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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…

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…

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…

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Blackmagic updates their URSA Mini 4.6K just in time for the Holidays. What do you get for this gift? Black shading. Yes, this appears to be a single feature…

A Conversation with Michael Frediani, SOC

A Conversation with Michael Frediani, SOC

Filmtools recently sat down with Michael Frediani, SOC to discuss his nearly 30 year long career as a camera operator. In the ensuing interview, former Society of Camera Operators president…

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

When a prospective student walks into one of the buildings at Full Sail University, situated on a 210-acre campus in Winter Park, Florida, they cannot help but discover the…

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…

VR and 360 Video Workshop In The Nashville Area

VR and 360 Video Workshop In The Nashville Area

When CBS’s 60minutes added 360 video capture for one of their stories I knew we were solidly on the path for everyone to shoot 360 videos… some…

Art of The Shot: Eric Edwards

Art of The Shot: Eric Edwards

You have seen Eric Alan Edward’s work. I would go so far as to say you have likely watched more than one of his films. This has been…