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Jannard steps down, row ensues

Published in Business

Jim Jannard, erstwhile Red Leader and billionaire founder of the RED digital camera company, has stepped down from his public duties with RED with immediate effect, citing personal attacks on his integrity. And an almighty row has ensued.

The Rolling Shutter Effect Explained

Published in Technology & Computing

Rolling Shutter is a type of distortion that affects cameras across the price spectrum. The more you know about it, the better you can deal with it

Dell Introduces monitor with twice the pixels of 4K!

Published in Post & VFX

Guest author Daniel G. Roberts reports on Dell's upcoming display made with video editors in mind: the Dell Ultrasharp 27-inch 5K Monitor.

Sharks in 5K

Published in Technology & Computing

Footage from RED's 6K Dragon sensor is starting to appear but let's not forget that 5K is actually pretty good!

Red EPIC monochrome captures Justin Timberlake!

Published in Production

RedShark contributor Freya's spotted what might be the first musical outing for the RED EPIC Monochrome, recently reviewed in these pages

Preparing to shoot RAW

Published in Post & VFX

Peter J. Haas outlines how to go about planning a shoot that utilizes RAW image capture, including a file size comparison between DSLR formats and CinemaDNG , a discussion of shooting ratios and how this translates into storage requirements for a secure post-production environment

RED gets huge GPU workflow boost!

Published in Post & VFX

It has come as a massive surprise to users of RED cameras as it has always been a much requested feature, but the official line has always been that GPU cards were just not very good at handling the debayering and wavelet technology that is involved in working with RED footage. Well this has all suddenly changed, with a new version of REDCINE-X that supports graphics card technology to take the load off the computers CPU

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

Making sense of sensors: Part 1 of 2

Published in Technology & Computing

Film always used to be the main thing that determined how a photograph looked. Now, it's the sensor. So camera manufacturers have taken on a huge extra responsibility!

RED, the makers of the beyond-4K cinema cameras, have a vested interest in making you want these higher resolutions. But they do explain it very well

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