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.
Technically it was Røde owner Freedman Electronics celebrating its big five oh, but in launching five new mics, including the first ambisonic unit badged under new acquisition Soundfield, it managed to spread the celebratory mood a bit further than usual.
As we're required to say on the internet these days, there's one simple trick behind making a film look upscale and expensive. You fly the cast and crew to an exotic location, build an enormous set, hire and costume a large number of extras and top it all off with an enormous explosion. The rest of us who haven't got that budget: read on.
Phil Rhodes does some number crunching and comes up with some ballpark figures for a minimum budget for a movie that a) hires qualified people to b) produce something that c) an audience might actually want to watch. It's not cheap.
- Saturday 9 Sep 2017 - (47593) The truth about colour. This is stuff every film-maker should know about.
- Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 - (8504) Canon announces two new fixed lens 4K camcorders with high frame rate capabilities
- Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 - (7750) HP boasts new workstation is ‘the most powerful on the planet’
- Friday 15 Sep 2017 - (7017) Sony's new 120fps 8K broadcast camera offers a step change for live broadcasting
- Sunday 17 Sep 2017 - (5288) Panasonic updates us on the amazing AU-EVA1 camcorder plus new footage [Video]
- Thursday 21 Sep 2017 - (344) Ignite Express: a very capable set of free plugins
- Thursday 21 Sep 2017 - (764) When a lens is more than just a lens: Introducing ZEISS eXtended Data [Sponsored]
- Thursday 21 Sep 2017 - (700) How the DSLR revolution changed the way we look at cameras — part 2
- Wednesday 20 Sep 2017 - (554) The Core SWX Bolt 250 - smaller and lighter, it's the ideal on camera light
- Wednesday 20 Sep 2017 - (1568) Ladies and gentlemen, we are photo-real objects floating in space