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Boris FX To Preview BCC 10, Mocha Pro 5 and More at NAB

Boris FX will unveil new versions of Boris Continuum Complete and Imagineer Systems' Mocha Pro at NAB next month. Although Imagineer continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Boris FX, the two development teams have been working together since Boris … more »

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Shooting Ballet for the Big Screen with the Canon EOS C300

In his new documentary A Ballerina's Tale, which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month, director Nelson George follows classical ballet dancer Misty Copeland, a teenaged prodigy who became the third African-American soloist at American Ballet Theatre — and the company's … more »

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FOR-A Is Bringing Lighter FT-ONE-S Super-High-Speed 4K Cam to NAB

FOR-A said NAB 2015 will be the American debut of the forthcoming FT-ONE-S, a smaller and lighter version of the 4K variable-frame-rate camera it launched in 2012. The FT-ONE-S will match its predecessor in many regards, but it falls short of … more »

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Nvidia Updates Quadro GPU Line, Reveals Iray Plug-in

Nvidia announced new graphics hardware and software at its GPU Technology Conference this week, including the new Quadro M6000 graphics card and a plug-in version of its Iray renderer.  The new leader of the Quadro line-up is the M6000, which … more »

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Review: Lowel Prime Location LED

How things have changed at Lowel. In the prehistoric age of my youth, circa 1970, the highly portable featherlight Lowel kit was a key part of every itinerant shooter’s travel package. The thin aluminum brackets and barndoors were fragile and … more »

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ARRI Alexa SXT to Record Both UHD and 4K to ProRes Files

Borrowing electronics from the new Alexa 65, the next generation of ARRI's Alexa camera will record both ProRes 4K UHD (3840×2160) and ProRes 4K Cine (4096×2637) in camera. The new Alexa SXT EV, SXT Plus and SXT Studio camera models … more »

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Avid Reports on Subscription Model, Teases NAB Announcements

About 7,000 customers have opted for the subscription approach to Avid Media Composer, the company said this week, indicating that many of those are new Avid users who are either migrating from Adobe Creative Cloud or looking to expand their … more »

Doc NYC and IDA Set Documentary Preservation Summit in New York

D.A. Pennebaker and Barbara Kopple are among the filmmakers speaking at the Documentary Preservation Summit, a two-day event in New York City at the end of this month organized by Doc NYC and the International Documentary Association. Slated to be … more »

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Inside FuseFx’s New Digs with New York Lead Greg Anderson

In an era when highly stylized, effects-driven television is thriving across network, cable and streaming outlets, FuseFx is in full expansion mode to meet the demand. But the L.A. post shop's founder, Dave Altenau, says the facility's continued success has more … more »

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Sony Announces PMW-PZ1 4K SxS Player

Sony announced a new 4K SxS memory player, the PMW-PZ1, designed to make it easier to review 4K (or HD) footage on set or in post-production. The PZ1 plays 4K at frame rates ranging from 24p to 60p in XAVC … more »