ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “DOCTOR STRANGE”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of "DOCTOR STRANGE" 1

Marvel Studios delivered its latest super-hero to the big screen with the help of editors Sabrina Plisco, ace and Wyatt Smith, ace. Plisco has edited effects-heavy films like “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,” “Charlotte’s Web,” and “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.” Smith has similar credits with “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” “Thor: […]

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Clay Bolt: filming bees at high-speed

Clay Bolt: filming bees at high-speed

A documentary about bees needs to move fast. That’s why the production team used cameras delivering everything from 24 to 634 fps to create a short documentary that will make you see bees in a different way. November 16, Wednesday, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, at the Carnegie Institution for Science, in Washington DC, the program […]

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Sony 4K robotic camera for Broadcast

Sony 4K robotic camera for Broadcast

The new BRC-X1000 combines 4K resolution with flexible remote operation. A HD version, the BRC-H800 will also be available, says Sony. The BRC-X1000 is ideal for small-to-midsize production companies as a primary camera for local broadcast affiliates, cable TV operations, education, hospital and government applications, as well as live event recording for houses of worship […]

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SmallHD: new firmware, more features

SmallHD: new firmware, more features

The new firmware update announced by SmallHD for its line of 13”, 17”, 24” and 32” production monitors, including the HDR (high dynamic range) displays, introduces a series of features requested by users. To provide a better viewing experience, the Firmware 1.3 update adds De-Interlacer to view interlaced video in a progressive mode. It also […]

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EOS C300 and EOS C300 MKII: new firmware

New Firmware for the EOS C300 and EOS C300 MKII

The new firmware updates for both the Canon EOS C300 and EOS C300 Mark II, which extend functions and creative flexibility, will be available in December. Canon is present at NAB Show New York 2016, which runs November 9 and 10 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, with these cameras and […]

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Just announced: Sony PXW-FS7 II LSS 4K camcorder

PXW-FS7 II with 18-110mm f/4 kit lens

Sony today announced the PXW-FS7 II, an enhanced version of the FS7 introduced in 2014. The FS7 II gets the variable ND filter system first seen on the PXW-FS5, a positive-locking E-mount, a better (less floppy, and reversible) EVF mounting system, a tool-less Smart Grip arm extension mechanism, and Rec.2020 color support. Additionally, its XQD cards pop farther […]

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3D Character Design Contest: the winners

iClone Character Design Contest: the winners

Animation films use digital actors. Actors that have to be created. Character Creator, an add-on tool for iClone 6, allows users to chreate unique 3D characters and give them life. Here are the winning examples from the 2016 contest. First place on iClone 2016 3D Character Design Contest goes to Lilia Vorontsova, a newcomer who […]

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