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A Tactical 360° Ball Camera That Can Be Thrown Into Danger. The Explorer
Technical 7th Jul 2015

cameras, Explorer, Tactical 360° Ball Camera

A camera startup called Bounce Imaging has just launched the Explorer, a tactical 360° camera that looks like a black softball with lenses scattered across the surface.
Atomos Shogun 6.4 Update: A Whole New Product’s Worth Of Features For Free
Technical 7th Jul 2015

film equipment, Atomos Shogun

The Atomos Shogun 6.4 brings with it enough powerful new features worthy of an entirely new product release, such as FS7 and FS700 RAW support, pre-roll, custom timelapse and much more and it's free.
Codex helps add RAW capture to the Varicam 35
Technical 6th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Codex, RAW capture, Varicam 35

London-based production tools company Codex Digital has begun shipping V-RAW, its compact 4K RAW recorder for the Panasonic VariCam 35.
The Best Camera Options for Production Company Startups
Technical 3rd Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, cameras

Are you on the cusp of launching your own production company? Looking for a camera to get started? Well, let’s check out your best options.
SA’s new drone regulations explained
Technical 2nd Jul 2015

drone regulations, filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, drones, CAA, Civil Aviation Authority

South Africa’s ministry of transport has introduced regulations, effective from 1 July 2015, which are among the most stringent anywhere on the globe.
Watch: Essential Drone Filmmaking Tips
Technical 1st Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, drones

Here are 10 tips for any filmmakers new to the world of drones.
The Indie Director’s Guide to Color Correction
Technical 29th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Color Correction

Sure, you thought about your edit, visual effects, and music during pre-production… but you overlooked color correction.
Here's How the Incredible VFX in 'Ex Machina' Came Together
Technical 29th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, vfx

"Ex Machina" VFX supervisor Andrew Whitehurst describes the trial-and-error that went into constructing Alicia Vikander's character.
Edit and share cinematic videos on your phone
Technical 26th Jun 2015

editing, vimeo, Cameo

Turn your video clips into gorgeous short films in just a few swipes. All you need is an iPhone and the free Cameo app.
Here's Why the Co-Founder of Slamdance Invented a New Lens System
Technical 25th Jun 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, technical tips, lenses

This could be the lens you need for dream sequences, flashbacks, hallucinations, or just a cool montage.