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Panasonic Debuts AK-HC3800 HD Studio Camera System

By PVC News Staff | September 20, 2012

Camera's Light Weight Also Facilitates Electronic Field Production

Panasonic has introduced a new studio camera system, the AK-HC3800, that delivers higher-quality video and greater control than many more expensive studio cameras. Read More

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FOR-A’S FT-ONE 4K Super Slow Motion Camera Wins

By PVC News Staff | September 20, 2012

Prestigious Star Award

TV Technology Europe has recognized FOR-A as a recipient of the publication's 2012 IBC Show STAR Awards for its FT-ONE full 4K high resolution variable frame rate camera. FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, unveiled the FT-ONE earlier this year at Cine Gear Expo in Hollywood, while IBC 2012 marked the camera's European debut. Read More

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Haivision Live Streaming Deployment Wins WFX Solomon Award at WFX 2012

By PVC News Staff | September 20, 2012

International House of Prayer (IHOP) Internet Streaming Ministry Recognized for Building, Enhancing, and Expanding Church Community

Haivision announced today that it has been honored with a WFX Solomon Award at WFX 2012 for its Internet streaming ministry project at the International House of Prayer (IHOP) in Kansas City. The WFX Solomon Awards recognize excellence in the creation of outstanding and meaningful projects reflecting the vision, goals, and aspirations of churches. Read More

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DiaQuest ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite Now Shipping

By PVC News Staff | September 19, 2012

Software Plug-In Adds Avid Interplay Connectivity for Seamless Integration

DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced that ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite, a plug-in for Adobe® Creative Suite® that adds Avid® Interplay to its list of available render formats, is now shipping. Available for Windows and Mac systems, ProductionLink adds the file organization and metadata capabilities of the Interplay production asset management (PAM) system to established Adobe workflows automatically. Read More

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Scenios Opens New Office at the Tribeca Film Center

By PVC News Staff | September 14, 2012

Scenios provides a set of cloud-based tools that streamlines the production process, and that helps reduce costs for many people working in the industry

Scenios, the cloud platform for film and video production is announcing the opening of its new office in the Tribeca Film Center in New York City. Read More

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Redrock Micro Puts Some Blue in Blackmagic’s Cinema Camera with New ultraCage | blue for BMCC

By PVC News Staff | September 13, 2012

Form-fitting Design Minimizes Bulk; Modular Cage Fits Any Need and Budget

Redrock Micro, the recognized leader in affordable professional-quality cinema accessories, announced today its new ultraCage |blue for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BMCC). This new, full-featured cage adds no width to the BMCC, can be purchased in baseplate-only, top plate-only or full-cage configuration and enables filmmakers to create a professional-level support system at a revolutionary price. The ultraCage BMCC is available in many different configurations and opens up the camera to a full array of cinema accessories, transforming the Blackmagic Cinema Camera into a production powerhouse. Read More

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Redrock Micro Delivers Another First: The New ultraCage | blue for Canon EOS C100

By PVC News Staff | September 13, 2012

First Support Cage for C100 Builds on Canon/ Redrock EOS Cinema Heritage

Redrock Micro, the recognized leader in affordable professional-level cinema accessories, announced today the new ultraCage | blue for the Canon EOS C100. Built in partnership with Canon for the premiere at IBC 2012, the ultraCage C100's form-fitting design matches the ergonomics and size of the C100, adds needed support and mounting features and minimizes bulk and weight. Read More

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An In-Depth Look at the Canon Autofocus System

By PVC News Staff | September 12, 2012

Learn how to master the autofocus system and gain full control of your camera

The EOS SLR makes it easy for anyone to simply zero in on a subject, press the button, and get generally good results. But why settle for good? Great results and gorgeous images are within your reach. Spend an evening with us and learn how to master the autofocus system and gain full control of your camera. Read More

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Dynamic Looks in All-New ready2go Projects & Templates for After Effects®

By PVC News Staff | September 11, 2012

Digital Juice Releases Multipurpose ready2go Collection 20 in Instant Download or DVD Format

Digital Juice® announced today that it is releasing ready2go™ Projects & Templates for Adobe After Effects® Collection 20. ready2go projects contain animated template graphics that provide After Effects users with a variety of professional finished looks, and feature expertly designed "drop zones" for text and video. This new collection in the ready2go library is available for purchase as either an Instant Download or as a boxed DVD product. The designs in this collection are multipurpose in nature, making them perfect for a wide range of projects from wedding videos, business presentations and network show promos to broadcast television commercial spots, sports highlights reels and training material. Read More

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Take control with Canon’s Wireless File Transmitter

Take control with Canon’s Wireless File Transmitter

By PVC News Staff | September 11, 2012

Join Canon Professional Market Representative Ed Meyers on September 20th, 2012

Designed to heighten the wireless mobility of the EOS-1D X DSLR and EOS C300 Cine cameras, Canon's WFT-E6A Wireless File Transmitter allows totally wireless remote control up to 450 feet (150m) from the camera, as well as wireless data transfer of EOS-1D X still images to remote computers. WFT Server mode can be accessed securely using a simple Web browser application. It looks small, but the WFT-E6A even lets you monitor the images or control either of the cameras from a web-enabled smartphone, tablet, or computer. Read More

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Panasonic Announces Delivery, Pricing of AG-HPX600 P2 HD Shoulder-Mount

By PVC News Staff | September 10, 2012

Future-Proof Options Include AVC-ULTRA Recording

Panasonic announced today that its new AG-HPX600 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording will deliver this month at a suggested list price of Read More

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Kodak Names 2012 Student Scholarship Winners

By PVC News Staff | September 10, 2012

This year's recipients hail from the United States, UK, Germany and Singapore

The winners of the 2012 KODAK Student Scholarship Awards and KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards have been selected by a panel of judges led by award-winning cinematographer John Bailey, ASC. This year's recipients hail from the United States, UK, Germany and Singapore. Kodak's annual, international competition is designed to recognize superior filmmaking skills and creativity in the next generation. Accredited film schools from around the world nominated up to two students for consideration for each award who were judged on a combination of their past work, faculty recommendations and academic achievement. Judging took place in August. Read More

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Rapid Progression in Filmmaking Tech Mirrors Leap for Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honorees

By PVC News Staff | September 10, 2012

by David Heuring and Beige Luciano-Adams

Another year, another giant leap in progression for the industry's most prestigious event devoted exclusively to up-and-coming cinematographers. New digital camera technologies, along with traditional film emulsions, were used to produce what ECA Chairman Jim Matlosz calls "the most challenging year yet for our selection committee, due to the extremely high quality of work." The cinematographer and long-time Guild mentor says the "excellence meter" jumped, in part, due to the ECA's growing exposure across the breadth of the Guild and the entire film and television industry. "All of the attention we've received has really helped those members [attending the event] understand what it takes to create and submit a film that is truly great," Matlosz states. Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K with Thunderbolt Technology

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

UltraStudio 4K will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2012 booth in Hall 7, Booth H20

Blackmagic Design today announced UltraStudio 4K, an attractively designed rack mount capture and playback device based on Thunderbolt™ technology developed by Intel® with collaboration from Apple®. UltraStudio 4K features full resolution 4K support, dual stream 3D capture/playback, 10bit hardware architecture, dual link 3 Gb/s SDI, support for up to 1080p60 in SDI,component analog and HDMI connections which support full SD, HD, and 4K , for only US$1,295. Read More

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AJA Announces Corvid Ultra, Multi-Format I/O Supporting 2K, 4K Workflows and Scaling

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

Corvid Ultra is New OEM Solution Supporting 2K and 4K DI Workflows with High Frame Rate Support and Breakthrough Scaling Capabilities for all Resolutions

AJA Video Systems today announced Corvid Ultra, the latest product in AJA's Corvid family of OEM technologies, delivering superior I/O, processing and scaling for complex, multi-format 4K/2K and HD/Dual-link/SD workflows. Corvid Ultra is part of AJA's OEM program available to partners to incorporate into software applications or hardware systems to facilitate high-bandwidth / high frame rate performance using AJA's proven technology. Read More

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The Foundry Announces NUKE 7.0 at IBC 2012

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

Faster than ever, and huge game-changing updates to industry standard compositing system

Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry is pleased to announce NUKE 7.0, a revolutionary version of its industry leading compositor. Read More

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Digital Vision and MTI Film form Strategic Partnership

Digital Vision and MTI Film form Strategic Partnership

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

Companies will work to create grading and control dailies workflow

Digital Vision and MTI Film have formed a strategic technology partnership to develop a new digital dailies software solution, built upon Digital Vision's Nucoda colour grading system and the MTI's Cortex::ControlDailies solution. Introduced this morning at IBC in Amsterdam, the announcement marks the development of a previously unavailable dailies product in the marketplace, built upon two powerful technologies. Read More

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AJA T-TAP™ for Thunderbolt™-enabled Workflows Now Available

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

Highly-portable device supports everything from SD to HD to 2K and muxed 3D with pristine 10-bit quality

AJA Video Systems today announced that T-TAP™, its compact, lightweight HD-SDI and HDMI Thunderbolt™-powered video device launched at NAB, is now shipping. AJA's T-TAP allows video professionals to leverage the power of Thunderbolt to deliver high-quality video and embedded audio output from any compatible Mac system. Read More

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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Cinema Camera with Passive Micro Four Thirds

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design IBC 2012 booth in Hall 7, Booth H20.

Blackmagic Design today announced a second model of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera that features passive Micro Four Thirds lens (MFT) mount, so customers now have an even greater choice of lens options when shooting. The new Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT model supports any Micro Four Thirds with manual iris and focus, and is also easily adapted to other lens mounts such as PL via third party adapters. The ability to use third party adapters to allow other types of lens mount is due to the Micro Four Thirds lens mount being much closer to the image sensor and allowing space for adapters to other lens mounts. Read More

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Boris FX Announces Final Effects Complete 7 AE at IBC 2012

By PVC News Staff | September 07, 2012

32-bit Float Support, Integration with Adobe After Effects Masks, New Transitions

Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, today announced Final Effects Complete Complete 7 AE (FEC 7 AE). Featuring 3D particle effects, a complete range of auto-animating transitions, and unique text and edge treatments, Final Effects Complete AE brings over 120 designer effects and transitions to Macintosh and Windows versions of Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro CS6, CS5.5, CS5, and CS4. The new Version 7 release features 32-bit float support, integration with After Effects mask path controls, new Beat Reactor integration for Adobe Premiere Pro, and 10 new filters and transitions. Read More

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