RedShark News - Home Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:27:37 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Metabones announces fifth generation EF To E mount adapters Canon EF-E mount T CINE Speed Booster ULTRA II (MB_SPEF-E-BT3)

It’s been five years since Metabones announced the first electronic EF to E mount adapters and the company has marked that anniversary with four new releases.

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    ]]> (Ned Soltz) Production Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000
    The Sony FS7 II and why it absolutely is a big deal The Sony FS7 II: That extra $1500 delivers a lot of essential functionality

    There have been a lot of lukewarm comments about Sony’s FS7 II recently, but Ned Soltz begs to differ. If you are mounting heavy lenses, wanting to shoot with precise DOF consistency or shooting HDR for broadcast standards, then the FS7 II is a big deal.

    • Sony
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    • HDR
    • Variable ND
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      ]]> (Ned Soltz) Production Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000
      The "iPhone" of the video industry? [sponsored] IP production has the potential to be as disruptive as the smartphone

      The first iPhone was announced ten years ago and the world has been a different place ever since. This is not just because it was a radically new and different type of phone. The iPhone seemed like science fiction: something that shouldn’t have happened for years into the future.

      • Newtek
      • IP production
      • iPhone
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      • Video over IP
      • NDI
      • NewTek IP Series
        ]]> (RedShark News Staff) IP Video Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000
        How the Sundance Film Festival became so important  film still from A Ghost Story by David Lowery, an official selection of the NEXT program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

        This year’s Sundance Film Festival starts today with a screening of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’. As such, it remains the only film festival that is held in a ski resort…in winter.

        • Sundance
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 (Andy Stout) Business Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000
          Virtual Reality is definitely "the future", but how do we get from here to there? [sponsored],-but-how-do-we-get-from-here-to-there-sponsored,-but-how-do-we-get-from-here-to-there-sponsored Driving these effectively takes a lot of processing power

          Virtual Reality is perhaps the most demanding graphical task for a computer; much more so than 4K and 8K video. 

          • Virtual Reality
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          • Dell workstation
          • dell
          • GPU
          • GPUs
   (RedShark News Staff) VR & AR Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000
            Just how good is AMD's impressive new Ryzen CPU? New Dawn Ryzen: a high-end X370 chipset  in one of the new ASRock motherboards

            AMD's new Zen-based CPU architecture will last until 2020 and beyond and is rolling out in three distinct forms - desktop, mobile and server - throughout this year. Leo Waldock, for one, is looking forward to it.

            • AMD
            • Ryzen
            • Summit Ridge
            • Raven Ridge
            • Naples
            • Intel Core i7
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     (Leo Waldock) Technology & Computing Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000
              An Apple Studios original? What will Apple do next?

              Long-standing rumours that Apple is planning to enter the content business itself and go toe-to-toe with the likes of Netflix and Amazon got a big boost following a Wall St Journal article at the end of last week.

              • Apple
              • Streaming
              • Netflix
              • Amazon
              • OTT
              • Apple TV
       (Andy Stout) Technology & Computing Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000
                Why FCPX 10.3 is the NLE of the future FCP X 10.3: Better than you might think

                Opinion: Final Cut Pro X might have driven swarms of editors into the arms of Apple’s rivals, but with FCPX 10.3 Apple finally delivered on the promise of the software and, if you edit, you owe it to yourself to leave your preconceptions at the door and check it out. By Khaled Spiewak.

                • Apple
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                • FCP X 103
                • Editing
                • NLE
         (Guest Author) Post & VFX Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000
                  Avoiding fringing when chroma keying for virtual sets: How to pass the acid test [sponsored] Fringe science: Ross' Acid Cam helps maintain sharp edges when keying

                  One of the fundamental elements required in an increasing amount of productions nowadays is the ability to pull a good key off the source material in a live environment and combine it with a virtual environment.

                  • Ross Video
                  • WTS
                  • chroma key
                  • Acid Cam
                  • greenscreen
                  • Sponsored Article
           (RedShark News Staff) Production Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000
                    Premiere Pro Video Transitions 101: A Step-by-Step Guide [sponsored] Premiere Pro Video Transitions 101: A Step-by-Step Guide [sponsored]

                    With Premiere Pro, you don’t need to be a seasoned editor to add seamless video transitions to your project. Whether you’re stitching together vacation videos for the first time or putting the final touches on your YouTube debut, it’s easy to achieve a professional look when moving from shot A to shot B.

                    • RocketStock
                    • transitiuions
                    • premiere pro
                    • Adobe Premiere Pro
                    • NLE
             (RedShark News Staff) Production Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000