Product News and Reviews
Full Frame, But For Filmmakers? Panasonic’s Lumix S1H Camera
“With the Lumix S1H, Panasonic has used its considerable video experience to bring many of its high-end VariCam features to the Lumix S range.”
Watch This: “HDR Video: From Cameras to Post Production”
“Good HDR starts with capture. Great HDR thinks HDR throughout the process.”
Epiphan Develops LiveScrypt for Real-Time AI Transcription
“With LiveScrypt, all attendees have access to real-time transcriptions of what’s being said.”
Sigma fp and Cinema DNG: Production and Post and This Pocket-Sized Camera
“The images had great dynamic range, and colors appeared exactly how I like them.”
What’s the Deal With… Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard?
The Resolve editor keyboard is certainly a useful tool for any cutter who uses Resolve as their main axe, but it is especially important...
What’s the Deal With… Apple’s 16-Inch MacBook Pro?
This is the perfect laptop for creatives who want a Mac and need mobility coupled with horsepower.
Deep Learning and Lumière Brothers Footage: 1896 and Hand-Cranked Cameras vs. AI and 4K, Everybody Wins
A neural network was utilized to create a 4K version of The Lumière Brothers' film "Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat.”
Video Technology in 2020: What May/Could/Definitely Will Happen, and How It’ll Impact Your Workflow
A series of articles designed to put new and emerging video technologies into perspective
Roland Develops Portable V-8HD HD Switcher for Live Production
Roland's V-8HD HD video switcher features a loaded professional toolset designed to streamline production, increase creativity and reduce total system costs.
Samsung Introduces Its Pocket-Sized, Portable SSD T7 Touch
The portable solid state drive (SSD) T7 Touch offers a compact design and fast transfer speeds.
Nodes and Nordic Noir: Getting the Wintry Grade for “Wisting”
“Wisting” colorist Dylan R. Hopkin wanted create a moody, de-saturated aesthetic for the series.
Roland Introduces GO:LIVECAST Live Streaming Studio for Smartphones
GO:LIVECAST functions like an instantly-accessible, mini broadcast studio to make online live video production
Digital Video and Video Edge: 2020 Best of Show Awards at NAB Show Open for Nominations
From now until April 3, exhibitors can nominate new products for awards presented by Future publications including Digital Video and Video Edge
Sony Introduces New GP-VPT2BT Wireless Shooting Grip
Gives creators a versatile, reliable and cable-free grip for improved mobility and creativity
Everything You Wanted to Know About High Dynamic Range (HDR) But Were Afraid to Ask
De-mystifying this ubiquitous term
Download This: 2019 Product Innovation Awards Program Guide
This digital Program Guide presents the nominees and highlights the winners of the seventh annual Product Innovation Awards
Saving the World from Motion Smoothing: “Filmmaker Mode” is Coming to 2020 TVs
Some people call this the "soap opera effect" and many filmmakers hate it.
“Top Gun: Maverick” Puts Six Sony VENICE Cameras Inside a Cockpit (Y.M.Cinema)
Sony VENICE's modular design, full frame aspect ratio of 1:5:1, and IMAX certification made it the camera of choice.
Philip Bloom, Nino Leitner and Hans von Sonntag on Canon’s C500 Mark II and Sony’s FX9
Filmmakers Philip Bloom, Nino Leitner and Hans von Sonntag consider the new generation of large format cinema cameras.
Panasonic Introduces HC-X1500, HCX2000 and AG-CX10 4K 60p Camcorders
Billed as the smallest and lightest 4K 60p professional camcorders by Panasonic
Canon C500 Mark II: Sample Footage and Real-World Execution (Y.M.Cinema Magazine)
There isn't much test footage yet available for the anticipated but still unreleased Canon C500 Mark II, but two videos give some indication as...
Three New Cameras We’d Like to See Released in 2020 (PremiumBeat)
The anticipated and rumored releases of three new cameras would usher in a new decade of unprecedented advancement in video capture technology.
2019 Was Dominated by 6K and New Mirrorless Cameras (RedShark News)
2019 was the year that 6K recording capabilities and raw output started becoming the standard for new mirrorless cameras.
See How Blackmagic’s 6K Pocket Cinema Camera Tackles Low-Light Conditions
Shooting at night in anamorphic 6K using Blackmagic RAW, Manchester-based director of photography Dima Kalenda puts the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K through its...
Watch a Sci-Fi “Trailer” Shot with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
"Our aim was to see how cinematic we could go with such a small camera," say Directors Duo.
How Cinematographer Mark Schwartzbard Scored the Scares for “Black Christmas”
One of the biggest challenges was that it was a low budget horror film, with a lot of action sequences, that had to be...
RUSHWORKS Introduces RUSHPROMPTER: “Powerfully Simple” Teleprompting Software
"We wanted to create one with a design driven by our company Mission: Keeping It Super Simple. KISS."
Storage: Western Digital’s Next-Generation NVMe SSD Boosts Performance for Content Creators
Helping achieve optimal performance and accessibility for tech savvy professionals, new WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD can deliver up to 4x the speed of...
StreamGear To Deliver Smartphone-Empowered Streaming Video Production with VidiMo
Next-level VidiMo hardware and app puts a full live production toolkit in the hands of anyone with a smartphone and camera.
Sigma Announces the Availability of Its Full-Frame Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses and /i Technology-compatible Cine Art Prime PL-Mount Lenses
Sigma’s answer to the demand for a classic, cinematic look from a prime lens is the brand new Full-Frame Classic Art Prime Line, compatible...
Video Technology 2020 – Apple and the PC Landscape
Going into 2020, Apple is offering a better line-up of professional Mac products than it has in years.