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RED’s 6K Weapon ships and adds internal ProRes
Technical 4th Aug 2015

cameras, RED 6K, ProRes

The first RED Weapon cameras are coming off the production line as v6.1.6 firmware adds ProRes recording options, Rec.709 and Rec2020 colour spaces, and 3D LUT and multi-look support.
Make Full HD colour films by starlight with Canon’s new ISO 4 million camera
Technical 3rd Aug 2015

GoPro, cameras

With a mind-blowing ISO of over 4 million (+75dB), Canon’s new ME20F-SH provides Full HD colour footage in lighting conditions where you’d previously be reaching for the infra-red.
Filmmaking Apps for Android
Technical 30th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Android, Filmmaking Apps

Here’s a list of useful Android apps for filmmakers.
Can the TomTom Bandit provide a challenge to GoPro dominance?
Technical 29th Jul 2015

GoPro, cameras, TomTom Bandit

Most GoPro competitors cannot match the undoubted POV leader’s picture quality due to insisting on keeping to very low bitrates, but the list of innovative and user friendly features on its rivals just gets better and better.
The shape of things to come? Jaunt VR's high-end virtual reality camera
Technical 29th Jul 2015

Virtual Reality Camera, cameras, VR, Jaunt

Jaunt VR is making a name for itself as a leader in virtual reality cinema gear and workflows. Now, it's set to debut a new camera aimed squarely at high-end VR production.
How To Shoot Teleportation on a small budget
Technical 24th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Teleportation

Can a small budget Indi short filmmaker use this stuff in his movies? Answer is yes. Lets understand how to shoot teleportation?
Why everyone should be shooting 4K - even for HD delivery
Technical 23rd Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, HD, 4K

Another chance to read why you should seriously consider 4K acquisition if you're ending in high def.
Is this the ideal drone camera?
Technical 22nd Jul 2015

camera drone, Vision Z camera

4K UHD & DCI, MFT, ISO 102,400, 7 ounces...A Chinese company has just announced a very small 4K camera with some interesting specs and is marketing it to drone flyers.
Most of us use them, but how does an NLE actually work?
Technical 21st Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, NLE, Non Linear Editing

NLEs (Non Linear Editors - computer editing systems) have transformed the creative process since they were first introduced a quarter of a century ago. But how do they actually work?