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Enjoy Studio-quality recording on the go with the new RØDE NT-USB

Enjoy Studio-quality recording on the go with the new RØDE NT-USB

By PVC News Staff | July 24, 2014

Australian audio manufacturer RØDE is excited to announce its newest microphone, the NT-USB -- a studio-grade microphone with the convenience of a digital USB interface. The NT-USB is fully compatible with MacOS, Windows and iPad.

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Rent the RED Epic Dragon Sensor Camera From Adorama Rental Co Today

Rent the RED Epic Dragon Sensor Camera From Adorama Rental Co Today

By PVC News Staff | July 22, 2014

The industry’s hottest new 6K digital still and motion camera is now available from Adorama Rental Co

Adorama Rental Co (ARC), the industry source for professional cinematographers, videographers and photographers, is now renting out the RED Epic Dragon Sensor digital cinema camera. The brand new 6K RED Dragon® sensor allows filmmakers to capture over 9x more pixels than HD, while 19 MP... Read More

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Freefly Systems’ New MōVI Controller Now Shipping

Freefly Systems’ New MōVI Controller Now Shipping

By PVC News Staff | July 22, 2014

Freefly Systems, designers and manufacturers of the groundbreaking MōVI 3-axis stabilizer family, has begun delivering its new MōVI Controller. The MōVI Controller is purpose built to provide for a true two-user MōVI stabilizer setup by letting a second operator control... Read More

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Freefly Systems Wins 2014 Cine Gear Expo New Technology Award

Freefly Systems Wins 2014 Cine Gear Expo New Technology Award

By PVC News Staff | July 18, 2014

Freefly Systems MōVI stabilizers have taken the cinema and video production markets by storm, providing a way for cameras to capture incredibly stable footage handheld and on a variety of shooting platforms. The breakthrough features of Freefly’s new MōVI M15 stabilizer captured... Read More

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Convergent Design set to Release Odyssey7 & Odyssey7Q Firmware Update

By PVC News Staff | July 18, 2014

Convergent Design will release a firmware update for the Odyssey7 and Odyssey7Q on July 21st at 10am Mountain Standard Time.  This release adds features, improves current functions and fixes some previous issues.

Highlights of the firmware update include: 

Advanced... Read More

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Canon EOS C500 at 150mph

By Jose Antunes | July 18, 2014

Shane Hurlbut explains, in a long interview at CPN, why the Canon EOS C500 was chosen as the key camera for "Need for Speed".

The Director of Photography Shane Hurlbut is well versed in the use of Canon systems by now. Considered a pioneer in digital cinematography, he started with the Canon 5D Mark II in "Act of Valor" and his comments after using it have, surely, helped Canon to sell the system.

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Announcing the New iXY Microphone for iPhone 5, 5S and 5C

Announcing the New iXY Microphone for iPhone 5, 5S and 5C

By PVC News Staff | July 14, 2014

Australian pro-audio manufacturer RØDE Microphones has today announced the iXY with Lightning connector for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c -- the highly-anticipated update to RØDE’s stereo microphone for Apple iPhone devices, that allows high-quality recording at sample rates up to... Read More

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Free Webinar: UAV’s, Green Screens and Post

Free Webinar: UAV’s, Green Screens and Post

By PVC News Staff | July 11, 2014

The PVC Experts & Answers Series webinar will be held Thursday, July 31; Sponsored by Optical Cables by Corning

Production and post-production pros  can acquire some free advice and insight from an industry expert in an upcoming webinar presented by ProVideo Coalition, the leading online news resource for video professionals. The webinar, set for Thursday, July 31 at 11:00am PST;  titled... Read More

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The Foundry reveals COLORWAY

The Foundry reveals COLORWAY

By PVC News Staff | July 11, 2014

Magic app lets users instantly change look of 3D images

Leading creative software developer, The Foundry has revealed COLORWAY, a brand new application that speeds up and changes the process of iterating on and finalizing an image.   COLORWAY accelerates the creative design process, giving users access to a simple environment where they can... Read More

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Imagineer Systems Releases mocha Plus

Imagineer Systems Releases mocha Plus

By PVC News Staff | July 10, 2014

mocha Plus 4 adds new VFX capabilities; expands support to include Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014

Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, today released mocha Plus. “mocha Plus represents a new product category for Imagineer,” states Ross Shain, chief marketing officer, Imagineer Systems. “Now Adobe Creative Cloud... Read More

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Canon DPP4: Only for Full Frame DSLRs

By Jose Antunes | July 10, 2014

Canon's new DPP software, the first supporting video, is not for all Canon users, only for those using Full Frame.

It may be a technical requirement, or it may be a marketing decision. For the first time the FREE Canon Digital Photo Professional is not available for all DSLR users (and other Canon users) but only for those that have a full frame DSLR and can show it. This means that the first Canon DPP with video playback support is not for all owners of Canon cameras.

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Colour Studio Uruguay Shoots and Scores in Post Production

Colour Studio Uruguay Shoots and Scores in Post Production

By PVC News Staff | July 10, 2014

As the first post-production boutique in Uruguay, Colour Studio is much like their football (soccer) star Luis Suarez – up and running hard and fast (but fortunately they don’t bite!). After only two+ months of opening the doors, founders and colorists German Nocella and Daff... Read More

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Blackmagic Design to Hold Live Seminars in Los Angeles and New York City

Blackmagic Design to Hold Live Seminars in Los Angeles and New York City

By PVC News Staff | July 08, 2014

Blackmagic Design today announced it will host live seminars on July 24 in Los Angeles and August 13 in New York City, featuring hands on demonstrations of the company’s newly announced NAB 2014 products, including the new Blackmagic URSA and Blackmagic Studio Camera product lines. At... Read More

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Nikon D810 Wants EOS 5D’s Video Crown

By Jose Antunes | July 01, 2014

With the new D810 DSLR, Nikon wants to take the crown from Canon's video champion, the EOS 5D Mark III.

Nikon was the first to introduce video in DSLRs, but that pioneer position did not stop Canon from taking the sceptre and running to the front. It has been this way since then, but a new era might have started: Nikon is back on the fight, with the Nikon D810, a camera conceived with video in mind. The new DSLR is launched with a mission: conquer Canon's territory in terms of video. Specifications similar to the EOS 5D Mark III and a competitive price are part of arsenal Nikon has provided the D810 with. But there is more to discover in this new camera.

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EditShare Releases Shared Storage Version 7

EditShare Releases Shared Storage Version 7

By PVC News Staff | June 30, 2014

EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has released EditShare Storage v7. Built on the newest, high-performance Linux kernel, EditShare Storage v7 is the company’s most advanced shared storage platform, delivering higher... Read More

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Atomos Ship World’s Smallest ProRes Recorder

Atomos Ship World’s Smallest ProRes Recorder

By PVC News Staff | June 30, 2014

Atomos, creator of the award-winning Ninja and Samurai camera-mounted recorders, and the Connect converters, confirm that the Ninja Star has completed the first production runs and is being shipped to the reseller channel ready to meet pre-orders. Launched at NAB the Ninja Star is a must have... Read More

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The Evolving Role of Live Online Video in Corporate Marketing

The Evolving Role of Live Online Video in Corporate Marketing

By PVC News Staff | June 30, 2014

Ustream and Wainhouse Research release third research report in Business Video Now series

Live online video is quickly emerging as an engagement tool for marketers looking to cut through the clutter of communicating with external audiences. Whether the video is used to extend the reach of product launch events, to create engaging descriptions of merchandise for sale or to provide... Read More

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Drones Prohibited in United States National Parks

By Jose Antunes | June 30, 2014

Using drones to film nature and wildlife sounds exciting, but new regulations will stop you from doing just that.

The proliferation of the use of drones for video and photography is bound to create concern to some, and the first rules about the use of drones in wildlife areas in the United States of America suggests what may be expected: for now all unmanned aircraft are banned in the United States of America National Parks.

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ALEXA XR/XT Supports New ProRes 4444 XQ

ALEXA XR/XT Supports New ProRes 4444 XQ

By PVC News Staff | June 30, 2014

ARRI is announcing support for the new Apple ProRes  4444 XQ, the highest-quality version of ProRes to date, which is designed to preserve the incredible detail in high-dynamic range imagery through high-end video post-production. ProRes 4444 XQ will be available in the next Software... Read More

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Free Webinar: The Benefits of Using 4K Now

Free Webinar: The Benefits of Using 4K Now

By PVC News Staff | June 25, 2014

The webinar will be held Thursday, July 10 and will be presented by Dell and NVIDIA

Creative professionals are discovering the benefits that 4K can afford them in quality, post, delivery and future-proofing, but these advantages are only the beginning. Numerous opportunities are created at nearly every stage of production with 4K, and professionals need to know and understand... Read More

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