Popular though the Arri Alexa is, some people have been deterred from recording the Raw output by the requirement for the camera to be tethered to an outboard recorder which sometimes cost as much to rent as the camera itself! RedShark contributor Freya reports

On the eve of the NAB show, ARRI has announced a collaboration with Transvideo for a 5" OLED field monitor that doubles as a camera controller.

RedShark Awards - The First Winners

Published in Business

This year at Amsterdam's IBC - the second biggest trade show for the video, film and broadcast industry after NAB -  we've launched our first RedShark awards. And here are the intitial winners.

Is this finally the end for film?

Published in Technology & Computing

ARRI's Alexa 65mm has made us think that it's a good time to look again at this question

In a sea of 4K announcements, and sailing serenely against the tide of opinion that the days of sub-4K cinema cameras are gone, ARRI has produced glorious-looking showreel for its Alexa camera; a taster for the plethora of projects it's been chosen for

Our resident VFX expert, HaZ, made an on-set discovery that not only eased his workflow, but solidified, in his opinion, the ARRI Alexa as the go-to camera for VFX shoots.

 Here's another chance to read this great article by Phil Rhodes on why cameras need global shutters. Cheaper, cinematic cameras come with a cost - they tend to have Rolling Shutters, which means that rapid movement can be skewed. The ability to buy cameras with global shutters at all price points can't come soon enough, according to Phil Rhodes

Stunning drone footage taken with the ARRI Alexa Mini

Published in Production

Some great aerial footage showing the imaging talents of the new ARRI Alexa Mini.

What's the best shape for a camera? Phil Rhodes has some strong views

NAB 2015: The difference a year makes

Published in Business

Something is different about NAB this year and it's probably a good thing as an industry once wedded to launching new products instead discovers the joy of upgrades, modularity, durability and extending the product life cycle. Buy a new camera today and the chances are it will last a lot longer than one even from just a few years ago.

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