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Adobe CS5 Promises 64-bit Powered Speed Boost

Adobe's new line of editing suites - CS5 - were launched with great fanfare on Monday. Among them is the video editing package, Production Premium CS5, which looks to build on the strengths of Adobe Production Premium CS4, as well as iron out some of its wrinkles.

Edinburgh Animation The Illusionist To Open Film Festival

Edinburgh-set animated feature The Illusionist is to open Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010 on 16th June. The opening gala will also be the inaugural EIFF premiere for the Edinburgh Festival theatre.

New Venue For Edinburgh Film Festival

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) will be rolling out the red carpet at the Festival Theatre for the first time this June. The theatre has secured £245,000 in funding from the Scottish Government to install new digital cinema facilities.

Climate Change Trailer Competition For Earth Hour

WWF-UK is calling on budding filmmakers to enter a competition and win £1000 cash by making a short video about Earth Hour, a global call for action against climate change.

It's Hurt Locker's Night At the Oscars

The Hurt Locker was expected to fare well at the Oscars, but even the team behind the Afghanistan-set feature looked like they never dreamed of doing quite as well as this. In the end, they took six Oscars, including the big two - Best Picture and Best Director, for Kathryn Bigelow (as I predicted in my Oscars preview).

Hurt Locker: 6, Avatar: 2

If the BAFTAs are any indication of how the Oscars will go then it looks like it will be Kathyrn Bigelow's night.

Oscars Crapshoot: Who Will Win?

“After you're nominated, it's like a crapshoot, it's like throwing dice.” Morgan Freeman

IMAX Film Review: Avatar in 3D

There's not much story, but the IMAX 3D visuals in Avatar are gobsmacking.

Adobe Premiere Elements 8 and Photoshop Elements 8 Review

The latest versions of entry level editors Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements are meant to be smart. But it turns out they can also be pretty slow.

Documentaries Sweep Awards at VIFF

True to form, it was documentaries that swept up most of the awards at this year's VIFF. There were plenty of docs to chose from this year with nearly half of the festival’s feature and mid-length films being nonfiction (there were 103 nonfiction and 134 dramas in total).

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