nab 2016

Art Of The Shot: Jody Eldred Emmy Award-Winning DOP and Director

Art Of The Shot: Jody Eldred Emmy Award-Winning DOP and Director

In this version of the “Art of the Shot” I talk to Jody Eldred who is an Emmy award-winning Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Writer, and, DGA…

Palette: for Premiere Pro and other NLEs

Palette: for Premiere Pro and other NLEs

  Using a MIDI controller for photo processing is a viable option, but if you also want to edit video, then you’ve to look at solutions as Palette, that…

New firmware for Panasonic VariCam LT

New firmware for Panasonic VariCam LT

Immediately available to download, the firmware upgrade Ver. 4.0  gives the Panasonic VariCam LT even more assets when it comes to the competition. Panasonic announced that the firmware, which…

Ang Lee: frame rate as a creative tool

Ang Lee: frame rate as a creative tool

Filmmaker’s Ang Lee latest feature Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk unprecedent blend of visual formats is again theme for a discussion that started at NAB 2016. Now…

CineXinsert: your digital scissors for NLEs

CineXinsert: your digital scissors for NLEs

CineXinsert, which I like to think of as digital scissors, is a modern tool that treats your file as if it was a tape from the old days of linear…

StandPLUS, the Light edition

StandPLUS, the Light edition

StandPLUS, one of different products edelkrone had to show at NAB 2016, is a complete new camera positioning solution available this August. In September edelkrone will have a Light version…

Fiilex AL250: light painting with a drone

Fiilex AL250: light painting with a drone

The AL250, Fiilex’s first aerial lighting solution, is a new aerial light for drones. Presented at NAB 2016, it will cost you $349 at Adorama, and open the…

NAB 2016 Wrap-up. Winners, Losers, Fun and … Meh.

NAB 2016 Wrap-up. Winners, Losers, Fun and … Meh.

Another NAB is well in the past and as I was thinking about what I saw at NAB 2016 and what might make up a winner or a loser there…

Bright Tangerine Talks Titan Arm with PVC: NAB 2016

Bright Tangerine Talks Titan Arm with PVC: NAB 2016

  Bright Tangerine’s Titan Arm Articulating arms can be fraught with frustration. Eventually, they no longer tighten well and once you try to change a monitor’s…

Panasonic Shows Off Varicam LT To PVC: NAB 2016

Panasonic Shows Off Varicam LT To PVC: NAB 2016

Panasonic first announced the VariCam LT in February 2016. NAB 2016 was likely the first place many shooters had the opportunity to get their hands on the camera and test…

X-Rite announces partnership with SmallHD

X-Rite announces partnership with SmallHD

Right after NAB Show 2016 X-Rite announced a partnership with SmallHD centered on the first-ever line of daylight-viewable, full-HD display with flexible power production-monitor models…

Do Away with the Array: RE:Lens for After Effects brings clarity to extreme fisheye scenes

Do Away with the Array: RE:Lens for After Effects brings clarity to extreme fisheye scenes

RE:Vision Effects, best known for its Academy Sci-Tech award-winning motion-estimation-based effects including Twixtor and Reel Smart Motion Blur, demonstrated RE:Lens for After Effects at…

360º Video Report #11 – Epson Moverio BT-200 AR Smart Glasses at NAB 2016

360º Video Report #11 – Epson Moverio BT-200 AR Smart Glasses at NAB 2016

One of the hidden gems I came across at NAB 2016 was on the Epson booth. We typically associate Epson with printers but they also make great projectors. Epson have…

NAB 2016 – mocha Pro and visiting the Boris and Imagineer Systems Booth

NAB 2016 – mocha Pro and visiting the Boris and Imagineer Systems Booth

I made it a point to drop by the Boris FX booth to have a chat with Ross Shain of Imagineer Systems. At this point it’s old news that…

360º Video Report #10 – Illya Friedman, President of Hot Rod Cameras talks VR mods and fisheye lenses

360º Video Report #10 – Illya Friedman, President of Hot Rod Cameras talks VR mods and fisheye lenses

Illya Friedman is the President of Hot Rod Cameras in Hollywood, Los Angeles. He’s a great guy with a terrific company that sells cameras and production equipment. They…