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Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems

Software-only editing applications

Other system-specific resources

Training centers

Post facilities / Equipment rental

Dealers / Equipment rental

Miscellaneous hardware

Miscellaneous software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonlinear editing systems
(Note: This section lists turnkey NLE systems only. See below for lisitngs of capture cards.)

Accom / Sphere [formerly Immix; Scitex/Abekas]
Apple / Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio
ASC-Leitch / Newsflash
Avid / Media Composer, Symphony, et al
Broadware / EMC [formerly Dynatech]
Digital Origin/Media 100 / EditDV [formerly Radius Inc.]
DraCo / Casablanca
Discreet Logic / edit [formerly D-Vision]
Editware / Profile NL
ETC / Ensemble Gold
FAST / video machine, 601, blue
Incite
JVC TimeGate
Lightworks
Media 100 [formerly Data Translation]
Montage
Newtek / Toaster Flyer
Panasonic / Postbox, NewsByte, DVEdit
Pinnacle / ReelTime
Play / Trinity
Quantel / editbox
Softimage | DS (Digital Studio)
Sony / EditStation
Vibrint / NewsEdit


Software-only editing applications

Adobe / Premiere
Apple / Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio
Asymetrix / DVP
DPS / dpsVelocity, Video Action
In:sync / Speed Razor

MGI / VideoWave
Strata / VideoShop
Ulead / Media Studio Pro
United Media / On-Line Express


Other system-specific resources

Adobe

SoftMotion's After Effects discussion mailing list

Premiere-specific books:

Classroom In a Book, by Adobe
Premiere with a Passion
, by Michael Feerer

Apple Final Cut Pro

Larry Jordan's "2-pop: The Final Cut Pro Info Site"
Apple's tips & training resources page

Avid Media Composer

"AVID-L" & archives:
... an Internet mailing list dedicated to Avid issues
"The Avid FAQ":
... Andy Birkhead's compilation of info from Avid-L
Alan Stewart's Technical Documents page
"The Avid Graphics FAQ":
... graphics tips from Martin Baumgaertner
the official listing of Avid-authorized education centers
the official Avid FirstClass BBS
www.avideditor.com, a cyber-forum for Avid editors

Avid-specific books:

The Avid Handbook, by Steve Bayes
Media Composer Techniques & Tips, by Steve Cohen, A.C.E.
Avid Digital Editing Room Handbook, by Tony Solomons

DraCo Casablanca

the Casablanca User Forum
Carroll Lam's Cassie Tips List Page

Fast Multimedia

FASTUser magazine
fast.roundtable
newsgroup (existing products)
fast.cuttingedge newsgroup (future products)

Media 100

Post-Op Video's EZ Keys  (colored keycaps)

Media 100-specific books:

Philip Hodgetts' Media 100 Editor's Companion

Newtek

Newtekniques magazine

Softimage | DS

Beckman Institute's DS mailing list archive

various platforms

WWUG: Digital Video Worldwide Users Groups forums


Training centers  (also see Cinema-related schools)

Southern California:

Digital Filmworks (Los Angeles)
Montana Edit (Santa Monica)
Absorb Media (formerly Academy of Digital Media) (Burbank)
Video Symphony (Burbank)
Weynand Training (Canoga Park)

Florida:

Full Sail Real World Education (Winter Park)

Maine:

Maine Int'l Film/Television Workshops (Rockport)

Oregon:

Digital Media Editorial Center (Portland)

Virginia:

Henninger Educational Center (Arlington)

various locations:

Film & TV Connection (nationwide)
Future Media Concepts (Boston; NYC; Philadelphia)


Post facilities / Equipment rental

Southern California:

Aftershock Digital (Hollywood)
California Communications, Inc. (Hollywood)
CFI (Hollywood)
Cinesite (Hollywood)
Digital Editing Solutions (Hollywood)
Digital Filmworks (Los Angeles)
Digital Symphony (Burbank)
Electric Picture Solutions (Studio City)
Encore Video (Hollywood; Santa Monica)
FilmLook (Burbank)
525 Post Production (Hollywood)
Four Media Company (4MC: Hollywood, etc.)
Hollywood Digital (Hollywood)
Montana Edit (Santa Monica)
National Digital TV Center (Los Angeles)
On-Time Off-Line (Santa Monica)
Pacific Ocean Post (Santa Monica)
Pacific Title and Optical (Hollywood)
The Post Group (Hollywood; West L.A.)
Runway Editing (Santa Monica);
... incl. up-to-date NL & industry News
Sunset Post (Glendale)
T.H.E. Tools (Los Angeles; NYC)
Unitel Video / Editel (Los Angeles)

... also see Yahoo's links to misc. post-production companies



Dealers / Equipment rental

Southern California:

Christy's Editorial Supply (Burbank)
Digital Production Resource (Santa Monica)
Edit Point (Burbank)
Intelligent Media (Canoga Park; Venice)
J&R Moviola (Hollywood); ... incl. the story of the Moviola
Metro Video (Burbank)
NewEdit (Hollywood)
new media hollywood (Hollywood)
Steadi Systems (Hollywood)
Studio Spectrum (Burbank)
3 Point Digital (Burbank)
Wexler Video (Burbank)


Miscellaneous hardware

Capture cards (manufacturers)

Aurora / Igniter, Fuse
Canopus / DVRaptor, DVRex
Data Translation / Broadway
Digital Origin / VideoVision [formerly Radius Inc.]
DMI / D1 Desktop
DPS / Hollywood, Perception, et al
FAST / DV Master
Intel / Smart Video Recorder
Interactive Images / Plum
Iomega / Buz
Matrox / DigiSuite
Pinnacle Systems [formerly Miro]
Truevision / Targa
Viewgraphics / VideoPump

Capture cards (specialty dealers)

Digital Editor
Electronic Mailbox
Safe Harbor

Neo-digital professional videotape formats

JVC / Digital-S
Panasonic / DVCPro
Sony / Betacam SX

Networking, Storage

Ancot
Atto Technology
Ciprico
Clariion
Exabyte (data backup)
Medea
Megadrive
Quantum (DLT)
Seagate
Transoft

Other third-party hardware

Aaton, in-camera timecode for film
Digidesign, digital audio workstations
Doremi Labs, video disk recorders (for audio post)
Editware, support for GVG Super Edit / VPE controllers
Evertz, timecode & KeyKode gear
Fairlight, digital audio workstations
Horita, timecode & test gear
ICEfx, accelerators for high-speed rendering
Intergraph, IBM-compatible workstations
J.L.Cooper, MIDI fader boxes & machine control
Mackie Designs, audio mixers; HUI user interface
Maestroworks, Cinemaestro portable telecine unit
Miranda, DV-Bridge: FireWire > serial digital converter
Orban, Audicy digital audio workstation
Silicon Graphics, mid- and high-end graphics workstations
VueTech, VariVue TBC remote control for Sony VTRs
Wacom, graphics tablets
Yamaha, digital audio mixers

Theatrical exhibition formats

Dolby Digital
DTS
Imax
Iwerks
Sony / SDDS
THX


Miscellaneous software

DVD authoring, MPEG encoding

Astarte / DVDirector, DVDelight
Blossom / DaViD
Daikin
/ Scenarist
Darim Vision / DVMPEG
Digigami / MegaPEG
DV-Studio / Apollo Expert DVDer
Heuris / MPEG Power Professional
Innovacom / DVDimpact
Intec America / DVDAuthorQuick
Ligos Technology / LSX-MPEG
Minerva / various
MTC / StreamWeaver, CDMotion
Optibase / DVDFab
PixelTools / Expert-DVD, MpegRepair
Sonic Solutions / DVD Creator, DVDIt!
Sony / DVA-1100
Spruce / DVDMaestro
Vitec Multimedia / MPEG Toolbox

EDL management

Alba Editorial / EDL Pro, Express
Brooks Harris / EDLmax
... including a definitive reference to EDLs
Software Grille / PreReader!
SS-SM / RT-11 access software for DOS/Windows

Effects plug-ins (picture)

Alien Skin / Eye Candy
Andromeda / various Photoshop-compatible
Artel Software / BorisFX
Cycore / Cult Effects
DigiEffects / CineLook, et al
Extensis / vector plug-ins, et al, for Photoshop
ICEfx / ICEblast, Final Effects
MetaCreations / Kai's Power Tools, et al
Puffin Designs / Knoll Lens Flare
Ultimatte / Ultimatte, KnockOut

Effects plug-ins (sound)

Arboretum / Hyperprism
Digidesign / TDM, AudioSuite
Opcode / fusion:Vinyl, et al

Film matchback

Focal Point / FilmLogic
Trakker / Slingshot

Graphics & FX

Adobe / Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator
Corel / Draw, Xara
Equilibrium / Debabelizer
MetaCreations / Painter, et al
Puffin Designs / Commotion
Terran Interactive / Media Cleaner Pro
Total Training / training videos for After Effects, et al
Videonics / Effetto Pronto
VTC / training CDs for graphics & desktop applications

Screenwriting, pre-production, etc.

B.C. Software / Final Draft
Screenplay Systems / Movie Magic, Dramatica, et al
Writers' Computer Store (Santa Monica, CA)