With the publishing of Jack Nicas and Andy Pasztor's speculative and interpretive article in the Wall Street Journal in the fall of 2014, it seems every news agency, media outlet and publication has totally lost their minds in a fit of hysteria liken to Chicken Little proportions; sparking "end of days" tweets and forum discussions throughout the social mediasphere that has brought on an industry-wide panic akin to Orson Wells' War of the Worlds live broadcast radio play. Let's just stop right there and breathe for a moment - turn off the TV, put down that paper and let's look at some facts... (UPDATED 9/22/2015 with FAA News at bottom of article)
28 Days of Cinematography Insights
Day 18 - 28 Days of Cinematography Insights - Is silhouetting more about a fit for the story or an opportunity presented by a set/location?
Choose a video monitor for editing & connect it the best wayPeople frequently ask about how to choose and connect a video monitor to their computerized editing system. Some people want to do serious grading and have budget for an HP DreamColor or other high-end device designed specifically for critical evaluation, while...
Do you need to see your video full screen while you edit? Do you have a shoestring budget? Read ahead.
RED RAVEN lands February 2016RED has a new camera in its line of professional cameras, the RED RAVEN. Capable of recording in 4K at up to 120 fps, it will cost $5,950 for the camera BRAIN only. Expect to pay more for the whole...
RED has a new camera in its line of professional cameras, the RED RAVEN. Capable of recording in 4K at up to 120 fps, it will cost $5,950 for the camera BRAIN only. Expect to pay more for the whole system.
PowerDirector 14: free live webinarThe recently launched PowerDirector 14 from Cyberlink, already mentioned here at ProVideo Coalition, offers multiple new features and tools, and these aspects will be...
With the launch of PowerDirector 14 and the new Director Family lineup, Cyberlink is promoting the products as much as they can. A free live webinar is a fast way to discover what’s new in the programs.
This is the third and final article in the post production process for the theatrical feature film War Room which I co-edited with director, Alex Kendrick. The first article described the dailies process through the creative edit and...
Camtrac: “all-terrain” camera dollyThe creator of the Camtrac, Dan Eckert, expects to raise enough money to make the project a reality. The Camtrac dolly will only be funded if at least $75,000 is pledged by
Camtrac is a new project showing up on Kickstarter, presented as the world’s first fully adaptable camera dolly designed for time lapse, hyperlapse and video production.
Experience 4K, the FS7 and the entire end-to-end workflow that goes from camera to displayCameras like the FS7 and formats like 4K have and continue to change the way professionals approach their craft. But what sort of advantages do new cameras like the FS7 offer? Is the user experience that much different from some of their older cameras? What advantages are inherent with cameras like the F65?
Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center heads up to Northern California on October 20th