Gary Adcock is a technology-driven synergist in acquisition, editing and delivery of the advanced workflows required for Media and Entertainment. A Technologist in defense and manufacturing, as well as an established Executive Producer, Director and Cinematographer. Gary offers developmental insights into all aspects of our continually changing Pre-production, Post and Production marketplace while focusing on advancing cine product development, international branding and market penetration in Media and Entertainment.

You can reach Gary on Twitter at @garyadcock or via his blog at garyadcock.com.

Thoughts on Apple’s New 16” MacBookPro and the New MacPro and XDR display

Thoughts on Apple’s New 16” MacBookPro and the New MacPro and XDR display

So, Apple reached out and wanted someone to attend a PR event in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York and I agreed to wing my way to the Big Apple…

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

So, nearly 3 years ago, I was one of those skeptical, yet still jazzed about Red’s announcements that they were going into the cell phone/camera business. Less naive…

DSC Charts keep my tests accurate and repeatable

DSC Charts keep my tests accurate and repeatable

​ As someone that tests a large amount of gear on a regular basis, one of the hardest issues is to make sure all of my camera and lens tests…

Cine Gear Atlanta 2019

Cine Gear Atlanta 2019

In 2018, when the venerable Cine Gear show we all know and love in Los Angeles, decided to venture out into nether regions of Georgia in the early fall, I…

Blackmagic Design’s UltraStudio 4K Mini I/O is Built for the Demands of Production and Post

Blackmagic Design’s UltraStudio 4K Mini I/O is Built for the Demands of Production and Post

I have been patiently waiting for an affordable Thunderbolt 3 device that could handle the wide range of needs I require for I/O in production and post. Previously, I…

Recapping IBC 2019

Recapping IBC 2019

The IBC Show in Amsterdam is by far one of my favorite trade shows to attend. Like NAB in Las Vegas, or Cinegear on the Paramount lot in Los Angeles…

DisplayPort 2.0 gives us some things to ponder

DisplayPort 2.0 gives us some things to ponder

There was a June 26th announcement from VESA that Display Port 2.0 specs are now available and that the industry expects to see DP2.0 comparable devices by the…

Quick look: IBE Optics SmartfinderPro

Quick look: IBE Optics SmartfinderPro

​I have been able to shoot with an incredibly wide range of cameras and optics during my career, but lately with all of the sensor sizes and lens options available…

Why everyone is talking about IP in Video

Why everyone is talking about IP in Video

I spent my early years in Film and Television production during the transition from analog to digital. Beta had taken over broadcast and VHS had started a consumer revolution. That…

TB3 to (eventually) become USB4

TB3 to (eventually) become USB4

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…