TB3 to (eventually) become USB4

TB3 to (eventually) become USB4 1

Last week, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the governing body for all things connected via USB, announced a number of mind-numbing changes to the USB3 naming protocols. Basically, they’re changing the naming convention used for every current version of USB you might want to use, re-ordering the version and generational metrics into something incredibly unreliable. […]

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Glassbox: real-time virtual production workflows are round the corner

Glassbox: real-time virtual production workflows are round the corner

With 2019 being the year when powerful real-time virtual production toolsets gain total acceptance as solutions to create stunning, immersive content fast and efficiently, Glassbox Technologies launched. Founded in 2016 by industry veterans, combining expertise in VFX, Immersive, and real-time technologies, Opaque Studios is now Glassbox Technologies, a software developer rerady to offer solutions for […]

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Collaborating with remote teams and talent around the world

Collaborating with remote teams and talent around the world 2

If your studio works with non-local creative talent, you already know that there are opportunities and challenges associated with distributed production and post production. Bridging the distance not only allows you to find the best talent for the job anywhere in the world, it creates the potential for a diverse and globally-minded workforce that […]

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Blackmagic RAW Added to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 6.2 update which adds support for Blackmagic RAW to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Blackmagic Camera 6.2 update is available as a free download from the Blackmagic Design website. Blackmagic RAW, a revolutionary next-generation codec that combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use, speed and file sizes of traditional video formats. Blackmagic RAW […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a Second Generation

URSA Mini Pro G2

Blackmagic Design announces the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a second generation URSA Mini Pro camera featuring fully redesigned electronics and a new Super 35mm 4.6K image sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range that combine to support high frame rate shooting at up to 300 frames per second. In addition, URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 supports Blackmagic RAW and features a new USB-C […]

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Stickman Straightens Out…Color Management

Stickman Straightens Out...Color Management 6

Color management is one of the biggest sources of confusion in modern digital video workflow. It doesn’t need to be. In this month’s Stickman Straightens Out… the moviola.com stickman explains the basic principles behind color management in a clear, concise manner. Too many half-truths Let’s face it: most editors, colorists, and mograph folks are artists, […]

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Vmicro and Amicro ultra-compact battery packs from bebob at NAB 2019

Vmicro and Amicro ultra-compact bebob battery packs at NAB 2019

Producers of batteries since 1995, bebob takes to NAB 2019 its Vmicro (V-mount) and Amicro (gold-mount compatible) 14.4V battery packs, with the lowest weight and footprint in its class. For more than two decades that Munich-based power and accessory maker bebob has developed solutions that are used at film and television studios all over the […]

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SmallHD FOCUS 7: a bigger FOCUS 5 touch-screen monitor for under $700

SmallHD FOCUS 7: a bigger FOCUS 5 for under $700

Designed with independent filmmakers in mind, the FOCUS 7 expands the SmallHD FOCUS monitor lineup with a model easy to attach to a camera without making the camera set up feel cumbersome. Specifications first! The FOCUS 7 on-camera monitor features a 1000-nit bright, 1920×1200 resolution, IPS LCD touchscreen display. With full-size HDMI input, the monitor […]

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