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Panasonic VariCam LT

Panasonic Premieres Compact VariCam LT

Panasonic’s VariCam 35 was released to great acclaim in 2014, updating Panasonic’s flagship camera system for digital motion picture production. The VariCam 35 contains a Super 35mm-sized sensor and captures up to 120 fps 4K and raw 4K to a compatible Codex recorder. … more »

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Assimilate Adds VR Workflow to Scratch Web

Assimilate said users of Scratch Web, its cloud-based dailies and review platform, now have a quick and easy way option for VR review and approval.  Scratch Web VR streams VR content to Android phones via the Chrome browser. Users just have … more »

Canon EOS-1D X Mark ii

Canon’s New EOS-1D X Mark II Records 4K 60p Video to CFast Cards

Canon's just-announced EOS-1D X Mark II, records 4K (4096×2160) video to on-board CFast cards at up to 59.94p. With a price tag of $5999, it looks to be the company's new flagship DSLR. DSLR shooters will be excited to have … more »

Sony PXW-FS5

Review: Sony PXW-FS5

In the past several years, Sony has created an impressive lineup of digital cameras, especially with their mirrorless full-frame α series (α7S II, α7R II) and professional XDCAM camcorders. Last year’s PXW-FS7 XDCam camcorder (MSRP: $9,599) was a big hit among … more »

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VideoBlocks Promotes New CEO, Expands Founder’s Reach

Six years after launching the subscription-based stock digital media destination VideoBlocks, founder and CEO Joel Holland is stepping into a new role as executive chairman, naming Chief Marketing Officer TJ Leonard the company's new CEO. As CMO, Holland said, Leonard led … more »

Red Raven

Red Weapon, Scarlet-W and Raven to Support Avid DNxHR and DNxHD

Red Digital Cinema said its DSMC2 camera line-up, including the Weapon, the Scarlet-W, and the Raven (pictured, top), will support Avid's DNxHR and DNxHD codecs via a free firmware upgrade coming later this year.  The Avid codecs are key to … more »

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Panasonic Teases New VariCam

Panasonic is getting a head start on NAB 2016, planning the reveal of the next camera in its VariCam line for a February 10 event at the DGA Theater Complex in Los Angeles.  In an email to press, the company … more »

Connex Mini transmitter

Amimon Announces Connex Mini Video Transmitter for Drones

Amimon announced the Connex Mini, a new lightweight drone-video transmission system building on the original Connex released last year. The Connex Mini has been packed into an exceptionally tight form factor — it weighs 60g and measures 65mm by 45mm by 15mm. It … more »

Dutti Dolly

Get Low with MSE’s New Dutti Dolly

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) said it is adding a new piece of gear to its line-up, manufacturing the Dutti Dolly design from dolly grip James Saldutti. The Dutti Dolly is a 20-inch by 24-inch aluminum plate 1/2-inch thick that rides about … more »

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DP Joe Passarelli on the Stop-Motion Wonders of Anomalisa

It took a Kickstarter campaign, 1,261 3D-printed faces, a bit of blind faith and a hard-working team of filmmakers and animators to turn Charlie Kaufman's original sound play into Anomalisa, the stop-motion film Kaufman co-directed with Duke Johnson. Lit and … more »