Letters to the COW Team
General Cowmunications forum for site feedback and suggestions, also love or hate mail to the Cow team.
Test Posting Code Here
Test posts, user accounts and practice with embedding content with your posts here. Pretty much just go crazy.
Classifieds from Cow members.
Classifieds for dealers supporting Creative COW with their advertising. This is not an open forum for all retailers.
COW - Blogs
Creative COW Blogs
COW - Events
Digital Video Events from Creative COW.
COW - Files
Creative COW files uploaded. Project files, 3D models, etc.
COW - Images
Creative COW Images.
COW - Magazine
The Creative COW Magazine - view back issues of the industries' top magazine.
COW - Newsletters
Creative COW Newsletters - non-fat news from the industry leader for media professionals.
COW - Now Playing...
Chat about your own videos, musical favorites or whatever else is on your player or in your world...
COW - Podcasts
Creative COW Podcasts.
COW - Services
Creative COW Services Directory
COW - Store
Creative COW Store including the Creative COW Master Series of Training DVDs.
COW - Tutorials
Creative COW's library of articles and tutorials.
COW - User Announcements
This forum is for users wishing to make announcements here at Creative COW. For more formal announcements, you can use the news section if your announcement follows press release standards.
COW - Videos
Creative COW Videos.
COW: The Community Speaks
This is where Creative COW members discuss issues and ideas that are on a larger scale than the technical support issues that are handled in our other forums. Want to discuss the Japanese tsunami's impact on the supply of HD tape and the aftermath effect
Creative COW Magazine feedback
In this forum, Creative Cow Magazine is the topic of the discussions. Discuss our articles, features, give comments and suggestions, etc.
Creative COW podcasts
This forum is for feedback and discussion about the numerous CreativeCOW podcasts.
JOBS Offered - Higher Pay
Have a PAYING job? Want a PAYING job? Here's the Cow's PAYING Job Board.
JOBS Offered - Low/No Pay
This is our Job Board for those jobs that offer no pay, low pay or deferred pay. Includes internships.
This is our area of Creative COW for those who want work and wish to post their resumes, job requests, etc.
NEWS: All News
Creative COW's NEWS: All News area combines the latest product news with news from the world of production, and people across the industry.
NEWS: People in the News
Professionals in the news in the world of film, broadcast, production and related fields.
- ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up -
A forum for the care and feeding of your RAID Arrays and drive set-ups and maintenance.
1080dots is a new digital signage program that hails from Holland and incorporates many new technologies that you will not find in competing products.
Adobe After Effects
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for users of Adobe After Effects.
Adobe After Effects basics
This forum is for people who are new to After Effects.
Adobe After Effects Expressions
Direct your questions about Adobe After Expressions here.
Adobe After Effects Techniques
Discussion of After Effects creative techniques. This is not a technical support forum but rather a creative support forum covering broadcast design, motion graphics and visual effects.
Adobe Audition, Soundbooth
Adobe Audition and Soundbooth are discussed and supported in this Creative COW forum.
Adobe Creative Cloud
Creative COW support forum regarding Adobe Creative Cloud, formerly Adobe Anywhere for video, a modern, collaborative workflow platform that empowers teams using Adobe professional video tools to work together, enabling the access and management of centr
Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate
A forum dedicated to the debate over Adobe Creative Cloud.
This Creative COW forum is for the discussion of Adobe Director (Macromedia Director).
Adobe Dreamweaver is arguably the state of the art in WYSIWYG web HTML design tools. Ask questions and learn how to use Dreamweaver and Spry features and functions.
Adobe Encore DVD
Adobe Encore DVD takes advantage of the tight integration allowed by the Adobe interface, allowing Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere users greater productivity in authoring their DVD projects.
Adobe Flash authors web and other animations which are high resolution and compact in size -- even in full animation. Previously known as Macromedia Flash.
Adobe Illustrator forum is dedicated to help and support for the creation and graphic design of digital artwork using Illustrator.
Join the discussion of Adobe InDesign in Creative Cow's forum for users of this powerful page layout system.
Adobe Media Encoder
User support and discussion forum for users of Adobe Media Encoder.
This forum is dedicated to the discussion of Adobe OnLocation, the new incarnation of Serious Magic's DV Rack system.
Adobe Photoshop support forum for help, tricks and tips for the graphic design creation of art and digital photography using Photoshop.
Adobe Photoshop basics
This forum is for those who are new to Adobe Photoshop, or are using Photoshop Elements.
Adobe Premiere Pro
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for users of Adobe Premiere Pro. Also, check out Creative COW's Premiere Pro podcast.
Adobe Premiere Pro basics
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for newer Adobe Premiere Pro users.
Discussion forum concerning Adobe SpeedGrade, Adobe's color grading software.
This forum is dedicated to the discussion of Adobe ULTRA keying software, formerly Serious Magic Ultra.
AJA Video Systems
A forum dedicated to support and discussion of AJA Video Systems.
Apple - Windows on Mac
Running Windows on a Mac? Here's where to discuss issues related to dual boot systems running under Boot Camp, Parallels Desktop, VMWare Fusion, etc.
Apple Color is a Mac-based color correction system in use in many studios worldwide.
Apple DVD Studio Pro
The Creative COW support forum for Apple DVD Studio Pro, Apple's DVD authoring and production tool.
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate
User support and discussion forum for users of FCPX, Apple Final Cut Pro X.
Apple FCPX Techniques
Discussion of techniques and tips and tricks using Apple FCPX.
Apple Final Cut Pro
Creative Cow's Final Cut Pro forum is headed by many respected FCP professionals.
Apple Final Cut Pro basics
This forum is for those who are new to Final Cut, or are using Final Cut Express.
Apple Final Cut Server
The Creative COW forum for discussing Final Cut Server.
Apple Garage Band
Apple Garage Band is a loops-based audio editing program for creating your own music.
Discussion and support forum for users of the Apple iPad.
Apple iPhone support forum for users of the new iPhone. For the latest support, news, rumors and more, this forum can help.
The Apple iPod forum at CreativeCow.net is headed by a bunch of iPod users who head discussions related to the iPod.
Creative Cow's LiveType forum is dedicated to users of this powerful type animation program.
Apple Logic is Apple's audio professionals software for music creation and audio production, in use today by many prominent musicians and producers.
Apple MobileMe cloud computing support
Apple Motion is Apple's professional motion graphics tool for use in broadcast and other projects.
Apple OS X
A forum for all things regarding the Mac OSX operating system.
Shake is the industry-standard compositing solution for film and video professionals. Shake has been used on many feature films
Creative Cow's Apple Soundtrack forum is dedicated to the discussion and support of this Apple audio tool.
Xsan is an enterprise-class storage networking solution that
Archiving and Back-Up|
User support and discussion forum for those interested in archiving their data. Back-Up often, and then back-up again!
Discussion and support forum for users of the ARRI Alexa, D20, D21 and other ARRI digital camera models.
Art of the Edit
Creative Cow's Art of the Edit forum is a place where professionals and newer users interact on topics related to editing style in the production process.
User support and discussion forum for users of Assimilate Scratch.
Creative Cow's Audio Pro forum is dedicated to the discussion of issues related to audio design, production and engineering.
Aurora Video Systems
User support and discussion forum for users of Aurora Igniter, Fuse and PipePRO editing tools.
Autodesk 3ds Max
The 3DS Max users forum at Creative Cow is dedicated to professional animator / modelers and is hosted by a team of experienced 3D pros.
The Autodesk Combustion Community of the World (COW) is a great online resource for users and is headed by a team of respected Combustion expert users from around the world.
The Autodesk Smoke forum at Creative Cow is dedicated to the discussion and support of Smoke.
Avid Media Composer / Symphony
Avid Media Composer and Avid Symphony users discuss bugs, crashes and other system issues in the Avid user support forum.
Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera.
Blackmagic Design user forum at Creative Cow, for the discussion of BMD products.
Blackmagic Design Fusion
Discuss the brave new world of node-based compositing and advanced workflow as part of the Blackmagic Design software ecosystem anchored by Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve.
Welcome to the Blender 3D user support forum at Creative COW.
The BorisFX Community of the World (COW) is a rich online users support community. The forum is headed by some of the top names in the world of BorisFX and is also joined by members of the BorisFX team.
User support and discussion forum for users of Boujou.
User support and discussion forum for users of Broadcast Pix products such as Granite, Mica and Slate.
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for broadcast engineers, IT personnel, editors and designers.
Business & Marketing
The Business Practices & Marketing Community of the World (COW) is a great source for practical real-world business advice and strategies. This is the forum we call 'The Money Forum.'
The Canon camera forum is dedicated to users of Canon's DV and HDV cameras.
Canon EOS DSLR
Forum Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Camera.
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for users of CatDV.
Creative COW's Chyron forum is dedicated to the discussion and support of the Chyron broadcast graphics system.
Creative Cow's Cinema 4D forum is designed to help C4D users exchange ideas in a pro setting.
Creative Cow's Cinematography forum is dedicated to the issues and discussion of professional cinematography.
Ciprico storage solutions
Ciprico storage systems forum.
Want to discuss Closed Captioning? You can find support for understanding the process and how to do it, here.
In addition to forums for specific applications like Blackmagic Davinci Resolve, feel free to start here to ask some of the industry's most creative colorists for help with your next steps toward perfect pictures.
Creative Cow's Pinnacle Commotion forum is a searchable archive of questions and answers that were answered over the years. The forum is dead but we leave the posts accessible for those who still use the program and need access to solutions to their prob
Compression for video streaming, the web and other uses is the focus of this Cow forum.
Convergent Design user support forum.
Corel Design/Video Tools
User support and discussion forum for users of the Corel Design Suite of tools.
Coremelt plug-ins forum, in association with Creative COW.
The Corporate Video Community of the World (COW) is dedicated to discussion of issues and concerns of those working with corporate video.
This forum is dedicated to the topic of crowdfunding as it relates to indie film, cinematography, and the video industry. Major platforms covered are Kickstarter and Indigogo.
User support and discussion forum for those using and interested in Cubix.
DaVinci Basics & Configuration
Creative COW's discussion and support forum for users of DaVinci LITE.
Creative COW's DaVinci Systems discussion and support forum.
Decks & VTRs
User support and discussion forum for questions regarding broadcast decks and VTRs.
User support and discussion forum for users of DigiEffects tools
Discussion and user support forum for issues related to delivering files digitally.
Digital Photography is our forum dedicated to the discussion of both the art and the tools of digital photography.
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for those interested in or working in digital signage.
Redirect for Autodesk Combustion users.
Learn about the latest technology, techniques, and regulations surrounding one of the most quickly growing areas of cinematography
A forum for discussing DSLR Video and related techniques and questions.
The Creative Cow DVD Authoring forum is for the discussion of issues related to DVD authoring, design and distribution.
DVD Workshop, Ulead
Creative Cow's DVD Worshop forum is dedicated to the discussion of Ulead's DVD Workshop authoring and encoding tool.
DVDit is Sonic's popular entry-level DVD authoring tool.
User support and discussion forum for users of DVS Clipster
User support and discussion forum for users of EditShare.
Event Videographers Community of the World (COW) is where event video producers exchange ideas and support.
User support and discussion forum for users of Facilis systems.
Forum dedicated to FFmpeg; a free / open source multimedia software project that produces libraries and programs to record, convert and stream audio and video.
User support and discussion forum for those working in field production, on-location videography, location lighting, props, set design, etc.
FireStore direct-to-harddrive recording
Creative COW's forum for discussing FirmTek products.
Fitness in Post
Post-production is not at all conducive to a healthy lifestyle. Let's help each other change that!
Welcome to the Flanders Scientific monitors user support forum at Creative COW.
Discussion and user support forum for users of Freeform Pro and Forge Freeform.
User support and discussion forum for users of Genarts Sapphire plug-ins.
Genarts Sapphire Edge
User support and discussion forum for users of Genarts Sapphire Edge, preset looks and transitions especially designed for editors using Final Cut Pro and Sony Vegas Pro.
Creative COW's user support and discussion for users of GVG Edius.
HD Production forum discusses issues related to Hi-Def Acquisition, Production and Editing.
HDV is a new format using a 1280x720 image area compared to DV's 720x480.
IBC Conference and Expo is the largest broadcast professionals event in Europe.
Indie Film & Documentary
CreativeCow.net's Indie Film & Documentary Filmmakers forum is dedicated to the exploration of creating and marketing independent films and productions. Join in the discussions with a great team of seasoned pros.
User support and discussion forum for users of IRIDAS grading systems.
Creative Cow's JVC DV forum addresses issues, ideas and support for JVC DV product users.
Forum dedicated to the discussion of Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
dpsReality, dpsVelocity and dpsVelocity Q users interact in the Cow's DPS forum.
Lighting Design Pros
Creative Cow's Lighting Professional's forum community is dedicated to the discussion of pro level film and broadcast lighting design.
Creative COW's user support and discussion forums for users of Lightworks.
Live & Stage Events
Live & Stage Event productions is a multi-billion dollar industry. This forum is dedicated to those working in this field.
Magic Bullet Suite
Discussion and support of Magic Bullet Suite, marketed and sometimes supported by Red Giant Software.
Professional users forum regarding the use and support of Maxon's Cineware for use inside of Adobe's After Effects.
Maxx Digital's product and customer support forum at Creative COW.
A forum for all things Maya. Hosted by a great team of high-level users.
User support and discussion forum for users of Media 100.
Media 100 844/X
Creative Cow's 844/x forum is dedicated to the discussion and support of Media 100's 844/x.
Media Formats | Media Capacities
This forum is dedicated to discussing media types, capacities and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Media Literacy Education
Academic discussion forum for educators, scholars, and practitioners of media literacy education.
Forum for user support and discussion of Tiger Technology metaSAN
MulticamTV : Multicamera Production Workshop - Learn how to produce a multicamera livestream event from concept to completion with this hands-on intensive workshop.
NAB Expo related discussions
NAS - Network Attached Storage
Forum concerning Network Attached Storage (NAS) and NAS solutions.
User support and discussion forum for users of NewBlueFX tools.
Creative COW's user support and discussion forum for users of Digital Vision Nucoda.
User support and discussion forum for particleIllusion, where particle Illusion users exchange ideas and peer-to-peer support.
The CineWave Cow forum is dedicated to users of Pinnacle's high-end Mac-based editing system.
The Cow's quarantine forum where we send boring ''mine is bigger than your's'' arguments and stuff like that.
User support and discussion forum for users of PluralEyes.
This forum is for discussing creating and recording podcasts.
Professional support forum for the ProMAX ONE system. ONE is all you need; from on set, to edit, to finish.
Professional support forum for the ProMAX Platform. The Modular Advantage; shared storage, asset management, and transcoding.
A forum for all things RE:Vision Effects
This forum is for the discussion of the RED camera.
Red Giant plug-ins
Red Giant Plugins
Roland Field Recorders
Support forum regarding Roland portable field recorders. Edirol and other field recorders are discussed.
Roland Video Converters
Support forum regarding Roland video converters.
SAN - Storage Area Networks
General SAN networking issues are discussed in this cross-platform forum.
User support and discussion forum for users of the ShapeShifter AE plug-in.
Discuss what Social Media means and how to use it for yourself and your business.
User support and discussion forum for those using and interested in learning more about Softron MovieRecorder and other products.
Sony Catalyst Production Suite fuses powerful media preparation (Catalyst Prepare) and fast, focused video editing (Catalyst Edit) supporting 4K, Sony RAW, HD and more, on Mac and Windows
Creative Cow's Sony DV cowmunity is headed by award-winning broadcast designer, Michael Munkittrick. The forum addresses issues and ideas -- as well as support -- that is of interest to Sony DV products users.
User support and discussion forum for users of Sony NXCAM cameras.
Sony SRW Decks
CreativeCOW's discussion and support forum for the Sony SRW-5500 broadcast VTR.
Creative COW's Sony Vegas user support and discussion forum is a great resource for Vegas users wishing to learn more about Vegas without all the noise.
Sony Vegas basics
Creative COW's Vegas Basics user support and discussion forum is a great resource for newer Sony Vegas users wishing to learn more about the power of Vegas.
Sony XDCAM - EX & Related
User forum for support and discussion of Sony's EX Series XDCAM cameras.
Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related
User support and discussion forum for users of Sony F Series and PDW Series cameras.
Discussion and user support forum for users of Sorenson Squeeze.
Creative COW has added a forum for those who work in Stereoscopic 3D. Headed by actual working pros in the field of 3D production and post.
User support and discussion forum for those interested in Stop-Motion Animation.
Storage support forum for discussions on the latest in data storage. Some technologies covered are: video editing, backup and recovery, video archiving, in the cloud or over the network, and SSDs.
Studio Network Solutions (SNS)
Professional users forum regarding concerning Studio Network Solutions (SNS): software and shared media storage SAN/NAS solutions for TV, film, and video editing professionals.
A forum for Color Finesse and all other things from Synthetic Aperture.
This forum is for the discussion of Telestream's encoding tools.
Forum dedicated to Telestream's ScreenFlow screencasting and screen recording software which allows you to capture the contents of your Mac desktop, your video camera, microphone and computer's audio.
Creative COW forum for Telestream Wirecast, live webcasting tool.
Tiffen DFX Filters
Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite support forum.
User support and discussion forum for those using and interested in ToolsOnAir.
The Trapcode users forum at Creative Cow is dedicated to users of Trapcode plug-ins. Headed by a great leadership team, users are encouraged to take part in the group.
TV & Movie Appreciation
Discuss the history of film, directors, cinematographers, writers, actors and their appreciation in the Creative COW Film History & Appreciation forum.
UG: Arizona FCP
The Arizona FCPUG is a local users group meeting to discuss all things Final Cut Pro.
UG: Atlanta Cutters
Discussion forum for the members of Atlanta Cutters.
UG: Denver FCP
To exchange ideas and techniques and to promote the use of Final Cut Pro in the Denver, Colorado area.
For discussion of the popular Video-Copilot tutorials and products.
Videoguys.com Tech Talk
Videoguys.com: Digital Video Editing & Production Experts
VR (Virtual Reality)/360º Video
A forum dedicated to the discussion of WalterBiscardi.com.
Creative Cow's Web Design forum explores design and coding issues related to web pages, e-commerce, code and scripting, etc. All users are invited to take part in the discussions.
Web Streaming - Audio|Video
CreativeCow's Web Streaming forum is for users interested in learning about using the web for streaming purposes.
What Computer Should I Buy?
What Computer Should I Buy?
Windows Hardware & Software
Come on by for a good discussion about all things Windows, with a focus on getting all of your hardware to work with your favorite Windows OS.
Zaxwerks forum for discussion of the Zaxwerks Invigorator and other products