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.
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!
Monday 15 May 2017
Could you use the new Wacom Intuos Pro for video editing?
RedShark Review: Wacom tablets have been synonymous with graphic design for decades and with its new Intuous Pro setting a whole new benchmark, can you adapt it to become a (comparatively) cheap NLE control surface?
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.
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.
Friday 12 May 2017
This is the best showreel made by an individual that we've ever seen
If you're thinking of making a showreel, this is the standard to aim for...
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
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
Atomos has a really big announcement: The Sumo is a 19" HDR recording monitor
A leap for Atomos into large-scale HDR monitoring
Wednesday 08 Mar 2017
HDR: de-confusing the standards
For a new technology that looks set to be deployed without any damaging format wars, there is still plenty of confusion regarding HDR standards and what you should be looking for when thinking of purchasing a new TV set. Here’s the information you need.
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.
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Is a new, cheaper, Canon cinema camera coming?
There are rumours from retailers about a Canon C200
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.
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 12 May 2017
Why don't we just record everything uncompressed?
Not all codecs are created equal...
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 22 Mar 2017
Canon may bring C-Log to the 5D Mk IV by NAB
With NAB right around the corner, Canon may be looking to make a splash with one of the juiciest rumours of the Spring. For nearly a month now, the talk around the interwebs, at least for the photo-obsessed, is that the 5D Mk IV may be getting C-Log. And it shows no sign of fading away.
Tuesday 07 Mar 2017
Apple CEO seeks to give reassurance to Pros
The company’s attitude and relationship with the professional market has fallen under scrutiny even more than usual with last year’s release of the new MacBook Pro line: a release that left many feeling rather underwhelmed. Tim Cook, however, has reassurance.
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 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.
Monday 13 Mar 2017
The fastest gaming graphics card money can buy
Nvidia’s new $700 GTX 1080 Ti, unveiled at GDC last week, is billed as the Ultimate GeForce GPU and promises performance 35% faster than the GTX 1080. And that is impressively speedy!
- Saturday 20 May 2017 - (12954) The Great Monitoring Dilemma: how to preserve picture quality for the DIY filmmaker
- Wednesday 17 May 2017 - (10389) Intel preps to launch Core i9, its first new processor line in years
- Monday 22 May 2017 - (7829) It really is time to stop talking about UHD
- Thursday 18 May 2017 - (6387) AMD Ryzen Threadripper: 16-core monster coming this summer
- Monday 15 May 2017 - (5869) Could you use the new Wacom Intuos Pro for video editing?
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (438) Animatronic dinosaurs and 24K giant screens - welcome to the future of cinema
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (1076) Why Sony's FS700 is still a great camera five years on
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (793) This problem with Virtual Reality displays needs to be fixed
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (987) Magix Software upgrades SpectraLayers Pro
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (2829) Why compression is a disaster we should stop using