TV

Sony NAB 2017 Press Event Announcements

Sony NAB 2017 Press Event Announcements

Sony announced their new products and software the day before the National Association of broadcasters 2017 opened up the Las Vegas Convention floor. What we saw was a continued improvement…

Preview: the Mini XTC 9250-XL

Preview: the Mini XTC 9250-XL

Just in time for NAB, the 9250-XL is everything that a producer could want in a camera. The revolution has begun…   Don Starnes directs and photographs movies…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

One of Theo Van de Sande most recent films was the second edition of the Bill Bob Thorton film “Bad Santa 2.” The forever crass sequel found it…

Blackmagic Design URSA Studio Viewfinder Review

Blackmagic Design URSA Studio Viewfinder Review

Red, Blue, or Green. Sometimes just monitoring in a primary color helps a cameraperson nail the shot.  In the past year, Blackmagic has pushed consistently to developing their products for…

Sony Professional Launches Tech Tip Video Series

Sony Professional Launches Tech Tip Video Series

For five consecutive weeks, Sony Professional will roll out new tech videos offering quick tech tips related to Sony’s LMD monitors and camera line. These videos will feature…

Panasonic AG-UX180 Single Lens Camera Review

Panasonic AG-UX180 Single Lens Camera Review

There are four things the Panasonic AG-UX180 wants to be. This camera wants to be a broadcast camera, an upgradable option to 4K for those newsrooms who are currently…

Sony announces a new series of 3LCD projectors

Sony announces a new series of 3LCD projectors

One thing which I have discovered in the past few months is Sony is definitely upping their projector game. Not that they really needed to up their projectors. I just…

Blackmagic Announces New ATEM, Web Presenter, and More

Blackmagic Announces New ATEM, Web Presenter, and More

During a live-streamed press conference, Blackmagic Design’s Grant Petty showcased a handful of new products for broadcasting over the air and the web. The live-stream itself…

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

He is the current President of the American Society of Cinematographers and at times he shoots on the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K for  Freeform/ABC “The Fosters.&#8221…

ART OF THE SHOT: Christian Sebaldt, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: Christian Sebaldt, ASC

In 2010, Christian Sebaldt, ASC, won a Primetime EMMY and an ASC nomination for his work on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Sebaldt was the Director of Photography for…

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

With the help of Sony, NBC’s Golf Channel can tee up the archive, drive home the petabytes and nail an eagle on the 4K HDR. Okay… I…

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

It is not often the call to head to the Arctic is dialed. For DP and Lead Producer of Adam Savage’s “Tested,” Joey Fameli picked up…

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Blackmagic updates their URSA Mini 4.6K just in time for the Holidays. What do you get for this gift? Black shading. Yes, this appears to be a single feature…

Updates to Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve and Fusion

Updates to Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve and Fusion

Two new updates from Blackmagic. For the DaVinci Resolve 12.5.4 update, the big news is adding support for the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar. The Touch Bar is…

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

When a prospective student walks into one of the buildings at Full Sail University, situated on a 210-acre campus in Winter Park, Florida, they cannot help but discover the…