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

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.

Final Cut Pro X had been updating on a regular basis and then it just stopped. There are two reasons this happens at Apple: either it’s about to be killed off, or there is something new and better waiting in the wings. By Clayton Moore.

RED's startling new Helium sensor hasn't just been announced with some far off ship date, it looks like it's here already. Renowned RED expert and RedShark contributor Nick Morrison runs through the detail of what we know, some of the genuinely stunning implications, and where this takes us next.

Autodesk to offer Industry Collections

Published in Post & VFX

Autodesk plans to offer many of its more popular programs bundled in three different cost-saving collections, with each one aimed at a different industry — one will be for media and entertainment. By Keith Fraissinet

Apple Watch reborn, iOS 10 gets smarter, and macOS Sierra gets a new file-system (plus Siri). K Stewart on the latest news from the latest Apple jamboree.

The Panavision DXL: is three the magic number?

Published in Production

Panavision, RED, and Light Iron have jointly sent shockwaves throughout the industry with the announcement of the Millennium Digital XL large format Digital Cinema Camera. Matt Aindow takes a closer look.

The advantages of finishing the look in camera

Published in Production

Mark Andrew Job argues that creating the look on set — building one in the first place, then lighting it and allowing the actors to inhabit it — still makes for the best films and image quality.

Blackmagic Designs’ Intensity Shuttle has been available for a few years now, but, with an open and extensible SDK, is a fine example of a product that has been made still relevant for modern video production. By Iain Churchill-Coleman.

Studio Profile: South Wales' iconic Rockfield Studios

Published in Audio

Over on our sister site, RedShark Sound, we have been running a series of studio profiles. in this installment, we take a look at Rockfield Studios, where some all-time iconic songs such as Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody were recorded. By Jim Evans.

The Panasonic Varicam LT with Alister Chapman

Published in Production

Alister Chapman is famous for his detailed appraisals of cameras. Here he is taking a quick but detailed look at the new Panasonic Varicam LT.

Five things a Colorist would like to say to a DP

Published in Production

When it comes to setting the look, talk early and talk often as working together results in the best images with the least pain and expense. By Terence Curren.

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