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.

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…

Fujinon’s MK lenses paired with SLR Magic’s Anamorphot bring widescreen magic to low budget filmmaking

Fujinon’s MK lenses paired with SLR Magic’s Anamorphot bring widescreen magic to low budget filmmaking

Last year, I got a peek at SLR Magic’s Anamorphot 65 add-on anamorphic adapter kit for Fujinon’s MK series lenses. It’s just part of…

P-Cam Pro – the one app that every shooter needs

P-Cam Pro – the one app that every shooter needs

While working on an upcoming article, I realized needed a refresher course in the math for determining both how much depth of field and at what aperture I needed to…

Lindsey Optics Brilliant² Rota-Streak Filters

Lindsey Optics Brilliant² Rota-Streak Filters

I recently got a look at the Lindsey Optics Brilliant² Rota-Streak Filters, designed to give your images those streaky anamorphic lens flares that have been a mainstay of big…

Hands on with the Hydrogen One – RED’s gamble for mobile filmmakers

Hands on with the Hydrogen One – RED’s gamble for mobile filmmakers

I remember playing with a couple of the RED One cameras and dealing with the myriads of issues when that camera was still in its infancy. I also remember only…

A Closer Look at the Thunderbolt3 Io 4K Plus from AJA

A Closer Look at the Thunderbolt3 Io 4K Plus from AJA

During my recent look at ProRes Raw here on PVC, I was also given a chance to take AJA’s latest I/O device, the $2495.00 Io 4K Plus…

Blackmagic eGPU – What is it really going to do for me?

Blackmagic eGPU – What is it really going to do for me?

$699.00  Only available at the Apple Store. When Blackmagic Design’s newly released eGPU landed at my office for review, I did something I don’t get to do…