Brian Hallett, is the senior promotions producer at the NBC affiliate in Nashville, TN, and an award winning cameraman, editor, and producer. He has shot everything from broadcast television news, promotional image campaigns, music videos, short films, and documentaries. First and foremost, Brian is a cameraman and since 1999 his skills have allowed him to work for Spike TV, NBC, Fox, and CBS.

Sony FS5 Helps A Mt. Everest Shoot Become A Reality

Sony FS5 Helps A Mt. Everest Shoot Become A Reality

The Sony FS5 is lightweight, easy to use 4K camera so it makes absolute sense to me it would be the preferred choice for co-producer / director of photography Sierra…

Blackmagic’s New eGPU Is A Hurdle Leaped For Creatives (commentary)

Blackmagic’s New eGPU Is A Hurdle Leaped For Creatives (commentary)

Yes, the news about Blackmagic Design’s new eGPU, a high-performance graphics processor, has already been posted on PVC by Jose Antunes. I want to talk about how…

Manfrotto Pro Light Cinematic Camera Bags Review: Balance and Expand

Manfrotto Pro Light Cinematic Camera Bags Review: Balance and Expand

Do you ever feel like you spend more time carrying your gear from point A to point B, or in my case to the car and from the car? It…

Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Yes, the Sony FS5 Mark 2 looks exactly like the original with one exception, the filter wheel on the Sony FS5 Mark 2 is a different color (black) from the…

NAB 2018: Panasonic Shows Off Cine Live For VariCam LT

NAB 2018: Panasonic Shows Off Cine Live For VariCam LT

Netflix, Amazon, and everyone else who wants to record a 4K live multi-camera event or show while retaining Panasonic’s Super35mm look and color from the VariCam LT…

NAB 2018: ARRI Shows Off Largest and Brightest SkyPanel with the S360

NAB 2018: ARRI Shows Off Largest and Brightest SkyPanel with the S360

This is one big light source was my first thought. At NAB 2018 the ARRI SkyPanel quite literally lite the show floor. The ARRI SkyPanel has always been known for…

NAB 2018: ARRI Signature Prime Lenses for ARRI ALEXA LF

NAB 2018: ARRI Signature Prime Lenses for ARRI ALEXA LF

ARRI Signature Primes were designed in conjunction with the ARRI ALEXA LF large format digital cinema camera and are meant to compliment with large format camera system. The brilliant Signature…

NAB 2018: Panasonic Shows off AU-EVA1 Firmware 2.0

NAB 2018: Panasonic Shows off AU-EVA1 Firmware 2.0

Since the mysterious shroud of NAB convention 2017, the Panasonic AU-EVA1 has made quite a splash with its high-resolution 5.7K image sensor capable of rendering smooth 4K…

NAB 2018: Zero Optik Shows Off Rehoused Nikon 58mm f1.2 / T1.3

NAB 2018: Zero Optik Shows Off Rehoused Nikon 58mm f1.2 / T1.3

If one looks up Zero Optik online and read their “About” section on their website they’ll read this: “Zero Optik is a creative design and…

NAB 2018: KINEFINITY MAVO AND MAVO LF 6K CAMERAS

NAB 2018: KINEFINITY MAVO AND MAVO LF 6K CAMERAS

At NAB 2018: Kinefinity, the Chinese camera maker, showed off their entire camera line-up with a special emphasis on the brand new MAVO and MAVO LF (LF means Large…