The EDIUS OFX Bridge Application Note (GVB-1-0537B-EN-AN) File size: 2.2 MB, posted Mar 25 2016 New for EDIUS 8 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is the OFX Bridge. OpenFX is an open standard for visual effects plug-ins, and the OFX Bridge is a software gasket that enable plug-ins that adhere to this standard to work with EDIUS. The OFX Bridge has been developed in collaboration with NewBlueFX.
Overview of the EDIUS ID Activation System (GVB-1-0525A-EN-AN) File size: 659.5 KB, posted Jun 25 2015 EDIUS Pro from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, from version 6.5 onwards, has used the Flexera online activation system to validate the software license upon installation. This replaced the physical dongle used in prior versions.
GV Browser Application Note (GVB-1-0524B-EN-AN) File size: 1.2 MB, posted Apr 17 2016 GV Browser is source management tool that ships with EDIUS Pro 8 and EDIUS Workgroup 8 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, that can be used to prepare content for subsequent editing in EDIUS.
EDIUS & Quick Sync Video Technology Application Note (GVB-1-0501A-EN-AN) File size: 903.4 KB, posted Mar 31 2015 Intel Quick Sync Video (QSV) is a feature that has been included in Intel Core processors from the second generation onwards. QSV is a feature of all current Core processors (Core i7, Core i5 and Core i3), and is especially useful for video editing because it significantly accelerates MPEG-2 and H.264 encoding. QVS will improve encoding irrespective of the CPU power available too, which is good news for editors working to a budget.
EDIUS has been optimized for QSV to give users super-fast H.264 export (for example to Blu-ray, AVCHD or XAVC S). This Application Note describes the workflow of EDIUS with Quick Sync Video.
EDIUS & Pro Tools AAF Workflow Application Note (GVB-1-0318A-EN-AN) File size: 1.5 MB, posted Oct 30 2014 This application note details the improvements made to the AAF workflow between EDIUS version 7.4 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Pro Tools from Avid.
Edit-in-Place on a T2 Elite-A Application Note (GVB-1-0295A-EN-AN) File size: 1.6 MB, posted Jan 09 2015 Since SP 2.0, NLE software can edit HQ or XDCAM clips directly on the T2 Elite-A model also referred to as "edit-in-place." This significantly speeds up the workflow because there is no need to transfer or convert media assets. This Application Note explains how edit-in-place works, using popular Macintosh and Windows NLE software.
EDIUS & After Effects CC 2014 Workflow Application Note (GVB-1-0293A-EN-AN) File size: 2.5 MB, posted Jan 09 2015 Adobe Systems' After Effects has been a major player in the visual FX industry for many years. It is designed for compositing, not editing, so there is a great synergy when it comes to using After Effects with Grass Valley EDIUS editing software, especially when using the Grass Valley HQX codec with its built-in alpha channel. This Application Note describes the workflow between the two applications, in both directions, including when used in conjunction with GV STRATUS.
Using EDIUS to Prepare 4K (QFHD) Material for Playback on Two T2 iDDRs Application Note by Fumiaki Oguru, (GVB-1-0182B-EN-AN) File size: 3.2 MB, posted Feb 02 2015 With the introduction of affordable 4K cameras, this higher resolution video format — four times the resolution of HD — is becoming increasingly popular for multiscreen events, digital signage and projection mapping. This application note explains how to use the EDIUS nonlinear editing system from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to create 4K material for subsequent playback by two synchronized Grass Valley T2 iDDR digital player/recorders.
EDIUS and DaVinci Resolve AAF Workflow Application Note by Ogura Fumiaki, (GVB-1-0030B-EN-AN) File size: 1.8 MB, posted Oct 30 2014 With the number of cameras that record in RAW or LOG formats increasing, the need for integration between color grading and editing tools rises proportionately. With the introduction of EDIUS 7.3, the AAF interchange with DaVinci Resolve has been enhanced significantly. In addition, Resolve version 11 supports Grass Valley HQ/HQX. These two enhancements substantially improve the workflow between EDIUS and Resolve. This Application Note explains how.
Running EDIUS on an Apple Mac Computer Under Boot Camp Application Note by Steve Leeflang, (GVB-1-0026B-EN-AN) File size: 1.7 MB, posted Mar 31 2015 Apple's free Boot Camp utility permits installation of Microsoft's Windows 7 or 8 64-bit operating system just as if it were being installed normally on other types of PCs. When running Windows under Boot Camp the user has access to all editing hardware and software, including the Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, EDIUS nonlinear editing program.
EDIUS for Adobe Premiere Pro Editors Application Note by Maxim Jago, EDIUS Master Trainer www.123training.co.uk, (GVB-1-0020A-EN-AN) File size: 1.7 MB, posted Sep 26 2014 Grass Valley® EDIUS® is an extremely powerful and realtime multiformat NLE capable of handling resolutions up to 4K and 3D material. Many Adobe Premiere Pro editors can benefit by using the additional enhancements found in EDIUS, especially since the editing experience between the two NLEs is almost exactly the same.
Differences exist primarily in colors, button designs, or names of tools. This application note provides everything needed to translate existing Premiere Pro editing skills into EDIUS editing skills.
A technologically advanced editing system that could be loaded on any PC even those with lower technical specifications that is easy to use.
Grass Valley EDIUS 8 NLE to generate content for more than 100 local stations throughout Argentina.
• Workflow efficiency has been improved due to EDIUS's speed and operational simplicity • No continuing monthly or yearly subscription costs for software • Free upgrades throughout the life of EDIUS 8.x
The first Stone Doves album the five-track Journey was mastered at the world famous Abbey Road Studios by producer Alex Wharton. He has worked with many top artist including The Beatles, My Bloody Valentine and Chemical Brothers. This has been a big step forward and an instrumental part in the development of the Stone Doves.
CHALLENGES: Managing content recorded 24/7 using 120 remote HD cameras and two sets of 360-degree full-view cameras, with audio from 80 microphones for The 15 of Us — the first major test of a reality TV program with extensive online distribution.
SOLUTION: GV STRATUS video production and content management system to handle the production and post production logistics of almost 3,000 hours of video captured each day.
Agos by TheFrank Case Study (GVB-1-0531A-EN-CS) File size: 2.5 MB, posted Sep 11 2015 Based in the Philippines, TheFrank is the director, editor, visual effects creator and voiceover artist for Red Ei8ht Inc. It seemed only appropriate that he do a Pieces of 8 video for the launch of EDIUS 8.
"Being Filipino, I wanted to create a video that highlights my cultural heritage," explained Aldana. "As an FMA (Filipino Martial Arts) practitioner, I thought it would be really cool to do a piece on it."
magic multi media GmbH is Grass Valley's distributor for the German-speaking countries and is located in Grünwald near Munich just a stone's throw away from the Bavaria Film Studios, one of Europe's largest film production companies. While having dinner with the head of Bavaria Film's training department, the idea came about to invite the media design students to become part of Grass Valley's international Pieces of 8 project, which shows off the capabilities of EDIUS 8 with a number of short films cut on EDIUS Pro 8. The students were more than excited to participate and the plot for Change to 8 was soon developed.
Building No. 8 by Keys of Art Films Case Study (GVB-1-0523A-EN-CS) File size: 991.2 KB, posted Jun 25 2015 Director, co-DP and editor Thanasis Deligiorgis, and co-DP Dimitrios Milonas decided that an editing program as futuristic as EDIUS Pro 8 deserved to be highlighted in a future-based science fiction story.
"I wanted to do something more cinematic to show that EDIUS is not just a news and broadcast NLE, but is just as powerful and creative for film work," said Thanasis. "The main character, a soldier is 'upgraded' by a scientist in a medical lab and transported to another planet, where he eventually finds his destination a large '8' structure the goal, so to speak, of the upgrade.
TourGigs started with four seats of EDIUS 6 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to quickly edit multicam rock concert footage for Blu-ray Disc, DVD, download and online streaming distribution. They then upgraded all seats to EDIUS 8.22 to take advantage of the new primary color correction features.
CHALLENGES: Quickly edit more than 8 HD or 4K camera feeds with a live HD or 4K streaming line-cut of a live rock concert without having to transcode or render. Make the footage available within hours or days after the show.
SOLUTION: Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 8.22 provides an Any In, Any Out workflow that enables HD and/or 4K footage and line-cut to be dropped directly on the multicam timeline for editing.
BENEFITS: An AVCHD/ProRes/XAVC/XAVC S workflow that doesn't require file duplication and allows editing to begin while footage is being ingested.
CHALLENGES: To quickly craft a story with the bride and groom that leads up to their wedding
SOLUTION: EDIUS Pro 7 from Grass Valley, a Belden brand, with no transcoding, no rendering and the ability to handle anything on the timeline
BENEFITS: Real-time editing with unlimited nested sequences
TheFrank Aldana Case Study (GVB-1-0028A-EN-CS) File size: 861.4 KB, posted Oct 06 2014 A Journey of Peace with EDIUS and the world’s largest peace mural
TheFrank Aldana (yes, he refers to himself in the third person), his wife Tweet Aldana, and a host of volunteers took on photography and videography duties. This resulted in 9,454 pictures and 1,101 (more than 11 hours) of video clips, captured with just about every device imaginable in a multitude of formats.
With the ability to work natively with just about any kind of media you throw at it, Grass Valley® EDIUS® made the sheer volume of footage somewhat less daunting for Aldana.
CHALLENGE: Creating a high-end documentary film in remote parts of India on a tight budget and production schedule
SOLUTION: Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software
BENEFITS: A reliable multiformat, real-time editing platform with superb functionality
QuickView of Grass Valley Products & Solutions (GVB-1-0263O-EN-GV) File size: 8.3 MB, posted May 08 2018 Grass Valley is focused on empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed. In this ever-changing media landscape, content remains the most important element. Many of our customers are faced with the need to create and support new workflows while continuing to operate their legacy workflows, simultaneously broadcasting through traditional channels, Over-The-Top platforms, and Video-On-Demand as well as to tablets, PCs, and mobile devices.
With over 300 video and broadcast technology patents, 34 Emmy® Awards for technical achievement and innovation, and significant research and development investment, Grass Valley provides the tools, systems and services required by today's media organizations to maintain profitability and market share.
Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been in the broadcast business for nearly 60 years and is part of St. Louis-based Belden Inc.
EDIUS Pro 8: Nonlinear Editing Software Datasheet (GVB-1-0517M-EN-DS) File size: 2.0 MB, posted Jul 05 2017 When an editor has to wait for technology, creativity suffers. That doesn't happen with EDIUS Pro 8. EDIUS Pro 8 means more formats and more resolutions in real time for the ability to Edit Anything, Fast. EDIUS Pro 8 is the perfect finishing tool for professional productions, including documentary and 4K theatrical productions.
If video is shot in HLG format directly, it can be distributed without any color grading in cases where timing is of the essence.
Then, isn't it possible for Log format cameras like S-Log or V-Log to be used in such fields? Although a Log signal needs to be converted to HLG or Perceptual Quantization (PQ) in order to be displayed on consumer TVs, the conversion itself is not difficult. Leaving live production to one side, we can play out HDR clips with a short time lag after quick editing such as cut & paste, title addition and format conversion by using EDIUS.
But to do so, some points need to be taken into account, for example, the concept of picture tone is different between Log formats and HLG. The "Conversion Base" setting in the Primary Color Correction has implications based on the difference of the source material.
Ist es dann eigentlich nicht möglich, Kameras die im Log-Format aufzeichnen, wie etwa in S-Log oder V-Log, in solchen Bereichen zu verwenden? Ein Log-Signal muss nach HLG oder Perceptual Quantization (PQ) umgewandelt werden, damit es auf Consumer-TVs angezeigt werden kann die Umwandlung selbst ist aber nicht schwer.
Abgesehen von Liveproduktionen, können wir HDR-Clips mit nur geringer Zeitverzögerung ausspielen nach einem schnellen Schnitt mit Cut & Paste, dem Hinzufügen von Titeln und der Formatumwandlung mit EDIUS.
Um das zu erreichen, müssen aber einige Punkte beachtet werden: zum Beispiel unterscheidet sich die Farbgebung zwischen Log-Formaten und HLG. Wegen der Unterschiede im Quellmaterial hat die gewählte Einstellung der „Umwandlungsbasis" (Engl. Conversion Base) in der Primären Farbkorrektur Auswirkungen auf das jeweilige Ergebnis.
The Benefits of HQX Whitepaper by Akira Takemoto, Digital Editing Solutions, (GVB-1-0027A-EN-WP) File size: 1.1 MB, posted Sep 26 2014 This paper discusses the Intermediate Codec solutions available from several vendors which are then compared in terms of picture quality, flexibility and suitability for use with graphics as well as video. In like-for-like tests, the Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, HQX Intermediate Codec offers comparable picture quality and is shown to have superior multigenerational performance. When combined with frame rate and resolution flexibility, plus built-in alpha channel support, this paper supports the conclusion that HQX is the best choice for creative editing.
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