A 35 year veteran of the Music and Video industries, Duncan Wood has certainly seen his share of changes and advances in technologies in these two fields. Having worked with a large range of music artists from household names such as Savage Garden, The Veronicas and Jon English, through to a list way too long to mention of unknown and up and comers, Duncan has had hands on experience starting in the days of Analogue Tape and Video through to today's Digital Media Formats. As owner and director of his company Touchwood Productions (http://www.touchwoodproductions.com ), Duncan is active on a daily basis pushing the boundaries and forging pathways to have his productions see light of day in this ever changing landscape of the Multi Media Industries. Always keen to help the next generation of Music and Video editors strive to succeed, Duncan has been excited to be writing the Beginners Guide for Sony Vegas Pro 11. His hands on experience combined with his years of experience presented with the PACKT PUBLISHING BOOK format will make for an exciting read for those keen to conquer this powerful software.