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Creative Cow Newsletter

Thursday, October 4th, 2007-_______-

Our New Film Values PDF Issue Now Available

The new issue of Creative COW Magazine is one that we feel may be the best issue we have ever done. It is filled with ideas, techniques and the experience of some highly experienced pros whose credits include The Green Mile, Rain Man and many other A-List projects.

If you are looking for the easy way out and a look like many other video projects done using canned looks, this is not the issue for you. But if you want real world advice from top experts that are at the top of their craft, then you won't want to miss this newest issue of Creative COW Magazine. It's definitely a keeper!

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Adobe CS3

Creative Cow Master Series: Zaxwerks Invigerator Training

Need 3D modeling inside Adobe After Effects? Then you need this DVD! Creative COW Leader and Contributing Editor Serge Hamad shares his award-winning motion graphic expertise to unlock the power of the Zaxwerks Invigorator AE plug-in. Even if you've got no 3D modeling experience whatsoever, Serge will show you how easy it can be, and how great it can look. And even advanced AE and Zaxwerks users will find plenty of tips and tricks to work more effectively. See More...

Industry Events
Sep 28, '07 -
Oct 15, '07
International Songwriting Competition
Oct 7, '07 -
Oct 13, '07
PAH-FEST Holywood Los Angeles
CA 90028
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Oct 11, '07
Best in the SW :: Flash Animation & Motion Graphics Conference Albuquerque
United States
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Oct 10, '07
The 2007 Micro Finance India Conference, October 9-10, 2007, New Delhi New Delhi
New Delhi
Oct 10, '07 -
Oct 13, '07
HDFEST New York 2007 New York City
New York
Oct 10, '07 -
Oct 10, '07
Talk to the Experts Chicago
IL 60622
Oct 11, '07 -
Oct 15, '07
LA Femme Film Festival Beverly Hills
Oct 12, '07 -
Oct 12, '07
Cascade SIGGRAPH Hosts Screening of the 2007 Electronic Theater Portland
Oct 17, '07 -
Oct 20, '07

NY Post Production Conference

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This Week's Articles and Tutorials

Business & Marketing
12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish I'd Known at 25 12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish I'd Known at 25

"12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish I'd Known at 25" is one of Creative COW Magazine's most popular articles. In this magazine reprint, COW leader, contributing editor, and Senior Business Adviser to Creative COW Nick Griffin shares wisdom he's learned the hard way in over 26 years in business. His experience will help you to avoid mistakes, manage clients, and prepare yourself to achieve your greatest success.

Editorial, Feature, Business   10/04/2007
Author: Nick Griffin

Business & Marketing
Want to get paid? Make sure your client can see your work! Want to get paid? Make sure your client can see your work!

With a nearly infinite variety of possibilities to deliver your final project to your client, there are an almost infinite numger of ways to mess it up. Get it right, and the client is happy. Get it wrong, and nobody's happy: the job's not done, and you're not getting paid. No matter what kind of work you do, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz tells you everything you need to know about output and media formats before you get to work...and before you can get paid.

Feature, Business   10/03/2007
Author: Aharon Rabinowitz


Business & Marketing
Your Own Business, Part 2: Setting Up Shop Your Own Business, Part 2: Setting Up Shop

In Part 1 of this series, Creative COW leader and contributing editor Walter Biscardi laid out the issues you need to address before you can aswer the question, "Are you ready to start your own business?" If you've thought long and hard and your answer is "Yes," then join Walter to explore setting up your company and getting ready to open those doors!

Feature, Business   10/03/2007
Author: Walter Biscardi

Autodesk Combustion
Writing a Logo with Light Writing a Logo with Light

In this video tutorial, CreativeCOW leader Ayman Abdel-Basset demonstrates a quick, easy way to use the eraser of the paint operator and the particle system of Autodesk Combustion to create a nice writing logo effect -- complete with shining rays. This tutorial is for advanced users of Combustion, but also has some useful tips for new users.

Tutorial, Videotutorial   09/28/2007
Author: Ayman Abdel-Basset

View these and more articles at the Creative COW Library

Cinema 4D

Digital Lighthouse Shoots CBS Sports Interviews With HDX900

Dulce Systems introduces the PRO DQ

TriCaster Used in LIVE College Game Day and Monday Night Football Coverage

FOR-A HD Frame-Rate Converter Now with Dolby E Support

ViewCast Osprey® Video Capture Cards Support Innovative Streaming Media Applications at National University of Singapore

Adobe Announces 2007 MAX Awards Winners

"FIX", Darkly Comedic Road Movie Starring House's Olivia Wilde, Shot With AG-HVX200 Solid-State P2 HD Camcorder

Atlantic Video Shines in Multiple Industry Award Wins

YES Enhances Its HD Simulcast Of "Mike And The Mad Dog" With Four Canon Compact Studio HD Lenses And An Additional Wide-Angle HD Portable Lens

Class On Demand Extends Digital Content Licensing Deal With US Air Force

G-Technology, Inc. Ships G-SPEED™ eS

Fujinon Lenses Added As Part of NFL Films' HD Upgrade

First Professional Motion Capture Studio Opened in India

Manic and McCann Help Shape Up for Ad Council and the U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services

Eastwest's Play Upgrade And Current Product Discounts End October 31

Lamina, Zylight Partnership Moves Film and Video Industries Light Years Ahead

Fox Sports Net Taps Viewpoint Creative For Comprehensive Major League Baseball Branding Package

HPX500 Documents Life Aboard U.S.Coast Guard's Largest Tall Ship

Artbeats Offers 15 Clips to Select Adobe Customers

Class on Demand Releases Edius 4.5 Training

Shooters Post & Transfer Completes Design, Visual Effects and Post On "The Power and the Glory," New Online Spot For Vitamin Water

Cascade SIGGRAPH Hosts Screening of the 2007 Electronic Theater in Portland

Feature Film 'Scourge' Shot in HD with JVC ProHD GY-HD250

New Design/Production Boutique Mrs. K Inspires Improvisation For HGTV's House Hunters Promo Campaign

ELICIT Effects opens at West Post Digital

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