RedShark News - Production http://www.redsharknews.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:18:15 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Event Horizon showcases the power of blocking and framing http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3231-on-blocking-and-framing-event-horizon http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3231-on-blocking-and-framing-event-horizon Event Horizon

We take a look at some images and sequences from the sci-fi cult flick, Event Horizon, and find instructive points which may help your own productions.

  • Event Horizon
  • Cinematography
  • directing
  • Shot list
  • blocking
  • framing
  • Advice
  • Tips
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    noreply@redsharknews.com (Phil Rhodes) Production Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000
    Odyssey 7Q+ to support Varicam LT V-RAW http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3237-odyssey-7q-to-support-varicam-lt-v-raw http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3237-odyssey-7q-to-support-varicam-lt-v-raw Varicam LT and Convergent Design

    Panasonic dropped a bombshell with news of the Varicam LT and Convergent Design quickly follows up, announcing support.

    • panasonic
    • Odyssey
    • v Raw
    • V Log
    • Varicam LT
    • Recorder/Monitor
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      noreply@redsharknews.com (Patrick Jong Taylor) Production Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000
      RedShark Review: DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3105-redshark-review-dji-phantom-3-advanced-drone http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3105-redshark-review-dji-phantom-3-advanced-drone DJI Phantom 3 Advanced

      George Krieger reviews the DJI Phantom 3 Advanced, the middle of the Phantom line, and assesses how it stacks up with its little and big cousins, the Standard and Professional models.

      • Review
      • DJI
      • DJI Phantom 3
      • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced
      • Drone
      • UAV
      • aerial photography
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        noreply@redsharknews.com (Guest Author) Production Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000
        The powerful new Panasonic Varicam LT: Top-end features, mid-range price http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3236-announced-today-the-varicam-lt-is-panasonic-s-more-affordable-cinema-camera-top-end-features-for-a-much-lower-price http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3236-announced-today-the-varicam-lt-is-panasonic-s-more-affordable-cinema-camera-top-end-features-for-a-much-lower-price Panasonic Varicam LT

        Half the weight, half the price, two-thirds of the size but with most of the same functionality of its big brother, Panasonic's new Varicam LT is a very good and a very important new Cinema Production camera. Here's how and why.

        • varicam
        • Varicam LT
        • panasonic
        • Panasonic VariCam
        • AVC Ulta
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          noreply@redsharknews.com (David Shapton) Production Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:00:00 +0000
          101 uses for a GoPro camera http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3235-101-uses-for-a-gopro-camera http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3235-101-uses-for-a-gopro-camera Serried ranks of Grammys awaiting collection

          Once the initial 101 are out of the way, bet you never thought that number 102 would be serving in the base of a Grammy award to be given out next Monday.

          • GoPro
          • Grammys
          • OB
          • Live production
          • Stealth
          • Unobtrusive
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            noreply@redsharknews.com (RedShark News Staff) Production Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000
            How to shoot good interviews http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3211-how-to-shoot-good-interviews http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3211-how-to-shoot-good-interviews Interview graphic by www.shutterstock.com

            In the first part of a two part series on shooting interviews, Roland Denning tackles preparation, keeping your interviewees at ease, and how to avoid some common pitfalls.

            • Documentary
            • Interview
            • directing
            • Cinematography
            • Advice
            • Tips
            • Opinion
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              noreply@redsharknews.com (Roland Denning) Production Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000
              Some more URSA Mini 4.6K content to whet your appetite http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3229-some-more-ursa-mini-4-6k-content-to-whet-your-appetite http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3229-some-more-ursa-mini-4-6k-content-to-whet-your-appetite URSA Mini 4.6K footage - looking good...

              The camera might not be with us yet, but French-based DoP Pascal Délé’s ‘Empara Directors Cut’ shows just what the forthcoming unit’s sensor is capable of.

              • Ursa Mini 46K
              • Blackmagic Designs
              • Blackmagic Camera
              • Footage
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                noreply@redsharknews.com (RedShark News Staff) Production Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000
                AJA's surprise new camera is a change of direction http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3228-aja-s-surprise-new-camera-is-a-change-of-direction http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3228-aja-s-surprise-new-camera-is-a-change-of-direction The RovoCam: AJA outside, Sony inside

                After the CION, it was always going to be difficult to know what AJA would do next on the camera front. A 4K box camera is a bit of a surprise to everyone though.

                • AJA
                • AJA Cion
                • AJA RovoCam
                • Sony
                • Sony FCBER8300
                • Security
                • Unobtrusive
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                  noreply@redsharknews.com (David Shapton) Production Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000
                  Stunning views of whales by drone http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3227-stunning-views-of-whales-by-drone http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3227-stunning-views-of-whales-by-drone A humpback whale off the coast of Australia

                  18 year-old Tim Eddy’s drone footage shot over a month off the coast of Australia’s Byron Bay and Lennox Head starts fairly normally, but then heads out to sea during whale season.

                  • drones
                  • UAVs
                  • drone footage
                  • Wildlife
                  • australia
                  • DJI Phantom 3
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                    noreply@redsharknews.com (RedShark News Staff) Production Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000
                    Blackmagic releases new 1.2 Video Assist firmware http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3225-blackmagic-releases-new-1-2-video-assist-firmware http://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/3225-blackmagic-releases-new-1-2-video-assist-firmware Blackmagic Video Assist 1.2

                    Blackmagic announced a firmware update that brings Avid DnxHD to the package, along with some useful workflow tweaks.

                    • Blackmagic
                    • Video Assist
                    • Firmware update
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                      noreply@redsharknews.com (Simon Wyndham) Production Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000