• IBC 2017: Blackmagic Design Announces Ultimatte 12

    Blackmagic Design today announced Ultimatte 12, a new realtime hardware compositing processor that’s perfect for broadcast quality keying, adding augmented reality elements into shots, working with virtual sets and more. Ultimatte 12 is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$9,995. (more…)
  • Take A Tour Through Canon Burbank

    Recently we had the opportunity to visit Canon Burbank. You might remember, Canon had facilities in Hollywood, and this Summer the company moved to its new home in the heart of the Media District of Burbank. Sandwiched between Warner Bros. Studios, The Burbank Studios, and Disney Studios, Canon Burbank stands ready to serve the production community with service, support, education and a staff of professionals. However, that's not all. (more…)
  • Adobe Advancements On Display At IBC 2017

    Adobe will be showcasing a number of new features for the coming 2017 quarter at IBC 2017, such as new capabilities in Adobe Creative Cloud for virtual reality, animation and motion graphics, powered by Adobe's artificial intelligence and machine learning framework, Sensai. (more…)
  • Canon Reveals New 4K UHD Camcorders & 4K HDR Monitor

    Canon revealed 3 new camcorders, including the XF405, XF400 and VIXIA HF GX10, all with 4K/60p video recording, as well as the Canon DP-V2411 studio monitor. (more…)
  • Creative Arts Emmys: “The Night Of”, “Stranger Things” & “Westworld” Lead The Pack

    In an Emmy race with surprisingly strong competition, the Creative Arts Emmys saw HBO's "The Night Of" and "Westworld", along with Netflix's hit "Stranger Things" rise above the rest to take home numerous awards. (more…)

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Everything you should know about the new Sony VENICE

Everything you should know about the new Sony VENICE

Any excuse to go to Sony Pictures Studios, formerly Columbia Studios, is a good one. So I was delighted to attend a press conference to get up close and personal with the new Sony VENICE. Once on the lot, we made our way to Stage 7 and Peter Crithary, Marketing ...

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Podcast: Cinematographer Elle Schneider & the Panasonic EVA1

Podcast: Cinematographer Elle Schneider & the Panasonic EVA1

Cinematographer, director, and writer Elle Schneider came on to our new INDIE Shooter podcast for a fantastic talk about her history in filmmaking, career in the industry and her latest project shooting the short film “Near To Superstition” with Panasonic’s new EVA1.

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DaVinci Resolve 14 Now Available: Fairlight Digital Audio, Multi User Collaboration & More

DaVinci Resolve 14 Now Available: Fairlight Digital Audio, Multi User Collaboration & More

Blackmagic Design’s popular editor sees it’s latest release to the public, with increased performance, powerful new tools and features and much more.

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Sony Reveals New VENICE 36x24mm Full Frame Cinema Camera

Sony Reveals New VENICE 36x24mm Full Frame Cinema Camera

Sony surprised the world with the new VENICE full frame cinema camera, with “anamorphic capabilities, interchangeable sensor, 8-stage ND filter system, new color management & established workflow.”

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Sachtler Releases flowtech 75 Tripod System

Sachtler Releases flowtech 75 Tripod System

Presented as the “only tripod you will ever need”, the Sachtler flowtech 75 tripod will “revolutionize the way you work with the world’s fastest tripod legs.”

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LACPUG ‘Back to Film School Night’ September 27th

LACPUG ‘Back to Film School Night’ September 27th

Time to get back to learning. Join LACPUG Wednesday, September 27 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm for ‘Back to Film School Night’, where USC Professor and Norman Hollyn who will take attendees on a tour of the soon to be released movie, SHOT from Director/Profesor Jeremy Kagan. Norman was editor and worked with Kagan on ...

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LAPPG September 13th: Digital Storage, Production Rights & Clearances

LAPPG September 13th: Digital Storage, Production Rights & Clearances

This month’s Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) meeting will cover storage solutions with LaCie, as well as using rights and clearances in productions with Film Research, Rights and Clearances specialist, Barbara Gregson.

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URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Used On Weezer’s Latest Music Video

URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Used On Weezer’s Latest Music Video

Weezer’s latest music video for the song “Feels Like Summer” was shot on the URSA Mini Pro 4.6k by cinematographer Gabe Kimpson, along with Directors Brendan Walter of Crush Music and Jade Ehlers, trying to replicate “the legendary Guns N’ Roses “Paradise City” video with Weezer on the stage in ...

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Panasonic VariCam 35 Used To Shoot Netflix’s ‘Death Note’

Panasonic VariCam 35 Used To Shoot Netflix’s ‘Death Note’

DP David Tattersall, BSC used the VariCam 35 for the first time, growing to enjoy “the camera and its smooth and naturalistic look.”

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Houston In Our Hearts – Hurricane Harvey Relief

Houston In Our Hearts – Hurricane Harvey Relief

By now, everyone has seen the devastation of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas Coast. No matter where you are in the world, it is impossible to view the images and see the video and not be affected. For Jake and I this is very personal as we both have family and ...

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