PowerDirector – ChromaKey Technique

BarrytheCrab’s demonstration of a useful technique with chromakey in PowerDirector. The original post in the PD forum is here Often, using a combination of techniques like this, errors & distractions can be disguised well enough to avoid having to reshoot.

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The Friday Roundup – Emerging Video Codecs, Macro Tips and More

It’s a bit of a “catch-up” Friday Roundup this week. Not sure really what happened but this week has just flown by and I missed a few stories last week covering the CyberLink response to Adobe’s Creative Cloud announcement so… let’s get into it! Codec Wars… again? First up this week is codec news. Boy,…

Blu-Ray and DVD Burning or Copying Software

When you consider that all operating systems come with at least basic DVD reading and burning capabilities and that most video editing software programs come with advanced CD, DVD and Blu-ray features the case for owning purpose built disc software is nowhere near as strong as it was in the past…. Read More

iMovie Tutorial The Interface

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Learn how to use Apple iMovie ’08 in a simple, easy way that goes over all of the basics from capturing your video to editing to creating a DVD

In this iMovie Tutorial you will learn to add music, effects, titles, graphics, voice over and transitions to create a polished looking movie in no time!


Some Useful Free Tools for Video Editing

Sometimes its not just about the video editing software you choose all by itself. Very often the combination of software limitations and the fact that most of us are not using a computer solely dedicated to video editing can make things a little more complicated than they need to be. These are a few of…

The Friday Roundup – A Little Black Magic

I wanted to devote most of this week’s Friday Roundup to a particular development that unfolded during the week in the field of video cameras. The development in question was over at Blackmagic Design which is a developer and manufacturer of high end cinema quality digital cameras that are incredibly small. If you have ever…