Andy Stout

Andy Stout

Andy has spent over two decades writing about all aspects of the broadcast and film industries for a variety of high-profile industry publications on both sides of the Atlantic. During that time the industry has moved from 4:3 SD to 16:9 SD to HD and now on to 4K HDR. He's getting kind of curious to see where it goes next.

Want to protect your investment? Buy the right camera

Published in Production

Much like in the world of the automobiles, if you want to make sure your lovely new camera has a decent resale value when you move on in a few years time you have to think ahead.

Samsung’s new ISOCELL Bright HM1 chip delivers 108MP pictures and 8K videos at 24fps even under extreme lighting conditions.

Canon gets connected in the cloud

Published in Production is a new service launching in April that enables Canon users to connect, share and store their images seamlessly across cameras and devices.

So, what was Oscar winner Parasite cut on?

Published in Post & VFX has done a commendably deep dive into this year’s Oscars and come up with some genuinely fascinating trends and workflow analyses. The answer? Oh, it will surprise you.

Matrox debuts new Quad 4K decoder

Published in Production

The new Maevex 6152 helps people showcase content from a wide variety of different sources including those using HDCP encryption such as Blu-ray players.

Grass Valley sold to ex Avid man’s company

Published in Business

Broadcast kit giant Grass Valley has been acquired by Black Dragon Capitol, a private equity firm helmed by Louis Hernandez Jr.

Sony launches two new monitors for 4K HDR production

Published in Post & VFX

Sony is unveiling launch a new set of high-grade picture monitors from its TRIMASTER range at this week’s BSC Expo in London.

NAMM 2020: Some audio highlights

Published in Audio

The recent NAMM 2020 show concluded at its regular home in Anaheim. Here are some of the main audio innovations unveiled under the Californian sun.

LG expands 8K TV set line with 8 new sets

Published in Technology & Computing

One of the first major stories ahead of this week’s CES 2020 in Las Vegas is news that LG is expanding its range of 8K sets.

Red Shark Review of the Year - November & December 2019

Published in Production

With the last two months hopefully lodged in recent memory still, we’ll group them together as we conclude our review of 2019. There were still some impressive highlights though.

Red Shark Review of the Year - October 2019

Published in Production

From classic lenses to the latest workflow improvements for editors, these were the stories that hit the mark in October.

Red Shark Review of the Year - September 2019

Published in Production

Our review of the year hits September and these were some of the most popular articles we featured.

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