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Adobe rolled out the new Adobe Premiere Pro at NAB Show and here’s your chance to see what the fuss is all about and meet the man in charge of the program, Al Mooney. Always one of our most popular guests, Al will show the improvements for editors with the tool, along with the new “Project Candy” and will hang around to participate in the...

Leica Monochrom: Capture Videos in Black & White

Forget about colour correction or colour grading. Return to “the origins” according to Leica, and capture your video in pure black & white. That’s the promise of the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246).
Written by  |  May 21, 2015
Not many people will think about Leica when it comes to video, but the option is present in their cameras, and the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246), although a tool for photographers, also offers videographers the chance to capture Full HD... in...

Work Faster With a 6TB SSD

Fixstars has a new Solid State Drive on offer, the SSD-6000M, which is the largest capacity SSD in 2.5″ form factor: 6 Terabytes. But they also have, in association with Akitio, a 12TB portable solution for video.
Written by  |  May 20, 2015
Solid State Drives are a good choice in a 4K workflow, including recording, editing and post production, as they offer faster read and write speeds, which will enhance the performance of any video equipment. The Fixstars SSD, with more than twice the...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7: 4K for Everyone

The new Panasonic DMC-G7 has the mandatory 4K everybody seems to want, but this is not a model for professionals, although Panasonic states it offers professional video: this is the camera offering 4K for everyone.
Written by  |  May 19, 2015
 It’s never been so easy to capture professional looking photos and 4K video, states Panasonic opening their press-release for the new brother of the GH-4 powerhouse from the company. Available at half the price of the GH-4, this should not be confused...

Pond5 Partners With 48 Hour Film Project To Sponsor High-Energy Filmmaking Competition

As the official stock media sponsor of the grassroots contest, Pond5 is providing free media and resources to all contestants
Written by  |  May 19, 2015
Pond5, the world's largest marketplace for royalty-free video footage, today announced a partnership with the 48 Hour Film Project, the largest and most dynamic timed film competition in the world. As the official...
Pro-audio brand RØDE Microphones is announcing an upgrade to its number one selling microphone worldwide, the VideoMic Pro. Originally released in 2010, the VideoMic Pro quickly became an industry standard on-camera shotgun microphone for...

Smartphone Film Festival: Great Talents, Small Cameras

On the 30th of May 2015 the Mobile Motion Film Festival (MoMo) unveils a new wave of great talents with small cameras, from 48 participating countries.
Written by  |  May 18, 2015
MoMo – the Mobile Motion Film Festival – is just that: the first Swiss Film Festival for Mobile motion movies. It is exclusively for films shot on mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, GoPro or webcams. MoMo takes place on...

Camlet Mount: Attach a Bigger Monitor to Your Camera

The easiest way to enhance your DSLR or mirrorless camera with a bigger monitor and all the capabilities of your mobile device is through Camlet Mount, a project now on Kickstarter.
Written by  |  May 13, 2015
Launched at the end of April and running until the end of May, the Camlet Mount campaign is for a project that may interest all those videographers using a DSLR but aspiring to have a bigger and affordable monitor to control images: Camlet Mount lets you use your...

Lily: A Throw-and-Shoot Flying Camera

The dream of a throw-and-shoot flying camera started in the robotics lab at UC Berkeley in September 2013. Lily is a drone that only needs to be thrown into the air.
Written by  |  May 13, 2015
Lily’s first prototype, built by Henry Bradlow and Antoine Balaresque in September 2013, used a Raspberry Pi and an Ardiuno. It was enough to convince investors, and in the Spring of 2014 Shana Fisher and SV Angel made Lily real.

Zeiss Cine Lenses Have Extended Warranty

Since NAB Show 2015, Zeiss cine lenses can be registered online for an extended Zeiss warranty to 2 years. There is also a special offer, but it ends in June.
Written by  |  May 12, 2015
Since NAB 2015 Zeiss gives users of their lenses the possibility to register the lenses online and therefore receive an extended Zeiss warranty to 2 years. This is open not only to still picture lenses, but also to Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 and Zeiss Compact...
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