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.

Rampant Design’s 4K Flares

Rampant Design’s 4K Flares

Rampant Design moves into the 4K fray with their new 4K and 5K flares and smoke effects.  Designed as easy to use drag and drop effects for editors, motion…

Brian Hallett’s New Channel: In Focus

Brian Hallett’s New Channel: In Focus

I've been contributing to various production/post-production channels on the PVC Exclusive channel for awhile now, but my new channel, “In Focus” is where you…

DP Paul Del Vecchio & BMCC New Firmware

DP Paul Del Vecchio & BMCC New Firmware

Recently, Blackmagic Design released camera firmware 1.8 for all four of their cameras: Cinema Camera, Pocket Camera, Production Camera, and the Studio Camera.  In an interview, New…

Blackmagic Releases Camera Firmware Updates

Blackmagic Releases Camera Firmware Updates

A little before 2:00am Central Standard Time Blackmagic Design quietly released Firmware 1.8 for the Cinema Camera, the Production Camera, the Pocket Camera and the Studio Camera. &nbsp…

Dynamic Range & Blackmagic’s 4K Production Camera

Dynamic Range & Blackmagic’s 4K Production Camera

Blackmagic Design lists the dynamic range of the 4K Blackmagic Production Camera at 12 stops.  What does this mean in real-world situation?  How much range is in…

Blackmagic Cameras and Clean Audio

Blackmagic Cameras and Clean Audio

No doubt, good sound is as important as good pictures. The problem?  How can you record good sound on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera when the…

The pCam Film + Digital App

The pCam Film + Digital App

If there was one app… and only one app you could carry on your iPhone/iPad/ and iPod Touch then the pCam app is it.  It is my…

Blackmagic Production Camera Noise Test

Blackmagic Production Camera Noise Test

How much noise is too much noise?  Or, is the better question:  How much noise can DaVinci Resolve's noise reduction clean up pushed Blackmagic Production Camera…

The Apertus Axiom Beta Camera

The Apertus Axiom Beta Camera

Do you want a chance to help build a better camera?  Then read this:  Apertus, an open source camera project, will soon kick off their crowd-funding campaign…

Blackmagic 4K Production Camera & IRND

That wide-open aperture… in full sun-light… I love it.  F/2.8, and lower, gives us the feeling of intimacy and helps us achieve the…