Recent Articles

  • A box with a lens: high level photography with low level equipment Wednesday 16 Aug 2017 A box with a lens: high level photography with low level equipment
    Joshua Paul's photos of Formula One marry cutting edge race technology with a camera that was made before World War I broke out.
  • Smoothing the workflow: Lesspain's Kyno receives major update Wednesday 16 Aug 2017 Smoothing the workflow: Lesspain's Kyno receives major update
    Less pain with more gain? The Kyno media management application from Lesspain Software is popular amongst producers and photographers alike. Now the software has received a major update, promising to further increase its usability.  ...
  • The RedShark Guide to Lens Mounts Wednesday 16 Aug 2017 The RedShark Guide to Lens Mounts
    Phil Rhodes looks at the most commonly used lens mounts in the industry, what they're used for, and what adaptation options there are for users to prevent lock-in to a technology that may not always suit their purposes.
  • Human vision and why the colour green is so important Tuesday 15 Aug 2017 Human vision and why the colour green is so important
    None more green! Several very important pieces of film and TV technology rely on the assumption that human beings can see green light best and that we can see sharp edges most clearly when they're rendered in shades of green, rather than any other colour. Why? ...
  • USB 3.2 announced - and it's 2x the speed of 3.1 Tuesday 15 Aug 2017 USB 3.2 announced - and it's 2x the speed of 3.1
    The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, which consists of 980 member companies including AMD, Apple, HP, Intel and Microsoft, has announced an update called USB 3.2 that doubles the speed of USB 3.1.

Editor's Pick

  • Apple's new 18-core iMac Pro is the most powerful Mac ever built Tuesday 6 Jun 2017 Apple's new 18-core iMac Pro is the most powerful Mac ever built
    While the consumer press zeroed in their attention on the HomePod, the big news from Apple as far as our area of the industry goes was the surprise unveiling of a new $4999 iMac Pro. All this and more from WWDC 2017 in our comprehensive roundup by K Stewart.

Post & VFX

  • Red Giant's Trapcode animation effects suite hits v14 Sunday 13 Aug 2017 Red Giant's Trapcode animation effects suite hits v14
    If you have anything to do with After Effects and animation, the chances are that you own or have used at least one part of the powerhouse Red Giant Trapcode suite. Version 14 gives even more reasons to do so ...

Business

  • Please take part in this global broadcast industry survey! Wednesday 2 Aug 2017 Please take part in this global broadcast industry survey!
    RedShark has teamed up with Devoncroft, a well-respected survey company based in the US. We're asking you to fill in their Big Broadcast Survey to help everyone in the industry understand important new trends and directions ...

Production

Technology & Computing

  • Human vision and why the colour green is so important Tuesday 15 Aug 2017 Human vision and why the colour green is so important
    None more green! Several very important pieces of film and TV technology rely on the assumption that human beings can see green light best and that we can see sharp edges most clearly when they're rendered in shades of green, rather than any other colour. Why? ...

Studio & Broadcast

  • HDR: de-confusing the standards Wednesday 8 Mar 2017 HDR: de-confusing the standards
    For a new technology that looks set to be deployed without any damaging format wars, there is still plenty of confusion regarding HDR standards and what you should be looking for when thinking of purchasing a new TV set. Here’s the information you need.

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