Chris Foreman

Chris Foreman

Chris has been working in the broadcast industry for over 30 years, a lot of it as an editor, camera operator, sound recordist and troubleshooter.  He has an unrequited love of technology and a loathing of tomatoes.

Why is correct A/V sync so difficult to achieve?

Published in Post & VFX

With all the modern tech available, you would have thought that something as obvious as lip synch would be almost a none issue. It seems this isn't quite the case however...

We would like to think that what we buy or invest in will be future proof as much as we can, but it's a fools errand.

Who's going to support your old software?

Published in Post & VFX

Love it or hate it, the subscription software model is here to stay. But whichever side of the fence you sit, there are some potential pitfalls when it comes to future software support. And it could affect a lot more than just your editing software.

Is VR the future of Cinema? [opinion]

Published in VR & AR

A sceptic who previously wrote off virtual reality decides to try one of the modern breed of VR headsets to see if the experience has improved.

It seems that every couple of months a new streaming service is announced. Gone are the days when you only had one or two big players. This may soon start to become a problem.

The ease at which we can now watch movies on demand is a great thing for choice. But has it meant that watching a film is no longer the 'event' that it used to be?

High frame rate is quite a divisive subject. Can it ever gain true acceptence, and is it even been used it correctly?

Edelkrone consistently impresses with its ingenuity. Chris Foreman takes a look the company's new HeadOne motion control system.

Review: Edelkrone are well known for its innovative take on camera movement devices. Chris Foreman takes a look at the latest iteration of its SliderONE, the SliderONE v2.

When is widescreen not really widescreen any more?

Published in Production

Think about this for a moment, when is the last time you saw a film on a screen that was wider than 16:9?

Review: Chris Foreman takes a look at the Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 tripod head and CF535 legs, a setup that could be ideal for cameras weighing up to 8kg.

Review: Edelkrone are one of the most innovative camera gear makers out there. Chris Foreman takes a look at the curiously designed Wing, a 'slider' that creates movement up to 4x its physical length.

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