RedShark News - Home Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:53:24 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The problems of security for journalists in the field The problems of security for journalists in the field

The news about the shooting of TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward in the US state of Virginia yesterday was sickening. As Andrew Johnstone writes though, violence against journalists is a global issue.

  • Security
  • Safety
  • Violence
  • Guns
    Guest Author Production Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
    Testing the ARRI AMIRA in the real world No sparring necessary

    In the second of our exclusive ARRI AMIRA video diaries, Mark McCarthy uses the camera in a field he knows inside out and is rather delighted with the results.

    • Arri
    • Arri Amira
    • Testing Cameras
    • Documentary
      Mark McCarthy Production Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:30:00 +0000
      Canon launches stunning new 4K zoom The impressive new CJ12ex4.3B

      Canon has a new unit out, the CJ12ex4.3B, a new 2/3” portable 4K zoom lens with the world’s widest focal length, an ultra, ultra wide angle 4.3mm.

      • Canon
      • Canon Lenses
      • lenses
      • 4K lenses
      • Broadcast
      • 2/3
        Andy Stout, European Editor Production Tue, 25 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
        The future progress of retro video From the Alien Isolation trailer

        Phil Rhodes explores the appetite for retro by profiling some common film and video damage from the 'bad old days' that modern editors frequently use as a deliberate effect.

        • Alien Isolation
        • Cyberpunk 2077
        • Grain
        • VHS Effect
        • fogging
        • damage effects
        • stop flash
          Phil Rhodes Post & VFX Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
          Making the break into the big time The work of David Guivant

          Daniel G. Roberts talks to VFX artist and indie film director David Guivant, a man whose stunning low budget works have propelled him from his native New Caledonia to the verge of some seriously big things.

          • David Guivant
          • fan film
          • MASK
          • Iron Man
          • VFX
          • Captain Future
            Guest Author Post & VFX Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
            Gorgeous Hyperlapse of Los Angeles Los Angeles Hyperlapse

            We don't publish Hyperlapse films unless they're really stunning. And this one is...

            • Hyperlapse
            • Vadim Tereshchenco
            • Los Angeles
            • timelapse
            • Time Lapse
            • Hyper Lapse
              David Shapton Production Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
              Blackmagic lowers camera prices and brings back 3G Mini Converters,-ursa-viewfinders-shipping-and-new-firmware,-ursa-viewfinders-shipping-and-new-firmware Return of the old guard...

              Blackmagic is cutting prices on its HD and UHD Studio cameras, prepping its URSA cameras for the arrival of the URSA Viewfinder, and bringing back its 3G Mini Converter range at a lower price point. Phil Rhodes & Patrick Taylor report.

              • Blackmagic
              • Ursa
              • Ursa Mini
              • Firmware update
              • URSA Viewfinder
              • IBC2015
                RedShark News Staff Production Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:00:00 +0000
                DJI releases HD video drone specifically for beginner fliers Standard flier...

                We’ve detailed recently the hoops you have to go through to get a professional drone license nowadays, but for those that just want to shoot some video for their own use, DJI has just released the $799 Phantom 3 Standard.

                • DJI
                • DJI Phantom 3
                • drones
                • UAVs
                  Andy Stout, European Editor Production Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000
                  Editing is about much more than just the plug-ins... Plug-ins versus Story

                  Jonny Elwyn urges editors to stop fixating on plug-ins and use more of that time and energy on building better stories.

                  • Editing
                  • Editing Theory
                  • Plugins
                  • David Fincher
                  • Tony Zhou
                  • Every Frame A Painting
                    Jonny Elwyn Post & VFX Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000
                    Try these iconic colour looks courtesy of SmallHD Iconic color look montage

                    Free iconic colour looks and tutorials are available from SmallHD.

                    • SmallHD
                    • SmallHD 501
                    • SmallHD 502
                    • Look
                    • Color look
                    • Colour look
                    • color looks
                    • colour looks
                    • Saving Private Ryan
                    • Tutorial
                      David Shapton Post & VFX Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000