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David Shapton

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. In his day job, David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

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In a statement released today (and reproduced below in full) ARRI has announced that its Amira camera will can be upgraded to record UHD (not 4K) internally, as UHDProRes

Alien: a new game trailer shows some state of the art CGI

Published in Post

 This trailer is a really brilliant piece of CGI, not least because it's genuinely tense and scary

Why I'm excited about the Blackmagic URSA

Published in Technology

 Blackmagic's URSA is a radical departure. It's exciting. Here's why.

Does 4K have a role in News and Journalism?

Published in Distribution

Will 4K be used for news gathering? No. But on the other hand, yes

Using some very clever algorithms, unusable footage is made to look like it was shot with a Steadicam

Version 12 of Lightworks released today as a Public Beta for Windows and Linux. Brings Windows, Linux and Mac versions of Lightworks to parity for the first time

Apple macs might be getting a massive change

Published in Business

Could Apple possibly ditch Intel as its processor chip supplier? What would that mean? And how could it happen?

Reason 8, announced today, is radically different

Published in Audio

The most definitive virtual recording studio, Reason, has an update. And it's a big one

We’re in a really odd place at the moment in the evolution of camcorders. Nothing seems straightforward any more

Don't do this with your GoPro

Published in Production

Most of us just want to take care of our cameras. And one way definitely not to do that is to duct-tape your shooting-device to the wheel of your car...

The biggest test for any camera is how it looks in a top-quality cinema

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has stupendous motion capture and CGI. It wouldn't have been possible without either of these techniques. But does this mean that you can make better films with better technology?

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