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NAB 2018: The Sony VENICE Full-Frame Camera

NAB 2018: The Sony VENICE Full-Frame Camera

At NAB 2018 I got an opportunity to talk to Sony about the Sony VENICE. The day before I, like many NAB attendees took a deep look at the camera…

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…

After Effects NAB 2018 Update: Master Properties and Advanced Puppet

After Effects NAB 2018 Update: Master Properties and Advanced Puppet

It’s that time of year when Adobe presents its latest software additions, with video first in line. For those curious, here’s a rundown of what you…

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

A few years ago, when high quality LCD monitors didn’t exist, I found myself in the wonderful position of mentally averaging every monitor on the set. The on…

Canon Announces The C700 Full-Frame Digital Camera

Canon Announces The C700 Full-Frame Digital Camera

Less than two weeks before NAB 2018 Canon announces the EOS C700 FF, the “FF?” Well, it stands for a full-frame cinema camera.  Since the introduction of…

Blackmagic Design Updates URSA Broadcast Firmware

Blackmagic Design Updates URSA Broadcast Firmware

As the Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast makes its way into the hands of shooters and studios BMD has taken the time to improve the firmware to the newly released broadcast…

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Moviola’s extensive library of training for filmmakers is now completely free. Gain access to the entire moviola.com catalog of comprehensive film studies training videos covering the gamut from…

The film look: what is it, and why are there two of them?

The film look: what is it, and why are there two of them?

The film look is an elusive thing. Everyone has their favorite flavor, but there are two basic, yet opposite, techniques in vogue right now—and I think I’ve…

Your camera MAY have a color gamut: further musings on camera color pipelines

Your camera MAY have a color gamut: further musings on camera color pipelines

My last article resulted in some new input on color gamuts. Here’s what I think I know now. Before I start, if you haven’t read my…

Your camera does not have a color gamut

Your camera does not have a color gamut

Yes, it’s true: your camera has no color gamut. Don’t believe me? Good, ’cause I’m going to try to lay it out for…

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

“My assistant says it’s impossible,” said the Steadicam operator over coffee at Arri headquarters in Burbank. “The DIT wants a LogC output, but I need…

The Sony 6K VENICE Menu Simulator Online Now

The Sony 6K VENICE Menu Simulator Online Now

Camera Assistants, Owner – Operators, and DPs the Sony VENICE Menu Simulator is online and waiting for you and your curiosity. Well, maybe I’m overhyping this a touch…

The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera

The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera

In their new camera announcement, Blackmagic Design dropped the “Mini” in the URSA Broadcast camera name. Read into it if you want. The URSA Broadcast, and the URSA…

Blackmagic Feb 1st Broadcast New Products Announcements

Blackmagic Feb 1st Broadcast New Products Announcements

Today, Blackmagic Design took the opportunity to live stream their new 2018 broadcast product updates. On-screen Blackmagic CEO, Grant Petty, showed off a number of new broadcast products. Most…