Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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Black & White in Color

Filmmaker Julianna Thomas ruminates on what black and white really look like … in color. She calls it "my personal response to treating black and white as an editing afterthought."

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 12 Review

Review: Da Vinci Resolve 12

It’s a truism of this business. Like our long-neglected health club memberships — no matter how fabulous and snazzy the club might be, if it is too inconvenient or far away we are not likely to take advantage of it. … more »


Adobe Extends Mobile Workflow Options at Max Conference

Adobe is connecting more of the dots in Creative Cloud this week with the expansion of Adobe CreativeSync to mobile-to-mobile workflows. That means users can start working on a project with one mobile app, then continue developing it in another. … more »


GenArts Releases Sapphire 9

GenArts released Sapphire 9, the latest version of its VFX plugin suite, with substantial improvements to the Effect Builder, including multiple transition nodes and animation curves for customizing effects. "Builder is much more of a comprehensive tool in Sapphire 9, … more »


Panasonic Ships DVX200 4K Camera

Panasonic's new sub-$5,000 4K MFT camera, the AG-DVX200, has begun shipping. The first DVX200 left the company's Okayama factory on September 25, according to a blog post by Panasonic Professional Imaging Director Kunihiko Miyagi, and the cameras started showing up at … more »


New Channel 4 Brand Identity

Fans of director Jonathan Glazer's arthouse-friendly style will be intrigued and others perplexed by this new set of mysterious, atmospheric, and dryly humorous idents for U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 that only hint, obliquely, at the channel's longstanding branding.


Psycho vs The Birds

It's not plagiarism if you copy from yourself: this quick comparison video created by Pablo Fernández Eyre shows how director Alfred Hitchcock borrowed from the most infamous sequence in Psycho (1960) to craft the most infamous sequence in The Birds (1963). (Fun fact: the storyboards for … more »


Dell Launches New Mobile and Desktop Workstations and Displays

It's Dell day for video pros, as the computer giant announced a line of Precision mobile workstations and new entry-level desktop systems, and 25- and 27-inch UltraSharp monitors. The new workstations support sixth-generation Intel Core processors, the first mobile Intel Xeon processors, … more »


Nvidia Announces New Quadro Mobile GPUs

Nvidia announced a new line of Nvidia Quadro graphics crads for mobile workstations that boast up to 8 GB of GDDR5 memory. The company said they are up to twice as fast as the previous generation of  mobile processors. The … more »


JVC Posts v2.0 Firmware for 4KCam Line-up

JVC posted the new version 2.0 firmware update for its GY-LS300, GY-HM200, and GY-HM170 camcorders. The new firmware adds JVC Log gamma, true 4K (4096×2180) and 2K (2048×1080) 17:9 recording modes, and JVC's Prime Zoom feature to the LS300. Prime Zoom … more »