Monday 17 Oct 2016
Color Finale Pro – a powerful grading plug-in for FCP X
RedShark Review: Ned Soltz takes Denver Riddle’s ACES-compatible $149 Color Finale Pro for a spin and is impressed with what he finds.
Wednesday 11 Jan 2017
The rather magnificent return of Kodak Ektachrome 100
By reintroducing a favourite but discountinued film stock, Kodak seems to understand that there's a growing call for something other than clinically clean images abroad in the industry.
Tuesday 18 Oct 2016
G-Technology now makes Atomos Master Caddys and supports RED storage media [Video]
David Shapton from RedShark interviews G-Technology’s Greg Crosby about the new Atomos Master Caddy and the RED Mini Mag workflow
Thursday 20 Oct 2016
Sigma Cine Lenses now shipping
Sigma led off the IBC 2016 Cine lens cavalcade of products with their Cine High Speed Zoom Line. FF Cine Zoom Line as well as FF Cine High Speed prime line.
Tuesday 25 Oct 2016
How Red Bull gets the ultimate shot
Red Bull is nowadays a name perhaps even more synonymous with action sports and extreme filmmaking than it is with the drink that started the whole show. A new series of films reveals what it takes to produce eye-popping adventure sports videos.
Tuesday 10 Jan 2017
CES 2017 – is this really what the future will look like?
Do we look at CES as a vision of the future, or do we look at it with a mixture of laughter and astonishment at how technology companies can find very complicated ways of doing simple things?
Monday 02 Jan 2017
Canon’s low light ME20F-SH brings astonishing footage out of the Indonesian jungle
Monkey business: Sky viewers in the UK had the chance to see some of the latest natural history work done with Canon’s 4 million ISO ME20F-SH camera over the holidays on ‘Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family’.
Tuesday 01 Nov 2016
3 no-nonsense lens flare tips [sponsored]
Lens flares are a great filmmaking tool that have the power to make a standard shot look instantly more cinematic. But, like any element that can be added in post remember: with great power comes great responsibility. When it comes to lens flares, it’s all too easy to go overboard.
Monday 07 Nov 2016
Frame.io launches on Adobe After Effects
Video collaboration specialist Frame.io looks to cap a successful year with the launch of its panel for Adobe After Effects.
Saturday 03 Dec 2016
OK Go's entire latest music video was shot in 4.2 seconds
The band OK Go is known for pushing the creative envelope in its music videos, yet its most recent may be the most inspired to date.
Thursday 12 Jan 2017
Magic Bullet Suite 13 reviewed
RedShark Review: Red Giant releases Magic Bullet Suite 13, a complete grading solution for Adobe products, as well as Final Cut Pro X.
Friday 21 Oct 2016
What Convergent has done with Titan shows the way to capturing all camera angles at once
Convergent technology has a very distinctive business strategy that becomes clearer with every passing month. Their Odyssey range of recorder/monitors has been around since early 2013, and when they appeared, we thought they were incredibly significant.
Sunday 25 Dec 2016
More Christmas gifts for the camera crew
From universal raw to the end of log formats to the ideal lens grip, Phil Rhodes continues his fantasy Christmas wishlist for the camera people in your life.
Monday 17 Oct 2016
Did we just have a 'Cambrian Explosion' of cameras?
Even with the torrid pace of change in the camera and video worlds, you can expect more change to come from surprising sources.
Wednesday 04 Jan 2017
Aputure takes aim at prestigious rivals with new shotgun mic
RedShark review: Aputure’s new $369 Deity mic is both aggressively priced and aggressively marketed, with both the Schoeps CMC641 and Sennheiser MKH-60 in its sights. Phil Rhodes is guardedly impressed.
Thursday 15 Dec 2016
Is Artificial Intelligence on the verge of taking over media?
Slave to the algorithm: The next wave of technology that looks set to break over our collective heads with the promise of changing all before it is Artificial Intelligence. Here is a snapshot of the story so far.
Thursday 20 Oct 2016
8K is part of the journey, not the destination
Our industry may be just recently coming to grips with 8K production, but 8K is merely a stepping stone to a profoundly different (and possibly pixel-less) future.
Monday 05 Dec 2016
ARRI's Pro accessories for the Canon C700
ARRI is now supporting the Canon C700 by producing accessories for it, further underscoring the fact that the company makes more than cameras.
Monday 07 Nov 2016
Colorfront ports 4K Transkoder to Mac and talks 8K
Colorfront’s popular tool for DCP and IMF mastering gets a Mac Pro-oriented release, while the PC version adds 8K power and lots of new functionality.
Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
Ursa Mini's massive software revision out of beta and available for download
Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Update for Ursa Mini cameras has cleared its two public betas and is now available for immediate download.
- Sunday 8 Jan 2017 - (24333) Coveted by top movie makers, this is how Cooke makes their lenses
- Friday 13 Jan 2017 - (13901) Why FCPX 10.3 is the NLE of the future
- Thursday 5 Jan 2017 - (8784) If you’re wondering about 8K workflows, this might help
- Tuesday 10 Jan 2017 - (7926) RED Helium is the "best sensor ever" according to DxO
- Wednesday 4 Jan 2017 - (6483) Panasonic reveals the GH5: and it’s a stunner
- Monday 16 Jan 2017 - (1706) Just how good is AMD's impressive new Ryzen CPU?
- Monday 16 Jan 2017 - (688) An Apple Studios original?
- Sunday 15 Jan 2017 - (911) Premiere Pro Video Transitions 101: A Step-by-Step Guide [sponsored]
- Saturday 14 Jan 2017 - (726) Finding the sweet spot for camera design
- Saturday 14 Jan 2017 - (642) What Robert Altman's work can teach us about film audio