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perfect-black

Once You Go Perfect Black, You’ll Never Go Back

Over the past few years, 4K (ultra HD, 3840 x 2160 pixels) TVs have become more and more common in the average home. As the new technology becomes more and more affordable, it too becomes widespread. People have thus become … more »

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Assimilate Releases Scratch 8.4

Assimilate has updated the feature set of Scratch. Version 8.4 of the finishing toolset adds a log-grading option for ACES, 10-bit deep-color support for OS X, and text-editing capabilities for bi-directional languages including Arabic and Hebrew. Features in the Scratch Web cloud-based … more »

lattice lut management software review

Review: Lattice 3D LUT-Management Software

Many of us working on broadcast programs or feature films are shooting raw and/or multiple compressed formats, with different cameras utilizing various flavors of log. These days it has become quite common to employ a hodgepodge of camcorders on a single … more »

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Review: Azden FMX-42u Audio Mixer

One of the unsung heroes of a video shoot is the audio mixer. Chances are, unless there are only two mics being used (the normal number of audio inputs on a pro camera), you have an audio mixer to combine the multiple … more »

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Retina: Making It On Your Own

In filmmaker Carlos Ferrer’s new thriller, Retina, a young woman signs on for a medical study and winds up being injected with a microchip aimed at programming her for a terrorist attack. It’s a riveting story, but what’s really caught … more »

Adorama Live Theatre

Adorama Sponsors Broadcast Studio/Theater at CBS Radio NY

Adorama today said it is the official sponsor of the Adorama Live Theatre, a new live performance space and studio at the Hudson Square broadcast facility of CBS Radio New York in Manhattan. Opening with a performance by Train on … more »

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Making Viral Video Hits with a Solid Business Model

Life's getting complicated for producers. Whether it's the rise of multiscreen viewing or the accelerating use of ad blockers, trends in media consumption are making producers work harder to target audiences, reach viewers, and make money. During a "Producers on Producing" panel … more »

Canon EOS C300 Mark II

Review: Canon EOS C300 Mark II

The Canon C300 was announced way back in 2011—the first in the company's Cinema EOS line-up—and its primary goal was to convince DSLR filmmakers to step up to a true digital motion picture camera. The compact Full HD camera targeted … more »

AJA Ki Pro Ultra

AJA Ships Brand New 4K 60p Ki Pro Ultra Recorder and Player

AJA significantly upgraded its 4K workflow options today with the release of the Ki Pro Ultra, a half-rack-wide 2RU recorder and player that captures Apple ProRes files at up to 4K (4096×2160) and 60p. It's shipping now, AJA said, with … more »

Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ firmware upgrade

Convergent Design Adds Dual-Stream HD Monitoring to Odyssey7Q and 7Q+

Convergent Design said a new firmware update allows its Odyssey7Q and Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorders to monitor two HD video signals while recording one to Apple ProRes. Also included in this 7Q and 7Q+ update are 12-bit and 10-bit Apple ProRes 4444 and … more »