Tuesday 04 Apr 2017
Here’s Your Chance to Win a Panasonic Lumix GH5 Camera and More [sponsored]
Enter now and you could win $5,000 worth of filmmaking goodies!
Wednesday 24 May 2017
Why Sony's FS700 is still a great camera five years on
Gear we like. It might be five years old now, which seems like a lifetime in the modern camera industry, but Sony's FS700 is still a mighty fine camera and that's even before you start talking about its high framerate capability.
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Is a new, cheaper, Canon cinema camera coming?
There are rumours from retailers about a Canon C200
Sunday 07 May 2017
Vinyl isn't better than digital. But that doesn't stop people trying - and failing - to prove that it is.
An experiment to prove that vinyl is better makes the same old mistakes
Wednesday 21 Jun 2017
The home-brew return of anamorphic
Optically stretching images to make a wider aspect ratio is back in a big way thanks to the internet. Adam Hamer investigates.
Wednesday 19 Apr 2017
GH5 gets first firmware update and 10-bit 4:2:2 1080 video
The first of the two firmware updates promised by Panasonic for its new GH5 this year will be released on April 24, with v1.1 firmware adding 4:2:2 10-bit Full HD video capture to the existing 4K video mode.
Friday 12 May 2017
Why don't we just record everything uncompressed?
Not all codecs are created equal...
Tuesday 30 May 2017
Is Apple really going to replace macOS with iOS?
Basically, no. We’re always hearing gossip about the possibility that Apple’s going to replace macOS (until recently called OS X) with iOS, the operating system that powers Apple’s iPads, iPods and iPhones. But they won't and here's why.
Monday 22 May 2017
Shooting with optical effects: creating Blade Runner looks in-camera
With the new film, Blade Runner 2046 on the way later this year, Ridley Scott’s original Blade Runner is a rich source of inspiration for many young filmmakers. Recently we highlighted the one-man CGI approach, but here Luka Hrgović and Dino Julius show how they took the optical, in-camera approach with their short, Slice of Life.
Thursday 11 May 2017
Love the look of film? Transform your video with film grain overlays [Sponsored]
Here's how to get a classic film look with the minimum of effort
Tuesday 09 May 2017
We think this is the best colourisation (ie making colour from black and white) that we've seen.
Colourisation (Colorization) has varying results. This effort (video below) is nothing short of amazing!
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Canon takes aim at the FS7 II with new EOS C200
Canon’s latest entrant in the Cinema EOS range, the £7699/€9229 4K compact EOS C200, has both the spec and the price point to be a serious competitor in the mid-range market when it ships in July.
Tuesday 04 Apr 2017
EditShare gives Lightworks a new look with V14
Lightworks v 14.0 boasts a new UI, integrated premium audio and video content, and also looks to be aggressively pursuing the new breed of online content creators.
Thursday 27 Apr 2017
Bluetooth: the Ursa Mini Pro’s really useful hidden feature
When the Ursa Mini Pro was launched recently, no-one knew that Bluetooth capability was hidden inside every camera. Now Blackmagic has turned it on and it's a bit of a work of genius.
Friday 05 May 2017
How do you get that Blade Runner look on a budget of zero?
AWAKE is an impressive enough minute-long slice of dystopian sci-fi, made all the more jaw-dropping when you realise it was done by one man, Phil Grishayev, on no money. Here, he explains how he did it.
Friday 02 Jun 2017
Canon EOS C200 and Cinema RAW Light: examining the details
One of the main talking points of the new Canon EOS C200, apart from its price, has been the new Cinema RAW Light format. New Canon documents have shed some light on its details.
Monday 27 Mar 2017
VariCam: Exquisitely sensitive and colourful [sponsored]
With a dual native ISO, 14+ stops of dynamic range and enhanced colour rendition, the new generation of Varicams have remarkable and unique talents.
Friday 26 May 2017
Thunderbolt 3 and the problems with peripherals
Intel is going to open up access to the Intellectual Property behind Thunderbolt 3 so that the IT industry will be able to manufacture Thunderbolt 3 hardware. And that’s a good thing…sort of…
Thursday 11 May 2017
This could be an incredibly important moment in the history of video cameras
Hold on to your hats! It's starting to look like Artificial Intelligence is going to affect video production in a very big way.
Friday 31 Mar 2017
Revolutionary 8K lightfield camera totally automates production
A new camera from start-up Loof Enterprises promises to do away with camera people, post production people, and pretty much everyone else in the production workflow. All it needs are viewers.
- Saturday 17 Jun 2017 - (11939) Working with resolutions above 4K: We interview renowned cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC
- Saturday 10 Jun 2017 - (9697) White lens or black lens? There’s a reason
- Saturday 17 Jun 2017 - (8623) Just in case you doubted that 8K video is the new still photography...
- Friday 16 Jun 2017 - (7836) 5 Tips from top Colorist Warren Eagles
- Monday 12 Jun 2017 - (6789) HP’s Omen Accelerator will boost your laptop’s graphics
- Friday 23 Jun 2017 - (377) AJA is now shipping its Ki Pro Ultra Plus
- Friday 23 Jun 2017 - (764) Audio makes video better [sponsored]
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (1073) Sound Forge Pro Mac 3: new plugins and fabulous support for filmmakers
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (2282) What is the best action camera to have in your kitbag?
- Thursday 22 Jun 2017 - (1039) Adobe swoops for SkyBox to ramp up 360 toolset