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Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes is a Cinematographer, Technologist, Writer and above all Communicator. Never afraid to speak his mind, and always worth listening to, he's a frequent contributor to RedShark.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 / Titan Black tested with Resolve

Published in Post & VFX

Red Shark Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, puts Nvidia's latest and greatest GPUs through their paces, giving them a strenous colour correcting workout with Resolve and hardly booting up Elite: Dangerous at all.

Our own Phil Rhodes sits down with William Goldenberg, renowned Hollywood editor, and discusses his latest project, The Imitation Game, and whether he prefers shooting blockbusters or indies.

RedShark News Technical Editor, Phil Rhodes, breaks out the Macbeth chart and shines a light (multiple lights, in fact) on the colorimetry of common light sources in use by low-budget productions.

Red Shark Review: Canon XF205

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes takes a detailed look at Canon’s much-heralded XF205 and finds much to like about the camcorder.

Panavision goes big with Primo 70 lenses

Published in Production

RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes shares his thoughts on the new Panavision Primo 70 lenses, which cameras would benefit from the glass, and more importantly, what level of production.

Editing Fury

Published in Post & VFX

Phil Rhodes talks to noted film editor, Dody Dorn, about her latest work on David Ayer’s Fury and the complications of editing at four different sites.

Redshark News Technical Editor Phil Rhodes reveals how shingled recording has led to the production of bigger, faster hard drives.

The early quest for colour

Published in Post & VFX

The proto Bayer: Phil Rhodes looks at the work of Frenchman Louis Dufay, who invented a colour motion picture process dubbed Dufaycolor that might have rivalled Technicolor if war had not intervened.

New crowdfunded file format aims for open source nirvana

Published in Production

None more open. Mox promises to be an open format based on open standards and will include an open source C++ library to ensure that any program will be able to easily support its files now and forever. Can it work?

Phil Rhodes wonders what happens now that the best digital camera costs less than the best film camera ever did.

If you've ever shot material on a Canon DSLR and viewed the results in Quicktime on a Mac, chances are you've noticed that things look perhaps a little more contrasty than you'd intended. Phil Rhodes not only looks at why this happens and the means of avoiding it, but maintains that it is a real and genuine technical issue and it shouldn't be ignored.

The white heat of technology: Phil Rhodes talks about white light and a possible means of obtaining it with the minimum possible use of power.

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