Thursday 31 Aug 2017
Can you really tell the difference between film and digital? [Opinion]
Phil Rhodes’ recent article on whether we are unnecessarily complicating the digital workflow triggered a huge range of responses in the comments. But one aspect that kept coming back to light was whether film really is still better than digital.
Monday 11 Sep 2017
Sandisk’s latest microSD card is a 400GB monster
Sandisk raises the bar on the amount of gigabytes you can cram on to a microSD card by a considerable margin, beating its own 256GB record from last year by an astounding 144GB.
Sunday 06 Aug 2017
When the power goes down and you lose everything
If you unplug a traditional tape deck while it's recording, the recording will be perfectly usable up to that point. If you do the same thing to a modern camera, though, you're likely to lose the whole take.
Tuesday 26 Sep 2017
Managing chaos in the Editing Room
Too many cooks spoiling the broth. A complex edit can be a handful enough on its own, but when you add in multiple collaborators things can get complicated very quickly. Peter Haas gives us his essential tips on managing more complicated workflows in the edit room.
Monday 11 Sep 2017
Can your iPhone replace your light meter?
RedShark Review: Top of the line light meters an be expensive and they’re one-trick devices. iOS devices, on the other hand, are multi-capable and many people already have one. Some developers have created light meter apps, turning your iPhone, iPod or iPad into a light measurement device. One of the most respected of these is Cine Meter II by Adam Wilt. Erik Vlietinck takes a look to see whether it measures up.
Thursday 07 Sep 2017
Eclipse, the new 1000nit monitor from Cinemartin
The market for 7-inch, on-camera monitors is a crowded one. Undeterred, Cinemartin, the Barcelona-based manufacturer of a wide variety of camera accessories, has just announced a new high-brightness display, the Eclipse, which might just be small enough and bright enough to stand out from the crowd.
Thursday 07 Sep 2017
Fujifilm announces ultra low weight new broadcast lens
An ENG lens for a new generation. Fujifilm's new B4 broadcast lens promises to deliver both performance and light weight to suit the latest generation of 4K camcorders.
Thursday 24 Aug 2017
5 tips for flawless livestreaming
When it comes to producing livestreams for the world’s biggest music names and labels, Béla Molnar of TwentyFourSeven Films is one of the very best. Working with artists including Biffy Clyro, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and most recently, Tinie Tempah at an exclusive concert at Les Étoiles theatre in Paris, Béla has a wealth of experience on what makes a great livestream, and the inevitable challenges that a live producer will need to navigate. (Thanks to Blackmagic Design for their help in making this article)
Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
Automatic (journalism) for the people
This article was written by a human, but then again, any computer designed to pass Turing's famous test would say that, wouldn't it?
Wednesday 02 Aug 2017
Please take part in this global broadcast industry survey!
RedShark has teamed up with Devoncroft, a well-respected survey company based in the US. We're asking you to fill in their Big Broadcast Survey to help everyone in the industry understand important new trends and directions
Wednesday 30 Aug 2017
Canon updates M10 with new EOS M100 camera
It might not be the 8K film camera we’re all waiting for, but Canon’s new $599 EOS M100 is a decent upgrade to a successful unit and a good entry level introduction into the company’s mirrorless M lineup.
Thursday 21 Sep 2017
How the DSLR revolution changed the way we look at cameras — part 2
In part 1 of this series, Roland Denning looked at the effects the DSLR revolution had on our attitudes towards cameras. In part 2 Roland takes a look at how the DSLR revolution affected camera design and usage.
Thursday 12 Oct 2017
Don't miss NAB New York next week!
NAB has for years been associated with Las Vegas but now there’s a much newer NAB show on the calendar: NAB New York. It's on October 18 and 19 at the Javits Convention Center.
Tuesday 25 Jul 2017
Using the ARRI Alexa Mini as a stills camera
Opinion: Using the ARRI Alexa as a stills camera? But it's not even 4K! And yet, it is being used for exactly that purpose. By Adam Hamer
Friday 22 Sep 2017
Atomos Sumo monitors to receive new capabilities with firmware updates [Video]
RedShark at IBC 2017: We catch up with Tony Trent from Atomos to talk about what they have in store in the next couple of months and about the Sumo monitor and recorder range they have been working on.
Monday 18 Sep 2017
Metadata capable lenses from Zeiss help to smooth post workflows [video]
RedShark at IBC 2017: Zeiss make incredible glass for cameras, but is there more that lenses can do for filmmakers than simply transmit light to the sensor? We caught up with the Zeiss at IBC 2017 to find out.
Monday 25 Sep 2017
The cinematic way to light dialogue scenes
Scenes involving multiple actors can throw up multiple issues when setting up lighting for both dramatic effect and shape. Neil Oseman takes us through the process and considerations of illuminating multiple actors in a dialogue scene.
Thursday 28 Sep 2017
The best of IBC 2017 - RedShark finds out what's hot at the show [Videos]
RedShark interviewed a lot of companies during the course of this years IBC. Here we bring you some of the product video highlights from the show.
Wednesday 18 Oct 2017
Why these big sensors make us question the practical limits
Upcoming RED and Sony cameras are set to offer us some truly enormous slabs of silicon, something that the world seems only too ready to enthuse about, given the huge imaging performance represented by such a large number of such large pixels. Are we at the limits of practical size?
Wednesday 23 Aug 2017
Stock footage is the key to making quality commercial video on-budget [Sponsored]
Stock video footage is an incredibly effective way to improve the quality of your commercial videos - and to save money too
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- Friday 6 Oct 2017 - (8452) RED surprises everyone with a new full-frame 8K sensor: meet Monstro 8K VV
- Tuesday 10 Oct 2017 - (5067) In the future you may be able to print your own camera
- Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 - (4736) The remarkable robots that are transforming filmmaking
- Friday 20 Oct 2017 - (79) Is this the solution to the ultimate sound experience in VR?
- Friday 20 Oct 2017 - (1090) Intel unleashes the industry’s first dedicated neural network silicon
- Thursday 19 Oct 2017 - (427) Should CGI performance capture be recognised as an acting art?
- Thursday 19 Oct 2017 - (2890) Hidden chip in Pixel 2 is a huge leap forward in video technology
- Thursday 19 Oct 2017 - (1488) Optical filters will be important for years to come