Tuesday 03 Jan 2017
4K: wait until you have a 75" set in your home before you judge it
I’ve spent Christmas in a 4K winter wonderland. Well, that's overstating it a bit, perhaps, but with a Dell 32" 4K monitor on my desk and a 75" Sony 4K HDR set to play with, it's been by far the best chance I've ever had to spend some quality time in front of all those pixels.
Tuesday 14 Feb 2017
DJI Osmo Mobile: good run and gun on a budget?
RedShark Review: The DJI Osmo Mobile is capable of turning your smartphone into a true run-and-gun or B-cam option, which is an impressive feat for a $299 piece of hardware.
Sunday 08 Jan 2017
Panasonic Lumix GH5 4K 50/60p test footage
During a trip to Japan with Panasonic back in November/December last year, Steven Clarey was lucky enough to be able to travel around with a pre-production model of the new Lumix GH5. These are the results.
Sunday 26 Mar 2017
3 ways to help if you have to use a different NLE
RedShark Replay: These days, editors may often find themselves having to work on different NLEs for different projects. Switching can be a difficult process, but Peter Haas has three strategies to ease the pain.
Saturday 18 Feb 2017
SLR Magic's Anamorphot primes: anamorphic on a (relative) budget
RedShark Review: The new Anamorphot lenses from SLR Magic offer that sought-after anamorphic character at reasonable prices.
Wednesday 04 Jan 2017
Where the Panasonic GH5 excels: in detail
The Panasonic GH5 represents a significant upgrade over the previous GH4, which is all the more impressive given that its very popular successor isn’t even three years old yet. Here, in detail, are all the upgrades and improvements.
Tuesday 07 Mar 2017
Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro unboxing
In another early exclusive, we have our hands on one of the first of the new Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pros in the UK. Simon Wyndham is impressed with what he’s found so far.
Monday 06 Feb 2017
PTZ cameras have grown up: now they do broadcast quality and beyond (sponsored)
PTZ cameras have grown up. Today, they’re capable of broadcast quality and are ideal for cost-effective, space-conscious studios and a wide range of other applications. They’re certainly not to be confused with security cameras.
Monday 09 Jan 2017
About that CGI Peter Cushing in Star Wars: Rogue One...
The most recent cinematic foray into the Star Wars universe resurrects Peter Cushing's Tarkin from the original films, but did the computer generated version of the beloved actor span the dreaded Uncanny Valley? By Joe Foster.
Thursday 12 Jan 2017
Avoiding fringing when chroma keying for virtual sets: How to pass the acid test [sponsored]
One of the fundamental elements required in an increasing amount of productions nowadays is the ability to pull a good key off the source material in a live environment and combine it with a virtual environment.
Tuesday 31 Jan 2017
The Asus Tinker Board: should you get one?
With double the RAM, a 4K capable GPU, and a processor nearly twice as fast as the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, the Asus Tinker Board has home brew media appliance geeks battling it out in the comments sections of tech blogs. The potential is certainly impressive.
Monday 30 Jan 2017
AI editing is already here. So, how do we cope with it?
In editing, as elsewhere, AI offers both intriguing possibilities and huge potential pitfalls. Perhaps though the biggest issue that we face is that AI editing is already here, and it is getting better and better all the time.
Thursday 02 Feb 2017
The spectacular Zeiss Cinema Zoom lenses: video review
Mark McCarthy from Sparky Film is back with another exclusive video review for RedShark, this time of the elegant new Zeiss Cinema Zoom lenses.
Tuesday 07 Feb 2017
Blackmagic releases two new Studio Cameras
As well as the new web broadcast gear, Blackmagic Design has expanded its Studio Camera line-up with two new battery-less models that are not only lighter and cheaper but easier to ship around.
Tuesday 24 Jan 2017
Razer Blade GTX 1060 review: why stop at gaming?
At anywhere between $1800 and $2700 the new Razer Blade laptop isn’t cheap, but this is one of those happy times when you very much get what you pay for: it is deeply impressive.
Friday 20 Jan 2017
Metabones announces fifth generation EF To E mount adapters
It’s been five years since Metabones announced the first electronic EF to E mount adapters and the company has marked that anniversary with four new releases.
Wednesday 22 Mar 2017
3 unbeatable resources for Corporate Video Editors [sponsored]
Poor corporate videos. They get a pretty bad rap. They can be uninspiring to shoot and edit, and downright boring to watch. The thing is though, that it doesn’t have to be this way at all. A well made corporate video can be an engaging, creative project to edit and watch.
Wednesday 15 Mar 2017
Sonnet to roll out Thunderbolt 3 external GPU
The eGFX Breakaway Box isn’t meant as a replacement for high-end workflows. It’s a more like a portable solution that boosts graphics performance when you’re away from the desktop. On-set colourists, DITs, editors, audio producers and digital creatives working with VR in the field, who can harness the plug-and-play GPU acceleration offered by the eGFX Breakaway Box, will love it.
Thursday 09 Mar 2017
Google is getting aggressive with its VP9 4K video format
Google recently fired another broadside in its ongoing feud with Apple, refusing now to support YouTube through Safari unless Apple adopts the company’s new VP9 4K video format.
Wednesday 01 Feb 2017
The GoPro Karma Drone is reborn
GoPro has just announced that its Karma drone has returned to the market after initially being recalled in a blizzard of bad publicity in November 2016.
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- Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 - (930) RedShark exclusive video interview with Avid Chairman and CEO, Louis Hernandez Jr