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Now bundled with the highly popular Class on Demand “Complete Training for NewTek SpeedEdit�

Hoffman Estates, IL –April 24, 2008 -

Class on Demand,

a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, today announced the release of “Complete Training for NewTek VT[5] Live�. Lead by NewTek savvy instructor Faraz Ahmed, the latest Class on Demand for VT[5] live title delivers a phenomenal 6 hours of in-depth instruction for learning the ins and outs of the NewTek integrated VT5 Live production suite. A must have for any VT5 Live user, Ahmed’s instruction ensures users will walk away with the knowledge to master all of the digital media tools found in the new VT5 Live solution. “NewTek’s VT5 Live offers a lot of value add; virtual sets, paint, editing and more. While the products are user-friendly from the start, the breadth and depth of features drives the need for a comprehensive training product. Class on Demand instructor Faraz Ahmed’s presentation and know how ensures students do more than grasp the basics of this end-to-end solution. Upon completing the program, students will be able to dive deep into all of the programs and fully maximize their VT5 Live purchase by producing outstanding projects,� said Paul Holtz, CEO and founder, Class on Demand. The “Complete Training for VT[5] Live� provides instruction from a real-world perspective including how to set up the VT5 Live environment for professional production, navigate the various interfaces, proficiently use the Live Production features, Audio Mixer, and the highly popular NewTek editing application SpeedEdit. Upon completion of the training, students will know how to leverage all aspects of the VT5 Live solution including the comprehensive Live Production application. Users will be able to create professional looking CGs, Title Templates, Mattes, generate backgrounds and work with more advanced LiveSet functionality. Class on Demand provides free sample chapters to test drive the training. Visitors to the Class on Demand web site can download the “Complete Training for VT[5] Live� sample chapters “Using the VT5 Live Character Generator� from

and “Exploring the Proc Amp� at


Pricing and Availability

�Complete Training for VT[5] Live� is bundled with the “Complete Training for SpeedEdit� training DVD and is available today through the Class on Demand web site (

) and the Class on Demand reseller channel for $99.95 USD. For additional training information, please contact Class on Demand directly at (847) 843-9939 or visit their web site at


About Instructor Faraz Ahmed

Faraz Ahmed has been working with NewTek products for nearly a decade, and has acquired a range of knowledge stretching from the VideoToaster NT to SpeedEDIT. In addition to his position as a contributing editor for "NewTek Pro" Magazine, Faraz also works closely with the NewTek development team, detecting bugs and making recommendations for feature improvements.

About Class on Demand

Class on Demand is a leading producer of education and training programs. Its products and services address the needs of both enthusiasts and professionals. Class on Demand training programs cover a wide range of topics including; audio and video production, compositing and effects creation, and IT management. Please visit the Class on Demand web site (

) for additional information. Class on Demand is a registered trademark of Class on Demand, Incorporated For Press Only (Class on Demand): Zazil Media Group Ryan Wood (p) +1 395 8107 (email)



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