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NAB: Global UHD Conference

NAB: Global UHD Conference

One of the session tracks at NAB is the Global UHD Conference, devoted to a discussion of progress in higher-than-HD television. I attended two sessions on Saturday. In…

DaVinci Resolve 14 With A Mini Micro Panel Review

DaVinci Resolve 14 With A Mini Micro Panel Review

What Blackmagic Design has created under the hood of DaVinci Resolve is akin to Pandora’s box, and let me preference this bold statement with this; if one applies…

A Look At The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast | A Camera Review

A Look At The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast | A Camera Review

When every other manufacturer went with a larger Full-Frame sensor in their flagship cameras Blackmagic decided to go in a wholly different direction with the smaller sized sensor URSA…

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

You asked, and Filmtools listened: Gear + Beers came to Orange County at the end of March to host RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto while also carting out the usual free…

FilmConvert’s camera profiles for smartphones: for Galaxy S8 now, iPhone X is next

FilmConvert’s camera profiles for smartphones: for Galaxy S8 now, iPhone X is next

A profile for the Samsung Galaxy S8 was the most recent launch from FilmConvert, in a period when the company celebrates its birthday with a special Birthday Sale. A profile…

NewTek, Vizrt & Cisco show virtualized products at NAB 2018

NewTek, Vizrt & Cisco show virtualized products at NAB 2018

NewTek, Vizrt and Cisco will conduct a joint demonstration of virtualized live IP video production and control room automation at NAB 2018 from the Cisco booth #SU8502CM. The demonstration will…

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

Datavideo NightHawk low-light camera & more at NAB 2018

Datavideo NightHawk low-light camera & more at NAB 2018

At NAB 2018, Datavideo is introducing its NH-100 NightHawk low-light camera, which uses your Android or iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch as a live viewfinder and control, and has…

New firmware for the Panasonic AU-EVA1

New firmware for the Panasonic AU-EVA1

Panasonic today released a free firmware upgrade for the AU-EVA1 cine camera that adds All-Intra recording formats, raw data output, timelapse recording, HD 4:2:2 interlaced formats…

Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit on show at NAB 2018

Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit on show at NAB 2018

Nikon was not present at the NAB Show in 2016 and 2017, but returns in 2018, with a booth at the Central Hall. Does the new Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s…