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As an industry leader, Crews Control is on the forefront of corporate media trends, best practices, and technology trends. We collaborate with the thought leaders in the media industry to create information to keep you informed and on the forefront of the media production trends. We’ve compiled the following resources…

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Art of the Guillotine
Their goal is to build a unique online community that connects film editors and film academics worldwide. They endeavor to provide a resource for techniques, tricks and tips available to everyone. Everyone can add to the site and everyone can experience the shared knowledge of its visitors.

Information Resources

A&E’s show about people and their lives is online. The site includes the ability to search a database of 15,000 famous people, plus much more.
Send faxes and voicemail via e-mail.
Electronic Library
Find answers and articles electronically.
Library of Congress
Search the Library’s extensive global collection of items, view exhibits, and much more, right from your computer.
Listen to the news, sports, industry updates, entertainment news, etc., right on your computer.
Visit the leading provider of white pages, yellow pages, free homepages, free e-mail, and other personalization services on the web.

Instructional Videos

Creative COW
Tutorials and Articles at Creative COW’s Library of articles, tutorials, and video tutorials related to digital video products like Adobe After Effects, Apple Final Cut, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and more. Get tips tricks and training from creative professionals world wide working in the graphic arts.

Media Players

QuickTime Download
Download Free Quicktime Media Player
Adobe Flash Player
Flash Player is a cross-platform browser plug–in that delivers breakthrough Web experiences to over 99% of Internet users
Windows Media Player
Microsoft Windows Media – Your Digital Entertainment Resource
VideoLAN Media Player
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
HD-VU2 Player
This ‘all-in-one’ player is a great tool to check copies or source material without transcoding or modifying them.

Mail & Package Services
Get the information you need about overnight packages.
United States Postal Service
Visit the Post Office online.
United Parcel Service (UPS)
Track your UPS packages.

Tapeless Media Transfer Tools & Software

Imagine Products
Tools to streamline workflow from acquisition to edit
For software downloads, plus….videos, manuals, and other stuff is under the “Resources” tab on this page
Panasonic P2 downloads
Panasonic Professional Video Software Downloads

Tech Blogs

CineTechnica Abel CineTech’s Blog
Abel’s Technical Blog

Test Internet Speed

Speed Test is a broadband speed analysis tool that allows anyone to test their Internet connection

Time Zones

World Clock
The World Clock (long version)

Travel Resources

Where, When, How Much – All inclusive travel site: This site searches Hotwire,, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity in one search
ATM Locator
Find the nearest ATM (Automated Teller Machine) anywhere in the world!
Get information, maps, etc., about U.S. and foreign airports.
Foreign Languages for Travelers
Visit this site for dictionaries, pronunciation guides, and audio lessons for more than 70 languages.
Microsoft Expedia Travel
Book flights, accommodations, cruises, packages and more.
Name your own prices for airfare, hotels and more.
Google Maps
Type in the address, and get a free street map of the location instantly!
This is the world’s most powerful travel reservation system that gives you instant access to hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels around the world.
On your Internet frequent flyer site, you can earn and use miles and points. Webflyer also provides a new list of bargains each week. When you visit the page, click on “Deal Watch.”
World Travel Guide
Just click on a country and find out about its history, language, communications, electricity, climate, currency and much more. This site also provides valuable visa/passport information.


Word Wizards, Inc.
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Where’s CC

Sparksight’s website
Crews Control is mentioned on Sparksight’s website

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