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David Shapton

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. In his day job, David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

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Superb summer scenes captured with a Panasonic GH4

Published in Production

Every time we see well-captured footage from Panasonic's little 4K wonder, we have to remind ourselves that this didn't come from a camera rig costing $60,000

The Sony RX10 may be joined by a 4K RX20

Published in Technology

For a long time we've thought that the Sony RX10 might be capable of 4K with a firmware upgrade. Now there are rumors that there will be an RX20 - essentially the same but with 4K

USB gets even more versatile

That's a big claim to make, but it's true. This development means that TVs will be able to show videos that handle light in the same way as real-life. In our view, it's much more important than merely having more pixels, and the good news is that it's compatible with some existing cameras!

Is this finally the end for film?

Published in Technology

ARRI's Alexa 65mm has made us think that it's a good time to look again at this question

It's time to start getting ready for the CION

Published in Production

We've just seen the new CION and some stunning footage from it. It looks like this camera is living up to its promise.

How to properly use Skype in your studio

Published in Business

Newtek (of Tricaster fame) has just launched a product that everyone wishes they'd thought of first.

With the acquisition of Eyeon Fusion, Blackmagic is poised to be a major player in VFX and Compositing

Lightworks 12 for Mac, Linux and Windows is released

Published in Post

 Today, Lightworks is released for Mac users. Yes, the same application that already runs on Windows and Linux is now a fully-fledged Mac program that can be - and is - used to edit feature films.

We're almost certain that the new FS700 Mk II will be announced soon - possibly as early as next week

In a statement released today (and reproduced below in full) ARRI has announced that its Amira camera will can be upgraded to record UHD (not 4K) internally, as UHDProRes

Alien: a new game trailer shows some state of the art CGI

Published in Post

 This trailer is a really brilliant piece of CGI, not least because it's genuinely tense and scary

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