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Off the Beaten Path: NAB Day Three

On Wednesday, I tried a step-tracking app on my phone to see how much I actually walked around NAB, and by the time I hit the shuttle bus for the ride back to the hotel, I was just under 4 miles. (Walking … more »

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Off the Beaten Path: NAB Day Two

So Tuesday I was back wandering the halls of NAB.  I meant to start it at our Studio Prime Awards — but due to a stuck Coca-Cola semi blocking the shuttle bus exit I missed them. I started in the the front of South Hall … more »

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Off the Beaten Path: NAB Day One

While most NAB reports will take you to pretty much the same info on cameras and related gear or major NLE updates, I'm going to be looking at some of the things that generally not as “sexy” but important for you … more »

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5 Reasons Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2‘s 8K Workflow Kicks Butt

Beyond fans clamoring for new plot and character details, many industry eyes turned to the current production of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 after Red and the film's director, James Gunn, revealed in January the film is one of the first … more »

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Find the Right Anamorphic Glass with Tom Fletcher’s Detailed Listings

Another year, another crazily detailed chart from camera guru Tom Fletcher. Following his exhaustive camera tracker, he turns his efforts to anamorphic prime lenses. The document lists and compares the current array of anamorphic lenses — in an assortment of 22 different … more »

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Roger Deakins Says Shooting Film Is “Over”

Kodak won't be sending Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, CBE, any valentines this year — not following comments he made to Variety reporter Kristopher Tapley about his aversion to shooting 35mm film. "It's fine," he responded when asked about his anxiety level when shooting … more »

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Five Things the TV Industry Needs to Know About VR

VR is potentially a killer app for the TV industry — but it's way too early to say for sure what real opportunities it presents. That was the gist of presentations at a webinar presented this week by StudioDaily sister … more »

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What CES Cleared Up — and Muddied — About UHDTV

Monday's UHD Alliance announcement of the Ultra HD Premium logo seemed designed to put a united front on the consumer electronics industry's push for 4K displays, clearly indicating which units support baseline industry standards for displaying UHD resolution, HDR, and wide … more »

2015 Camera Comparison Chart

Breaking Down Camera Choices with Tom Fletcher and Gary Adcock

Compare 15 different motion picture cameras at a glance — from the Alexa 65 and the Red Dragon Weapon to the Canon C300 Mark II, the Sony F5, and good old 35mm film — in this just-published chart from cinematography gurus … more »

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Six Reasons HDR Isn’t a Done Deal

High dynamic range (HDR) displays are all the rage. HDR systems do a much better job than their predecessors of presenting details in the darkest shadows and brightest highlights of an image, and also maintain cleaner separation of details in … more »