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Find your Creative Edge

Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel
Imagine getting online access 24/7 to every topic we publish for creative people—including videos, books, books in progress (via Rough Cuts), shorter topics (through Short Cuts), and rich-media e-books.

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Video media producers: Business start-up musts!

Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel
Do you want to break into commercial video production and run your own business? Or maybe you're stuck in a rut and need to transform your current sales, marketing, and social-media programs so you can start  getting paid what you're really worth. As the title of their new book describes, Ron and Tasra Dawson advise not just videographers but all visual communicators to be able to adapt to change, be creative, and differentiate yourself.

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Ask me, ask me, ask me

Jason Teague

Do you have a question about Web standards, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, interaction design, user experience, or Web typography? Maybe you just want to know "How'd they do that?" Ask me questions, and each week I will select a question to answer via my Peachpit.com blog.

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Hot new bunny video

Laura Ross
Peachpit editor Ted just made a shocking new video with his bunny friend, Moxie.

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Searching video on your new iPhone 3G

Karyn Johnson
If you waited in line last night to buy the slick new Apple iPhone 3G this morning, you're probably now discovering all the wondrous features, such as the improved audio quality, true GPS, and the ability to surf the Web while you talk on the phone (hence, the "3g").

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Adobe announces Acrobat 9

Yesterday, Adobe announced Acrobat 9, a major upgrade to the popular cross-platform and cross-media publishing tool.

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YouTube video analytics tool gives filmmakers a boost

Karyn Johnson

There is a new trend among creators on YouTube: to release your full-length feature film.

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Music, designers, and the Nashville Voices That Matter Web Design Conference

Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel

Why are so many designers and creatives also musicians?

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NAB, Adobe, and the future of broadcasting and film

Karyn Johnson

I popped over to the Adobe booth at NAB yesterday to see if I could learn a little more about CinemaDNG, a new industry standard the company is developing  for raw video. As luck would have it, Hart Shafer, Adobe senior product manager for Production Premium, gave a preview of several things to come for filmmakers and broadcasters alike. (This being well timed after a somewhat dismal keynote I attended that morning from renowned futurists Alvin and Heidi Toffler.)

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Peachpit TV available on newly released Adobe Media Player

Karyn Johnson

Last year at this time during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference, Adobe had announced the Adobe Media Player, a desktop application for video content that would run on AIR and deliver an engaging experience to viewers while giving content publishers the ability to distribute video, create ads, and build businesses around media assets.

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