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Adam Wilt has been working off and on in film and video for the past thirty years, while paying the bills writing software for animation, automation, broadcast graphics, and real-time control for companies including Abekas, Pinnacle, Omneon, CBS, and ABC. Since 1997 his website, adamwilt.com, has been a popular reference for information on the DV formats. He reviewed cameras for DV Magazine and started its “Technical Difficulties” column, and taught classes and led panels at NAB, IBC, and DV Expo. He co-authored the book, “Optimizing Your Final Cut Pro System”, part of the Apple Pro Training series. He currently writes for ProVideoCoalition.com and DVInfo.net, and creates iPhone apps like Cine Meter II and FieldMonitor.

Cine Gear Expo L.A. 2018

Cine Gear Expo L.A. 2018

Cine Gear Expo Los Angeles ran May 31 – June 3, with exhibits June 1 – 2. The show occupied two soundstages, the “New York streets” outdoor set, and the…

Visit VENICE… in San Francisco!

Visit VENICE… in San Francisco!

The Digital Cinema Society is coming to San Francisco on May 23rd to showcase Sony’s latest digital cinema camera, the large-format VENICE. What? VENICE is a Full-Frame…

Free Events in May

Free Events in May

May is a good month if you’re looking for an excuse to examine gear up close and personal, get some free training, and meet up with other industry…

NAB 2018: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2018: Things ‘n’ Stuff

Herewith I collect interesting things I haven’t written about already: mostly cameras and support kit, but there’s other stuff, too… Kinefinity Chinese camera company Kinefinity…

NAB 2018: What Caught My Eye

NAB 2018: What Caught My Eye

NAB 2018 didn’t showcase any startling new tech — no new minivan-sized light-field camera; no “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” — but it was…

NAB 2018: Codex ColorSynth for FCPX

NAB 2018: Codex ColorSynth for FCPX

Codex Digital has long been known for elegant and robust on-camera recorders, rack-mounted Vault recorders, and the Codex Production Suite for on-set digital dailies and archiving. Yet…

NAB 2018: CTpro for iPhone

NAB 2018: CTpro for iPhone

NAB’s first day saw the release of CTpro, an integrated iPhone News Gathering app from France. CTpro lets you shoot HD video using a full-featured camera app; cut…

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

Sony’s Sunday press conference covered quite a few things. I’ll focus on just a few. New Cameras Sony’s Peter Crithary introduced two new 4K…

NAB: Do Androids Dream of Making Movies?

NAB: Do Androids Dream of Making Movies?

“Do Androids Dream of Making Movies” was part of the Future of Cinema conference track at NAB. Annie Chang, VP of Creative Technologies at Universal Pictures, led a conversation with…

NAB: Global UHD Conference

NAB: Global UHD Conference

One of the session tracks at NAB is the Global UHD Conference, devoted to a discussion of progress in higher-than-HD television. I attended two sessions on Saturday. In…