Category Archives: Shooting

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Producer-Director Gabe Polsky on U.S.S.R. Hockey Doc Red Army

It’s not exactly news that sports can be a realm where nationalism plays itself out in a more benign fashion than war, but Gabe Polsky’s Red Army examines the last decade of the Cold War through the lens of hockey. Relying heavily … more »

Sony PXW-X180

Review: Sony PXW-X180

Of course you want a large-sensor camcorder for the greater dynamic range, improved low-light capability, the reduced noise, and the trendy narrow-depth-of-field look we all crave. It is silly to invest in anything other than a large-sensor camcorder, whether you’re shooting … more »

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Red Announces New Authorized Rental Houses and Dealers

Red Digital Cinema today announced a line-up of new authorized dealers, creating what the company calls a "support network extension" for customers seeking product demos, tech support, mail-in and drop-off for repairs and upgrades — as well as purchases, naturally. … more »

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Cinedeck, Axle Video Debut SetMeUp On-Set Workflow Cart

Cinedeck (New York, NY) and Axle Video (Boston, MA) announced SetMeUp, a new system for on-set workflow that combines Cinedeck's recording and playback expertise with Axle's Gear Pro media-management system. Delivered in a mobile rack-mount enclosure, SetMeUp combines the Cinedeck … more »

AJA Cion

AJA Ships the 4K Cion Production Camera

AJA said it has begun global shipments of the Cion, the 4K production camera that collected the lion's share of buzz coming out of NAB 2014. Originally slated for summer, the highly anticipated camera shoots in 4K, Ultra HD, 2K, … more »

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Assimilate Updates Scratch Tools with Improved Metadata Support

Assimilate released Scratch and Scratch Lab v8.2, implementing new features including updates to the Scratch media browser, a Live View function for capturing footage and metadata from a camera's SDI output, a Mac implementation of Vanguard Video's H.264 codec, and … more »

VariCam 35

Panasonic Publishes Firmware Upgrade Schedules for VariCam 35 and HS

Panasonic has published roadmaps for scheduled firmware upgrades adding new features — codecs and recording formats, remote control options, LDS lens data support, and more — to the VariCam 35 and the VariCam HS. If you need a refresher on the … more »

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Panasonic Ships AJ-PG50 AVC-Ultra Field Recorder

Panasonic is shipping its first field recorder that supports AVC-Ultra recording. The AH-PG250 can be used for back-up recording and file copying as well as for outboard recording of footage from older P2 cameras to AVC-Ultra codecs. The PG50 supports AVC-Intra … more »

Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+

Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q+ Will Accept 4K and UHD over HDMI

Convergent Design announced the Odyssey7Q+, a new OLED monitor and recorder that accepts 4K, UHD, and 1080p60 video via HDMI for recording in Apple ProRes 422 HQ. The company said the 7Q+ will replace the original Odyssey7Q, which is no longer being … more »

Light Iron

Panavision Buys Digital Workflow Specialist Light Iron

Panavision said it has reached an agreement to acquire Light Iron, the post-production company with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Light Iron's Outpost Mobile post systems for on-set production workflow will now be available through Panavision rental facilities worldwide, … more »