Taming the HDV Beast

Editors Guild by Larry Jordan

Final Cut Pro 6 and ProRes 422 to the Rescue

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High-definition video (HDV), the video format that was introduced in 2003 by JVC and Sony and records compressed HDTV video standard DV media, is a tricky beast. HDV video files are extremely small, but they present a set of challenges all their own. Fortunately, the new Final Cut Pro 6 can help tame the problem.

HDV has taken the indie film world by storm. Small, inexpensive cameras, such as Canon’s XH A1 and Sony’s HVR-V1U, offer great portability, easy access to HD image, and files small enough to edit on virtually any hard disk and computer. It’s a format perfectly designed for producers on low budgets. read more...


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