Yearly Archives: 2017

New diopter lenses from Schneider

New diopter lenses from Schneider

Diopters can increase the minimum working distance enabling closer focus from a greater working distance. Split diopters do the same but only in half of the element. Now there is…

Filmmaker Friday with Fiorella Occhipinti

Filmmaker Friday with Fiorella Occhipinti

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

New Angénieux Type EZ-2 Zoom at NAB 2017

New Angénieux Type EZ-2 Zoom at NAB 2017

The Angénieux wide zoom lens 15-40mm F1.9 / T2 will be one of the highlights, of BandPro’s booth at NAB 2017, where you’ll also find the…

ART OF THE CUT with Hitchcock doc editor

ART OF THE CUT with Hitchcock doc editor

Art of the Cut readers responded to surveys on Facebook and Twitter with the types of editors they wanted to read more about. Documentary was the top choice followed by…

Reallusion Character Creator 2.0 launches with new PBR visuals

Reallusion Character Creator 2.0 launches with new PBR visuals

Character Creator, which is an add-on tool for iClone, introduces a series of new features and enhancements allowing for easier and faster creation of animation-ready 3D characters, including…

Boris FX offers Sapphire at a lower price

Boris FX offers Sapphire at a lower price

Sapphire 10 Units is the name to look after if you want to pick only the ones you need or prefer from the collection of VFX plug-ins from Boris…

A Vinten controller for small studios

A Vinten controller for small studios

Making its debut at CABSAT 2017, the μVRC controller is the first of its kind to offer a complete control solution for smaller studios in need of broadcast-quality robotics…

URSA Mini Pro: Blackmagic reveals new audio specs

URSA Mini Pro: Blackmagic reveals new audio specs

After Blackmagic announced its new URSA Mini Pro camera with lower audio noise and flatter frequency response, I asked four detailed questions. They included available gain, noise specs, the possible…

4K Workflows with Atomos Shogun Inferno Monitor and G-Technology Master Caddy

4K Workflows with Atomos Shogun Inferno Monitor and G-Technology Master Caddy

In this video, Gary Bettan of Videoguys.com, takes a look at Atomos Shogun Inferno, an industry leading 4K HDR monitoring, recording, and playback solution as it’s paired…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

One of Theo Van de Sande most recent films was the second edition of the Bill Bob Thorton film “Bad Santa 2.” The forever crass sequel found it…