David Shapton

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

NewTek, now part of the Vizrt group, signals its intention not only aggressively develop TriCasters, but to embrace an NDI future with no looking back. Don't worry, though. Two HDMI to NDI converters are included and you can add more. 

With a brand-new model of camera, flown in direct from the factory, you'd probably want to break it in gently. Unless you're Brett Danton. In which case, you push it to within an inch of its life, and get some amazing footage in the process

I heard a radio phone-in this morning. “Would you get in a driverless car?” was the topic. As you can imagine, most people wouldn’t at this stage.

Some prices seem laughably expensive to some, and yet cheap to others. Why is there such a diverse perception of value with professional products?

Citing health reasons, and his age (70) Jannard, founder of RED cameras, is retiring. There will be no Hydrogen II

Canon's new flagship Pro DSLR will have a vastly better autofocus, and, apparently, really good video

A workstation-class laptop with a ray-tracing GPU and a 4K OLED screen sounds pretty tempting. Here's what David Shapton says it's like to live with

Fancy making a glossy-looking science fiction film? Or are you just curious about how they're made? Either way, it's a fascinating story

Imagine a world where the camera is part of post-production. Where footage lands on an NLE as it's being shot. Where distance doesn't matter and where editors share the same virtual time and space as the director and the cinematographer

I've just seen what I can confidently say is the future of TV. It's Samsung's Wall: a TV screen that's made from tiles of micro LEDs.

Every year at IBC we make awards to those companies who we think have made significant advances, or that have introduced groundbreaking new technology into the industry. Sometimes the advancements seem subtle, but what they offer is something much more than the sum of their parts. This is our roundup of this years winners of the IBC 2019 RedShark Awards.

RedShark Editor in Chief, David Shapton, sits down with Yuichi Ishizuka, President and CEO of Canon Europe, Ltd and Managing Executive Officer - Canon Inc.
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