Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini 1

“My assistant says it’s impossible,” said the Steadicam operator over coffee at Arri headquarters in Burbank. “The DIT wants a LogC output, but I need a Rec 709 feed to see what I’m framing.” A bunch of us were hanging out during a training break. Arri was bringing us up to speed as instructors for […]

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Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K compatible with six more Sigma ART lenses

Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K compatible with six more Sigma ART lenses

The six new Sigma ART lenses added to the long list of lenses compatible with the Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K  are one of the reasons for the firmware 1.12 upgrade. A lens interface issue has also been resolved. The list of lenses compatible with the Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera continues to grow, and the […]

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Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

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Ahead I am sharing four videos that demonstrate how to do something that seems counterintuitive, in order to achieve a huge improvement in the GH5 camcorder’s automatic focus. As I have covered in past articles, typically we want our shutter speed to be 180 degrees. Due to unusual behavior in the GH5, you might be […]

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Oscar® Nominated Film Editor Dylan Tichenor ACE to Headline 17th Las Vegas SuperMeet

Oscar® Nominated Film Editor Dylan Tichenor ACE to Headline 17th Las Vegas SuperMeet 5

The Creative Pro User Group Network (CPUG Network) recently announced the 17th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet to take place on Tuesday, April 10 2018 in the Brasilia Ballroom at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. Earlybird tickets, (ends March 9) are on sale online for the price of $10.00 each plus ticket fee and $8.00 […]

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Lightweight and compact: two FUJINON Cinema lenses for the new Fujifilm X-H1

Lightweight and compact: two FUJINON Cinema lenses for the new Fujifilm X-H1

Available next June, the new lightweight cinema lenses for the X- series of mirrorless cameras cover the most frequent focal lengths in video production – 18 to 135mm – and offer a constant T2.9 aperture. The FUJINON MKX18-55mmT2.9 and FUJINON MKX50-135mmT2.9 cinema lenses for X Mount, new additions to the X Series line of interchangeable […]

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Day 20 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – an extra 12db in the Avid Media Composer timeline

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This is kind of two Avid Media Composer audio tips in one. When you raise the audio level on a clip in Avid Media Composer via Clip Gain you can raise it 12 db. That is achieved by either the Audio Mixer Clip mode or by turning on Clip Gain in the timeline Fast/Hamburger menu or the track […]

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