Resolve upgrade news was announced earlier this year, but Blackmagic has just released info about the public beta of Resolve 12, along with download details. Scott Simmons took a peek at these features at NAB, but now you can see those features for yourself....

Sony enters the drone market

Sony Mobile reached an agreement with robotics team ZMP to produce camera drones incorporating Sony’s camera, sensing, robot and telecommunications technologies.
Written by  |  July 25, 2015
The announcement that Sony Mobile and ZMP will jointly create, in August 2015, a company named Aerosense, Inc, to develop and launch unmanned aerial vehicles, created some excitement in the market, but consumers should not expect to have their Sony drone and...

Driven by a love of storytelling and a fearless nature, filmmaker, teacher, and entrepreneur Dave Basulto’s packed career has taken him from Wall Street to Hollywood and beyond.


4K bridge camera for $599.99

Panasonic just added a new model to the “best bridge cameras of 2015” guide we published: the new Lumix DMC-FZ300, with 4K Video and 4K Photography.
Written by  |  July 23, 2015
Bridge cameras are still a popular choice, as our recent guide for the best models shows, and as soon as it was published, Panasonic presented a new model, the Lumix DMC-FZ300,...

Rampant Design rolls out new style effects for editors, VFX and motion graphics artists

Rampant releases new 2K, 4K and 5K custom designed style effects along with new film burns, overlays and motion graphics for editors
Written by  |  July 22, 2015
Whether it was Kevin P. McAuliffe talking about what it was like to work the Rampant Design booth at NAB 2015 or Monica Daniel

The Canon Video Creator Kits

Canon has new Video Creator Kits available for video enthusiasts dreaming to create their masterpieces. It’s a kit in a box, with everything you need to start crafting movies. The cameras chosen are the EOS Rebel T6i, T5i and EOS 70D.
Written by  |  July 21, 2015
Conceived to be the exact answer for the aspiring filmmaker, the Video Creator Kit for the most recent model from Canon includes an EOS Rebel T6i DSLR camera with the versatile EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, a Rode VideoMic GO...

Rise of the Drones: a Film Festival

One of the first Drone Film Festivals in history waits for submissions until the 30th of September. Time to go out and create your film for the Rise of the Drones.
Written by  |  July 20, 2015
DJI and EpicTV are the names behind the Rise of the Drones Film Festival 2015, an action packed festival where judges expect to see some of the best action films of today. Now on its first edition, Rise of the Drones Film Festival is open to the...

HitFilm 3 Express: The Lightroom of NLEs

Affordable Non Linear Editors for video are some of the most attractive pieces of software indie cinematographers like to explore. Some are even FREE, as HitFilm 3 Express, which is a bit like working with Lightroom… for video.
Written by  |  July 19, 2015
Being new to video, as I am essentially a photographer (and a journalist) who wants to explore the new option in his DSLR, I must admit I fell in love with HitFilm3 Express when I opened and tried it: everything seems to be in the right place. And...

Best Sony Cameras for Video

A round up of the best video cameras by Sony
Written by  |  July 21, 2015

Sony continues to kick out more and more cameras, yet which one is best for you and the job you have on hand?


Jeff Foster, an award-winning author and filmmaker/photographer, recalls seeing a segment shot where a helicopter flew through the Honopu Arch on Kauai's Napali Coast. "Breathtaking," he says, "but we can do a lot better today with a drone and a 4K camera. And we can do it for a lot less money and a lot less stress on the filmmaker and the pilot."

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