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Panasonic AJ-PX230PJ

Panasonic’s New AJ-PX230PJ Is a Stripped-Down PX270

Panasonic's new AJ-PX230PJ borrows most, but not all, of the features of its predecessor, the AJ-PX270, and adds an important new one — a lower price. The PX230 has the same video quality and design as the PX270, Panasonic said, but is … more »

Faceware Technologies

Faceware Bows New Software, Turnkey Systems in Time for GDC

In advance of the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Faceware Technologies announced new software updates and pricing — including a free Personal Learning Edition (PLE) of its software — and debuted new turnkey facial-capture hardware, its first designed for use without … more »

dji phantom 4

DJI Adds Automated Flight Functions to Phantom 4

DJI said its Phantom drone will be easier to fly — and harder to crash — with the release later this month of the new Phantom 4. The $1,399 Phantom 4 quadcopter improves on its predecessors with new sensor technology designed to … more »

Technicolor Hires Sound Designer Scott Gershin to Launch New Gaming/VR Department

Supervising Sound Editor Scott Gershin is the new director of sound editorial at Technicolor, where he will head a new department creating sound for video games, virtual reality, theme parks, installations, and other immersive experiences. Gershin's department will be based … more »

SGO Mistika

SGO Mistika to Integrate AJA Hardware for 4K/8K/HFR Workflow

SGO said its Mistika color-grading and finishing system is now compatible with AJA's Kona and Corvid video capture and playback hardware. In conjunction with AJA's capture cards, the latest version of Mistika supports 4K stereo 3D output at up to … more »

Sci Fi Alleyway by Devon Fay

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.3 for Maya

Chaos Group said artists and designers can expect speed boosts of between 20% and 50% in V-Ray 3.3 for Maya, a free update for existing users that brings it to feature parity with the 3ds Max version. New in this … more »

crouching

Podcast: Cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel Enters Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Territory

Given his resume, populated with major Hollywood action and visual-effects oriented fare including multiple X-Men films, one would think that lensing a real Hong Kong-style martial arts caper in the form of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, the … more »

Sony AXS-R7

Sony Announces New F5/F55 Raw Recorder, 4K 120p-Ready AXS Cards

Owners of Sony's F55 camera will get a serious hardware upgrade option this summer, when a new Sony AXS-R7 dual-slot AXS recorder will enable 4K raw recording at up to 120fps. The AXS-R7 also works with the F5 — but only the … more »

Park Pictures Signs OK Go Frontman/Director Damian Kulash

Well-known for his skill at creating viral videos for his band, OK Go, director Damian Kulash has been signed by Park Pictures for worldwide representation. The company said the 15 videos he has directed or co-directed have generated more than … more »

Missy Galanida and Isaac Rice

Rabbit Opens Hound, a New Music Video Production Company in L.A.

Rabbit has launched a new music-video production company, Hound, in Los Angeles. The new studio is being led by Executive Producers Missy Galanida and Isaac Rice (pictured, top), with a line-up of 18 directors including Cameron Duddy, Christopher Sims, Joseph … more »