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.

First footage from the new Sony CineAlta VENICE

Published in Production

'The Departure' shot by Emmy-nominated Ed Wild B.S.C, gives us the first intriguing glimpse of the picture capabilities of the new Sony VENICE.

RØDE goes wireless for vocal performance

Published in Audio

RedShark at IBC 2017: Australian mic specialist RØDE’s latest release is the RØDELink Performer Kit, a mic which expands its wireless digital audio line-up to include the presentation market.

Sony brings 273-point AF to camcorder level

Published in Production

4K HDR is becoming such a standard that it has almost been added as an afterthought to the announcement of Sony's three latest new camcorders with the main headline being the inclusion of the company's ground-breaking Fast Hybrid AF system.

HP’s new HP Z8 G4 workstation promises the ability to edit 8K in realtime and heads a trio of new desktop machines with some serious grunt.

An announcement from RED that it has made a strategic partnership with new start-up Leia Inc gives us a glimpse into the holographic display technology that will power its Hydrogen smartphone.

It’s tempting to think that there’s not much new that can be brought to the worlds of established camera kit like tripods. Tempting but wrong, as the new Sachtler/Vinten Flowtech 75 ably illustrates.

Much has been written about the Nikon D850’s ability to create 8K timelapse movies using its combination of 45.7MP sensor and built-in interval timer. Now we can all see for ourselves.

Two new drones and a new photo mode from DJI

Published in Production

Somehow it wouldn’t be a tradeshow without DJI managing to introduce another drone or two into its already crowded skies.

Sandisk raises the bar on the amount of gigabytes you can cram on to a microSD card by a considerable margin, beating its own 256GB record from last year by an astounding 144GB.

8K is coming into the living room this year

Published in Technology & Computing

Sharp launched what it reckons is the world’s first 8K TV destined for the domestic market in four cities worldwide last week with what looks to be a sub $10,000 price tag attached.

Your new, $149 film scanner from Nikon

Published in Production

Nikon’s new ES-2 Film Digitizing Adaptor is a great way to turn your 35mm negatives into jpegs large enough to print at A1 size. All you need to add is a Nikon D850 and its 45.7MP sensor.

While ostensibly marketed as a gaming computer, Acer does also mention that its new 18-core processor and 4-way graphics desktop behemoth, the Predator Orion 9000, also works as an 'extreme platform' for content creation too.

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