Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

LinuxSoup VII:Movie Production with Linux & Cinelerra

Date and Time

Wednesday, March 17, 2004 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building 4-370


Christoph Doerbeck , Principal Solutions Architect , Red Hat Software - cdoerbec redhat com


Christoph presents his seventh annual LinuxSoup presentation featuring Movie Production with Cinelerra on Linux.


  • Outline of hardware & software used
  • Techniques for transferring video to computer
    • ieee1394
    • bttv (Hauppauge WinTV)
    • ivtv (Hauppauge PVR250)
  • Cinelerra
    • loading audio & video
    • basic editing techniques
    • effects & transitions
    • rendering (mpeg, vob, dv, etc...)
    • render farms howto
    • some metrics (megabytes per second stuff)
    • personal tips
  • Producing a DVD
    • menus
    • burning
  • Demo

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