Cinematography, editing, motion graphics, VFX, 3D animation, film gear - In the second of a three-part series, we profile five blogs that are wonderful resources for moving picture technical professionals.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has stupendous motion capture and CGI. It wouldn't have been possible without either of these techniques. But does this mean that you can make better films with better technology?
Judging from the latest blog posts by the company’s Sebastian Pichelhofer, progress on the AXIOM open source digital cinema camera is coming along nicely, with the developmental Alpha providing invaluable feedback from the field tests and the Beta starting to take shape.
Sony's Alpha 7S, with its outstanding low light performance and full-frame, full-sensor video readout, is now right at the top of the list for those looking for an alternative to the "convientional" video DSLRs.
The EBU has issued a statement saying that, while it notes the growing interest in UHDTV, it believes that by focussing on increased resolution alone the industry is not only missing an important opportunity but that 4K will be of limited success in broadcasting.
This summer we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time around. Today: 4K is careering towards us like an out-of-control steamroller. But hang on a minute! HD hasn't suddenly got worse, and we all thought it was pretty good a couple of years ago...