Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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Hammer & Anvil Launches Line of Mics, Mixers for DSLR Audio

Hammer & Anvil, a line of products sold exclusively by Adorama, launched three new mics and two small audio mixers aimed at shooters looking for new ways to get audio into their DSLRs. The top-of-the-line mic is the HAAMKENG600 ($140), a … more »


In the Name of Breasts (#AuNomDesSeins)

This PSA from Carte Noire coffee, Paris-based agency BETC, and the Pink Ribbon Foundation takes a lighthearted approach to breast cancer awareness by riffing on a series of anatomical nicknames, with music by Yelle. As the creative team told AdFreak, "You can't … more »


Cinegy Claims It Just Invented the Fastest Codec in the World

Cinegy has entered the next-generation codec sweepstakes with DANIEL2, a new GPU-based acquisition and production codec that's built for pure speed. The company describes DANIEL2 as the "world's fastest" video codec. What does that mean? Using an Nvidia Quadro M6000 … more »


Behind the Scenes: A Different Paris

Check out the huge zoetrope created for an Airbnb spot in this behind-the-scenes video. The spot, "A Different Paris," was directed by stop-motion specialist Norman Yeend and shot by Jonathan Rossiter, ACS, for agency TBWA\Singapore.


Aardman Acquires Nathan Love Animation Studio

Aardman is expanding geographically with the acquisition of New York animation studio Nathan Love. The rebranded company, to be known as Aardman Nathan Love, will be Aardman's first permanent production facility outside of the U.K. "This venture is not about … more »

VFX Supervisor Stephan Fleet Joins Zoic Studios

VFX supervisor Stephan Fleet has joined Zoic Studios. Formerly executive creative director at Encore Hollywood, Fleet's TV series credits include Extant, The Whispers, and Scorpion. "We are thrilled and incredibly fortunate to have Stephan join the Zoic family," said Zoic Executive Creative Director … more »


At $5,950, New Raven to Be Red’s Lightest Digital Cinema Camera

Reaching a low price point of $5,950 for a Red camera body, the forthcoming Raven is set to be the new entry-level camera from Red Digital Cinema. That puts it in direct competition with other lightweight 4K cameras in the … more »


Nano Niagara Falls

Some slick tilt-shift lensing technique turns Niagara Falls into a miniature in this uncommonly well realized time-lapse travelogue by Joerg Daiber, aka Little Big World. 


Sizing Up Canon Expo 2015

Mobile phones and social media have changed the way we shoot and store photos and videos — one of the key features of the newly announced iPhone 6s is 4K video capture. This trend — which is here to stay — … more »


Feel the Beat of Ovaltine Frappés at McDonald’s

Did you know you can get a fancy Ovaltine coffee frappé at McDonald's in Brazil? Now you do. This TV spot was shot by São Paulo production and post house O2 Filmes with Blackmagic URSA EF and Production Camera 4K systems … more »