RedShark News

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.

Blackmagic announced an important firmware update for its Teranex hardware-based standards convertor and video processor, which dovetails nicely with our recent series on the subject.

RED is making an early push to be the talk of NAB 2015 by teasing information on its new Weapon Dragon camera in the weeks before the show.

We're sharing an eye-wateringly good timelapse of Austria by FilmSpektakel, some technical information about the project and a few how-to videos for your own timelapse videos.

Nikon is aggressively marketing its new D7200 DSLR as a video shooter. It certainly seems to show that the company understands the market and what it demands, but as the industry slowly turns its mind towards NAB could it just be a hint of much more to come?

Panasonic AJ-PX270 Video Review: Better than a DSLR?

Published in Production

Here's another take on the Panasonic AJ-PX270, a camera that Redshark News contributor Barry Braverman called "a broadcast camera in the palm of your hand." In this video review, Matthew Abourezk explores whether this camera could replace your DSLR for video.

With the unveiling of a crop of new E-mount lenses, Sony is offering A7s and A7II owners more glass options.

ARRI ALEXA Mini costs $36,000...and it's a steal

Published in Production

While it may disappoint many observors who had hopes of a truly affordable ARRI camera, the premium pricing of the ALEXA Mini may be justified by saving productions money down the line.

Teradek brings live video production to the masses

Published in Production

With its VidiU Mini encoder & video streamer and Live:Air App live video mixer for iOS, Teradek has debuted an interesting new two-part solution for low-budget live productions.

As NAB Show 2015 quickly approaches, we survey the buzz around rumored announcements from Canon, Sony, Panasonic and Blackmagic Design.

X-Men: Days of Future Past holds a very special distinction for its franchise: it is the first X-Men film nominated for the Academy Award in Best Visual Effects. Here we celebrate the film by sharing two illuminating and visually sumptuous VFX breakdowns.

A new app for Apple mobile devices, ShotPro, aims to take storyboarding to the next level, with 3D characters and sets, a simple animation engine and the ability to export your previs video.

A new start-up is marketing complete footage from indie short films, including production scripts and even project files, as teaching tools for schools and anyone who's interested in learning editing and building a reel. And there's a financial incentive for the short makers, too.

RedShark 2015 © All rights reserved.

Top Desktop version

music Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?