Drone Report: Red-hot consumer UAVs for filmmakers

Published in Production

Guest author George Krieger, cinematographer and drone pilot (amongst many other things) takes us on a drone tour circa 2015, revealing the hottest consumer drones that will undoubtedly find their way to productions near you.

RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes profiles Monocle, a new utility from ClipToolz that converts raw color into a black-and-white result that approaches a 'true' monochromatic image.

Sharks in 5K

Published in Technology & Computing

Footage from RED's 6K Dragon sensor is starting to appear but let's not forget that 5K is actually pretty good!

Announcing the winners of the RedShark IBC2016 Awards

Published in Business

In many ways IBC2016 felt like a bit of a watermark: the old ‘traditional’ broadcast industry giving way to something newer and perhaps more inclusive. It was all very positive too, something which is reflected in the choices made for this year’s IBC RedShark Awards.

What do these dragon images mean?

Published in Technology & Computing

Over the weekend we brought you the first images that were from the new RED Dragon sensor. We thought they looked sensational, and said so, but before everyone (including us) gets carried away, it's worth injecting a note of caution into the frenzy that surrounds this new sensor

Panasonic to go all 4K...in 2014

Published in Technology & Computing

The camera maker is taking the long way around the bend, promising 4K revamps of its products by the close of 2014. By then, will anyone care?

RED has announced that it is now shipping two new 8K-capable cameras based on the HELIUM S35 8K sensor and built around the DSMC2 form factor: the $29,500 RED Epic-W and the latest $49,500 8K WEAPON.

Using just a single RED Epic and a simple 75mm master prime… oh, and an old building crammed with actors, dancers, acrobats, complex lighting, technicians, directors, producers and the film crew, this amazingly complex video was captured at 300 fps in a single shot

This is a groundbreaking video!

Published in Production

We're very excited about this video. It is filmed using HDR (High Dynamic Range) and gives the video a very distinctive look that is entirely appropriate for its subject matter: New York. And it may just be a very important moment in the history of film-making

Future Camera Utopia?

Published in Technology & Computing

Modular cameras, new entrants, and a shake up of the old guard; these are interesting times for the world’s camera manufacturers and potentially bountiful ones for the world’s camera consumers.

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