from 7pm - 9pm.  Class runs Saturday July 31st & Sunday August 1st, from 10am - 5pm (lunch will be provided on each day).

Class Schedule:

Friday Night -  Meet & Greet

7:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Intros
  • Workshop Outline
  • What is DSLR & Digital Cinema?
  • Screenings
  • Q&A

Saturday - Day One

10:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Cameras
  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Lenses
  • Support Systems

1:00PM - 2:00PM
  • Lunch

2:00PM - 3:00PM
  • Assignments
  • Pre-Pro /Shot Lists

3:00 - 6:00PM
  • Shooting!

Sunday - Day Two

9:00AM - 11:00AM
  • Shooting!

11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Post Production Workflow

1:00PM - 2:00PM
  • Lunch

2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Edit & Export

Early Bird Cost: $399 (Students must sign up before November 5, 2010.  Price will be reflected after students register.)
Course Cost: $499

Class size is limited to 16 students.

Registration is under "Special Workshops" on the registration page.  Register here.

After Effects CS4 Features you forgot you had....-ProVideo Coalition

This is a five part series focusing on the overlooked features from After Effects CS4.

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Autodesk: Smoke on the Mac- MacVideo

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NEW iPhone Application Development Workshop at Mewshop - November 15 - 19! EARLY BIRD ENDS SOON!!!

iPhone Application Development

At 200,000 apps and growing, the world of iPhone Application development is completely changing both the creative and commercial landscape.  Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Art of the App puts the power of imagination in your hands.

This five-day workshop introduces students to writing iPhone applications in the XCode Integrated Development Environment (IDE), using the iPhone Software Development Kit (SDK).
This course is for those who wish to learn how to program with Objective-C and build basic iPhone applications using XCode.  Students with completed projects will distribute their applications through the iTunes App Store at the end of the course.
What You Will Learn:
  •  How to develop Objective-C and iPhone/iPad programs in the XCode IDE
  •  How to design graphical user interfaces (GUI) with Interface Builder
  •  How to build basic applications using the iPhone SDK
  •  How to successfully implement the User Interface Guidelines as defined by Apple
  •  How to handle user input and storing data
  •  How to create view- and table-based apps
  •  How to finalize and upload your app to the iTunes Store.

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
  •  Familiarity with object-oriented programming languages and experience with an integrated development environment (IDE).
  •  Completed the application process for the iPhone Developer Program. This is necessary to sign and distribute applications. The application can be started at
  •  Note: The application fee for the iPhone Developer Program is $99.

Day 1 - Objective-C 2.0 Fundamentals
  •  Introduction to Objective C and the XCode IDE
  •  Define classes and methods
  •  Memory management and Reference counting (allocating and de-allocating)
  •  Messaging and message forwarding
  •  Dynamic typing and dynamic binding
  •  Inheritance and Introspection
  •  Interface, Implementation, and Program sections

Day 2 - Objective-C 2.0 Fundamentals and iPhone OS Fundamentals
  •  Objective-C utility classes (numbers, dates, arrays, dictionaries, files, etc).
  •  Object Lifecycle and Garbage Collection
  •  Categories and Protocols
  •  Preprocessor Directives and Enumeration
  •  Cocoa Foundation Framework
  •  Introduction to iPhone OS, Cocoa Touch, and Interface Builder
  •  Introduction to View-Based Apps
  •  Cocoa Touch Framework
  •  Cocoa Touch Design Patterns (Delegation, MVC, Target-Action)

Day 3 - iPhone OS Fundamentals
  •  Anatomy of an Application
  •  File's Owner and First Responder
  •  Outlets and IBOutlet
  •  IBAction
  •  Connecting outlets and actions
  •  Memory management with Cocoa Touch
  •  In-depth View-Based Apps

Day 4 - iPhone OS Development
  •  App Conceptualization and Design
  •  App Lifecycle
  •  iPhone App Categories, Design Considerations, and Product Definition Statements
  •  Apple Human User Interface Guidelines
  •  Table Views

Day 5 - iPhone OS Development
  •  Coding, Concepts, and Deployment
  •  Navigation
  •  Persistent data
  •  Tab Bars and Pickers
  •  Multi-View Apps
  •  Application Settings
  •  Debugging
  •  Publishing to the iTunes Store

Week Intensives are 10am-6pm, Monday through Friday.
Novmeber 15 - 19, 2010
Click here to register.

Cost: $2,295
Early Bird Price: $1,995 (students must sign up by October 29, 2010)
Early bird price will be reflected after registering.