RedShark News - Home Sun, 29 May 2016 11:23:25 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb BBC finds rare Attenborough 'Zoo Quest' colour footage BBC finds rare Attenborough 'Zoo Quest' colour footage

Freya Black on the strange case of Sir David Attenborough, his seminal 'Zoo Quest' natural history production from the 1950s, and some recently unearthed colour 16mm footage.

  • BBC
  • 16mm
  • 16mm film
  • natural history
  • 1950s
    ]]> (Freya Black) Studio & Broadcast Fri, 27 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
    Adobe to add native ProRes support to Windows software The only logo you may soon need for ProRes support in Windows

    All those looking for an easier way to work with ProRes on Windows might just have had some of their wishes granted with a forthcoming update to Creative Cloud.

    • Adobe
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • QuickTime 7
    • Quicktime Windows
    • ProRes
    • Windows
    • QuickTime Security
      ]]> (RedShark News Staff) Post & VFX Thu, 26 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000
      Update on the sale of Sony Vegas to Magix (Further update: Sony's own statement). Update on the sale of Sony Vegas

      Here's a quick update on the sale of Sony Vegas to Magix, including Magix's response to the sale, and Sony's own statement. 

      • Sony
      • Vegas
      • Sound Forge
      • ACID Pro
      • Movie Studio
      • sale
      • Magix
      • Business
        ]]> (David Shapton) Business Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
        Olympus' impressive new action cam challenges GoPro Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker

        The crowded action cam market, headed by GoPro, just got a new contender in the shape of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker, a waterproof and shockproof unit sporting a bevy of features that distinguish it from the field.

        • Olympus
        • Action Cam
        • GoPro
        • Z camera
        • Micro Cinema Camera
        • Blackmagic
        • Olympus Stylus Tough TGTracker
 (Patrick Jong Taylor) Production Fri, 27 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000
          Europe mulls quota on streaming content A €1 coin

          Rumoured calls for a 20% quota on European content to be imposed on Netflix et al have been confirmed as they have appeared in part of a proposed update to the 28-nation bloc's Audiovisual Media Services directive.

          • Europe
          • European Commission
          • Netflix
          • Streaming
          • Legistlation
          • Quotas
   (Phil Rhodes) Business Wed, 25 May 2016 13:52:45 +0000
            Sony sells Vegas and more to Magix Sony sells Vegas and more to Magix

            Well, this is a surprise, but with hindsight, maybe not so much. Sony has sold its suite of media products (Sony Vegas, Movie Studio, Sound Forge and Acid) to German software developer Magix.

            • Sony
            • Magix
            • Sony Vegas
            • Sony Sound Forge
     (David Shapton) Post & VFX Wed, 25 May 2016 06:33:01 +0000
              Are we ready for driverless...cameras? Eye AI graphic by

              Driverless cars are one thing, but the implications of recent work in advanced artificial intelligence points to a lack of human involvement in other areas too. Is anywhere really safe?

              • camera development
              • AI
              • Artificial Intelligence
              • General AI
              • Narrow AI
              • Future cameras
              • technology
       (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                The Sony PXW-Z150: “It is astounding what Sony has achieved for this price.” The

                The Sony PXW-Z150 4K camcorder packs a lot of punch for its money. In fact, Sony touts this camera as the lowest priced professional 4K camcorder on the market. Ned Soltz is very impressed.

                • Sony
                • Sony PXWZ150
                • Camcorder
                • UHD
                • Camcorder review
         (Ned Soltz) Production Fri, 27 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000
                  Sony's gigantic LED canvas hopes to redefine video installations Sony's Gigantic LED Canvas

                  Sony has debuted a new type of LED screen that aims to expand the colour gamut and and dynamic range of large video installations, even as resolutions reach 8K and beyond.

                  • Sony
                  • LED
                  • Display
                  • video installation
                  • HDR
                  • High Dynamic Range
                  • colour gamut
                  • color gaumt
                  • Crystal LED Integrated Structure
                  • CLEDIS
           (David Shapton) Studio & Broadcast Tue, 24 May 2016 14:00:00 +0000
                    LEDs and the power to (battery) weight ratio Aputure's panels work well, but they're not intended to replace big HMIs

                    Watt’s up: Why you can still only get a certain amount of brightness from a battery you can carry on your back whatever you’re using.

                    • Lighting
                    • LED
                    • HMI
                    • HMI Lighting
                    • Battery
                    • watts
                    • Fluorescent Light
             (Phil Rhodes) Production Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000