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Polecam/Antelope Camera Rig Captures 350 fps Underwater

What happens when you mix an Antelope with a FishFace? Not another oddball hybrid out of Splice, but something just as cool and much more practical: underwater slo-mo. Polecam has just launched a new remote head lightweight jib arm fitted with a version … more »

Panasonic AJ-PX270

From the Trenches: The Panasonic AJ-PX270 Goes Behind the Scenes for Equals

Following up my initial impressions of Panasonic’s AJ-PX270 back in April, I have since had the opportunity to work extensively with the new camera shooting behind-the-scenes for Equals, a futuristic love story produced by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Hoult … more »

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JVC Announces Three Sub-$4500 4K Ultra HD Camcorders for 2015

JVC said it will ship three inexpensive 4K Ultra HD camcorders in February and March 2015. All three cameras in the new 4KCam product line feature two SDHC/SDXC card slots, with simultaneous and relay recording modes available, a 3.5-inch LCD display, a 1.56 … more »

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Foolcontrol Can Run Red Cameras from MacBooks and iPhones

Cinematographer Mikael Lubtchansky has developed Foolcontrol iOS and OS X software for remote control of Red Digital Cinema cameras. Before it can be used with an iOS device, Foolcontrol requires some way to get the camera on the same network as the device, such … more »

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Co-Director Libbie D. Cohn on Single-Shot Doc People’s Park

People’s Park is a film like no other. As far as I know, it’s the first feature-length documentary shot in a single take, although Alexander Sokurov’s Russian Ark is a fictional precursor. Directors Libbie D. Cohn and J. P. Sniadecki shot a 78-minute take … more »

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How Arrow Media Used the Cloud to Make a Better Reality Show

Content creators are often skeptical about cloud storage for a number of reasons, bandwidth among them. Real-world connectivity issues make it hard to get high-quality footage into the cloud, especially from the kind of remote locations where cloud-based sharing with editorial … more »

Canon EOS C100 Mark II

Canon Announces EOS C100 Mark II Camera for December Release

Canon upgraded its EOS C100 camera to "Mark II" status, adding a number of refinements to the original design. New in the revised version are MP4 recording, expanded frame rates of up to 59.94p in full HD (1920×1080), standard dual-pixel auto … more »

TriCaster Mini

NewTek Set to Ship $7,995 TriCaster Mini

NewTek says it's close to shipping the TriCaster Mini, an HDMI-based multicamera 16-channel switcher supporting four simultaneous video sources over HDMI plus two more live inputs via Gigabit Ethernet, six output connections, and four standard M/E channels.  Update 10/22/14: An earlier version … more »

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Tascam Ships New Mic-Attached Audio Recorders

Tascam's latest slate of audio products includes two different categories of audio recorder designed to simplify the process of capturing sound on location. The DR-10C series of linear-PCM 48 kHz/24-bit BWF audio recorders connect to lavaliere mics and write to standard MicroSD … more »

Canon Cine-Servo 50–1000mm Zoom lens

Canon Sets 50–1000mm Cine-Servo Zoom for Early 2015

Canon is set to ship a new, extremely long 4K zoom lens early in 2015. Aimed at field production using 4K Super 35-style cameras like Canon's own EOS C500, Canon is billing the Cine-Servo 50–1000mm T5.0–8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom as "the world's … more »