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New ALEXA ProRes 3.2K for UHD Deliverables

By PVC News Staff | September 02, 2014

ARRI today announces ProRes 3.2K, a new recording format for its ARRI ALEXA cameras that will become available through a software update scheduled for release early next year. ProRes 3.2K allows the same easy up- sampling in post to UHD deliverables as ARRIRAW Open Gate does to 4K.... Read More

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Nearly 50% of Video Professionals in UK Never Saw 4K

By Jose Antunes | August 27, 2014

A recent survey in UK shows that nearly 50% of video professionals have never seen 4K.

Surveys never give us the complete truth, no matter how unbiased they are, but they somehow help us to understand things better. So, when a recent survey in the United Kingdom that targeted the opinions of 100 senior production staff in the area of video, revealed that nearly 50% of them have never seen 4K played out on any kind of screen, one has to ask if 4K is really the next big thing.

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Samyang Has a New 50mm for Cinema

By Jose Antunes | August 26, 2014

Samyang will show a new cine lens at Photokina, the V-DSLR 50mm T1.5 AS UMC, to use with the 35 and 85mm models.

Samyang continues to grow their line of lenses for professional film and video with the new addition, a standard manual focus lens designed for full frame image sensors, the V-DSLR 50mm T1.5 AS UMC. They also presented a normal 50mm lens with similar characterístics, the 50mm F1.4 AS UMC.

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Rampant Design Announces Massive Distortion Library

Rampant Design Announces Massive Distortion Library

By PVC News Staff | August 26, 2014

Expands Studio Essentials Libraries to Include Stunning 2k, 4k and 5k Distortion Elements for High End Motion Designers, Editors

Rampant Design today announced the Rampant Distortion Toolkit, a new addition to its Studio Essentials library of high end, high resolution Quicktime elements for editors and motion designers.  The Rampant Distortion Toolkit contains over 2,500 clips of 2K, 4K and 5K glitch and distortion... Read More

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Does Canon Have Two New “EOS 7Ds” to Show?

By Jose Antunes | August 25, 2014

The successor to the EOS 7D will have a 24MP sensor... or a 20MP sensor, and will be built like the EOS 1D...

With Photokina at the door, Canon, as other names in the industry, has some new products to show: one of them is the DSLR that will occupy the position of the EOS 7D. Rumors from those keeping a watchful eye over the subject have suggested the most diverse things about the new camera: nothing is sure, though.

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CPUG Network Announces Seventh Annual Amsterdam SuperMeet

CPUG Network Announces Seventh Annual Amsterdam SuperMeet

By PVC News Staff | August 14, 2014

"Star Wars: Episode VII” Editors to appear

The Creative Pro User Group Network (CPUG Network) have announced the Seventh Annual Amsterdam SuperMeet, to take place on Sunday, Sept 14, 2014 at the Hotel Krasnapolsky in the heart of Amsterdam. Doors open at 4:30PM (16:30) with the "SuperMeet Digital Showcase" featuring 20... Read More

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Xytech Launches MediaPulse Cloud at IBC 2014

Xytech Launches MediaPulse Cloud at IBC 2014

By PVC News Staff | August 13, 2014

Company Redefines Facility Management Software with MediaPulse 2014

Xytech, the market leader in facility management software for the broadcast, production, media services and video transmission industries, will introduce MediaPulse Cloud at IBC 2014. MediaPulse Cloud delivers the complete functionality of Xytech’s flagship MediaPulse platform in a... Read More

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Red Giant Releases Primatte Keyer Version 5.1

Red Giant Releases Primatte Keyer Version 5.1

By PVC News Staff | August 12, 2014

Industry-standard chroma-keyer expands plugin support to include Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Motion

Red Giant, makers of essential software tools for filmmakers, editors, VFX artists and motion designers, today released Primatte Keyer 5.1, an update that adds support for Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X (FCP X) and Motion. Using the same keying technology from blockbuster hits such... Read More

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The new NUKE range is coming

The new NUKE range is coming

By PVC News Staff | August 12, 2014

NUKE STUDIO, NUKEX and NUKE 9 all set for fall release

Leading creative software developer, The Foundry has announced that it will release its entire new NUKE range later this year and that existing NUKE users will be able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks.   Introducing the range At the top of the new... Read More

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NVIDIA’s New Professional GPU Lineup Places Quadro at Center of Visual Computing Workflows

NVIDIA’s New Professional GPU Lineup Places Quadro at Center of Visual Computing Workflows

By PVC News Staff | August 12, 2014

NVIDIA today unveiled its next generation of NVIDIA Quadro GPUs -- providing new tools and technologies to meet the visual computing needs of the world's leading designers, artists and scientists. The new lineup delivers an enterprise-grade visual computing platform with up to twice the... Read More

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Color Correction for Photo and Video

By Jose Antunes | August 11, 2014

Conceived for photographers and videographers on the go, the new SpyderCHECKR 24 is a portable color management system.

Recently announced, the SpyderCHECKR 24 from Datacolor is a new addition to their product line, which includes the flagship 48 patch SpyderCHECKR. This new tool for photographers and videographers is a precise and versatile camera color calibration and white balance target for both photo and video color control.

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Atomos Samurai Blade Available for Under $1000

Atomos Samurai Blade Available for Under $1000

By PVC News Staff | August 11, 2014

Atomos Award Winning Samurai Blade Now Even Better Value

Atomos, creator of award winning camera-mounted recorders and recording accessories announce a new price for the Samurai Blade of US$995. The Samurai Blade is the highest functioning monitor recorder and playback device on the camera market today and with a new price it's even more... Read More

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Microsoft Says No to Shaky Videos

By Jose Antunes | August 11, 2014

Modern video cameras like the GoPro let you capture intense action but hardly offer stabilized video. Microsoft has a solution!

From smartphones to DSLRs, all modern equipments seems to offer video capture as an option. It's only natural that people capture videos of all the things around them, many times in what can be called a first-person perspective, as those videos are captured from helmet, chest mounted or hanheld cameras, that offer extreme portability but little or none form of stabilization able to suppress the shaky results usually seen in the final movie.

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Key Code Media Presents: Professional Editing With The Apple Mac Pro

Key Code Media Presents: Professional Editing With The Apple Mac Pro

By PVC News Staff | August 07, 2014

Key Code Media invites you to an exclusive look at Non-Linear Editing on the Mac Pro on August 14th

Come see industry experts from Avid and Adobe demonstrate the power of editing on the Mac Pro. Whether cutting on Avid Media Composer | Software or Adobe Premiere Pro, the dual workstation-class GPUs in Mac Pro accelerate effects, optical flow analysis, video export — and virtually... Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 11 is Now Shipping

Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 11 is Now Shipping

By PVC News Staff | August 06, 2014

Major update adds professional nonlinear online editing features, new ColorMatch, on set media management and plenty more

Blackmagic Design today announced the release of DaVinci Resolve 11, available now for download free of charge for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers. DaVinci Resolve 11 is a major upgrade with over 100 new editing and color grading features. This new update includes professional nonlinear... Read More

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UPDATE - PVC Experts & Answers Webinar: UAV’s, Green Screens and Post

UPDATE - PVC Experts & Answers Webinar: UAV’s, Green Screens and Post

By PVC News Staff | August 05, 2014

Watch the archived presentation and read through some answers to the questions we weren't able to take

The ability for folks of all different production experiences and skill levels to be creative has never been more powerful. UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicles) allow anyone from a major motion picture director to a realtor grab footage that showcases their content in an amazing new light.... Read More

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Atomos Take HDMI One Step Closer to SDI Professional Video Standard

By PVC News Staff | August 04, 2014

Atomos today announce a move to standardize HDMI for the professional video industry by focusing on ease of use and customer experience. With in-depth experience along with their technical know-how, Atomos aim to help define industry standards. SDI has ruled the professional video space for... Read More

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Time Warner Cable Sports Keeps its Programming Secure with Sony Portable Drives

Time Warner Cable Sports Keeps its Programming Secure with Sony Portable Drives

By PVC News Staff | August 04, 2014

Content may be king, but for Time Warner Cable Sports, reliable, portable storage is critical. The network is using more than 50 of Sony’s new portable storage drives -- a combination of 256 GB solid state drives (model PSZ-SA25) and 1 TB hard-disk drives (model PSZ-HA1T).

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New PluralEyes 3.5 Released as Part of Shooter Suite 12.5 Update

New PluralEyes 3.5 Released as Part of Shooter Suite 12.5 Update

By PVC News Staff | July 29, 2014

PluralEyes 3.5 upgrade. Denoiser II. Instant 4K. BulletProof 1.2. Frames. LUT Buddy.

Today, Red Giant has released Shooter Suite 12.5, which includes new versions of two Shooter Suite products: PluralEyes 3.5 and Instant 4K. New to the suite is Denoiser II, Red Giant’s powerful video noise reduction tool. Also included are the recently updated BulletProof 1.2, as well as... Read More

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ProAm USA Aims to Bring its CarryOn Jib to Market Through a New Kickstarter Campaign

ProAm USA Aims to Bring its CarryOn Jib to Market Through a New Kickstarter Campaign

By Jeff Foster | July 24, 2014

A new trend for filmmaking tools manufacturers to get products to market

Filmmaker Jonathan Baty of ProAm USA taps into the Kickstarter filmmaking community to help launch the CarryOn Jib, the most compact, lightest camera crane of its kind.

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