Studio & Broadcast

Higher resolutions mean much higher storage requirements, don't they? Or do they? Phil Rhodes examines why higher resolutions can make for much more efficient compression.
Read more...
HDR is here, but not everything is rosey. Technology still has a way to go before giving us truly reliable, and versatile HDR in a consumer setting. But with challenges come solutions, and it could mean that before long everyone's TV could be reference quality.
Read more...
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?
Read more...
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.
Read more...
GoT’s epic Season 8 Episode 3, The Long Night, was a murky disappointment for many viewers who simply couldn’t see what was going on [spoiler free].
Read more...
If ever there was a benefit to higher resolution, it's that older films can be given a new lease of life. Phil Rhodes examines why new 4K Blu-rays provide a much better experience than when the film was first released into cinemas.
Read more...
It's the place for movie premieres, and it is known the world over. Odeon's Leicester Square cinema has seen it's fair share of stars, but now it is receiving a massive overhaul. Phil Rhodes takes a look at what is being done, and examines the capabilities of the new laser projection system.
Read more...
We know that the camera is only a small part of the filmmaking equation, so with distribution channels more open than ever before, why is it still difficult to make and distribute indie projects?
Read more...
First-time filmmakers are elated when their film finally gets picked up for distribution. But the hardest work may be next. Preparing your film and companion materials can be a very detailed and complex endeavour if you didn’t plan for it properly from the outset. While each distributor and/or network has slightly different specs, the general requirements are the same. Here…
Read more...
The filters you put in front of a camera, or which you use in your NLE are important enough. But none of them is as powerful as what you can do with your own mind. And you might not even realise you're doing it
Read more...
Smart TVs would appear to have a lot to answer for. For anyone who has had to go into the settings of their friends television set to turn off the dreaded 'motion interpolation', Chris Foreman asks the question, do viewers really care about picture quality any more?
Read more...
Page 1 of 9

Twitter Feed