Panasonic Lumix GH5 4K 50/60p test footage

Published in Production

During a trip to Japan with Panasonic back in November/December last year, Steven Clarey was lucky enough to be able to travel around with a pre-production model of the new Lumix GH5. These are the results.

In Part Two of his article on challenging assumptions about filming, Craig Marshall offers futher insights after two weeks shooting in Japan using his extremely portable home-brew set-up.

Craig Marshall offers his insights after two weeks shooting in Japan using his extremely portable home-brew set-up.

Japan is kickstarting the 4K revolution

Published in Business

According to the Ashai Times, Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is planning to launch a 4k TV channel in the country in 2014, roughly two years ahead of any previous schedule, writes Andy Stout

10 reasons why 2014 will be the Year of 4K

Published in Business

4K has been on the mind of producers, cinematographers, editors and other pros for some time now. But 2014 will be the year it breaks wide for video professionals and consumers alike, and here’s why

8K Passes Major Milestone in Japan

Published in Articles

Japan's NHK, the prime mover behind Super Hi-Vision, has completed its first successful test broadcasts of long distance digital terrestrial signals in the 8K format

Japan moves 4K broadcast date forward…by four years!

Published in Studio & Broadcast

According to reports from Japan, the government has decided to bring forward the date for trial 4K and 8K broadcasts from 2020 to 2016 to coincide with the Rio Olympics. A full 4K satellite broadcast service is now slated to start in 2018, just in time for the next FIFA World Cup.

47 Ronin: Behind the Scenes

Published in Production

Get ready for the Keanu Reeves-led blockbuster 47 Ronin with these two raw behind-the-scenes videos, filled with production clips.

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