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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »

New Shotgun Panel Productivity Tool Is Now Available

Shotgun announced the availability of Shotgun Panel, a new feature that works with Shotgun 6.2, adding a miniature Shotgun interface inside supported software applications. Shotgun said the panel works with all of the tools Shotgun supports, including Autodesk Maya and … more »

Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions Cross 5 Million Mark

Adobe said yesterday that Creative Cloud subscriptions had grown to 5.3 million subscribers in its third fiscal quarter ending August 28, a 90 percent increase from this time last year.  Adobe added 684,000 new subscribers in the quarter and 2.5 … more »


Finishing House of Cards for 4K Streaming

At the moment (and for the foreseeable future), your favorite TV shows are being broadcast through your cable, satellite provider, or over the airwaves in either 720p or 1080i. While camera manufacturers have made the transition to 4K, the majority … more »


Merged Quantel and Snell Operations Now Known As SAM

Say goodbye to Quantel and say hello to Snell Advanced Media — or, as the new combination of the former Quantel and Snell organizations now refers to itself, SAM. The Quantel name remains in evidence on the Quantel Rio color and finishing systems … more »