Just wanted to get the word out on an interesting event happening on December 14, 2013 in which Canon (not Amazon) is presenting an exciting "Aerial Cinematography" event. Aerial Cinematography - in particular drone cinematography - has become one of the fastest growing trends in the filmmaking community.
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Cord cutters and binge viewers are celebrating the news that Netflix's original series, House of Cards (produced by Media Rights Capital), returns to the air (computer, streaming TV box, mobile device, etc.) on February 14, 2014. The political drama made broadcast history with nine Primetime Emmy... more »
In recent years, RØDE's VideoMic series of microphones have been synonymous with video-enabled DSLRs. Because of the DSLR's poor internal audio system, Australian-based audio solutions company RØDE released the VideoMic Pro, a high-quality yet inexpensive microphone that could plug into the... more »
For the past 60 years, Panavision has been manufacturing high-precision camera systems and lenses. In regards to optics, it can be argued that Panavision's Primo prime lenses have been the "gold standard" for the high-end cinematography world. The lenses contain a nice contrast range, full resolution,... more »
If you haven't heard, Panasonic just announced an exciting new 4K tablet. Although the tablet can be used for different applications (architecture, design, healthcare, etc.), with UHD 3840 x 2560 resolution, this could be a game-changing product for filmmakers and photographers who would like to... more »
With the release of Cinema EOS, Canon has been making major inroads with the professional Hollywood filmmaking community. But with their new 4K-enabled 1D C and C500, camcorders, how are you going to view your new and beautiful high-resolution images?
Well, read on...
MELVILLE, N.Y., November... more »
When Blackmagic Design released the Blackmagic Cinema Camera in 2012, it took the industry by complete surprise. Many experts wondered why? Primarily known for their converters, switchers, and capture cards, with the purchase of DaVinci Systems from JDS Uniphase in 2009, the Australian-based company... more »
Although the 4K RED ONE was released in 2007, Sony has been one of the prime movers behind the 4K push, launching digital cinema cameras like the F65 and F55 for high-end motion picture production. But with the exception of JVC's GY-HMQ10 (List $5,500) and Sony’s own FS700R ($8,686.05 for camera... more »
TBS premiered Pictorvision's TrussCam in the NLCS playoffs between the Dodgers and the Cardinals earlier this month in order to provide a unique vantage point during games. TrussCam features a camera mounted on a completely wireless trolley, which runs on a 200-foot track just outside the outfield... more »
The saying "the best camera is the camera you have with you", although a cliche is still very true, and nowadays that camera is your smart phone. But one of the problems in shooting video with a smart phone is its small screen size, both in capturing and viewing footage. The Apple's iPad is... more »
With the explosion of social media and video sharing sites and with the exception of the perhaps the iPhone, GoPro has changed motion picture capture for the masses more than any camera. An average of three GoPro “tagged” videos are uploaded to YouTube every minute, and GoPro is used by the... more »
Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions just announced a wide range of professional camera solutions. Panasonic is showing 4K technology, its first AVC-ULTRA handheld camera and cloud-based wireless workflow implementations. The company also announces an Ultra Wide Angle Camera, a multipurpose AVCCAM... more »