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CMP And VASST Release Instant Book Series

Production of video, audio, DVD, and streaming media. (June 02, 2004)

CMP Books and the VASST training organization announce a jointly produced book series designed to meet the needs of students and professionals in the production of video, audio, surround sound and streaming media. The Instant series is designed to efficiently deliver the essential skills readers need to get the job done. All of the books feature detailed screen shots and step-by-step directions that present the complete range of pertinent functions as well as professional techniques for polish and efficient workflow.

?The synergy between CMP Books and VASST makes this a natural partnership, says Douglas Spotted Eagle, Managing Producer of VASST. "CMP Books has a reputation for producing high-quality books in the digital video space, and VASSTs instructional materials and courses provide students with time-tested, hands-on instruction that get them up and running fast."


Launched in 1997, VASST (www.vasst.com) is the training arm of the Sundance Media Group offering Video, Audio, Surround and Streaming Training. VASSTs instructional products and on-site training are dedicated to giving immediate, accessible, and thorough information, encouraging students to master their preferred topic faster than ever expected. ?The energy and authority of the VASST instructors are vital assets, and we are eager to package and deliver them to a wider audience, adds CMP Books associate publisher Paul Temme.

The first three titles in the VASST Instant Series are just being released:

Instant DVD Workshop, by Mark Dileo, ISBN 1-57820-243-4, June 2004, is an accessible and thorough orientation featuring detailed screen shots and step-by-step directions for working with Uleads DVD Workshop 2.0. Readers learn the full range of functions as well as professional techniques for efficient workflow and polish.

Instant Encore DVD, by Douglas Spotted Eagle, ISBN 1-57820-245-0, June 2004, allows users to create dynamic DVDs in an instant with this fully illustrated guide to DVD authoring with Adobe Encore DVD. Packed with useful, accessible information for novice and experienced users alike--ranging from technical information not found in the manual, to creative suggestions for authoring better projects faster.

Instant Sound Forge, by Jeffrey P. Fisher, ISBN 1-57820-244-2, July 2004, gives new users command of the basic recording and editing functions to quickly achieve great results, and provides a graphic "cookbook" of specific techniques to fix and sweeten audio.

Three more titles are planned for 2004: Instant Vegas in September, as well as Instant Surround Sound and Instant Boris Effects later in 2004.


About VASST
VASST (www.vasst.com) offers Video, Audio, Surround and Streaming Training. VASST is dedicated to giving immediate, accessible, and thorough information, helping students to master their preferred topics faster than ever expected. VASST recognizes that different people prefer to learn in different ways, and therefore offer training materials in a variety of formats, including books, DVDs, and on-site instruction. VASST provides tips, techniques, and solutions for all of your media needs.

About CMP Books
CMP Books (www.cmpbooks.com) provides practical, hands-on information for high-tech professionals, enabling them to create, develop and implement cutting-edge computing, design and communications solutions. Key markets include creative digital content development; converging communications networks for voice, data and broadband media; and embedded systems development.

CMP Books is an imprint of CMP Media LLC (www.cmp.com), a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the technology industry.


VASST Instant Series Publication Specifications:

Instant DVD Workshop, by Mark Dileo, ISBN 1-57820-243-4, softcover, $24.95, 240pp, pub date: June 2004 http://www.cmpbooks.com/product/1146

Instant Encore DVD, by Douglas Spotted Eagle, ISBN 1-57820-245-0, softcover, $24.95, 208pp, pub date: June 2004 http://www.cmpbooks.com/product/1147

Instant Sound Forge, by Jeffrey P. Fisher, ISBN 1-57820-244-2, softcover, $24.95, 208pp, pub date: July 2004 http://www.cmpbooks.com/product/1168

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