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Premiere 6.5 for Windows and Macintosh (Paperback, 1st Revised edition): Antony Bolante Premiere 6.5 for Windows and Macintosh (Paperback, 1st Revised edition)
Antony Bolante
R509 R462 Discovery Miles 4 620 Save R47 (9%) Out of stock

For all introductory-to-intermediate level courses on Premiere 6.5.

Adobe Premiere 6.5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide teaches Premiere with exceptional clarity, using the proven Visual QuickStart format: step-by-step explanations, practical tips, and hundreds of screen captures that demonstrate exactly what students will see and what they should do. The book has been thoroughly updated to reflect Premiere 6.5's key enhancements, and offers start-to-finish coverage of the entire Premiere project lifecycle, including digital video capture, editing, and output. Long-time digital video producer and instructor Anthony Bolante begins by introducing Premiere's updated user interface, showing how to begin a project, and demonstrating how to work with clips, create programs, and edit using Premiere's Timeline. Once students master the basics, Bolante walks through refining programs, adding transitions, effects, audio, and titles; working with filters; superimposing clips; creating output for tape, QuickTime, and other formats; and much more.

Final Cut Pro for Beginners (Paperback): Michael Rubin Final Cut Pro for Beginners (Paperback)
Michael Rubin
R668 R594 Discovery Miles 5 940 Save R74 (11%) Out of stock

Appropriate for beginning courses in Video, Multimedia Software and Applications, Multimedia Production, Graphics Applications.

Unlike other books on Final Cut Pro—which assume some previous digital video knowledge—Beginner's Final Cut Pro: Learn to Edit Digital Video shows students that they don't have to be an expert to get good results with professional-quality video editing software. Written in an approachable, accessible, and personable style, it walks students through the basics of editing in Final Cut Pro and demystifies the hard-won secrets of a professional video editor. Along the way, students practice their skills by editing and assembling numerous video clips included with a companion DVD.

Avid Xpress Pro Editing Workshop (Paperback): Steve Hullfish Avid Xpress Pro Editing Workshop (Paperback)
Steve Hullfish
R1,130 R860 Discovery Miles 8 600 Save R270 (24%) Out of stock

This book moves beyond the basics of "pushing the buttons"; explaining the most efficient and effective ways of using Xpress Pro to tell the story. Readers develop a working knowledge of the application with lessons and tutorials that cover every essential method and technique. An excellent resource for students and professional editors new to Xpress Pro, this book and DVD combo provides valuable hands-on practice with an extended example that demonstrates the edit of an entire sequence. Project media and plug-ins are provided on the companion DVD.
This book moves beyond the basics of 'pushing the buttons, ' explaining the most efficient and effective ways of using Xpress Pro to tell the story.

Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook (Paperback): Benjamin Hershleder Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook (Paperback)
Benjamin Hershleder
R874 Discovery Miles 8 740 Out of stock

Written in a Cookbook style, it's packed with logically-sequenced recipes to gain deeper understanding of the software. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. The book is designed so that you can read it chapter by chapter, or you can look at the list of recipes and refer to them in no particular order. If you are new to editing with Avid, this book will help you get the most out of Avid Media Composer right from the start. Even if you are intermediately experienced with Avid, you will discover new methods and gain a deeper understanding to take your Avid experience to the next level, with greater confidence.

Color Correction for Avid Xpress DV 3.5 (Paperback, illustrated edition): Avid Technology Inc. Color Correction for Avid Xpress DV 3.5 (Paperback, illustrated edition)
Avid Technology Inc.
R825 R721 Discovery Miles 7 210 Save R104 (13%) Out of stock

For courses in Digital Video, Interactive Media, Video Production and Video Editing using Avid Xpress.

The Avid Educational Series texts are a comprehensive set of textsdeveloped by Avid Technology Inc.'s team of Education Specialists. The series provides students with the concepts and techniques necessary to create professional quality videos or other interactive media programs using Avid Xpress DV. The books illustrate step-by-step procedures for all editing and special effects operations, providing many screen captures and explanatory notes as aids to learning. The texts are accompanied by DVDs or CD-ROMs with all project files and exercise footage. The basic introductory text is “Avid Xpress DV 3.5 Editing,” while the more intermediate and advanced topics like color correction, and creating graphics and effects are covered in subsequent texts. Cross platform texts and media work for both Windows and Mac OS.

Introduction to Adobe Premiere Elements 11 - Learn by Video (DVD-ROM): Video2Brain Introduction to Adobe Premiere Elements 11 - Learn by Video (DVD-ROM)
Video2Brain
R724 R635 Discovery Miles 6 350 Save R89 (12%) Out of stock

This focused workshop provides over 3 hours of high-quality video training on editing your own personal videos in Adobe (R) Premiere Elements (R) 11. Trainer Chad Perkins starts by introducing you to the Premiere Elements workspace and explaining how to bring video files into the program. Next, you'll learn how to assemble your video clips into great-looking movies complete with titles, transitions, and special effects. Chad will also show you some of the new features in Premiere Elements 11, such as viewing your videos and photos on a map based on where they were taken. Finally, you'll learn how to share your movies with friends and family on DVDs or the Web. Chad presents three hours of high-quality video tutorials, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Premiere Elements. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they have learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.

iMovie 09 and iDVD for Mac OS X - Visual QuickStart Guide (Paperback): Jeff Carlson iMovie 09 and iDVD for Mac OS X - Visual QuickStart Guide (Paperback)
Jeff Carlson
R483 R436 Discovery Miles 4 360 Save R47 (10%) Out of stock

"Visual QuickStart Guide"--the quick and easy way to learn
This full-color, amply illustrated, accessible book teaches readers the essential skills necessary for creating compelling movies with iMovie '09 and iDVD, Apple's consumer-friendly digital movie and DVD-burning software applications. Readers can follow the step-by-step instructions from the beginning to get a tour of the applications or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. Longtime Macintosh and technology writer Jeff Carlson takes extra steps to ensure that readers understand all of the key aspects of digital movie making.
Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through iMovie '09 and iDVD (and how they interact with the other iLife '09 applications) and show you what to do.Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.Page for page, the best content and value around.

Make the Most of Your Digital Photos, Video and Music (Paperback): Tom Bunzel, Dave Johnson Make the Most of Your Digital Photos, Video and Music (Paperback)
Tom Bunzel, Dave Johnson
R618 R557 Discovery Miles 5 570 Save R61 (10%) Out of stock

Make the Most of Your Digital Photos, Video, and Music is a visual, step-by-step solution to learning how to take quality photos, edit home movies, and share MP3s in one value-priced volume! It covers computer basics, as well as shooting photos and video, editing, and even creating a CD in a series of well-organized, visual, and quickly accomplishable tasks. The extensive index and visual reference points make it easy for you to efficiently zero in on the one particular task you want to accomplish, then quickly scan the one- or two-page sequence of step-by-step instructions and figures to determine what you need to do to get the work done.


Premiere Pro for Windows (Paperback): Antony Bolante Premiere Pro for Windows (Paperback)
Antony Bolante
R511 R465 Discovery Miles 4 650 Save R46 (9%) Out of stock

As a video pro, you already know what Adobe has finally figured out-that these days digital video innovation stops for no one! Which is precisely why Adobe cut loose its Mac users and focused instead on a single platform in order to deliver a product-the Windows XP-only Premiere Pro ($699)-that takes advantage of all of today's hardware and media-layer advances. The result is a virtually render-free editing experience you won't want to waste any time getting up to speed on. Enter this task-based guide! Adopting the step-by-step, visual approach that's become the hallmark of Peachpit's popular Visual QuickPro series, this volume will have you editing full-length videos, complete with titles, transitions, and special effects, in record time. In the process you'll learn about all that's new in Premiere: three-point color correction, multiple timelines, a new audio mixer, and more. The concepts may be complex, but the instruction is crystal-clear: direct, concise language complemented by time-saving tips and plenty of visual aids.

DVD Authoring with Adobe Encore DVD - A Professional Guide to Creative DVD Production and Adobe Integration (Paperback): Wes... DVD Authoring with Adobe Encore DVD - A Professional Guide to Creative DVD Production and Adobe Integration (Paperback)
Wes Howell
R941 Discovery Miles 9 410 Out of stock

Expand your creative ability by mastering the software tools. "DVD Authoring with Adobe Encore DVD" covers the toolset in a manner that demonstrates real-world application. The accompanying DVD with source material walks you through the process. You will learn how to avoid common pitfalls and learn about the entire DVD authoring workflow.
* Companion web site packed with additional tips and details on using Encore 1.5
* Increase your productivity with Encore DVD
* Learn to take advantage of integration with Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere
* Includes DVD with tutorials

DV Filmmaking - From Start to Finish (Mixed media product): Ian David Aronson DV Filmmaking - From Start to Finish (Mixed media product)
Ian David Aronson
R762 R595 Discovery Miles 5 950 Save R167 (22%) Out of stock

Thanks to the digital revolution, film artists now have a spectacular array of powerful, new, inexpensive tools for creative expression through digital film. The once powerful studios can no longer stifle an artist's creativity. With the power of the Internet, film artists are finding once unimaginable ways to distribute their creations worldwide. "DV Filmmaking: From Start to Finish" covers all aspects of the new digital video frontier, for amateurs and professionals alike-from the nuts and bolts of timecode and aspect ratio; to framing, lighting, and sound recording; as well as editing, special effects creation, and distribution. The book is written for filmmakers at varying experience levels - taking an integrated approach to media production, and emphasizing the ways different aspects of the process work together to create a vital work of digital art: hands-on detailed examination of the artistic aspects of film and video production; extensive examples use comprehensive step-by-step exercises for advanced editing techniques; scenes from successful films illustrate techniques used by professionals; includes a collection of professionally shot video clips, so the user can read and follow along with sets of structured exercises; develops a highly refined repertoire of advanced skills in editing, effects creation, title design, and more; inspires advanced readers to work with the included clips on their own and experiment with new ideas; written for both Mac and PC users and covers advanced uses of both Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects. Written in an engaging, accessible style, "DV Filmmaking" provides a solid foundation of tremendous value to a beginner, while addressing the fine points of filmmaking with a level of sophistication, detail, and insight that even the most worldly director or educator can appreciate. The author draws upon his years of experience teaching at the college and graduate level, his extensive professional background as a media producer, and his unmistakable love of cinema to create a text that's not only easy to learn from, but also fun to read.

Video Coding with Superimposed Motion-Compensated Signals - Applications to H.264 and Beyond (Hardcover, 2004 ed.): Markus... Video Coding with Superimposed Motion-Compensated Signals - Applications to H.264 and Beyond (Hardcover, 2004 ed.)
Markus Flierl, Bernd Girod
R2,460 R2,335 Discovery Miles 23 350 Save R125 (5%) Out of stock

Appendices 133 A Mathematical Results 133 A.1 Singularities of the Displacement Error Covariance Matrix 133 A.2 A Class of Matrices and their Eigenvalues 134 A.3 Inverse of the Power Spectral Density Matrix 134 A.4 Power Spectral Density of a Frame 136 Glossary 137 References 141 Index 159 Preface This book aims to capture recent advances in motion compensation for - ficient video compression. It investigates linearly combined motion comp- sated signals and generalizes the well known superposition for bidirectional prediction in B-pictures. The number of superimposed signals and the sel- tion of reference pictures will be important aspects of the discussion. The application oriented part of the book employs this concept to the well known ITU-T Recommendation H.263 and continues with the improvements by superimposed motion-compensated signals for the emerging ITU-T R- ommendation H.264 and ISO/IEC MPEG-4 (Part 10). In addition, it discusses a new approach for wavelet-based video coding. This technology is currently investigated by MPEG to develop a new video compression standard for the mid-term future.

iMovie '09 and iDVD: The Missing Manual (Paperback): David Pogue, Aaron Miller iMovie '09 and iDVD: The Missing Manual (Paperback)
David Pogue, Aaron Miller
R760 R592 Discovery Miles 5 920 Save R168 (22%) Out of stock

Bursting with new features, Apple's iMovie '09 is vastly more usable and complete than iMovie '08 - amazing right out of the box. But the box doesn't include a good user's guide, so learning these applications is another matter. "iMovie '09 and iDVD: The Missing Manual" gets you up-to speed on everything you need to turn raw digital footage into highly creative video projects. You get crystal-clear, jargon-free explanations of iMovie's new video effects, slow & fast motion, advanced drag & drop, video stabilization, and more. Author and "New York Times" tech columnist David Pogue uses an objective lens to scrutinize every step of process, including how to: organize your videos just like your photos, and precisely edit with ease; work on multiple iMovie projects at once and drag & drop clips among them; integrate with other iLife programs to use songs, photos, and an original sound track; output your creation to a blog, its own web page, or as a video podcast with iWeb; and understand basic film techniques to improve the quality of the video you bring to iMovie. From choosing and using a digital camcorder to burning the finished work onto DVDs, posting it online, or creating versions for iPod and iPhone, "iMovie '09 & iDVD: The Missing Manual" helps you zoom right in on the details.

Video Coding - Part II of Fundamentals of Source and Video Coding (Paperback): Thomas Wiegand, Heiko Schwarz Video Coding - Part II of Fundamentals of Source and Video Coding (Paperback)
Thomas Wiegand, Heiko Schwarz
R1,833 R1,723 Discovery Miles 17 230 Save R110 (6%) Out of stock

Video Coding is the second part of the two-part monograph Fundamentals of Source and Video Coding by Wiegand and Schwarz. This part describes the application of the techniques described in the first part to video coding. In doing so it provides a description of the fundamentals concepts of video coding and, in particular, the signal processing in video encoders and decoders.

Final Cut Pro 3 for Macintosh (Paperback): Lisa Brenneis Final Cut Pro 3 for Macintosh (Paperback)
Lisa Brenneis
R616 R555 Discovery Miles 5 550 Save R61 (10%) Out of stock

Appropriate for intermediate to advanced courses in digital video editing or production using Final Cut Pro 3.

This book brings clarity, simplicity, and visual learning to Final Cut Pro 3, Apple's breakthrough application for digital video editing and production. It teaches students the core techniques they need to produce outstanding digital video, whether their projects will be delivered via videotape, film, multimedia CD-ROM, or streamed across the Web. Long-time digital media instructor Lisa Brenneis begins by helping students install and configure both Final Cut Pro for the necessary DV hardware, and walking them through Final Cut Pro's feature-rich interface. Next, one task a time, she helps students build their skills with every phase of the video editing and production process, including: capturing footage, importing media files, and preparing clips; using the Viewer; editing with the Timeline and Canvas; making trim edits; creating transitions; rendering; special effects; and creating final output. Brenneis, who has extensive experience as a professional film production manager, also presents more than 50 pages of guidance on managing large, complex video projects. As in all Visual QuickPro Guides, every task is presented one step at a time, with extensive practical tips, and hundreds of screen shots that demonstrate exactly what students will see and what they should do.

Digital Video and DVD Authoring All in One (Paperback): Jeff Sengstack Digital Video and DVD Authoring All in One (Paperback)
Jeff Sengstack
R718 R643 Discovery Miles 6 430 Save R75 (10%) Out of stock

Life is full of special moments that we don't want to let pass us by. With digital video equipment and your home computer, you can capture them forever. Sams Teach Yourself Digital Video and DVD Authoring All in One will show you how, step-by-step, from selecting the best equipment, to shooting great video, to authoring your own DVDs. You will cover multiple products and technologies, so whether you use Movie Maker 2, Studio 9, Premiere Elements, Sonic's MyDVD or DVDit!, you will benefit from the lessons in this easy-to-understand book. Learn techniques for taking all kinds of videos with your digital video camera, loading them onto your computer and then trimming, splicing and adding special effects using your video editing software. You will have professional-quality DVDs that will keep your memories, special projects and documentaries safe for a lifetime. Let Sams Teach Yourself Digital Video and DVD Authoring All in One get you started.

Apple Certified Training - Final Cut Pro (Paperback): Diana Weynand Apple Certified Training - Final Cut Pro (Paperback)
Diana Weynand
R929 R826 Discovery Miles 8 260 Save R103 (11%) Out of stock

If you?re ready to get serious about editing video, you?ll want Final Cut Pro, and this self-paced, Apple-authorized guide is the best place to start learning it. In Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 4, master teacher Diana Weynand delivers a comprehensive course on Apple?s high-end video editing software. Each chapter represents a complete lesson in some aspect of Final Cut Pro?with a project for you to complete, a review section to test your knowledge, and bonus exercises to reinforce the lessons.

After getting acquainted with the software?s interface, you?ll dive into chapters on marking and editing, inserting and adjusting edits, working with clips on the timeline, and more before moving on to advanced topics like creating transitions and motion effects, and filter and rendering options. All of Final Cut Pro 4?s powerful new features are covered, including real-time color correction and effects, video signal analysis, and improved previews. The accompanying DVD includes all of the lesson files and materials needed to complete the book?s projects.

Adobe Encore DVD for Windows (Paperback, Illustrated Ed): Sally Preston, Robert L. Ferrett, Steve. Tomich Adobe Encore DVD for Windows (Paperback, Illustrated Ed)
Sally Preston, Robert L. Ferrett, Steve. Tomich
R385 R353 Discovery Miles 3 530 Save R32 (8%) Out of stock

As a serious videographer-professional or amateur-you want as many people as possible to see your work. And these days, that means delivering it in the format most widely embraced by consumers and professionals: DVD. Adobe's new high-end authoring program lets you do just that. By following the task-based visually oriented instructions contained within this Visual QuickStart Guide, you'll soon be using Encore to edit your video and create interactive menus, multiple audio tracks, subtitle tracks, and more for before using a rewritable DVD to burn it onto a DVD. Video pro and veteran author Martin Sitter provides loads of tips and step-by-step instructions on how to make the most out of Encore's many features, including its tight integration with the rest of Adobe's products: You don't even have to leave Encore to edit menus with Photoshop, and you can transfer video projects straight from Premiere, Adobe's high-end editing program. It's all covered here, in the popular, no-nonsense QuickStart format!

The Video Editor's Guide to Soundtrack Pro - Workflows, Tools, and Techniques (Hardcover): Sam Mcguire The Video Editor's Guide to Soundtrack Pro - Workflows, Tools, and Techniques (Hardcover)
Sam Mcguire
R3,530 R3,208 Discovery Miles 32 080 Save R322 (9%) Out of stock

This book tells you how, why, and when you should perform certain audio postproduction tasks within Soundtrack Pro while editing your video in the Final Cut Studio suite. Intertwining video editing workflows with audio editing workflows for video editors using Final Cut Studio, it also describes in-depth the audio postproduction process as well as the specific tools used for editing and mixing audio within Soundtrack Pro. The final section is designed as an audio postproduction "cook-book", describing typical audio post scenarios with detailed workflows for dealing with them.The book provides real-world workflows and step-by-step instruction on the basics of audio editing in STP, implementing sound effects, spectral tools and much more. Also included is a DVD containing both video and audio files, demonstrating surround sound, mixing procedures, and other audio editing processes. Included as well are project files with which you can refine techniques learned in the book. The DVD is not included with the E-book. Please contact the publisher for access to the DVD content by emailing dennis.mcgonagle@tayorandfrancis.com

Color - Correcting And Grading In Final Cut Studio (Paperback): Michael Wohl, David Gross Color - Correcting And Grading In Final Cut Studio (Paperback)
Michael Wohl, David Gross
R1,147 Discovery Miles 11 470 Out of stock

Until now, professional color grading systems costed upwards of $100,000; grading was the final bastion of expensive post-production technology available only to large studios. Apple's Color, included in the Final Cut Studio suite, is revolutionary in both its scope and its price point. The first truly professional grading system available on a non-proprietary system, Color represents a watershed moment in post-production for independent professionals in the TV, video, and film industries. In this guide to Apple's masterful new color grading and finishing application, colorists David Gross and Alexis van Hurkman start with the basics of color balancing and correction and move on to the fine points of secondary grading. Topics include scene matching, using vignettes to isolate and track regions, creating advanced color effects and looks, skin tone adjustments, and adjusting the composition and framing of a shot. As with the other titles in the Apple Pro Training Series, each chapter in this Apple-authorized guide represents a complete lesson--with a project to complete and a review section to reinforce the lessons. provide real-world examples for readers to work through as they master this revolutionary software

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Learn by Video (2014 release) (DVD-ROM): Maxim Jago Adobe Premiere Pro CC Learn by Video (2014 release) (DVD-ROM)
Maxim Jago
R1,577 Discovery Miles 15 770 Out of stock

This critically-acclaimed interactive training program from Adobe Press offers exceptional quality high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2014 release) Including more than 10 hours of video tutorials, the course comes complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents a comprehensive introduction to Premiere Pro, including best practices as well as concepts that are fundamental non-linear video editing. Topics covered include working with imported media, timelines, transitions and special effects, and outputting files to various formats, and how to work within the Creative Cloud. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique "Watch and Work" mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside in Adobe Premiere Pro as you view the video. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so you can practice what you've learned. At the end of every lesson, you can test your knowledge by taking interactive quizzes. Duration: 10 HR User Level: Beginning/Intermediate Closed-Captioning in English System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows XP, or higher 1 GHz processor or higher 2 GB RAM or higher 1 GB free HD space (does not include lesson files) Hardware: DVD-ROM drive Please Note: This DVD-ROM can be viewed on your computer, but it will NOT play in a DVD movie player. The course uses pop-ups; please enable them in your browser. For more information on how to enable Pop-ups please see our Learn By Video FAQ page at http://www.peachpit.com/LBVFAQ

Apple Pro Training Series (Paperback): Angus Taggart Apple Pro Training Series (Paperback)
Angus Taggart
R4,480 R3,792 Discovery Miles 37 920 Save R688 (15%) Out of stock

Apple's award-winning Shake 4 was designed from the ground up as a scriptable visual effects tool. As such, it has been central to the production of every film that won the Academy Award for visual effects since its debut in 1998. One of Shake's most powerful attributes is that it allows visual effects studios to produce custom pipelines using the Shake SDK (Software Developers Kit).
In 2006, Apple Computers Angus Taggart toured a limited number of cities to give a three-day seminar on how to use the Shake SDK effectively. In Sydney, Australia, this lecture series was recorded and edited into a high-quality DVD training course.
Now available for the first time as a self-paced guide, this is the only Apple-certified reference course that shows you, with direct-screen recordings, exactly how to build custom Shake pipeline tools. Using focused lessons, Taggart walks you step by step through the entire Shake SDK, including detailed explanations of the uses of Xcode and invaluable tips on how to write your own advanced Shake plugins.
This 3-disc set was produced by fxphd.com, a leading online training organization for visual effects professionals.
- A must for studio production technology developers or pipeline specialists
- Written and presented by lead developer Angus Taggart, who oversees the Apple Shake SDK program
- Lessons take you step by step through Xcode, the Shake SDK, and Shake 4's advanced features
- High-quality graphics and direct-screen recordings help you master techniques fast
- Approximately 10 hours of advanced, self-paced training
- Includes 120-page Apple Pro Training Series: Shake 4 Quick Reference Guide
About theAuthor: Angus Taggart has overseen the Shake SDK program since 2002 when he joined Apple Computer. During this time, the Shake SDK has evolved with new APIs, improved documentation, and a dedicated short-course for developers. Before joining Apple, Angus worked at Arete Image Software as a developer of the award-winning Digital NatureTools software, which was used to produce photorealistic 3D ocean, atmosphere, and fire simulations for numerous feature films, including Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Cast Away, Pearl Harbor, Titanic, and Water World. Previous to this, Angus worked in the defense industry implementing signal processing algorithms and fluid flow simulators on Thinking Machines and Cray supercomputers.
This DVD training course was recorded live, edited, and produced by fxphd.com, a leading training organization for visual effects professionals worldwide and the online training arm of fxguide.com.

Communicating Pictures - A Course in Image and Video Coding (Paperback): David R. Bull Communicating Pictures - A Course in Image and Video Coding (Paperback)
David R. Bull
R1,219 Discovery Miles 12 190 Out of stock

Communicating Pictures starts with a unique historical perspective of the role of images in communications and then builds on this to explain the applications and requirements of a modern video coding system. It draws on the author's extensive academic and professional experience of signal processing and video coding to deliver a text that is algorithmically rigorous, yet accessible, relevant to modern standards, and practical. It offers a thorough grounding in visual perception, and demonstrates how modern image and video compression methods can be designed in order to meet the rate-quality performance levels demanded by today's applications, networks and users. With this book you will learn: Practical issues when implementing a codec, such as picture boundary extension and complexity reduction, with particular emphasis on efficient algorithms for transforms, motion estimators and error resilience Conflicts between conventional video compression, based on variable length coding and spatiotemporal prediction, and the requirements for error resilient transmission How to assess the quality of coded images and video content, both through subjective trials and by using perceptually optimised objective metrics Features, operation and performance of the state-of-the-art High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard

Avid Xpress Pro and DV (Paperback): Steve Hullfish, Chris Phrommayon, Bob Dunlon Avid Xpress Pro and DV (Paperback)
Steve Hullfish, Chris Phrommayon, Bob Dunlon
R687 R532 Discovery Miles 5 320 Save R155 (23%) Out of stock

The On the Spot series delivers immediate solutions to the reader with a concise presentation of over 350 expert techniques for working proficiently with the respective application. Avid Xpress Pro and DV On the Spot provides experienced editors with complete coverage of both applications' capabilities, and less experienced users get tips and tricks to enhance their productivity and creativity.
Packed with more than 300 techniques, this book delivers what you need to know-on the spot.

Premiere Pro 1.5 for Windows - Visual QuickPro Guide (Paperback): Antony Bolante Premiere Pro 1.5 for Windows - Visual QuickPro Guide (Paperback)
Antony Bolante
R606 R545 Discovery Miles 5 450 Save R61 (10%) Out of stock

You saw it at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) convention; now you need it on your desktop! Here to make sure you start taking advantage of Premiere Pro 1.5's advanced features immediately is a task-based guide that guarantees success-without forcing you to miss a step in your own busy production schedule! Employing the same task-based, step-by-step instructions and strong visual approach that the wildly popular Visual QuickStart series adopts, this handy guide promises to have you editing full-length videos, complete with titles, transitions, and special effects, in record time. As noted video maker Anthony Bolante takes you through your advanced Premiere Pro paces, you'll also learn about all that's new in the latest edition: project-ready Photoshop files, Project Manager (for sharing and transferring projects), Bezier keyframe controls (for creating smoother, more natural motion), Effects Favorites (for saving effect parameters), support for HD content, support for AAF and EDL files, automatic color adjustment, and more.

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