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Autodesk Flame Gets Overhaul for End-to-End 4K Workflows

Autodesk has debuted a much more flexible Flame, as well as two new companion versions of the visual effects and finishing system that are only available to Flame Premium customers. Flame 2015's improvements will not only let artists work in … more »

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Autodesk Smoke 2015 Now Available for Pay-As-You-Go Online Subscription

Autodesk's latest version of Smoke, its Mac-based video editing and effects software, is available for the first time as a monthly, quarterly or annual subscription. Starting at $195 for a monthly rental and $1750 for the full year, Smoke 2015 … more »

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New Cinemartin Premiere Pro Plug-in Enables ProRes, HEVC Export on Windows

Cinemartin said today that its new Cinec Plin plug-in would let Premiere Pro editors working on Windows machines export directly from the timeline using both ProRes and HEVC H.265 codecs. The company said all versions of ProRes 422 are supported, … more »

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MTI Film Puts Cortex Dailes in a CarryOn, Revamps DRS Software

MTI Film came to NAB with a new, super-portable version of its Cortex Dailes tool that fits in an airline overhead bin, as well as a completely reprogrammed, resolution-independent 64-bit version of its DRS film-restoration toolkit, now called DRS Nova. … more »

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Quantel Adds New Pablo Rio Features, Including ProRes Encoding

At NAB, Quantel showed refinements to its Pablo Rio software that make it fit a broader variety of workflows, including Avid effects conform for Avid editors exporting to the Rio, 4K XAVC export, DCP import, and support for the latest … more »

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NAB 2014 Wrap-Up: 4K for Broadcasters

Without a doubt, the big buzzword at NAB 2014 was, once again, 4K.  While 4K (4096×2160 or higher) has been available to feature filmmakers and commercial productions for years, the broadcast industry has been relatively unaffected due to the lack of … more »

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Andra Brings Magnetic Mocap Follow-Focus to NAB

AJA may have grabbed the lion's share of early NAB buzz by getting into the camera business, but if you wanted to see a real magic trick being pulled off in Las Vegas, you had to head deep into the … more »

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Blackmagic Announces New 4K Ursa, Studio Cameras

Blackmagic Design launched two new camera lines at NAB this week—the Blackmagic Studio Camera with an MFT lens mount and a 10-inch viewfinder on the back, facing the operator, which is available in HD ($1,995) and 4K ($2,995) versions, and … more »

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DaVinci Resolve 10, ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphics, Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 10 and the ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphic family of lenses won top honors in the third annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those two products were named the … more »

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AJA LUT-box: an On-Set or Anywhere Color Correct Converter

Working with formats like Sony's S-Log and Canon's C-Log can be challenging for those on set or in the studio who want to preview footage during editing—especially with a client in the room. The more dynamic range you want out … more »