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Where now for the FS700?

Published in Production

Freya Black, a UK-based writer, director, cinematographer and artist, urges us not to forget about the Sony FS-700, now that its upmarket siblings have been announced

Sony heads into the cloud

Published in Business

Sony had a lot of announcements at NAB, one that you might have missed was the establishment of a new subsidiary, Sony Cloud Media Services, with a package of cloud based tools for content creators 

FS700 Slow Motion used in Coldplay tour documentary

Published in Production

We've already reviewed the FS700's slow motion capability and now (thanks to @sonyproeurope for bringing this to our attention) it's been used together with an FS100 to capture the colour and spectacle that is a Coldplay stadium gig.

This is the first of two articles featuring the Sony F65 - currently widely considered to be the best cinematography camera in the world, and the only one to output a true 4K from its 8K sensor. In this RedShark exclusive, Andy Stout talks to DoP Ben Smithard about his approach to shooting period drama Belle with this 4K camera

Here's our post IBC show in its entirety. It's a long one - over an hour, so if you haven't got time for all of it in one session, we've indexed it below so you can jump straight to the parts that interest you

More news on Sony's plans for 4K delivery

Published in Distribution

Sony's plans for 4K delivery are slowly becoming clearer. Palo Alto-based Eye IO announced on 30th May that their encoding technology will be used by Sony to deliver 4K content to their $4K media player, which will be launched this summer

Sony's PS Vita TV to crush Apple's hobby?

Published in Technology

While PlayStation 4 is the headline act for November launch here and in America, Sony's home territory will be first with a very different gaming/multi-media device. Priced 9,954 yen with tax (about $100 USD or £64), PS Vita TV will arrive on November 14 and at a raw technology level simply crushes Apple's hardware. K. Stewart reports for RedShark

Cheaper 4K TVs are coming

Published in Distribution

We don't want to labour the point, but 4K televisions are coming faster than most people think they will.

FS700: First impressions at 240 FPS (with video)

Published in Production

Sony's FS700 will be capable of shooting in 4K with a future upgrade, but available right now is full HD up to 240 fps. Phil Rhodes tries it out.

Sony camcorders smash 50 Mb/s barrier

Published in Production

Sony's PMW150 and PMW200 cameras boast 50 MB/s recording and have been approved by the European Broadcast Union for use - sending a positive message to broadcasters across the world

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