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Patrick Jong Taylor

Patrick Jong Taylor

Patrick Jong Taylor is the North American Editor of RedShark News. He is also a Strategist for bigSTORY, a business consultancy based in Los Angeles and Austin, specializing in agile communication strategies.

First footage from Blackmagic URSA 4.6K

Published in Production

Here's the first footage released by Blackmagic from its new 4.6K variant of the URSA camera.

The just-announced Panasonic DMC-G7 carries a lot of the features and abilities of its older (and more expensive) cousin, the GH4, including 4K video recording, at less than half the cost. However, there are things you should consider before plopping down your dough on a pre-order.

An innovative four-hour long workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, trains wheelchair-bound participants on camera operation, specifically for shots that use the wheelchair as a dolly.

4K action short and BTS from JVC's upcoming GY-LS300

Published in Production

In a follow-up from an earlier article, JVC has again partnered with Delimex to produce a 4K short that shows off the new GY-LS300 camera.

Here's a video tutorial to model a CGI strawberry. Although it's specifically for Cinema 4D, those using other 3D modeling and animation programs could pick up some tips as well.

While much of the ARRI press conference focused on news that broke weeks ago, its presentation of the Sky Panel LED softlights carried the show (and there was a killer leave-behind to boot).

Atomos is making its 4K monitor recorder, the Shogun, an increasingly attractive option for an increasingly wide audience by once again announcing support for upcoming cameras months before release. Camnera's such as Canon's C300 Mark II.

On the eve of the NAB show, ARRI has announced a collaboration with Transvideo for a 5" OLED field monitor that doubles as a camera controller.

The film tech news arrived at a breakneck pace both before and after the show, with SmallHD announcing the Sidefinder just before NAB opened its doors, an innovative electronic viewfinder that doubles as a full HD field monitor.

In something of a surprise announcement, Canon unveiled the XC10 4K camera (among other hot new products) in advance of NAB 2015. And in another twist, Atomos has announced that the yet-to-be released camera will receive Shogun support

On first blush, it seemed like an April Fool's Day joke, but it's real: Magic Lantern has discovered how to run Linux on Canon EOS cameras, opening the door to new innovations.

NAB 2015: Blackmagic Fusion on Mac teaser video!

Published in Post & VFX

Blackmagic will demo its Fusion compositing application on OSX at NAB in Vegas, and here's the official teaser video!

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