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.

Blackmagic Design eGPU Shooter’s Review

Blackmagic Design eGPU Shooter’s Review

I do not care how the Blackmagic Design eGPU looks. I do not care how it works. I only care if it speeds up my exports. As a shooter I…

Blackmagic Design Joined The New Netflix Post Technology Alliance

Blackmagic Design Joined The New Netflix Post Technology Alliance

Blackmagic Design has joined the new Netflix Post Technology Alliance and that DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing, visual effects, motion graphics, color correction and audio post production software, was chosen…

THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

I like to see new cameras, but more importantly, I like getting my grubby hands on them to see if I like them or not. Thanks to Nashville-based Contrast…

Panasonic Announces New B4 Shoulder Mounted Camera: AJ-PX5100

Panasonic Announces New B4 Shoulder Mounted Camera: AJ-PX5100

Panasonic has used IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, to introduce a new ENG camera offering greater connectivity, operability, and clarity. The AJ-PX5100 is a B4 shoulder mounted P2HD camera-recorder…

SONY VENICE 3.0 FIRMWARE & EXTENSION HEAD ANNOUNCED

SONY VENICE 3.0 FIRMWARE & EXTENSION HEAD ANNOUNCED

Sony continues to follow their announced roadmap of upgrades and added features to their Full Frame flagship camera VENICE. At IBC 2018 Sony announced the VENICE Extension System and Version…

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K + National Parks = Pattiz Brother’s Films

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K + National Parks = Pattiz Brother’s Films

The Pattiz Brother’s “More Than Just Parks” is more than a short film series showing off United States’ national parks with their stunningly beautiful Blackmagic URSA Mini 4…

Blackmagic Shows Off Footage From The New Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Shows Off Footage From The New Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

We first saw the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K at NAB 2018. I, like 100,000 others who attended NAB, got the chance to get their crummy hands on the…

A Panasonic EVA1 Camera Review – A Shooter’s Camera

A Panasonic EVA1 Camera Review – A Shooter’s Camera

There I was in my office packing and planning for a network shoot. Before me, sat a handful of cameras and accessories. Do I bring this or that? What will…

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…