RedShark News


With REDs Dragon sensor grabbing most of the headlines, there was some very interesting tech launched by RED at NAB that you might have missed. Heres a roundup

New "Mini-Mag" media format for RED cameras

Published in Production

You may think that the world doesn't need another expensive storage format when generic storage is getting cheaper and faster all the time - but this new RED format guarantees performance in situations where your footage is almost inevitably going to be worth many times more than your memory

Red announces the Red Switchblade

Published in Technology

 Red's latest addition is an add-on camera control panel that provides all the basic controls for a camera assistant while also looking the part too. 

 

Mega camera comparison: Nikon D5200, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Nikon D600, Canon 5D mk III, Canon C500, Sony F55, Red Epic, ARRI Alexa

Seeing Red

Published in Business

There's always a moment when the harsh nature of reality is crystallised; when however hard you try, you can't pretend any more that things are OK.  For most people, this type of thing happens when they get their first credit card bill after Christmas. For Red, one imagines, their corporate hearts stopped for a moment last Tuesday, 30th October, when Sony revealed the scale of their new camera ecosystem.

Epic killed by laser!

Published in Technology

Don't take your expensive camera to a laser show!

RED EPIC Monochrome: First impressions

Published in Production

We've been given a RED EPIC M Monochrome to use for a couple of weeks, lent to us by RED’s European headquarters in Pinewood Studios, West London. Why does this very high resolution black and white video camera even exist?

Spectacular RED Epic New Zealand Mountain Footage

Published in Production

It doesn't get much better than this. Mountains, helicopters, unspoiled nature and a RED Epic 5K camera

Red Dragon Sensor: "More resolution than 65mm film..."

Published in Production

RedShark contributor Phil Rhodes pointed out something to me the other day that sounds obvious when you hear it: that camera makers never used to make film, and yet - if you can remember that far back - it is the film that determines the quality and feel of the photograph (and the lens, of course), not the camera

Which is more important - the DOP or the Camera?

Published in Production

Why would someone specify a camera before they chose the cinematographer? David Read despairs...

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