RedShark News - Production Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:18:15 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Event Horizon showcases the power of blocking and framing 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.

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  • Cinematography
  • directing
  • Shot list
  • blocking
  • framing
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    ]]> (Phil Rhodes) Production Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000
    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
      ]]> (Patrick Jong Taylor) Production Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000
      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
        ]]> (Guest Author) Production Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000
        The powerful new Panasonic Varicam LT: Top-end features, mid-range 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
 (David Shapton) Production Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:00:00 +0000
          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
   (RedShark News Staff) Production Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000
            How to shoot good interviews Interview graphic by

            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
     (Roland Denning) Production Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000
              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
       (RedShark News Staff) Production Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000
                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
         (David Shapton) Production Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000
                  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
           (RedShark News Staff) Production Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000
                    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
             (Simon Wyndham) Production Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000