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The momentum behind 4K is now unstoppable
Technical 26th Aug 2016

television, broadcasters, 4K

Anyone who still had any lingering doubts that 4K represents the near future of television is directed to a new report by analysts SNL Kagan and security experts Irdeto that details just how many broadcasters are planning to launch services over the next few years.
Is this the new GoPro Hero5?
Technical 25th Aug 2016

cameras, GoPro, GoPro Hero 5

Recently leaked documents and pictures are fueling the red-hot rumors surrounding GoPro's forthcoming Hero5 action cam.
Download Blackmagic's Camera Setup 4.0 for URSA Mini Today
Technical 23rd Aug 2016

Blackmagic OS, URSA Mini

The new version of Blackmagic's OS updates URSA Mini menus and brings multiple LUT preview options.
Smartphone filmmaking tips
Technical 15th Aug 2016

filmmaking tips, film school, indie tips, Smartphone filmmaking tips

Shooting your next project on a smartphone is fast becoming a serious option for many indie filmmakers. People may scoff at the idea, but last year director Sean Baker shot his indie darling, Tangerine, entirely on an iPhone 5S.
GoPro’s 360-Degree Camera Rig To Launch On August 17th
Technical 15th Aug 2016

cameras, GoPro, GoPro’s 360-Degree Camera Rig

On August 17th, the camera company will release a six-camera rig called Omni that will allow its users to shoot, edit, and upload spherical videos.
Which lenses should you buy?
Technical 11th Aug 2016

cameras, lenses

Trying to figure out what lenses to purchase? It may come down to something as simple and prosaic as a matter of adaptation.
Is a Drone-Balloon Hybrid a Match Made in Heaven?
Technical 4th Aug 2016
Panasonic's new balloon-drone hybrid prototype will give filmmakers more options in the sky.
AMD's incredibly fast new Radeon GPU breaks through the 8K barrier
Technical 2nd Aug 2016
Once upon a time Siggraph was all about new CGI software. This year at least it seems to have been dominated by graphics cards, and AMD Radeon’s Solid State Graphics tech promises the most extreme performance jump yet.