Automatic Rotoscoping…For Free

Automatic Rotoscoping…For Free 1

We’re still a few years away from where machine learning AI can produce rotoscoping that rivals what human artists can achieve (though only a very few), but even today machine learning offers results that are more than adequate for color correction, camera tracking garbage mattes, or temp roto for slap comps while waiting on final […]

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SIGMA shows at IBC 2019 the new “Classic Prime Line” Cinema lenses

SIGMA shows at IBC 2019 the new "Classic Prime Line” Cinema lenses 6

More new lenses for cinematographers are announced in time for IBC 2019: now Sigma shows its new series in the SIGMA CINE LENS, the “FF Classic Prime Line”. With cutting-edge technology, SIGMA’s new “Classic Art Prime” offers unrivaled expression for artists. That what the company says introducing the new lenses. FF High Speed Prime Line […]

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ARRI Orbiter: ultra-bright LED with a variety of optics to choose from

ARRI Orbiter: ultra-bright LED with a variety of optics

The new LED luminaire Orbiter is, according to ARRI,  the most technologically advanced luminaire ever produced for image capture and color fidelity. If Orbiter was an animal, it would be a chameleon. What’s new?  Everything! That’s the best way to explain what the new ARRI Orbiter is. Orbiter is an ultra-bright, tunable, and directional LED […]

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The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

Canon XA40

The Canon XA40 is a small and mighty UHD camcorder yielding canon’s color as a weapon against single-lens camera hate in an s35mm and full-frame world. A surprise was my prevailing feeling after taking this little mighty wonder with me to the family farm in Rolla, North Dakota. Small Size – Easy Travel Traveling with […]

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JVC updates projector firmware for better HDR performance

JVC updates projector firmware for better HDR performance 12

JVC announced the company will launch, in October, a free firmware update for its Native 4K D-ILA projectors that delivers a significant advancement in HDR performance. The DLA-RS3000 is the world’s first 8K e-shift home theater projector and is capable of 8192 x 4320 image resolution. This premium, custom install projector is built with hand-selected […]

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Irix 11mm T4.3: the second Cine lens from Irix debuts at IBC 2019

Irix 11mm T4.3: the second Cine lens from Irix

The Irix 11mm T4.3, the second full frame lens from the company’s new cinematography line, provides  a perspective not available in film optics, thus releasing creativity in creating dynamic shots. The new Cine lens from Irix follows the same logic as the 150mm T3.0 macro 1:1 Cine lens, which evolved from a lens originally made […]

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