Search the site
Events Calendar
«  »

Casablanca Expert eNewsletter March 2011

Do not miss another issue of the FREE monthly Casablanca Expert eNewsletter.  Subscribe today right here -- I will _not_ share your info with anyone, I hate SPAM too.
Email Marketing You Can Trust


    Free E-Newsletter                                               March 17, 2011


Beginning My 3rd Year Expert Training & Instruction to the Casablanca Community!

Public Webinar March 17, 2011: Casablanca Foundations

Join Casablanca Expert Chet Davis as he presents some tips to help you get the most from your Casablanca digital video editor. In this session, Chet shares some of the 'foundational' operations to start a new project on your Casablanca. He will present suggestions & details related to project settings, resolution, monitor set-ups and importing some of the new camcorder formats like the Flip cameras. Reserve your 'seat' here: March 2011 Webinar


NOTE: The Casablanca Expert Public Webinars will continue to be free each month for non-members to learn and will be posted for 30 days for review. After that time period the sessions will become Members-only resources.


Members Webinar March 24, 2011:

Marketing with Facebook

 Chet will present information & tips to use Facebook to engage your audience & market your video production business.Details & registration on the Members Webinar Page.


Free Video Tutorial of the Month

I am starting a new feature for the Casablanca community.  Each month I will share a video tutorial that I  believe is of value to many.  In this first tutorial I show you how to add an arrow (or other graphic) to a video scene using the Graphics Box in the Casablanca Title Menu

Click here to view this 8:32 Video Tutorial



First Virtual Workshops Were a Great Success - New Sessions Set for

May - June 2011

If you are on the fence of attending one of Chet's virtual workshops HOP OFF and sign up now!  There is no better way to learn - than actually doing the lessons along with him in these online workshop session!

Beth Klinger - Rhode Island, USA


Thanks Beth - I am so glad my students enjoy the class as much as I love teaching them!  I will be offering my 2nd round of Casablanca Virtual (Online) Workshops beginning this May.  You learn from the comfort & convenience of your home or office. We have a lot of fun and I guarantee that you will learn a LOT.  There is a Novice/Intermediate class and a separate Advanced session - for details click here.



Recent Tips from The Expert

 Here are some of Chet's favorite Tips & Tutorials that are available now on the website - these are all in the 'Public Area'. To access the more than 530 articles, consider joining today!

Software Activation Cautions for Bogart OS Editors

Transfer Video Between A Prestige & A Computer

Quick-Start Guide to Projects Settings  

Class Ratings for USB Flash Drives


Website Members Drive:

Contest with Grand Prize!

 Now through April 14, 2011 Casablanca Expert is holding a Membership Drive. There's never been a better time to join the community - with more than 530 tutorials, tips & videos that you can access anytime you need! 


During this drive, one new member will win the Grand Prize of the Casablanca Expert Bundle - valued at $300.  And existing members will win too!  Three winners will be chosen on a special live webinar on Friday April 15th - see the details on this page: Casablanca Expert 2011 Spring Membership Drive.



MGT 2011 Quick Wrap-up & Review

 I will have a more detailed wrap-up of the 7th Annual March Get Together 2011, held last week in Iowa. The folks I personally talked with said they had another great conference - with lots of learning and tons of fun & fellowship.


Hats off to Jim Meeker - the Founder & Organizer of this multi-day Casablanca event!

Members can view 7 videos of MSUS' Justin Philpott who spoke at the MGT 2011... in these videos you'll learn about the new hardware & software as well as some news & insights about the future of Macrosystem & MacroSystem US.

You'll find these videos on this page.


For further information on the MGT - see the official MGT website here.



What's Your Top 5 Challenges & Questions for Making Better Videos?

 I am working on another resource to help folks make better videos, not only for those using Casablanca editors - but for resources on better camera, audio, lighting, etc.  I would love it if you would be willing to take 5 or 10 minutes and help me with a survey to find out the most pressing questions, needs & challenges folks have to make better video. It's a simply two question survey and it's online now - click here.








Bogart 4 OS Enters

NTSC Testing

There are some great new features coming to the next version of the Bogart OS...

(read more)

Club Casablanca 2011 Members Software

The forthcoming ProClub software provides 36 new masks & patterns for those...

(read more)

Monday Morning Meetings

Enters It's 2nd Year!

Also known as the Coffee Klatsch, members get together online each Monday to learn & share...

(read more)






 2011 Chet Davis - Casablanca Expert

Tips & Tutorials by the Casablanca Expert, Chet Davis