RedShark News

 There was a lot of news at IBC2014, particularly on the camera and camera accessory front, and we published a lot of stories as a result (with more still in the pipeline). Here, in case you’ve missed any of our coverage, are the highlights so far (with added Photokina).

RED unleashes the Dragon

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As expected Red have announced the release of the new Red Dragon sensor. The Specs are: Epic Dragon 6K. 6144 x 3160 resolution at up to 100fps. Three additional stops of dynamic range over Epic M-X

IBC 2014 Preview: OFFHOLLYWOOD's Accessories for RED cameras!

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New York-based rental house OFFHOLLYWOOD, with the cooperation of RED cameras, has entered the accessories business, teasing three new products, with more to follow at IBC 2014.

Could this be the first footage from the RED Dragon?

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Could this be the first moving footage from the new Red Dragon sensor?

NAB Rumors...

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A major part of the fun of NAB is the swirling vortex of rumors that gathers force in the weeks and days before the show. As a public service, we're bringing you the latest that we've heard, without passing any comment whatsoever

Sale of the Century? Red slashes prices across the board

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The battle for cheaper 4K+ acquisition is heating up. Just a few days ago, Sony announced the F5 and the F55, and a constellation of accessories that comprise their new 4K ecosystem. Not to be outdone, RED, perhaps in a ploy to steal some of Sony’s thunder, made its own announcement, via CEO Jim Jannard’s post on the REDuser forum:

RED comes clean

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Red comes clean, saying "yes, we are late on almost everything, but it's worth it because what we do is great and changes everything for the better". (Our paraphrase - exact text follows)

RED's NAB showreel and the philosophy of movie cameras

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When your showreel looks as good as this, you really don't have anything to prove. You don't have to convince anyone that your kit is good enough for the movies, because your showreel is the movies

RED gets new fans

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One big and consistent criticism of the RED Scarlet and EPIC cameras has been the fan noise. Even the die-hard owner operators who love their cameras compare it to a hairdryer when it is in full effect! RedShark contributor Freya reports

Using just a single RED Epic and a simple 75mm master prime… oh, and an old building crammed with actors, dancers, acrobats, complex lighting, technicians, directors, producers and the film crew, this amazingly complex video was captured at 300 fps in a single shot

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