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REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

Camera gimbals like the Freefly Movi and DJI Ronin are wonderful tools, but if you pair them with any camera that’s bigger than a DSLR, you quickly realize they…

Introducing the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iOS app

Introducing the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iOS app

As ProVideo Coalition starts a new year we would like to unveil a free after-Christmas present for all of our readers: the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iPhone app. The…

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

With the help of Sony, NBC’s Golf Channel can tee up the archive, drive home the petabytes and nail an eagle on the 4K HDR. Okay… I…

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

It is not often the call to head to the Arctic is dialed. For DP and Lead Producer of Adam Savage’s “Tested,” Joey Fameli picked up…

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

One of the light fixtures that I often use is the ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal, or leko. If you aren’t familiar with them, this particular type of ellipsoidal…

How to Rewire a Bates Power Cord

How to Rewire a Bates Power Cord

I recently purchased a few used Source Four ellipsoidal theater fixtures for use in my work. I’ve written about lighting with lekos before, and rent them often, but…

Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

Panasonic has finally announced the specs of the Lumix GH5, and for those who pay attention to this type of specs, they are quite juicy. Most of them are in…

Learning to be Creative

Learning to be Creative

As motion graphics artists, we often have editors volunteer that they don’t think of themselves as being creative (despite working in the field of storytelling). This can be particularly…

When is the Right Time to go Union?

When is the Right Time to go Union?

There are dozens of labor unions in the United States that represent all facets of professionals within the entertainment industry, and it can be tough to keep them all straight…

Looking Back on 2016 and Forward to 2017 in Production and Post – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

Looking Back on 2016 and Forward to 2017 in Production and Post – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

We’ve already taken a look back on the biggest articles and series that were published on PVC in 2016, but the New Year provides us with an opportunity…