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.
Saturday 18 Nov 2017
Do we still need physical media?
Streaming services are often our go-to method of viewing content now. But are physical film collections a nostalgic thing of the past? Joe Foster dons his rose tinted spectacles and gives us his thoughts.
Tuesday 31 Oct 2017
How obsession over dynamic range could be stifling creativity [opinion]
Dynamic range might be the talk of the town right now, but can our obsession over it sometimes cloud our artistic judgement?
Tuesday 14 Nov 2017
And you thought cameras could be heavy!
For those thinking that camera technology can get out of control sometimes, there is always the reassuring world of extreme high-end audio to act as a reference point. The McIntosh MC1.25KW amplifier is a case in point.
Thursday 26 Oct 2017
iZotope O8N2 plugins let you mix and master audio with machine learning technology
iZotope's audio plugins can be a life saver. Particularly when it comes to noise reduction. The company has now introduced comprehensive updates to its Ozone and Neutron mastering and mixing software plugins. Erik Vlietinck gives us his verdict.
Monday 11 Dec 2017
Here's a nice explanation of HDR and Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)
We’ve seen lots of explanations of HDR, but this one is particularly good.
Monday 25 Sep 2017
Blender 2.79 removes blank spots
The open source 3D content creation application Blender has reached another milestone. Version 2.79 will be the last in the 2.7x series and thus the current stable release for months to come. It features a shadow catcher, denoiser and the „Disney BSDF“ for Cycles, lots of fixes for Alembic, Grease Pencil improvements and much more. By Gottfried Hofmann.
Wednesday 27 Sep 2017
RedShark interviews Canon about the C200 at IBC 2017 [Video]
With the recent release of the Canon C200, RedShark decided to catch up with the company to find out where it sits in its range, and what it is capable of.
Wednesday 27 Sep 2017
Adobe Creative Cloud at IBC 2017 [Video]
Adobe are going from strength to strength with Creative Cloud. RedShark caught up with the company at this years IBC show to get the lowdown on their latest products and features in the CC range of software.
Thursday 05 Oct 2017
Why do clients insist on specifying your camera kit [Opinion]
Losing out on a job because of a lack of skill is one thing, but losing it due to not owning the latest camera is something else. It's a growing phenomenon, and Phil Rhodes has an opinion on it.
Monday 18 Sep 2017
Avid’s MediaCentral promises to speed up collaborative workflows
RedShark at IBC 2017: With a $500m investment, Avid's new platform agnostic MediaCentral promises big things for collaborative workflows.
Monday 20 Nov 2017
What is Eurovision? It certainly isn't what you think it is
Whilst it might conjour up nightmares of the annual 'song' contest for our European readers, Eurovision is in fact one of the earliest television networks. Phil Rhodes looks back on its history and why it is still relevant.
Thursday 23 Nov 2017
Audio sample rates for video: what should you be using?
Make sure you get your audio settings and recordings right with this important guide from Tim Dunphy.
Saturday 23 Sep 2017
How to travel with your drone
If you’re travelling overseas, bringing along your drone can be a dicey affair. Sometimes, you may even have it confiscated, never to see it again. But with a little preplanning and researching local UAV restrictions, you can bring along a drone and get those great aerial shots. Don't leave home until you've read this essential guide by George Shaw.
Monday 04 Dec 2017
The need for speed in a changing media landscape [sponsored]
More video is being produced and distributed than ever before. In this new media landscape, speed has become critical for media businesses looking to survive and prosper in today’s insatiable market for video content.
Friday 15 Sep 2017
IBC2017 kickoff: What do we have to look forward to at this years show? [Video]
Ahead of the main show, the RedShark News team discuss IBC2017 and the products and trends we can look forward to seeing.
Saturday 09 Dec 2017
Pretend to own the latest car with augmented reality
For petrolheads (or should that be electroheads?) everywhere, now you can pretend to own the latest sports cars with augmented reality. Just don't expect to actually drive anywhere in it...
Wednesday 29 Nov 2017
When you're out shooting video, always keep Stock Footage in mind [sponsored]
High quality stock footage routinely transforms video productions. It expands filmmakers’ horizons and can make a film look like it was produced with a much bigger budget.
Monday 06 Nov 2017
Ten ways a cinematographer sets themselves up for success — Part 2
Neil Oseman completes his two part series with more invaluable tips to help ensure success in the world of cinematography.
Thursday 07 Dec 2017
Blue Planet II gets HDR 4K release
Already a beautifully shot visual feast featuring some genuinely stunning imagery, the BBC is giving its flagship Blue Planet II wildlife documentary series the format it deserves on iPlayer.
- Sunday 10 Dec 2017 - (33497) How to understand "Log" or Cine-style recordings
- Sunday 3 Dec 2017 - (30997) Here's how to make your films look good
- Monday 11 Dec 2017 - (29135) For all film makers: How to avoid losing your stuff and where to put it
- Wednesday 13 Dec 2017 - (24947) Want to earn money from your film? You'll find that making it was the easy part...
- Monday 11 Dec 2017 - (8248) More megapixels are coming. Just get used to it [opinion]
- Friday 15 Dec 2017 - (596) How to get the best from low bitrate cameras
- Friday 15 Dec 2017 - (929) The essentials of controlling your exposure part 1: aperture
- Friday 15 Dec 2017 - (822) NewBlueFX Titler Pro 6: an incredibly fast and easy way to create titles
- Thursday 14 Dec 2017 - (2870) Final Cut Pro X 10.4 now unleashed
- Thursday 14 Dec 2017 - (1012) How we capture images in the future will be like nothing we can imagine