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PVC’s Black Friday 2019 best deals: Black Friday on the horizon

PVC’s Black Friday 2019 best deals: Black Friday on the horizon

Black Friday is back, and it’s about time to check some of the offers available for videographers and photographers. The next weeks we will bring you some of the…

Zeiss DigiPrime lenses. Are These Lenses Right For You?

Zeiss DigiPrime lenses. Are These Lenses Right For You?

Great Glass for a great price. It is the dream of every shooter. We can be tempted by a newly announced prime set but then faint in shock at the…

MEDIAPRO leads across the audiovisual value chain with help from Signiant Media Shuttle

MEDIAPRO leads across the audiovisual value chain with help from Signiant Media Shuttle

MEDIAPRO is a leading independent production company in Europe’s audiovisual market. Offering a full slate of technical and creative services, our portfolio includes everything from content production, to post…

Adobe Photoshop Camera: smartphone photography the Adobe way

Adobe Photoshop Camera: smartphone photography the Adobe way

Amid all the news from Adobe MAX 2019, one is special for smartphone photographers: Adobe wants to re-imagine what’s possible with smartphone photography, with its own camera app…

Highlights from Filmtools’ Fifth Annual G-Oktoberfest

Highlights from Filmtools’ Fifth Annual G-Oktoberfest

Filmtools in Burbank hosted their biggest end-of-year party—the fifth annual G-Oktoberfest—on Thursday, October 24th. The event kicked off at 1pm with a launch celebration for…

SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes: creative promise and potential perils

SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes: creative promise and potential perils

The next SMPTE Hollywood Section meeting explores “deepfakes”, and how the emerging field of synthetic humans can be used for both entertainment and nefarious purposes. Under the title “Digital Humans…

NewTek TriCaster Mini (2019) video mixer goes NDI-only

NewTek TriCaster Mini (2019) video mixer goes NDI-only

Imagine a video mixer (“switcher”) without any traditional camera inputs: no inboard HDMI or SDI inputs at all. That’s what the new TriCaster Mini (2019) has done, which instead…

The popular Microsoft PowerToys utilities are back, now for Windows 10

The popular Microsoft PowerToys utilities are back, now for Windows 10

PowerToys are a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. The original Microsoft PowerToys appeared for Windows 95. If you’re…

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

Some may ask: “Has hell frozen over?” when they hear that the worldwide known mic manufacturer from Australia (RØDE) has just announced that it has added a dedicated equalization…

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

As I have covered in prior articles, the RØDE SC6-L is a powerful yet misunderstood and unappreciated dual-channel audio interface, with bi-directional 48 kHz 24-bit…

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

So, nearly 3 years ago, I was one of those skeptical, yet still jazzed about Red’s announcements that they were going into the cell phone/camera business. Less naive…

Review: Screen, a new pro video player for macOS

Review: Screen, a new pro video player for macOS

Screen is a macOS-native “video player for video people”. It’s a fast, flexible, and elegant player with copious keyboard shortcuts, NLE-style transport controls, LUT support, transcoded and…

EOS -1D X Mark III: better video and an impressive step change in autofocus

EOS -1D X Mark III: better video and an impressive step change in autofocus

A step change in autofocus, that’s how Canon describes the new EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera, which introduces dramatically improved image quality, video and communications. Now that…

RØDE unveils NTG5 short shotgun microphone

RØDE unveils NTG5 short shotgun microphone

NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Under strict embargo until now, RØDE has just unveiled its new NTG5 short shotgun microphone. The Australian manufacturer states that the NTG5 sets a new…

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

The Virtual Production Field Guide: your FREE pocket guide to VP techniques

Written by Noah Kadner, The Virtual Production Field Guide is your FREE digital pocket guide, if you’re interested in or already producing projects using virtual production (VP) techniques. Get…