Apple nabs two NAB Best of Show Awards for Final Cut Studio 2, Final Cut Server

Apple Store Final Cut Studio 2NewBay Media’s Video Group, including Videography, DV, Digital Cinematography, and Television Broadcast magazines, have announced their Best of Show awards at the 2007 National Association of Broadcasters Convention.

NewBay Media’s Video Group of products, which also includes Government Video magazine and the Creative Planet Community of websites, is uniquely poised to recognize the full spectrum video technology. A select panel of engineers, production and post professionals, and editors judges the Best of Show Awards for each publication.

The Best of Show Awards are given in recognition of outstanding achievement in the advancement of the art and science of video technology, include the Videography Vidy Awards, the longest running NAB awards program, the Television Broadcast Top Innovation Awards, the DV Black Diamond Awards, and the Digital Cinematography Premiere Awards.

“To receive an award, a technology is evaluated by our panel of editors and industry experts,” says NewBay Media Video Group Vice President/Group Publishing Director Doug Krainman, in the press release. “The winning technologies reflect innovation and engineering excellence.

“Our editors searched the NAB show floor for the most interesting new products that have the potential to change the way our readers work,” continues Krainman. “By recognizing the winning products, we put them on the radar of our readers, who are always on the lookout for the newest technology and ways of improving their productions and their workflow.”

“Recognition with a NAB award from the Video Group is a true vote of confidence and admiration from these leading publications,” adds NewBay Media Video Group Editorial Director Cristina Clapp.

The award winners are as follows:

2007 Videography Vidy Awards
• Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
• AJA FS1 Converter
• Apple Final Cut Server:
• Apple Final Cut Studio 2:
• beyerdynamic Headzone
• Blackmagic Design Multibridge Eclipse
• CPC CaptionMaker CPC-700 HD
• Greene HD Productions and Marathon Coach HDMC-1 Mobile HDTV Studio
• JVC HZ-CA13U PL-Mount Cine Lens Adapter
• Noise Industries FxFactory
• Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 HD Camcorder
• RED Digital Cinema RED ONE
• Sachtler F6 Fluid Head
• Sony BVM-L230 Master Series LCD Hybrid Monitor
• Telestream Pipeline Network Encoder


  1. That’s a pretty good list. I admit being a bit surprised I’m in accord with their choices. FCP S2 and FCP Server are on order, as well as the AJA IoHD. I gotta get me a RED ONE as well, but at $17.5K it’s a bit out of my price range this week.

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