• Atomos Shinobi – The New Super Bright, Super Light 5” 1920×1080 HDMI Monitor That Packs a Punch For Just $399US

    Melbourne, Australia - 16 Feb, 2019 - Go everywhere and see everything exactly how you want it with the Atomos Shinobi - a high brightness 1000nit 5-inch HDMI monitor that’s perfect for vloggers, creatives and photographers. When you’re shooting video on mirrorless cameras and DSLRs, the Shinobi gives you the perfect view and is packed with the latest features, but is small and light enough to take anywhere – weighing in at a mere 200g (7 oz). Shinobi shares the same HDR 1920x1080 display and color processing found in the multi-award-winning Atomos Ninja V monitor/recorder. With a professional 1000nit brightness screen it can be seen clearly even in daylight. It has an impressive pixel density of 427 PPI (pixels per inch) and is factory calibrated for color accuracy. Shipping today, the Shinobi costs just $399US / €399 plus local taxes. (more…)
  • FREE Panasonic EVA1 Deep Dive Camera Intensive

    Hot Rod Cameras and Panasonic present a concentrated training workshop and cinematographer’s presentation on the AU-EVA1 Compact Cinema Camera. The Deep Dive features DP Pietro Villani [40 And Single] discussing his use of the EVA1. This is followed by an intensive workshop on the EVA1 with plenty of practical hands-on training. (more…)

  • Sidelined At The Oscars: Cinematographers, Editors & Stylists Outraged At Academy’s Time Saving Attempts

    For many years now, the Oscars has been trying to tackle two main problems: broadcast time and ratings. Last year saw the Academy try to tackle their ratings issue with the controversial "Popular Film" category. Broadcast time has been (albeit less important to those outside the Oscars production team) their other big issue, with minor attempts to correct it over the years. The Academy's 2019 solution of relegating four categories to commercial breaks is not even a bad decision. However the choice of category is what has many in Hollywood and beyond scratching their heads at best, and openly calling for an Academy boycott at worst. (more…)
  • DaVinci Resolve 15.2.4 Update: Sony Venice 3.0 Support, Improved Multicam & More

    New DaVinci Resolve 15.2.4 Update! Get improved multicam and timeline playback performance, faster H.264 and H.265 encoding on Mac, support for the latest Intel OpenCL on Windows, improved load and save performance, support for Sony Venice 3.0, and more. Download now! (more…)
  • Online Video Contests Update: Wolf of Wilderness, PsychShorts, Chicago White Sox & More

    Online Video Contests announces the best new video contests each week. Here are this week’s from Wolf of Wilderness, the Chicago White Sox and many more. (more…)

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Atomos Shinobi – The New Super Bright, Super Light 5” 1920×1080 HDMI Monitor That Packs a Punch For Just $399US

Atomos Shinobi – The New Super Bright, Super Light 5” 1920×1080 HDMI Monitor That Packs a Punch For Just $399US

Melbourne, Australia – 16 Feb, 2019 – Go everywhere and see everything exactly how you want it with the Atomos Shinobi – a high brightness 1000nit 5-inch HDMI monitor that’s perfect for vloggers, creatives and photographers. When you’re shooting video on mirrorless cameras and DSLRs, the Shinobi gives you the perfect view and is packed […]

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FREE Panasonic EVA1 Deep Dive Camera Intensive

FREE Panasonic EVA1 Deep Dive Camera Intensive

Hot Rod Cameras and Panasonic present a concentrated training workshop and cinematographer’s presentation on the AU-EVA1 Compact Cinema Camera. The Deep Dive features DP Pietro Villani [40 And Single] discussing his use of the EVA1. This is followed by an intensive workshop on the EVA1 with plenty of practical hands-on training.

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Sidelined At The Oscars: Cinematographers, Editors & Stylists Outraged At Academy’s Time Saving Attempts

Sidelined At The Oscars: Cinematographers, Editors & Stylists Outraged At Academy’s Time Saving Attempts

For many years now, the Oscars has been trying to tackle two main problems: broadcast time and ratings. Last year saw the Academy try to tackle their ratings issue with the controversial “Popular Film” category. Broadcast time has been (albeit less important to those outside the Oscars production team) their other big issue, with minor attempts […]

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DaVinci Resolve 15.2.4 Update: Sony Venice 3.0 Support, Improved Multicam & More

DaVinci Resolve 15.2.4 Update: Sony Venice 3.0 Support, Improved Multicam & More

New DaVinci Resolve 15.2.4 Update! Get improved multicam and timeline playback performance, faster H.264 and H.265 encoding on Mac, support for the latest Intel OpenCL on Windows, improved load and save performance, support for Sony Venice 3.0, and more. Download now!

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Online Video Contests Update: Wolf of Wilderness, PsychShorts, Chicago White Sox & More

Online Video Contests Update: Wolf of Wilderness, PsychShorts, Chicago White Sox & More

Online Video Contests announces the best new video contests each week. Here are this week’s from Wolf of Wilderness, the Chicago White Sox and many more.

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What You Must Know About ProRes RAW Workflow with Panasonic EVA1 and ATOMOS Shogun Inferno

What You Must Know About ProRes RAW Workflow with Panasonic EVA1 and ATOMOS Shogun Inferno

ProRes RAW was famously announced by Atomos almost a year ago, but has since grown in use and support from other manufacturers. One such camera manufacturer, Panasonic, actually held a workshop with filmmaker Mike Steidly to show how well ProRes RAW works with the Panasonic EVA1 cinema camera. We were at Hot Rod Cameras to capture Steidly’s […]

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k 6.1 Update: Improved Audio Recording, Better Battery, 2:1 Frame Guides & More

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k 6.1 Update: Improved Audio Recording, Better Battery, 2:1 Frame Guides & More

New Blackmagic Camera 6.1 Update! This update adds pixel remapping and 2:1 monitoring frame guides to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, as well as improved audio recording and monitoring, better battery life and more!

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Panasonic Launches New LUMIX S Series Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1

Panasonic Launches New LUMIX S Series Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1

Panasonic held the launch event of the LUMIX S Series in Barcelona, Spain. Three new interchangeable lenses based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series are also introduced.

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Podcast – Randy Wedick of Band Pro on their new service center, Sony Venice Rialto and Shooting a documentary in Israel & Europe

Podcast – Randy Wedick of Band Pro on their new service center, Sony Venice Rialto and Shooting a documentary in Israel & Europe

Randy Wedick is Senior Technical Consultant, for Band Pro Film and Digital. In this podcast, Randy talks about Band Pro Burbank’s all-new Lens and Camera service department, the new Sony Venice Firmware 3.0, and

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Panasonic EVA1 3.0 Update: New Recording Formats, EVA-LIVE & More

Panasonic EVA1 3.0 Update: New Recording Formats, EVA-LIVE & More

NEWARK, NJ (January 31, 2019) – Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade, Ver. 3.0 (aka EVA 3.0), for the AU-EVA1 cinema camera that greatly improves the camera’s capabilities, including 4K60p 10-bit capture, hardwire remote control via USB-Ethernet adapters, and the addition of a user button function for quick switching of shooting modes and frame rates. […]

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