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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

The mysterious new XDCAM from Sony may not be so mysterious after all... Our Far East correspondent, John Burkhart has been investigating

Does this send film to Oblivion?

Published in Technology & Computing

You may think we're hammering it a bit with the Sony F65, what with our piece on Belle, and with our forthcoming article on what differentiates the F65 from the F55, but let's be clear about this: we are actually at the point where you can make better films with video than you ever could with celluloid - and that's worth a significant amount of coverage

Sony opens up its SmartWatch

Published in Technology & Computing

Sony is looking to invigorate sales of its SmartWatch device with a pricedrop to the $100 mark and the rather big news that its opening up the device to any developer’s firmware.

Seeing Red

Published in Business

There's always a moment when the harsh nature of reality is crystallised; when however hard you try, you can't pretend any more that things are OK.  For most people, this type of thing happens when they get their first credit card bill after Christmas. For Red, one imagines, their corporate hearts stopped for a moment last Tuesday, 30th October, when Sony revealed the scale of their new camera ecosystem.

Sony's latest range of Televisions, the W9 series, feature a new backlighting technology which massively increases the range of colours that can be displayed.

VFX news from Europe's IBC

Published in Post & VFX

Red-shark's VFX columnist, HaZ, reports on Visual Effects developments at Amsteram's IBC this year.

Claudio Miranda on Oblivion and the Sony F65

Published in Production

There's no doubt that Sony's pretty pleased about the results of their F65's role in Oblivion. And well they might be: the internet is bursting with plaudits for the look and style of the film

Sony PXW-X200: HD XDCAM with wireless streaming

Published in Production

Hot on the heels of Sony's announcement of the rather impressive looking PXW-FS7 comes the PXW-X200, the official successor to the PMW-200.

A glimpse inside the mind of Sony

Published in Business

 Ever wished you could know more about the thinking behind Sony's new cameras? How does an idea turn into a product?

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