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Conference Showcases Ease of Web Video

In what may be the beginning of a more formal, educational approach to the ad hoc world of streaming, the Digital Video Conference & Expo will offer the first annual Web Video Boot Camp to be held at the DV Conference & Expo in Long Beach on Oct. 18.

The Web Video Boot Camp is a new event geared towards DV Professionals. This event is a unique day long event designed to immerse the DV Professional or aspiring Web Video Producer in all that is needed to create videos on the Web for $495.

Professionals will share their expertise in putting together quality video over the Internet and intranets. The Web Video Boot Camp will address the advancing digital video technologies, new streaming technologies and the broadband revolution that are challenging notions of what can and can not be done on the Internet.

Everything from content acquisition to manipulation and editing to compression and output will be addressed. The Web Video Boot Camp Classes include:

  • "Essential Webcasting Camera Techniques" given by Logan Kesley and Jim Feely, will discuss the techniques necessary to maintain video quality at Web-ready data rates.
  • "Editing Techniques for the Web" given by Ben Waggoner and Dana Giles, will discuss the limitations in cutting video for web distribution, and highlight certain techniques to optimize editing when the delivery medium is on the Web.
  • "Optimizing Video for Streaming on the Web" given by Ben Waggoner, will discuss the ins and outs of optimizing and compressing video for delivery on broadband intranets or the limited-band Web. The pros and cons of RealNetworks RealVideo, Microsoft Netshow, and Apple QuickTime 4.0 will also be discussed.

    "Doing Business on the Web" given by Nels Johnson, will address how to profit from this advanced expertise, and will also highlight various methods and online business models that can make money from the Web.

    The DV Conference & Expo is a focused technical conference and product expo for video professionals using digital video technology. The conference provides professionals with useful and up-to-date instruction on how to get ahead in the very competitive and evolving digital video marketplace. With over 60 exhibitors, and over 70 special conference sessions, the DV Expo is expected to draw over 6,000 digital video professionals worldwide.