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Avid Selects Class on Demand for Web Based Training Partner

Class on Demand to deliver their award-winning training titles via Avid’s e-learning solution: Avid Learning Excellerator (May 17, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-5-17--For Immediate Release

Class on Demand to deliver their award-winning training titles via Avid’s e-learning solution: Avid Learning Excellerator

Hoffman Estates, IL –May 17, 2007 - Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, has announced a partnership with Avid Technology, Inc. to deliver Class on Demand training courses via the Avid® web-based training portal: Avid Learning Excellerator™ (ALEX®).  The partnership with Class on Demand enables Avid Training Services to offer a broader spectrum of media production training for industry professionals and enthusiasts. Class on Demand training offered via ALEX covers a wide range of topics serving students looking to learn a new operating system such as OS X or Windows Vista to more complex applications such as compositing and effects creation with Boris Red.

”Avid is known for quality delivery on every level; technology and service. We are thrilled to become a partner in their web-based training initiative and are confident that ALEX students will reap the educational benefits they come to expect with Class on Demand web-based training courses,” comments Paul Holtz, founder and CEO, Class on Demand. “The Class on Demand training formula for success can be directly linked to the caliber of our instructors. They are not only phenomenal presenters, they are industry experts who bring years of real-world experience to the classroom – elevating the learning experience to the highest level.”

”This partnership offers ALEX users access to valuable Class on Demand course material, covering topics and applications that are indispensable to the media production process,” says Brian Zapach, Avid Training Services Manager.  “We feel that Class on Demand shares our commitment to excellent quality of service and we are confident that Avid customers will benefit from the new ALEX training options we are able to offer.”

Class on Demand Training Courses Offered Through ALEX
The following Class on Demand web based training titles are available today through ALEX.

Complete Training for Avid Liquid ($129.95 MSRP)
Popular Class on Demand instructor Tony Terrana provides in-depth training for the new Avid Liquid™ release. Topics include; video and audio editing, DVD authoring, and effects creation - helping students master all aspects of Avid Liquid.

Complete Training for Boris RED 4 ($129.95 MSRP)
Lead by Boris FX power user, Steve Oakley, “Complete Training for Boris Red 4.0” covers the spectrum of the new Boris Red 4.0 features and functionality. Students can learn basics such as navigating the redesigned Boris Red 4.0 user interface to more advanced effects concepts such as working with spline objects.

Complete Training for Sorenson Squeeze 4.5 ($99.95 MSRP)
With “Complete Training for Sorenson Squeeze 4.5” students will learn how to compress and deliver high quality QuickTime, MPEG-4, Flash, Real Media, and Windows Media files. They will also learn to create MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 files for CD and DVD delivery as well as tips and tricks for outputting "Squeezed" files for use with severs, authoring programs, audio programs, multimedia presentations and more.

Mac OS X Training ($79.95 MSRP)
Mac OS X Training is ideal for students who have made the switch to Mac. Class on Demand instructor and Mac expert Dan Alban provides straight forward guidance for navigating and mastering the new Mac OS X Tiger environment. 

Windows Vista Made Easy ($99.95 MSRP)
“Windows Vista Made Easy" is presented by Dan Gookin, one of the computer industry’s most published authors. Gookin’s most notable publication “DOS for Dummies” was the world's fastest selling computer book that set in motion the “Dummies” series for Wiley publishing. This self-paced course is designed so that both beginners and experts can maximize the capabilities of the new Windows Vista OS.

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

To learn more about Avid’s e-learning solution ALEX, please visit

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.

Class on Demand is a registered trademark of Class on Demand, Incorporated

About Avid Technology, Inc.
Avid Technology, Inc. is the world leader in digital nonlinear media creation, management, and distribution solutions, enabling film, video, audio, animation, games, and broadcast professionals to work more efficiently, productively, and creatively.  For more information about the company’s award-winning products and services, please visit:

Avid, Avid Learning Excellerator, Avid Liquid and ALEX are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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