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Join Jeff Greenberg as He Explains How Professionals Can Speed Up Their 4K Workflow

Join Jeff Greenberg as He Explains How Professionals Can Speed Up Their 4K Workflow

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | January 28, 2015

The post-production expert shares how you can speed up your workflow by over 30% during a live webinar on February 24th, 2015

Questions around how professionals can and should utilize 4K are as pervasive as ever. What sort of hardware requirements are needed for a 4K production? Will you need to upgrade or install different software? Are you working as efficiently as possible in your 4K production?

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Exclusive Details Around the New Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion at NAB Show

Exclusive Details Around the New Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion at NAB Show

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | January 27, 2015

Jeff Foster will serve as Program Manger

Word about the new Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion was just made offical, and even though NAB Show 2015 is still months away, it's already shaping up to be one of the highlights of the event. It's set to feature a flying cage, a demonstration area with seating, and daily... Read More

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Super 8 and 16mm Cine Film Coming Back

By Jose Antunes | January 26, 2015

The old Italian brand Ferrania is coming back to the market after a Kickstarter campaign titled "100 More Years of Analog Film".

FILM Ferrania was officially formed in Ferrania, Italy on July 23, 2013 by co-founders Nicola Baldini and Marco Pagni with the aim to build a new factory from the leftover parts of the old one, originally founded in 1923. And there is a “So You Think You’re a Director?” contest  going on until February. Keep reading to know more.

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On Set Lighting Workshop in Burbank

By Matthew Jeppsen | January 24, 2015

2 Day Workshop on Lighting & Grip - Feb 7 & 8th

Gaffer Craig Burns is offering an unique lighting and grip business workshop in Burbank on Feb 7-8, 2015. Burnie seems like a no-nonsense type of guy, and I get the sense that his teaching style will be practical and straightforward. 

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Pond5 Launches the Public Domain Project With 80,000 Free Media Clips

Pond5 Launches the Public Domain Project With 80,000 Free Media Clips

By PVC News Staff | January 22, 2015

The collection includes 10,000 free video clips, all formatted in 4K or Full HD

Pond5, the world’s leading online marketplace for royalty-free video footage, announced today the launch of the Pond5 Public Domain Project, the first library of free public domain content designed specifically for media makers. The initial collection includes 10,000 video clips, 65,000... Read More

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HoloLens: 3D May be Coming Your Way

By Jose Antunes | January 22, 2015

3D Cinema may not be as alive as some expected, but holographic imagery may be in our future, according to Microsoft.

The holographic deck from Star Trek may be closer to you than you think. Microsoft announced HoloLens, holographic goggles that will use the power of Windows 10 to change the way we see the world. NASA is using the technology to allow scientists to “work on Mars”.

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RØDE Breaks New Ground with Multiple Product Launch in 2015

RØDE Breaks New Ground with Multiple Product Launch in 2015

By PVC News Staff | January 21, 2015

Australian audio company RØDE Microphones has held the largest simultaneous product launch in the company’s history, introducing multiple new products and categories at an exclusive event in San Diego, USA. Considered by many to be the dominant force in audio for... Read More

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Lens Technology the Canon Way

By Jose Antunes | January 15, 2015

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

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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Datavideo Introduces a Ground Breaking Complete Live Streaming Production System

Datavideo Introduces a Ground Breaking Complete Live Streaming Production System

By PVC News Staff | January 14, 2015

Datavideo, the complete live-video solutions manufacture announces the TVS-1000, a complete virtual studio in one box. The TVS-1000 includes everything needed to produce a professional virtual studio production, whether it is recorded or streamed.   The TVS-1000 integrates everything you... Read More

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Cine Summit III Reveals Secrets of the Trade

By Jose Antunes | January 14, 2015

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

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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Samyang/Rokinon New 135mm T2.2 Cine Lens

By Jose Antunes | January 13, 2015

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

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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Sony Invests in 4K TVs

By Jose Antunes | January 12, 2015

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

By Jose Antunes | January 08, 2015

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

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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Sony Launches Two Action Cams at CES 2015

By Jose Antunes | January 06, 2015

The new Full HD Action Cam HDR-AS200VR and the 4K Action Cam FDR-X1000VR reveal Sony's goals for 2015.

With the new Full HD Action Cam HDR-AS200VR and the 4K Action Cam FDR-X1000VR, presented at CES 2015, in Las Vegas,  Sony starts 2015 stating they want to be part of the action when it comes to small cameras for action and sports.

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Breaking: The TAYZU 720 Quadcopter at CES 2015

Breaking: The TAYZU 720 Quadcopter at CES 2015

By Jeff Foster | January 05, 2015

Utilizing the ICRealtime 720-degree Camera Technology for Spherical Aerial Imaging

There's something truly groundbreaking (skybreaking?) getting a sneak preview at CES this week in Las Vegas. It's a quadcopter that has two hemispherical cameras that take a full 720-degree 1080p/30fps video of the area you fly it in. This.... is going to be huge!

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Canon EOS C100 & C500: Price Drop Prepares 2015

By Jose Antunes | January 05, 2015

The entry level camera for Canon EOS Cinema costs now $3.999, while the C500 has dropped from close to $30.000 to $15.999.

The price drop for Canon EOS Cinema cameras may indicate there is a new line coming up in 2015, but also that Canon has defined their lines of video and photography equipment.

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ARRI Alexa 65 with Hasselblad HC Lenses

By Jose Antunes | December 28, 2014

Available from January on, the new Alexa 65 system comprises camera, lenses and a complete image workflow.

Hasselblad lenses will star in future Hollywood blockbusters, according to ARRI. Filmmakers were recently invited to 'test drive' the new ARRI Rental ALEXA 65 camera system, which comes complete with specially adapted Hasselblad HC lenses.

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AJA CION 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Production Camera Now Shipping

AJA CION 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Production Camera Now Shipping

By PVC News Staff | December 22, 2014

Maximize production and minimize post with the easiest 4K workflow yet

AJA Video Systems’ CION 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD production camera is now shipping globally. Ergonomic and lightweight in design with unparalleled connectivity, CION™ is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions. In-camera recording directly to the Apple ProRes family of... Read More

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GenArts, Inc. Announces the Release of Sapphire 8

GenArts, Inc. Announces the Release of Sapphire 8

By PVC News Staff | December 18, 2014

With the completion of the Sapphire 8 public beta, GenArts, Inc. is excited to announce the official release of Sapphire 8 today.   The latest version of the high-end VFX plugin suite has been updated with effects and features that are essential to producing modern, creative looks. This... Read More

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Boris FX to Acquire Imagineer Systems to Form Visual Effects Developer Powerhouse

Boris FX to Acquire Imagineer Systems to Form Visual Effects Developer Powerhouse

By PVC News Staff | December 17, 2014

Strategic acquisition merges leading visual effects software developer with creator of motion tracking and rotoscoping tools

Boris FX, the expert in integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems Ltd., the UK-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking™ and masking tools. Imagineer’s flagship product, mocha Pro™ plays a... Read More

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