Tuesday 08 Aug 2017
Game of Thrones just set the TV VFX bar even higher [video]
Yes, yes, we know you've heard this before, but Game of Thrones has set the bar for TV VFX up yet another notch with the climactic sequence of the end of S07E04, 'The Spoils of War'. Some pretty major spoilers after the break: you have been warned
Wednesday 13 Sep 2017
Adobe updates Creative Cloud products with VR integration
Adobe continues to enhance its ever improving Creative Cloud software with new VR integrations and interface streamlining.
Friday 04 Aug 2017
CalDigit TS3 Thunderbolt Station 3: The new edgelord?
RedShark Review: The CalDigit TS3 Thunderbolt Station has an edge. Not only does it provide 85W charging power on one of its ports to Apple's Thunderbolt 3 MacBook, but it's also tiny compared to others. And it can be positioned upright on its edge, saving space on your desk.
Friday 06 Oct 2017
The return of vintage lenses and uncoated optics
The cinematic experience is built upon emotion. And while the desire for technical perfection from ultra sharp modern primes is admiral, sometimes you can't beat the look and feel of vintage glass. Adam Hamer looks at the resurgence of classic lenses.
Wednesday 06 Sep 2017
Venice: What does it mean?
Sony's new Venice CineAlta camera is a powerful statement that quality - as defined by cinematographers around the world - is paramount
Monday 18 Sep 2017
The latest from Blackmagic Design at IBC 2017 [video]
RedShark at IBC 2017: One of the latest acquisitions by Blackmagic Design is the Ultimatte keying system, and it has now had a major overhaul to enable it to cater for the latest generation of technologies.
Friday 06 Oct 2017
How to finish and deliver video
Ever wondered how videos are finished in bigger facilities? Here's how it works from the point of view of the Online Editor
Tuesday 15 Aug 2017
Choosing the best camera for the job: part two
In part one, Jody Eldred took a look at the fundamentals of choosing the correct camera for any given job. This time around he addresses the concerns and benefits of shooting in 4K, even if your delivery might be in HD.
Wednesday 20 Sep 2017
Cinemartin's Eclipse monitor: slim, light, and bright
RedShark Review: Cinemartin's new 1000 nit monitor has the sort of price and performance ratio that means it will be talked about long after memories of August's actual eclipse fade.
Friday 28 Jul 2017
NASA mounts Sony a7S II on outside of ISS
Sony has released a variety of 4K footage captured by the 7S II full-frame mirrorless camera that has become the first off-the-shelf camera mounted on the outside of the International Space Station to capture 4K.
Monday 21 Aug 2017
Is the Nikon D850 waiting in the wings with 8K timelapse?
Rumours abound. A successor to the Nikon D810 has been anticipated for some time now. Rumours have been flying as to what the specifications might be. However in recent days information about its specifications have begun to leak out, including 8K time-lapse video capability and versatile slow motion abilities. No official announcement has been made, so it's a good idea to treat this as the purest form of speculation. However this is what we think we know so far!
Wednesday 02 Aug 2017
HDR10+ and why the world might actually need another HDR standard
Back in April, Samsung and Amazon announced another HDR standard for everyone to get confused by, HDR10+ an open source update to the existing HDR10 standard to make it even more powerful and competitive with Dolby Vision. This is why it matters.
Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
Learn how to grade on Resolve from a master of the art
RedShark Review: Freelance colorist Warren Eagles produced a series of ground-breaking online colour grading courses on Resolve a decade ago. Now he's back, with three more courses built upon Resolve 14.
Wednesday 09 Aug 2017
Building the 10-bit desktop display
When we recently discussed building workstations, there was much talk about the practicality of achieving a ten-bit display of desktop video.
Friday 25 Aug 2017
How do we preserve the films of today, for tomorrow?
In for the long haul? The idea of archiving and keeping our digital data preserved for decades to come is a problem that most of us will be familiar with. Yet with no long term digital solution forthcoming, film studios are falling back to film technology, even for digitally produced movies.
Sunday 17 Sep 2017
Sony brings 273-point AF to camcorder level
4K HDR is becoming such a standard that it has almost been added as an afterthought to the announcement of Sony's three latest new camcorders with the main headline being the inclusion of the company's ground-breaking Fast Hybrid AF system.
Tuesday 05 Sep 2017
Two new drones and a new photo mode from DJI
Somehow it wouldn’t be a tradeshow without DJI managing to introduce another drone or two into its already crowded skies.
Wednesday 27 Sep 2017
SUPER 16 — Almost gone but not quite forgotten
Does the S16mm film format still have a value in todays production world? Roland Denning takes a look back at the history of the Super 16mm format, and asks whether it is still a viable medium.
Friday 11 Aug 2017
'Awaken': stunning timelapse from a technical tour de force
Tom Lowe's forthcoming Awaken looks set to be one of those mesmerising films that supplies eye candy to the world for years to come.
Friday 18 Aug 2017
Getting your cables in a twist. There's a lot more to them than you might think
For all the industry’s increasing technological sophistication, it still very much relies on bits of shielded wiring to join it all together. Choosing the right cable for the job might not be quite as simple as it first seems.
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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 - (4735) The remarkable robots that are transforming filmmaking
- Friday 20 Oct 2017 - (75) Is this the solution to the ultimate sound experience in VR?
- Friday 20 Oct 2017 - (1081) 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 - (2866) Hidden chip in Pixel 2 is a huge leap forward in video technology
- Thursday 19 Oct 2017 - (1486) Optical filters will be important for years to come