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Latest News

About The Club

Event Programme

Contact Us

Latest Pictures

Members' Films

Competition Results & Rules

Useful Links

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Useful Links
Organisations
The Institute of Videography
IAC - the film & video institute
Lancaster Photographic Society
Videomaker Online Magazine
Lancaster & Morecambe Events
New Zealand Amateur Videomakers
North West Film Archives
Britain from Above - Aerial views of the UK from the 1920s. Hosted by English Heritage*
British Pathé - News from the past. They won an award for making the films available for download, albeit in low res.. Now, even if you pay all you get is low res., unless you are an educational establishment.
Imperial War Museum - Vast collections of films and pictures*
Scottish Screen Archive - Many old films from Scotland
 
Hardware > Cameras & Stabilisers & Monitors
Canon
JVC
Panasonic*
Sony
Cheap & good stabiliser - make it yourself
Helicopters - Buzzflyer. Built to your specification, excellent reviews
Black Magic Design Products - High quality hardware from cameras to encoders & more
Lilliput Field Monitors - Small monitors for field work & many other accessories
 
Hardware > Microphones
Røde*
Sennheiser
Shure
Earthworks*
 
A Miscellany of Interesting Items associated with Sound, Film and Video
A History of Videography - Katie Kress's overview of digital video transition and how it has impacted our lives.
 
Hardware > PC > Video Boards
AMD
Matrox
Nvidia
DVC - Suppliers of NLE software and computers. Most of our users of Edius seem to buy it here
Black Magic Design Products - High quality hardware from cameras to encoders & more.
 
Software
Adobe - Links to their Home page
Apple - Links to their Home page
Cyberlink - Blu-ray/DVD player, video editing software and all-in-one Media Suite
Magix - Video, audio and web design software*
Pinnacle Systems - Now part of Avid. Video editing software
Corel - Video editing software. Formerly Ulead*
Video Spirit Pro - Video Editor; good user reviews
Sagelight - Advanced photo editor and effects software*
VLC Media Player - VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols*
Wax - Video effects plug in or editor
FreeFileSync - I guess the name tells all! Easy to use, some nice features*
Wavosaur - Free audio editor
Audacity - Free audio editor; recommended*
Adobe Audition - Professional audio editor*
iZotope - Home of Ozone audio mastering plug-in and RX2 audio repair tool*
FastStone - Good basic image editor and browser, free or shareware*
Prio - Free software for setting and locking the priority of your software
Grass Valley - Edius NLE*
DVC - Suppliers of NLE software and computers. Most of our users of Edius seem to buy it here*
Vimeo Compression Settings - For most NLE software
Teleprompter Software - 'Mirrorscript', use V3.2. Free, comprehensive and invaluable. Use it on your laptop in a quiet room*
Softperfect - Network management and search software, much of it free*
Plural Eyes - Sync the sound from a multi camera shoot
 
Tutorials
Studiobacklot - tutorials of Pinnacle and Corel. This is a pay site, but recommended.
 
* Hardware & Software that I use or have used.
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