RedShark News - Home Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:36:18 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Atomos firmware update brings HDR support to non-HDR displays Atomos Shogun and Ninja Assassin get HDR-support

A recent firmware update for Shogun and Ninja Assassin display/recorders by Atomos improves these products' ability to monitor HDR footage, even though they are not technically HDR units.

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    ]]> (Patrick Jong Taylor) Production Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000
    Nvidia’s new GTX Titan X: the home-brew DaVinci grading suite just became even easier and cheaper Nvwaida's Titan gets an X-cerificate Pascal upgrade

    11 teraflops, 12GB GDDR5X, around $1,200...Craig Marshall on Nvidia’s latest Pascal-generation graphic card which even the company itself suggests boasts ‘an irresponsible amount of power’.

    • Nvidia
    • Nvidia Titan X
    • GTX Titan X
    • Pascal
    • GPU
    • graphics processing unit
    • Graphics card
      ]]> (Craig Marshall) Technology & Computing Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000
      How cloud-based production embraces the human element [Sponsored] Cloud graphic by

      Signiant on the practical benefits of cloud-based media production for creative processes and workflows.

      • Cloud production
      • Cloud
      • Cloud Computing
      • creative process
      • workflows
      • Sponsored Article
        ]]> (Guest Author) IP Video Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000
        Is the standard lens just a myth? Lens graphic by

        Roland Denning on what exactly is meant when we say a lens is 'standard' and why that meaning may be rather more fluid than many would like to admit.

        • Cinematography
        • lenses
        • Lens
        • standard lens
        • Opinion
 (Roland Denning) Production Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000
          Before the 50 year legacy - Star Trek’s very first production The Federation makes its mark

          With the new Star Trek movie debuting in the cinemas, Joe Foster boldly goes into the tangled and rather messy genesis of the first ever Trek and the series that almost never took off.

          • Star Trek
          • TV production
          • 35mm
          • restoration
   (Guest Author) Production Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000
            Incredibly speedy and reliable new SSD plug-in card 2TV, 90K IOPS read, 70K IOPS write. That's fast.

            A new SSD from JMR Electronics, the 2TB SiloStor plug-in card, now means that there's no need for *any* HDD in a workstation anymore, even for high volume media storage.

            • JMR Electronics
            • SSD
            • Flash storage
            • Flash NAND
     (RedShark News Staff) Technology & Computing Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:03:19 +0000
              Filmconvert adds Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4.6K camera profile Filmconvert Ursa Mini 4.6K Camera Profile

              Filmconvert recently posted a camera profile for Blackmagic Design's Ursa Mini 4.6K camera for its grading and film look product.

              • Filmconvert
              • Blackmagic
              • Ursa Mini
              • camera profile
              • Grading
              • Film look
              • Plugin
       (Ned Soltz) Post & VFX Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                Sony unveils its next generation of top-end 4K HDR televisions Sony Z-series 100-inch 4K HDR television

                Sony has made good on its big CES 2016 reveal, opening up pre-orders for its Z-series of 4K HDR TVs.

                • Sony
                • 4K HDR
                • High Dynamic Range
                • ZD9
                • Backlight Master Drive
                • CES 2016
                • Dolby
                • Dolby vision
                • Super Bit Mapping
         (Patrick Jong Taylor) Technology & Computing Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                  Shooting sports cinematically...with prime lenses Bakersfield Condors Face-Off

                  Sports videography typically evokes high-end live broadcast systems at one extreme and compact budget ENGs at the other, yet there is an argument to be made for ditching the ubiquitous zoom for a high quality set of primes.

                  • Prime lenses
                  • Xenon FF Prime
                  • schneider
                  • Sports production
                  • Adam Beck
                  • Red Dragon
                  • Film look
           (Patrick Jong Taylor) Production Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000
                    The Prisma app might be an early step towards vector video First steps to a pixel-free future?

                    It might not be getting quite the amount of attention of Pokemon Go  - what is? - but a new app that transforms photos into 'art' in the style of the masters is overloading servers worldwide and could point to the future of vector video.

                    • Prisma
                    • App
                    • Photography
                    • Vector video
                    • technology
             (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000