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Stock video footage is an incredibly effective way to improve the quality of your commercial videos - and to save money too

RedShark review: Deep insight. SGO - makers of the high end finishing editorial solution Mistika has recently released a free edition of their system: Mistika Insight, which can now be downloaded from their website. Arthur Ditner takes a closer look at what the package has to offer.

Sigma 18-35mm T2.0 & 50-100mm T2.0: RedShark review

Published in Production

The market for affordable cinema glass is becoming ever more competitive. Nick Morrison and DP Ted Rex King took a look at the latest cinema zooms from Sigma to hit the stores.

Choosing the best camera for the job: part two

Published in Production

In part one, Jody Eldred took a look at the fundamentals of choosing the correct camera for any given job. This time around he addresses the concerns and benefits of shooting in 4K, even if your delivery might be in HD.

How post production keeps up with the pace of technology

Published in Post & VFX

Ever increasing resolutions and complexity introduced by new technology such as HDR means that the post production world is constantly having to evolve to ensure a smooth ride. Adam Hamer takes a look at the current state of play.

Streamlining your workflow with metadata

Published in Production

Metadata is an increasingly important aspect of the modern production workflow. Adam Hamer takes a look at how metadata workflows in Cooke's /i series lenses, for example, can increase efficiency and streamline the post production workflow.

Using the ARRI Alexa Mini as a stills camera

Published in Production

Opinion: Using the ARRI Alexa as a stills camera? But it's not even 4K! And yet, it is being used for exactly that purpose. By Adam Hamer

Choosing the best camera for the job

Published in Production

It is vital to determine well in advance of heading to any location — regardless of the pressure of demanding clients or real-world danger — the specific gear I’m going to need to accomplish my mission. And there’s only one effective way to do that: reverse engineering. By Jody Eldred.

Avid Media Composer | First - first impressions

Published in Post & VFX

RedShark Review: So, we know you can now get a cut-down version of Avid Media Composer for free. But is it any good? Arthur Ditner has been driving the full-fat version for a decade and he reckons it is very much worth the download.

The modern rebirth of large format cinematography

Published in Production

Large format cinematography is in high demand in today’s cinema production landscape. In Part One of our look at this growing field, Adam Hamer looks at the sensors and lenses that are powering it.

Out and about with the Blackmagic Video Assist

Published in Production

We’ve reviewed the BlackMagic Video Assist before, but it's always interesting to see how products cope out and about in real world use, especially in atypical environments like the Queensland sun. David Hague reports from Australia.

After a barnstorming WWDC demonstration of iOS11’s transformative potential on iPad, a developer-only beta has been followed up by a public one. K Stewart sees whether the promise of the slickly edited demo bears out in reality.

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