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Lens Technology the Canon Way

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Canon’s new video about their lenses is an interesting lesson on glass technology, whether you use Canon or not. Have a look.

By Jose Antunes | January 15, 2015

Do you know all about your lenses? Are you aware of the technologies recently applied in the design of lenses? Take 12 minutes of your time and discover what Canon does with their glass for you to have better images.

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Blackmagic’s “Slow-Motion” Feature

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Making 30 fps work for you

By Brian Hallett | January 14, 2015

Right now, the only two Blackmagic cameras that shoot high frame-rates are the URSA and the Studio Cameras.  Until Blackmagic fixes this we are left with wild speculations for NAB 2015 and 30p as our highest frame rate.  I'll do my best to show how I have been able to create slow looking footage out of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera.  

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Cine Summit III Reveals Secrets of the Trade

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Nine of the best cinematographers in the world share their secrets for free during an online two days workshop. Register now.

By Jose Antunes | January 14, 2015

The Cine Summit III, on January 20-21st 2015, invites cinematographers “behind the scenes” with world class cinematographers like Frankie Demarko, Shane Hurlbut, Kevin Shahinian, Rasmus Heise, Matthew Santo, Stefan Borbely, David Vollrath, Caleb Pike and Matt Workman. Join the ranks!

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How to Build an In-House Studio

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So the decision has been made to bring video production in-house.

By Greg Ball | January 14, 2015

So the decision has been made to bring video production in-house, and you’re the company’s video guru. You’ve been tasked with building an in-house video facility. You’re not sure whether to jump for joy or to become a stock holder... Read More

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“Advantageous” puts futuristic lens on modern struggles

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Award-winning director’s feature-length film edited using Adobe Premiere Pro CC premieres at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

By Meagan Keane | January 13, 2015

Writer and director Jennifer Phang caught the attention of movie aficionados with her award-winning feature film Half-Life, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Now, with several more directing, writing, and producing credits under her belt, Phang is back at the 2015 Sundance... Read More

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Sync-N-Link X for Final Cut Pro X

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This Week on MacBreak Studio

By Mark Spencer | January 13, 2015

Why would you want a separate app to sync audio and video clips?

This week on MacBreak Studio, Sam Mestman from FCPworks.com returns to make the case for Sync-N-Link X for Final Cut Pro X.

As he explains to Steve Martin of Ripple Training, Sync-N-Link X not only... Read More

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Samyang/Rokinon New 135mm T2.2 Cine Lens

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A manual focus lens is not the choice for many, but a lens conceived for follow focus systems may be exactly what some want.

By Jose Antunes | January 13, 2015

The new Samyang 135mm T2.2 ED UMC VDSLR Cine Lens (also known in some markets as Rokinon) may not be the lens for everybody, but the truth is that Samyang tried hard to make it interesting for video. Besides launching it for multiple mounts or bayonets, the company has built the lens so it offers integrated gearing for video rigs with follow focus systems.

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Tuesday Deal: Senal SMH-1000 Headphones

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Expires January 13

By Rich Young | January 13, 2015

B & H had a special today on Senal SMH-1000 Professional Field and Studio Monitor headphones, which seem to be knockoffs of the SONY 7506. The advantage is that they're cheaper today and have two detachable cords of different lengths, which makes it easier to store while protecting against cord failure.

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Sony Invests in 4K TVs

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Sony wants 4K to triumph and their investment in the area is huge: new 4K TVs with Android TV were presented at CES 2015.

By Jose Antunes | January 12, 2015

The best way to make people want to watch 4K content is to give consumers ways to watch that content. Following the recipe, Sony presented their new series of TVs at CES 2015, in Las Vegas, a group of TV sets that want to recover the title of "window to the world".

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Cinematography of Inglourious Basterds

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Analyzing the work of Robert Richardson

By Matthew Jeppsen | January 12, 2015

A week or so ago I posted a cinematography breakdown of Roger Deakins work in Prisoners. This week I'm sharing another one of Matt Scott's breakdowns, this one from the Tarantino film Inglourious Basterds.

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Surviving Your First Film Market

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Dear Filmmaker: you really need to start learning about this end of the business.

By Arthur Vincie | January 11, 2015

In November I went to my very first American Film Market.  If you're a filmmaker or any kind of "content creator," you really need to start learning about this end of the business.  I'm still a neophyte, so this is less a definitive guide and more of a set of observations and tips that I picked up while there.

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Product Review: Pegasus2 M4 SSD RAID

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A blazing fast RAID in a very small package.

By Helmut Kobler | January 10, 2015

I’ve been impressed by Promise’s Pegasus2 line of Thunderbolt-enabed RAID drives. They’re fast, reliable, come in multiple configurations (4 drives, 6 drives, 8 drives), and are low-cost as far as hardware-based RAIDs go. Now Promise is adding a new Pegasus2 to the lineup.

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IK Multimedia: Android will finally receive proper USB audio support

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Thanks to IK Multimedia, many Android devices should receive proper USB audio support soon.

By Allan Tépper | January 10, 2015

For the past few years, I have been covering many third-party USB audio devices for iOS phones and tablets in ProVideo Coalition magazine, including digital microphones and audio interfaces with built-in A>D conversion. Even though I am a Mac user who prefers Android for my mobile phone, I have so far emphasized iOS (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch) since there has been such weak support for digital USB audio with Android. This was supposed to change with Android 5 (Lollipop). However, there have still been latency issues. IK Multimedia promises to be the hero to resolve this soon for certain Android phones and tablets. Details ahead.

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The 4K Production Workflow of Nippon Television Network

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Japanese broadcaster implements cost-effective solution with Adobe Creative Cloud for Ultra HD

By Eric Philpott | January 09, 2015

When the first 4K channel in Japan, Channel 4K, began test broadcasts, it started by airing live musical performances, travelogues, and sports broadcasts provided for free by members of the Next Generation Television & Broadcasting Promotion Forum. Since then, broadcasters have started to... Read More

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New Workflow for Client Review

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Wipster.IO: An In Depth Look

By Dorian Heller | January 09, 2015

A year ago, sharing review videos for my clients meant a password protected Vimeo link and an email with the link and password to access. It also meant the client watched the video, and then emailed back a list of changes, perhaps with timecode marks, although sometimes not. In many cases, my... Read More

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Carrying Solutions for Videographers

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MindShift Gear has new additions to its line-up for videographers: two cases for filters and a memory card wallet.

By Jose Antunes | January 08, 2015

Keeping memory cards safe and easily accessible is important if you’re depending on them for your video productions. A wallet that holds and protects your images of the day is an important asset while in the field.  At the same time, having your filters well protected but ready to be used in seconds is paramount. Mindshift Gear has launched some products that cover those needs of photographers and videographers working outdoors.

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Drone Academy X DJI Phantom Flight Training Series

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The Best Basic Training for UAVs on Video from DSLRPros

By Jeff Foster | January 07, 2015

Want to learn to fly that new DJI Phantom you got and get professional results (and fewer crashes)? DSLRPros has produced what I think is the best, most professional video training series I've seen to date, with their Drone Academy X DJI Phantom Flight Training Video Series.

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How to Survive The Post House Implosion

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How to make a living in the post-post house world

By Eric Escobar | January 06, 2015

Even in good times, video production/ post-production is a risky business. In bad times it’s downright foolish. A company has to be scrappy enough to weather the stagnant months, but robust enough to crew up for a big project that could walk through the door any second. 

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Top Cinematographers Come Together to Share Their Expertise

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A free online event for the filmmaking community featuring presentations by accomplished cinematographers

By PVC News Staff | January 06, 2015

It's that time again. The Big League CineSummit is back, and the free online event for the filmmaking community featuring presentations by accomplished cinematographers is more jam-packed than ever. You can register now to gain access.

For previous Summits, ProVideo Coalition has... Read More

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