Thursday 22 Feb 2018
Higher bitrates don't always mean a better picture: here's why
Broadcast standards are defined to ensure a minimal picture quality through the broadcast chain. But do the minimum bitrate requirements actually stack up in the realworld? Read on to find out.
Saturday 17 Feb 2018
Could this be the most influential film camera ever designed?
Roland Denning continues his series on some of the most influential cameras ever made. This time around he take a look back at the Mitchell BNC, a camera that influenced filmmaking right up to the present day.
Tuesday 16 Jan 2018
Remember the Apertus AXIOM? Here's the latest update
It's been over two years now since the Apertus AXIOM crowdfunding campaign, so where is the long-awaited camera in its journey into its backers' eager hands?
Friday 23 Feb 2018
The new Zeiss Loxia 2.4/25mm first impressions
A solidly made manual focus lens with a great image
Thursday 08 Mar 2018
Five Dos and Don'ts of using stock footage [sponsored]
What's the most effective way to utilise stock footage into your workflow? Here are five Dos and Don'ts to be mindful of.
Saturday 13 Jan 2018
10 ways for filmmakers to fill their Januarys
Unless you’re working on a production that needs lots of winter, the start of any new year is traditionally a quiet time for anyone involved in video production. Neil Oseman suggests 10 ways to fill your time.
Tuesday 30 Jan 2018
Why capturing stills from video can give you the best of both worlds
The convergence of stills with video and vice versa has been a topic of hot contention for some time now. But are there times when taking stills from a video shoot is actually a viable and useful way to obtain photographs? Former sceptic Simon Wyndham now thinks so.
Thursday 15 Feb 2018
Schneider Cinema Lenses - Review [video]
Phil Rhodes explains why filmmakers graduate towards "proper" cinema lenses in his review of the new Schneider Cinema Primes.
Thursday 22 Feb 2018
Sony's PL CineAlta primes have great optical performance [video]
Mark McCarthy from Sparky Film reviews the Sony PL Prime CineAlta lenses.
Thursday 08 Mar 2018
Watch our unboxing of the new Fujinon Cinema Zooms [video]
Watch our unboxing of these new lightweight cinema zoom lenses from Fujinon.
Monday 22 Jan 2018
A tech wishlist for the rest of 2018
Leaving jetpacks and holidays on the Moon aside, now that CES 2018 is over what technology are we still waiting to come down the pipe to make the whole business of producing video easier?
Tuesday 20 Feb 2018
Top tips for good framing and staging
Nobody was ever remembered for being safe! Spruce up your framing and staging with these tips from Phil Rhodes.
Saturday 27 Jan 2018
5 tips for working with practical lights
In todays filmmaking practical lights can be one of the most useful tools you have in creating the look of your scene. Neil Oseman gives us his 'practical' tips on how to get the very best from such light sources.
Wednesday 14 Feb 2018
BoxCaster - a streaming system with simplicity at its core
Review: Don't let the straightfoward appearance fool you. Phil Rhodes finds beauty in the simplicity of the BoxCaster internet broadcast device from BoxCast.
Wednesday 28 Feb 2018
Latest AR apps from the BBC & NYT show us the future of news interaction
Both the New York Times and the BBC have recently launched AR apps to supplement news coverage. Unlike some early false starts in AR for news, these latest apps show that we’re beginning to understand what really works in AR.
Monday 26 Feb 2018
New Galaxy S9 produces incredible 960fps slomo
Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9+ impress with their incredible slow motion camera capabilities and 12MP sensor.
Tuesday 13 Feb 2018
CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus: Drastically increase your Mac's connectivity
Review: Running out of ports to hook your stuff up to? CalDigit has the answer with the Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus.
Saturday 24 Feb 2018
The Canon EOS 1D C could still be the best 4K DSLR available
Now that most DSLR's and mirrorless cameras have the capability to shoot in 4K resolution, it's time to take a look back at where it all started.
Saturday 23 Dec 2017
What sort of cinematographer do you think you are?
As Christmas is now upon us, let's all sit back and take part in RedShark's Christmas cinematography quiz! Just what sort of cinematographer are you?
Monday 12 Feb 2018
Monitoring HDR during editing is a minefield
HDR is certainly catching on quickly, but there remains some challenges to the workflow to be ironed out. Ned Soltz gives us his feedback on his experiences with the latest NLE releases.
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- Sunday 11 Mar 2018 - (31178) How To Edit. Part 1: Preparation
- Wednesday 14 Mar 2018 - (28192) Opinion: Will all cameras eventually have to have Global Shutters?
- Wednesday 21 Mar 2018 - (22908) Why put a camera on your shoulder?
- Wednesday 21 Mar 2018 - (7104) AI can make photos fake in a way that Photoshop never could. And it may take all of us by surprise.
- Friday 23 Mar 2018 - (268) Why multicam is possibly the best way to shoot drama
- Friday 23 Mar 2018 - (718) Freedom of movement will create the ultimate VR experiences
- Friday 23 Mar 2018 - (1320) This could be the best way to get top software without destroying your bank account!
- Thursday 22 Mar 2018 - (1163) How to create wonderful natural looking light for a corporate shoot [Video]
- Thursday 22 Mar 2018 - (2770) A total revolution in processor design is just around the corner