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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019
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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 Powers Professional Graphic Design on Windows, Mac and WebCorelDRAW® Graphics Suite has dramatically expanded its product line with a powerful new version for Windows and an all-new, graphic design software suite built specifically for macOS. Designed from the ground up to make the most of each unique platform, both packages also include the new CorelDRAW.app™ for easy, on-the-go graphics creation. Finally, users have a true professional design contender available on their platform of choice, empowering the creation of bold, attention-grabbing graphics with pixel-perfect precision.

Graphics professionals – and those aspiring to be – now have access to world-class vector graphics software, professional photo editing, unsurpassed output capabilities, and AI-powered drawing tools. With CorelDRAW.app, designers can also show off and annotate their work on the go or quickly create new projects from virtually anywhere. Whether they have a passion for pixels, an obsession with output, or a love of layout, users can take control of their individual creative journey and dare to design differently...

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The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox
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The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox from CRC PressCRC Press has published The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox, 1st Edition. The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox continues where the Game Narrative Toolbox ended. While the later covered the basics of writing for games, the Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox will cover techniques for the intermediate and professional writer.

The book will cover topics such as how to adapt a novel to a game, how to revive IPs and how to construct transmedia worlds. Each chapter will be written by a professional with exceptional experience in the field of the chapter.

Key Features...

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi on 4K Ultra HD
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi arrives on 4K Ultra HD June 11th from ParamountDirector Michael Bay’s powerful and engrossing drama 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi arrives on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital for the first time ever June 11, 2019 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

With four times the resolution of HD, 4K Ultra HD delivers an immersive experience with exceptional vibrancy and contrast, creating images that are astonishingly vivid and lifelike. Debuting just in time for Father’s Day, the 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack includes the film in 4K Ultra HD as well as a second Blu-ray Disc™ with over an hour of bonus content.

Go behind-the-scenes with the ex-military operators recounting the extraordinary detail involved in recreating the events from the attack...

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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part debuts on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital from Warner Bros.It’s time to go where no brick has gone before when “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital. The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part” reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city.

Reprising their starring roles from the first film are Chris Pratt (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Jurassic World”) as Emmet; Elizabeth Banks (“The Hunger Games” movies, “Love & Mercy”) as Lucy, aka Wyldstyle; Will Arnett (“The LEGO® Batman Movies,” TV’s “Arrested Development”) as LEGO Batman; Alison Brie (TV’s “GLOW,” TV’s “Community”) as Unikitty; Nick Offerman (“Fargo,” TV’s “Parks and Recreation”) as MetalBeard; and Charlie Day (the “Horrible Bosses” movies, TV’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadephia”) as Benny. They are joined by Tiffany Haddish (“Girls Trip,” “Keanu”) and Stephanie Beatriz (“Short Term 12,” TV’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) as new characters Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi and General Mayhem, respectively, and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids,” TV’s “Big Mouth”), as Mom...

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General Commander on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital
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General Commander arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital, and On Demand May 28 from LionsgateAction legend Steven Seagal stars in the high-octane film General Commander, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital, and On Demand May 28 from Lionsgate.

Also starring Sonia Couling and Byron Gibson, the action-packed film follows GRS operative Jake Alexander (Seagal) and his team of young recruits as they go after the most dangerous and notorious criminals with the help of a Hong Kong billionaire. The General Commander Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Steven Seagal (On Deadly Ground) takes on a global crime syndicate in this powerful action saga...

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FXhome HitFilm Pro 12 Video Production Software
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FXhome Launches its Most Ambitious, Extensive Rebuild of HitFilm Pro Architecture with Version 12FXhome has announced it is launching its most ambitious upgrade to the industry-popular video editing and VFX software: HitFilm v12.0. With this new version of HitFilm, FXhome is ushering in massive performance and user experience updates that elevate HitFilm as the editing and VFX platform optimized for professional content creators worldwide.

The development team at FXhome has invested significant resources to introduce HitFilm Pro V12.0, rebuilt on a entirely new architecture and featuring a new, snappier user interface, GPU decoding on Intel and NVIDIA hardware for up to 10x performance gains, and a number of new tools and features for professional editors, VFX artists and content creators. The result of this major rebuild is a fresh new editing and VFX platform with the kind of performance benefits that professionals expect in their workflow.

Key features and performance enhancements in HitFilm V12.0 include:...

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Seizing the Light, 3rd Edition
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Seizing the Light: A Social and Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published Seizing the Light: A Social and Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition. The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation.

Covering the major events, practitioners, works, and social effects of photographic practice, Robert Hirsch provides a concise and discerning chronological account of Western photography. This fundamental starting place shows the diversity of makers, inventors, issues, and applications, exploring the artistic, critical, and social aspects of the creative process.

The third edition includes...

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Action Thriller MISS BALA on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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Action Thriller MISS BALA arrives on Digital April 16 and on Blu-ray, DVD April 30 from Sony PicturesGolden Globe® winner, Gina Rodriguez (Annihilation, “Jane the Virgin”) takes charge in the high-octane action adventure, MISS BALA, debuting on Digital April 16 and coming to Blu-ray and DVD April 30, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Caught in the perilous world of a brutal cross-border cartel, a young woman finds powers she never knew she had as she seeks to rescue her friend. Hollywood’s newest heartthrob, Ismael Cruz-Córdova (Mary Queen of Scots), stars alongside Rodriguez as the cartel kingpin, whose growing attraction to his strong-willed female hostage raises the stakes for both as the CIA, DEA, and rival cartels close in. Rodriguez and Cruz-Córdova are joined by co-stars, Anthony Mackie (Avengers: Infinity War) and Matt Lauria (“Friday Night Lights”) in this female-driven action story directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight) from a screenplay by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (Contrapelo).

MISS BALA on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital comes loaded with over 60 minutes of bonus material, including eight deleted and extended scenes, wardrobe and rehearsal footage with insights by director Catherine Hardwicke, and three behind-the-scenes featurettes...

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New Logitech G Gaming Headsets
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Logitech G Brings Advanced Sound Science to New Lineup of Gaming Headsets that are Built for BattleLogitech G, a brand of Logitech and leading innovator of gaming technologies and products, has introduced a new lineup of gaming headsets, engineered to deliver the ultimate in sound science and the most immersive audio gaming experience.

“Whether you're into tricking out your battlestation or tearing it up in your favorite battle royale game, we want you to get the superior audio and comfort you deserve,” stated Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager, Logitech Gaming. “We’re always exploring new ways to deliver amazing gaming experiences, and that’s just what we’re bringing to the table with these new headsets.”

Logitech G has the broadest range of gaming headsets designed for gamers of all abilities whether your a pro, hardcore or casual gamer. The new headset lineup is designed so gamers can choose the ideal model that suits their game and their budget. The line-up includes:...

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New Lexmark Monochrome Printers for Small Business
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Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product LineLexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced it is bringing its enterprise scale strengths to a new line of printers designed for the SMB market. The Lexmark Two Series is designed for micro-workgroups looking to simply and securely print, copy, fax and scan, all within a compact and easy-to-use device.

Typically ranging from two to four people, micro-workgroups include small businesses, start-ups, and branch offices or franchises. Two monochrome products in the line were launched today—the single function Lexmark B2236dw and the multi-function Lexmark MB2236adw with additional scanning, copying and faxing functionality.

"No matter the size of the organization, Lexmark is committed to helping our customers minimize the cost and IT burden of their printers," said Sammy Kinlaw, Lexmark vice president, worldwide channel and OEM sales...

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3D Animation for the Raw Beginner Using Autodesk Maya, 2nd Edition
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3D Animation for the Raw Beginner Using Autodesk Maya, 2nd Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published 3D Animation for the Raw Beginner Using Autodesk Maya, 2nd Edition. This book is a hands-on academic textbook as well as a do-it-yourself training manual for the individual animator.

The second edition has been completely rewritten to take into account updates to Autodesk Maya, including Autodesk’s renderer, Arnold. It contains entirely new examples and tutorial lessons. All 612 images are in full color.

The book directs the reader to the parts of Maya that must be mastered in order to create complete 3D projects, and thus it simplifies the process of taking on Maya’s vast and intricate interface, while giving the reader a firm foundation on which to build future knowledge of Maya. It also presents brief examples of other popular 3D applications and rendering engines. This principles-based, yet pragmatic book:...

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DESTROYER on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Nicole Kidman Stuns in DESTROYER on Digital April 9 and Blu-ray and DVD April 23 from FoxNicole Kidman is Unrecognizable in the Thrilling Crime Drama Destroyer arriving on Digital and Movies Anywhere April 9 and on Blu-ray and DVD April 23 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Academy Award® Winner Nicole Kidman* gives a Golden Globe®-nominated performance in this gritty, suspenseful crime drama. In the years since she engaged in an undercover drug ring assignment that ended tragically,

L.A.P.D. detective Erin Bell (Kidman) has stumbled along a path of self-destruction. But now that the ring’s boss has resurfaced, Bell is drawn back into action to try to stop a violent new crime wave. Forced to face the demons of her past, she begins an odyssey that’s as deeply personal as it is dangerous...

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Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, 4th Edition
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Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, 4th Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published Producing Great Sound for Film and Video: Expert Tips from Preproduction to Final Mix, 4th Edition. In this book, audio guru Jay Rose revises his popular text for a new generation of filmmakers. You’ll learn practical, time-saving ways to get better recordings, solve problems with existing audio, create compelling tracks, and boost your filmmaking to the next level!

Here you’ll find real-world advice and practical guidelines for every aspect of your soundtrack: planning and budgeting, field and studio recording, editing, sound effects and music, audio repair, processing, and mixing. Rose’s combination of solid technical information and a clear, step-by-step approach has made this the go-to book for producers and film students for over a decade.

New in this edition:...

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Backdraft 2 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Backdraft 2 arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital May 14, 2019 from UniversalPrepare to reignite the legacy of one of the most groundbreaking films of all time in the all-new action-drama, Backdraft 2 arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on May 14, 2019 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the original content production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Imagine Entertainment and Raffaella Productions. Packed with stunning visuals and thrilling action, the adrenaline-filled sequel stars Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games franchise, Pride and Prejudice, Backdraft) and William Baldwin ("MacGyver," "Hawaii Five-O," Backdraft) reprising their roles as Ronald Bartel and Brian McCaffrey, and welcomes franchise newcomer Joe Anderson ("Outsiders," "Hannibal").

Fire investigator Sean McCaffrey (Anderson), son of the late Steven "Bull" McCaffrey, is now working at the same Chicago fire house along with his uncle Brian (Baldwin). When Sean is assigned to investigate a deadly fire, he...

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UAG Samsung Galaxy S10 Series Cases
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Combat Gravity with UAG's Protective Cases for the Samsung Galaxy S10 SeriesUrban Armor Gear designers of rugged, lightweight mobile accessories, are offering out-of-this world smartphone protection with their newest collection of cases for the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e.

Now a global partner in the Samsung Mobile Application Partner Program (SMAPP), UAG has designed their newest collection to withstand the inevitable drops, shocks, and bumps we all face. Working closely with Samsung to complement and enhance the S10's advanced features, the new offering thoroughly protects the unique technology such as the Infinity-O display, triple-camera, and in-display fingerprint scanner.

Exceptionally thin and lightweight, each series in the S10 collection boasts an impact-resistant core and an armor shell with 360-degree protection. Providing unparalleled security, the collection also offers Samsung customers a variety of styles in several color choices...

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