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Legacy Video Production

This page remains mostly as an amusing history of what used to be the latest and greatest in video production and video production services.

  • Streaming Media movie samples.
  • Conversion of your video to streaming movies in several formats such as RealVideo, QuickTime, WMV, ASF, AVI, or MPEG1 (for VCD) & MEPG2 (for DVD) for business presentation programs (such as Power Point or Director), streaming internet web site downloads, interactive kiosk, CD-ROM or DVD applications. We have the equipment & know-how to do it right with very high quality. Now with the Sorenson 3 Developers Edition codec (for higher quality, low data size downloads) & using Media Cleaner XL (a commercial grade streaming media rendering software). See SAMPLES.
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  • CD-ROM & DVD burning.
  • DVD (MPEG2) & VCD (MPEG1) encoding, authoring & burning (CD & DVD burners). Bring your video master to us & we'll convert it for playback on DVD or VCD.
  • VHS DUPLICATION. Contact us for a quote on the quantity & length of the duplication you need. We can also look after labeling (colour printing available) & various types of cases. We're very particular about quality in VHS duplication (read the VIDEO DUPLICATION article in the Articles & Reviews page). All our VHS duplicates are made on top of the line commercial grade duplicators or editors (9 of them), featuring full 58 micron head width for excellent interchange between VCRs. All have stereo HI-FI & stereo linear audio tracks with full fidelity (frequency out to 12 kHz or higher) & all are calibrated to exacting standards. Only high grade tape is used. We specialize in doing high quality VHS duplication from a few to a few thousand 5 - 20 minute videos. We now offer chroma noise reduction for those old masters which require it. Looped programs for point-of-purchase display are also available.
  • INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS CONVERSION: PAL, SECAM & NTSC. We can transfer your VHS tape to/from ANY of the six world standards & substandards including NTSC, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM Vertical or SECAM Horizontal. We can also handle other tape formats in NTSC such as S-VHS & Betacam SP. Prices are very reasonable. Click here for a list of country standards.
  • SLIDE & PHOTOS-TO-VIDEO-TRANSFERS. If you want really high quality transfers of slides, negatives or photos to video, we have the necessary optical adapters to do this.


  • Broadcast quality FIELD PRODUCTIONS, domestic & foreign. We have a complete set of field production shooting equipment including broadcast camera, tripod, audio, lighting & grip. We are experienced both in domestic shooting & overseas shooting. If you need quality video footage shot in our area (southern Ontario) or anywhere else, contact us for prices & details.
  • Recording of Legal Depositions.
  • EDITING SUITES: We have a broadcast quality digital NON-LINEAR EDIT SUITE. Our newest is the high end broadcast quality REAL-TIME NLE SUITE using the Perception Video Recorder Real-Time (PVR-RT) hardware with Video Action RT 6.3 editing software. This dual stream NLE system requires NO rendering of most transitions, effects, titles or graphics so the results can be viewed instantly. It is also equipped with the new R3DX hardware for over 200 3D real-time effects (all customizable). This system helps shorten the time it takes to edit a video, which should also help reduce the costs to our clients. This editing system can handle short or  longform projects. It's also equipped with Digital Fusion POST 2.53 compositing software.
    DPS VideoAction RT   DPS Perception RT 3DX  Digital Fusion  Eyeon Software Inc.
  • SUITE EQUIPMENT: The suites are equipped with a Magni waveform/vectorscope, 2 broadcast monitors, 1 preview monitor, a Mackie 1402-VLZ Pro audio mixer, source decks, & many different pieces of software for graphics compositing (Digital Fusion Post 2.53), transitions (Boris 3.5 & 4.0), film emulation (FilmFX2), titling (Inscriber FeaturePak/CG & Title Motion), morphing (Avid Elastic Reality), world standards conversions, audio sweetening (Sound Forge 5.0e) & editing. We are also equipped with a large library of licensable music on CDs. Backup & restore of projects on 4mm DAT tape, or burnable CR-ROM & DVD is available. Quality scanner & colour printer are available. Time code window burn copies are available so you can make your shot selection choices at home & reduce your editing costs.
DPS Perception PVR Adobe Premiere Inscriber CG Inscriber TitleMotion
DPS VideoAction NY Adobe Photoshop
SpeedRazor Soung Forge Boris FX FilmFX


  • BETA TESTING of hardware & software for the video & A/V industry.


  • Sale of broadcast quality STOCK FOOTAGE on CD-ROM, 4mm DAT, Betacam SP & S-VHS tape.
  • Sale of SOUND EFFECT buyout library on CD.




  • Awards & Testimonials: Award-winning broadcast & promotional VIDEO PRODUCTIONS. Impact Televideo has the equipment & capabilities to make corporate & industrial promotional videos, training videos, television commercials or television programs of very high caliber at very competitive rates. Please ask to see samples.    
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