Thursday 15 Dec 2016
Resolve updates to include the Macbook Pro Touch Bar
The most recent update to Blackmagic's popular colour grading and editing software, Davinci Resolve, leverages the Touch Bar on the new Macbook Pro and brings other new features.
Monday 12 Dec 2016
CES 2017: Prepare for consumer heaven in three weeks’ time
The first big event of the year, CES, arrives hot on the heels of the New Year break. David Shapton looks at some of the technologies that may be making an appearance first on the showfloor and then in your living room not long after.
Sunday 01 Jan 2017
Olde Denning’s Almanak: Film & Video in 2017
Roland Denning dons his soothsayer robes for a not entirely serious look at what may happen in the video industry in 2017.
Friday 02 Dec 2016
Is there simply too much video on the internet?
Opinion: Video killed the, er, video star. There's an overwhelming amount of video on the internet, but have we entered into a phase of viewer fatigue? And how will the current video usage trends impact future productions?
Tuesday 29 Nov 2016
VR: the next five years according to Oculus
2016 has been the year that VR has arrived as a genuine mass market proposition, and while we wait to see what the volume of headset sales is this holiday season, Oculus Chief Scientist, Michael Abrash, has been mapping out the future of the technology.
Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
Quality control: It's only going on the web...
Opinion: The days of relegating web video to the lower rung of content for exhibition should be booted squarely into the past.
Tuesday 29 Nov 2016
Join Sony for a webinar on making better documentaries [sponsored]
‘It's your story: A filmmaker’s guide to better documentaries’ aims to explore the theory and practice of producing compelling images when it’s just you, your camera and your subject.
Sunday 13 Nov 2016
Teradek has a new addition to the Bolt family
Teradek’s new Bolt 500 provides productions with 500ft of zero delay, HD wireless transmission in a smaller form factor than ever before.
Tuesday 13 Dec 2016
Panasonic’s AG-UX180: great footage, small camera [sponsored]
Here’s some footage from the new Panasonic AG-UX180, the handheld professional camera with a 1” 4K sensor and built in 20x zoom Leica lens.
Thursday 27 Oct 2016
ODA - the immediate archive [sponsored]
Your decisions about archiving will have a dramatic effect on the value and the longevity of your business. It’s vital to get it right.
Wednesday 16 Nov 2016
It’s a new ‘metadata rich’ FCPXworld — investigate it in Berlin [sponsored]
London’s Soho Editors has just produced an event, FCPXWorld, looking into the deep mechanics of FCPX 10.30 and is restaging it in Berlin on Friday 18 November.
Thursday 03 Nov 2016
Light (and lighting) by the numbers
How many photons make 5? Phil Rhodes on the fairly complex mathematical relationship of absolute light levels in lux to photographic exposure setups.
Friday 06 Jan 2017
HDMI paves the way towards 8K120 and more
Version 2.1 of the HDMI Specification has been announced by industry body the HDMI Forum and includes specs for both Dynamic HDR and some impressively higher video resolutions.
Tuesday 06 Dec 2016
How to (unintentionally) make HD look like SD
One of the unforseen problems for many people when buying a very big TV is that, if you don’t have a good video source, then the pictures can look awful. And network television is not always a good video source.
Monday 05 Dec 2016
The Apple Automobile is go — perhaps
I like driving in iCar: Apple has finally confirmed long-standing industry speculation that it is investing in autonomous vehicles, but does that mean hardware or software?
Friday 18 Nov 2016
There's no such thing as medium dynamic range
Opinion: There's no such thing as medium dynamic range or, says Phil Rhodes, at least there shouldn't be.
Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
The art of light [sponsored]
For beginner filmmakers still learning the many ways lighting influences cinematic mood and style, there's a quick short-cut: movie trailers. By Demis Lyall-Wilson.
Tuesday 08 Nov 2016
Nice Shoes Creative Studio keeps it clean with mocha Pro [sponsored]
In this 'Project Story', we meet the folks at Nice Shoes Creative Studio and discover how mocha Pro has become an important tool in their workflow. [sponsored]
Thursday 01 Dec 2016
YouTube intros 4K live streaming
Not long after introducing HDR support, under a month in fact, viewers of today’s Game Awards can help make online history by watching the first content live streamed on YouTube in 4K.
Wednesday 02 Nov 2016
How to upgrade without throwing away a generation of skills [sponsored]
How a UK-based systems integration company WTS used its unique capabilities to build a new generation of OB truck that made the operators’ skills transferrable.
- Sunday 8 Jan 2017 - (24333) Coveted by top movie makers, this is how Cooke makes their lenses
- Friday 13 Jan 2017 - (13904) 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 - (1730) 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