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Getting Up to Speed on 4K Acquisition

Getting Up to Speed on 4K Acquisition Given the relatively affordable price of 4K-capable cameras now, as well as the advantages of acquiring higher-quality video, media facilities may choose to capture in 4K even if they’re not yet involved in 4K production.…
January 06, 2017
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LUMIX DC-GH5 Records 4K 50/60 fps and 6K Photo 18MP Burst

LUMIX DC-GH5 Records 4K 50/60 fps and 6K Photo 18MP Burst The new Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5 records 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 25/30p video to SD cards, shoots 4K quality video at 50/60 fps and has 6K Photo functionality that records a burst of 18 megapixel still images…
December 31, 2016
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LED Innovation Brings More than Just Light

LED Innovation Brings More than Just Light The broadcast industry is in a constant state of change, influenced by viewers, market trends and advances in technique and equipment. The changes are not gratuitous or driven purely by external demands – they come…
December 30, 2016
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Cameras Adriene Hurst

DP Neville Kidd Takes a Time Trip for Netflix Series ‘Travelers’

DP Neville Kidd Takes a Time Trip for Netflix Series ‘Travelers’ New science fiction series ‘Travelers’ premiered on Netflix on 23 December in 4K UHD. Director of photography Neville Kidd talks about creating and capturing the show’s gritty, authentic look on…
December 27, 2016
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Cameras Adriene Hurst

ARRI LEDs Shine a Brighter Light at Fuji TV

ARRI LEDs Shine a Brighter Light at Fuji TV Japanese broadcaster Fuji Television recently upgraded one of its studios with S60-C and S30-C SkyPanels luminaires, and L10-C and L7-C L-Series fixtures. After 20 years of use, not only were the facilities and…
December 06, 2016
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Cameras Adriene Hurst

Panasonic Develops Portable UHD Recorder/POV Head System Camera

Panasonic Develops Portable UHD Recorder/POV Head System Camera Panasonic is now developing a new portable HD/Ultra HD memory card recorder with an optional compact camera head. Built for professional users, both are scheduled to go on sale in early 2017.…
December 02, 2016
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FOR-A Honoured with 2016 Tech & Engineering Emmy Award

FOR-A Honoured with 2016 Tech & Engineering Emmy Award FOR-A is one of three recipients recognized for ‘Live Production Technology Beyond HD to Achieve Non-Interpolated Video for Instant Replay’ among the winners of the Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy…
November 30, 2016
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Sony PXW-FS7 Shoots Australian Offroad Adventure Series

Sony PXW-FS7 Shoots Australian Offroad Adventure Series Freelance producer and camera operator Shaun Walker shoots segments for an outdoor lifestyle programme ‘The Offroad Adventure Show’ and needs to be prepared for a number of different environments that…
November 30, 2016
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Cameras Adriene Hurst

DP Jay Hunter Captures Reality TV in Painless Handheld Style

DP Jay Hunter Captures Reality TV in Painless Handheld Style Jay Hunter is a director and cinematographer whose work ranges from features and scripted series to documentaries and reality TV. He has created special looks for television shows such as ‘On the…
November 23, 2016
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Blackmagic Video Assist v2.3 Adds 3D LUTs and DNxHD/DNxHR

Blackmagic Video Assist v2.3 Adds 3D LUTs and DNxHD/DNxHR A major update for the Blackmagic Video Assist portable monitor/recorder to version 2.3 adds 3D LUTs to both the 5-inch and 7-inch 4K models. This update also adds functionality to the 5-inch device,…
November 20, 2016
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Tim Hawkins Scales the Himalayas with Sony Cameras

Tim Hawkins Scales the Himalayas with Sony Cameras At the time DP Tim Hawkins was asked if he would shoot an episode of Todd Samson’s extreme adventure documentary series, ‘BodyHack’, about Himalayan Sherpas, the producers told him it would be a challenging…
November 18, 2016
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VariCam LT & Odyssey 7Q Find the Light on a Dark Night for Trim

VariCam LT & Odyssey 7Q Find the Light on a Dark Night for Trim Director Chris Read and DP Jeremy Valender from production company Pundersons Gardens in London have completed a night shoot for a music promo video for UK grime artist Trim on the Panasonic…
November 10, 2016
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Cameras Sean Young

Sony PXW-FS7 MkII Adds Variable ND and E-Mount

Sony PXW-FS7 MkII Adds Variable ND and E-Mount The new Sony PXW-FS7 MkII camcorder is built to extend the original FS7’s functionality with Electronic Variable ND and a lever lock type E-mount. It also supports Sony’s α Mount lens system, which includes more…

JVC’s Mobile ProHD Wireless Bridge Builds Live IP Uplink Network

Nov 07, 2016 285
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JVC’s Mobile ProHD Wireless Bridge Builds Live IP Uplink Network JVC has developed a new…

Video Devices Pix-E5 Secures Monitoring & Backup for Boston’s DGA

Nov 01, 2016 261
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Video Devices Pix-E5 Secures Monitoring & Backup for Boston’s DGA DGA Productions in…

NEP and Historic Rockers Take a Trip with Fujinon 4K UHD Lenses

Oct 30, 2016 302
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NEP and Historic Rockers Take a Trip with Fujinon 4K UHD Lenses Desert Trip was a series…

OnScene.tv Scoops Breaking News with JVC GY-HM850 ProHD

Oct 30, 2016 325
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OnScene.tv news service captures and delivers news to TV stations fast using the JVC…

Panasonic Builds Up 4K Cameras for Live, Sports & Remote Broadcast

Oct 25, 2016 432
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Panasonic has a new 4K production camera with simultaneous UHD/HD output and streaming,…

Abe Joffe Illuminates 4K for Documentary in ‘Tales by Light 2’

Oct 24, 2016 772
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Abe Joffe Illuminates 4K for Documentary in ‘Tales by Light 2’ Abe Joffe is set to…

Mick Jones Catches a Wave for Dean Lewis with the Sony F55

Oct 21, 2016 718
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Mick Jones Catches a Wave for Dean Lewis with Sony F55 Director and DP Mick Jones in…

URSA Mini 4.6K and Video Assist 4K Capture a Lifetime of Love

Oct 20, 2016 285
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URSA Mini 4.6K and Video Assist 4K Capture a Lifetime of Love Production company and…

OZO VR Camera Adds Real-time Wi-Fi Control & Windows Beta

Oct 15, 2016 336
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OZO VR Camera Adds Real-time Wi-Fi Control & Windows Beta Nokia’s OZO VR Camera and…

Odyssey & Apollo Support Titan HD, VariCam LT, ProRes Proxy

Oct 14, 2016 383
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Odyssey & Apollo Support Titan HD, VariCam LT, ProRes Proxy Updates in the new firmware…

RED to Release New Image Processing & 8K Cameras

Oct 13, 2016 415
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RED to Release New Image Processing & 8K Cameras RED Digital Cinema will soon begin…

Sony Builds New HDR/HFR Workflow for Live 4K Sports Production

Sep 15, 2016 632
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Sony Builds New HDR/HFR Workflow for Live 4K Sports Production The new Sony HDC-P43 point…