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Automatic Duck Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NAB 2011; Showcases Family of Timeline Translation Tools for AE, Avid, FCP

Automatic Duck Founder, Wes Plate, to Appear on NABLive, Post-Live and Digital Production Buzz During NAB 2011 (April 08, 2011)

DMN Newswire--2011-4-8--
Automatic Duck (, the creators of timeline integration software for digital media artists, announced today it is celebrating its 10th Anniversary as the industrys singular provider of timeline translation tools for the Avid, Final Cut Pro and After Effects community at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas next week. In its booth #SL3327J in the Plug-In Pavilion, Automatic Duck will showcase its entire family of timeline translation tools, and will demonstrate new developments for After Effects users.

In the ten years since the launch of Automatic Duck, the Company continues to hold the distinction of providing the single most popular, unique and most-sought after solution for seamlessly moving timeline content between disparate, incompatible editing and VFX environments. 

Automatic Duck founder and president will also make appearances during NAB 2011 on NABLive, the official video broadcast for NAB 2011; Post-Live, Post Magazines official NAB news broadcast; and The Digital Production Buzz, hosted by industry influencer, Larry Jordan.

"NAB 2011 is a significant milestone year for Automatic Duck. When I hatched this idea with my father over 10 years ago, I never imagined the impact that our small operation could have on our industry," said Wes Plate, president of Automatic Duck. "I always look forward to NAB as a time to meet and chat with our users, it is quite energizing to hear our users' success stories, but this year will also be a unique opportunity for me to thank them personally for helping us come this far."

In addition to new developments specifically designed for After Effects users, Automatic Duck will showcase the newest versions of its entire family of timeline integration tools, including:

Pro Import AE 5.0: Seamless import of Avid or Final Cut Pro timelines into After Effects;
Pro Export FCP 4.0: Enabling export of AAF files for export into Avid and Quantel editing systems, as well as Pro Tools digital audio workstations;
Pro Import FCP 2.0: Allows for import of OMF or AAF compositions from Avid editing systems, Toon Booms StoryBoard Pro, or Pro Tools into Final Cut Pro;
Media Copy 3.0: A unique  utility for reading AAF or OMF exports from Avid or XML exports from Final Cut Pro, and copying the media associated with the edit.

About Automatic Duck
Automatic Duck is the pioneer of Timeline Integration Engine technology and leads the content creation marketplace with powerful solutions for seamless, comprehensive timeline translation capabilities between Avid, Adobe After Effects, Discreet Smoke, Final Cut Pro, Motion and Quantel via XML, OMF and AAF.  For more information on Automatic Ducks unique Timeline Integration Engine technology, please visit 


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