Class on Demand Releases Edius 4.5 Training


Last Updated: September 27, 2007 8:15 pm GMT
Providing new users the fundamentals for editing on the Thomson Grass Valley Edius system and existing users a quick start to the new major release

(Hoffman Estates, IL –September 27, 2007) Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, has announced self-paced, professional training for the Thomson Grass Valley Edius 4.5 editing system.

The new Class on Demand title - Complete Training for Edius 4.5 - is designed for users new to the Edius 4.5 system. Introduced at NAB 2007, the Edius 4.5 release is a departure from its predecessors as it introduces a brand new user interface making existing training materials obsolete and Class on Demand's Complete Training for Edius 4.5 one of the only self-paced, professional training products available on the market today.

"This big release from Thomson has some significant changes to the highly popular Edius software. Thousands of Edius users who move to the new version will need proven training materials such as Class on Demand's Complete Training for Edius 4.5 to quickly get up to speed and maintain their high-level of productivity," said Paul Holtz, CEO and founder, Class on Demand. " The Complete Training for Edius 4.5 is also great platform for editors just learning the Edius 4.5 product as we have incorporated our award winning training formula that allows new users to step in and absorb the application at their own pace."

Complete Training for Edius 4.5 is a 3.5 hour DVD that gives students a run through of the Edius 4.5 editing and compositing capabilities with special attention paid to the new user interface changes and functionality enhancements.

Topics covered include; mastering the new 4.5 UI, working with settings, modifying templates, adding B-Roll, working with audio, filters and keys, multi-camera and exporting to tape and files. The Class on Demand title provides project files for students to work along side the instructor. Students can download free sample chapters from the Class on Demand web site.

Pricing and Availability Complete Training for Edius 4.5 is available today through the Class on Demand channel and web site ( for $149.95 USD.

For additional training information, please contact Class on Demand directly at (847) 843-9939 or visit their web site at

About Instructor Complete Training for Edius 4.5 Instructor Mike Downey
Mike Downey has been an Edius user for over 10 years, having used the widely popular Edius editor since version 1.0. He has traveled around the world training videographers and broadcast affiliates including editors at; NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, and the WB. Mike now works for Thomson Grass Valley as an EDIUS demo artist and trainer.

About Class on Demand
Class on Demand is a leading producer of education and training programs. Its products and services address the needs of both enthusiasts and professionals. Class on Demand training programs cover a wide range of topics including; audio and video production, compositing and effects creation, and IT management. Please visit the Class on Demand web site ( for additional information.


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