Brian Hallett, is an award winning cameraman, editor, and producer. He has shot everything from Network broadcast news, promotional image campaigns, music videos, short films, and documentaries. Check out his reel at hallett-brian.com

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…

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…