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Everyone Needs a HIERO

Everyone Needs a HIERO

HIERO allows production facilities to efficiently conform, review and export shots to visual effects artists and into finishing systems

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 04, 2012

Ant Nasce, HIERO Product Manager, took the time to talk to us about the recently released HIERO which was being showcased at NAB 2012. He details the essential parts of the system and explains how it helps take the pain out of passing shots around a production facility. Read More

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NAB 2012: New EVFs

Two new viewfinders to compete with Zacuto and Cineroid, plus a bizarre prototype from Band Pro.

By Adam Wilt | May 04, 2012

Kinotehnik's LCDVFe showing a semitransparent mask.

Just when you thought you need only decide between Zacuto and Cineroid for add-on EVFs, NAB gave us two new choices. Also, Band Pro showed their own high-end EVF, and it's a weird one. Read More

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A collection of Avid Media Composer related links for my NAB Migrating to Avid class

I promised to post a bunch of helpful links for migrating editors so here they are.

By Scott Simmons | May 03, 2012

With the 2012 NAB show a thing of the past that means the Post|Production world conference is a thing of the past too. One of the classes I taught this year was Essentials of Avid Media Composer Editing for Migrating Editors . It was a great class and a full house of people moving or thinking about moving to Media Composer. I promised the class I would post a list of links and resources they might find useful when moving to Avid. Here’s that list.

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NAB 2012 Reveals Big Developments Coming up for NUKE

Jon Wadelton talks to us about some exciting news for NUKE

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 03, 2012

We grabbed Jon Wadelton, project manager for NUKE, to see if he could talk to us about what The Foundry has in store for 2012. He he gave us some info not only about what is currently being developed with NUKE but also what else we can expect to see from it this year. Read More

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See the Libec LX-5 and LX-7 Series in Action

Libec offers professional products at a cost effective price

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 03, 2012

Jose Larios, Sales and Marketing for Libec of America, shows off Libec's new tripods and fluid heads and gives us just a hint of what they can do. He details the specifications of each and gives details about their prices and availability. Read More

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NAB 2012: Motion Control Systems - CamBLOCK

NAB 2012: Motion Control Systems - CamBLOCK

Video Interview showing CamBLOCK's Awesome Lightweight Motion Control Rig

By Mike Curtis | May 03, 2012

I'd already heard about CamBLOCK before NAB, and sought out some information, but I never expected them to come seeking ME at NAB. {C} Read More

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NAB 2012: Cameras & Lenses

A brief sampling of interesting photographic tools at NAB.

By Adam Wilt | May 02, 2012

JVC's 4K tinycam is actively cooled via grilles in front and back.

I've already covered the basics of what Sony and Panasonic announced, as well as looking at Canon's C500 and the BMD Cine Camera, but JVC also had interesting camera announcements worth looking at. And of course that's not all there was to see... Read More

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Lowel Prime LED Lights

New Location Lights

By Richard Harrington | May 02, 2012

ProVideo Coalition - Lowel Prime LED Lights - NAB 2012 from RHED Pixel on Vimeo.

RHED Pixel producer Pamela Berry talks with Lowel about their location lighting solution. Read More

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Check Out 6 New Lenses from Carl Zeiss at NAB 2012

Multiple options for anyone looking for a great lens or two

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 02, 2012

Michael Schiehlen, Sales Director at Carl Zeiss, talks to us about the new lenses Zeiss will be releasing later this year. He showcases each and explains what sort of innovations and upgrades have been made to them. Read More

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Litepanels Show off their ENG Kit at NAB 2012

Litepanels Show off their ENG Kit at NAB 2012

Great lighting products at an affordable price

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 02, 2012

Since Litepanels announced their new ENG 3-Light Kit at NAB 2012 we knew we needed to talk with Toby Sali from Litepanels to get more info about what they had to show. He details what customers are in store for with this product. Read More

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Phantom Miro - First Footage & Interview With Jim Geduldick

Phantom Miro - First Footage & Interview With Jim Geduldick

Vision Research lowers the entry point to High Speed Cinematography

By Dan Carr | May 02, 2012

Just before NAB, Vision Research announced a new version of the recently expanded Phantom Miro lineup, the M320s. The new M320s joins the recently updated Miro family alongside the M310, M120 and M110, all of which offer variations in connectivity and sensor sizing to suit a variety of industries. Filmmaker Jim Geduldick shot with the cameras before NAB to get some footage to use at the show. This has now been released online and I got a chance to ask him a few questions about working with these new cameras. Read More

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Exclusive Nikon D800 Details from the Floor of NAB 2012

Hear about many of the exciting new features the camera has to offer

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 01, 2012

We grabbed Steve Heiner to learn more about Nikon's D800 camera and find out about what sort of new features we can expect. He details many of the camera's capabilities and tells us why and how it will impact the industry. Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Blackmagic’s Big Announcements at NAB 2012

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera was the Big News at the Show

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 01, 2012

Dan May, President at Blackmagic Design, tells us a little bit about the Blackmagic Cinema Camera which was one of the biggest announcements at NAB 2012. He also has some info about Blackmagic's other products including Teranex and Resolve. Read More

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NAB 2012: Canon C300 Image Processing

Canon's Larry Thorpe on the C300's quad-HD sensor and "super green" sampling

By Adam Wilt | May 01, 2012

Canon held a press dinner Monday night at NAB, where Larry Thorpe held forth on the Canon C300's use of a quad-HD sensor (2x HD resolution in both H and V dimensions) and how Canon's "super green" sampling boosts MTF and suppresses aliasing in the camera's 1080p images. Read More

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Overshadowed at NAB

3 interesting products that passed under the radar

By Mark Spencer | May 01, 2012

While I was once again teaching at Post|Production World at NAB this year, with classes every day, I did manage to make it to the show floor a few times. Since the big headline products have already been well covered here on PVC, I thought I'd share with you a few choice morsels I discovered at the show this year that you may not have heard about. Read More

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Overshadowed at NAB

3 interesting products that passed under the radar

By Mark Spencer | May 01, 2012

While I was once again teaching at Post|Production World at NAB this year, with classes every day, I did manage to make it to the show floor a few times. Since the big headline products have already been well covered here on PVC, I thought I'd share with you a few choice morsels I discovered at the show this year that you may not have heard about. Post|Production World was packed this year - great fun. I still managed to steal away for some time on the show floor. Read More

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Blackmagic Steals NAB 2012 With Their New Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Steals NAB 2012 With Their New Cinema Camera

New Super Camera Packs a 2.5K Sensor For Less Than $3000.00

By Clint Milby | April 30, 2012

If you heard a collective gasp coming from about ninety thousand people in Las Vegas last week, it was most likely in reaction to Blackmagic's ground breaking announcement that they are now officially a camera manufacturer. On April 16, 2012, Blackmagic Design unleashed the Blackmagic Cinema Camera on NAB and the world. It's not clear whether this will be a trend or a one time venture, but either way, this first effort at an image capture device packs a massive punch for the price. Read More

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OpenText Reveals New Products and Innovations at NAB 2012

OpenText Makes, Manages and Moves to help customers and companies with their digital asset management

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 30, 2012

John Price, Product Marketing Manager at OpenText, tells us about their Manage File Transfer and also talks about the people, problems and trends they have seen and discussed about at NAB 2012. Listen as he talks about the various issues OpenText is dealing with and working through in 2012 and beyond. Read More

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Fujinon Debuts PL 19-90 at NAB 2012

Fujinon Debuts PL 19-90 at NAB 2012

Thom Calabro shows off Fujinon's Latest and Greatest

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 30, 2012

Fujinon had a number of big announcements at NAB 2012 and Thom Calabro, Director, Marketing and Product Development, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division, took the time to tell us about the PL 19-90 Cabrio (ZK4.7x19). The item features an exclusive detachable servo drive unit, making it suitable for use as a standard PL lens or as an ENG-Style lens. Read More

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NAB 2012: SpectraCal

This may be one of the most affordable monitor color calibration systems.

By Scott Simmons | April 28, 2012

One little booth I happened to come by as I walked the NAB show floor was SpectraCal. A bright red screen with a little device attached to it was all that I needed to stop by and check it out. SpectraCal was showing their solutions for measuring and calibrating accurate color on your client and grading monitors. Why do you need an accurate monitor? Are you using DaVinci Resolve?

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