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10 Drone Feats and Fails Gone Viral: What Can We Learn from Them?

The Internet loves a good drone video. Some of the most popular videos of the last year have shown us formerly impossible views of cities, landscapes, Burning Man … you name it. And drone disasters are just as popular as … more »

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Codex Ships V-Raw Recorder for Panasonic VariCam 35

VariCam fans rejoice—the Codex V-Raw Recorder, which adds raw capture capabilities to Panasonic's 4K camera system, is finally shipping worldwide. Originally announced for December 2014 release, the V-Raw Recorder's absence from VariCam workflow has limited the camera's utility for shooters … more »

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SIGGRAPH to Honor ILM’s 40th in 2015 Production Sessions

It will be a very ILM SIGGRAPH, as Industrial Light & Magic's 40th anniversary is commemorated at a special August 10 event during the 42nd annual SIGGRAPH Conference, taking place August 9–13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. "In addition … more »

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Frame.io Integrates with FCP X for Clip and Timeline Sharing

Content collaboration platform Frame.io released its Final Cut Pro X integration today with the release of a new companion app that allows editors to publish clips or timelines directly from FCP X to Frame.io. The release of a new companion app … more »

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Why Lousy Cables Are a Menace to Your Success in the Field

Professional-grade cables are essential for fast and reliable transfer of critical camera and related files in the field. With Apple devices finding more professional applications, the highest quality Thunderbolt and Lightning cables available should be a part of filmmaker’s kit.  … more »

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Tokyo’s Sony PCL Goes 8K with Quantel Pablo Rio Installation

If you're still wrapping your head around 4K workflow, brace yourself—8K is definitely on the way. Quantel announced today that it is providing a Pablo Rio 8K editing, color-correction and finishing system to anchor the post pipeline at Sony PCL in Tokyo. … more »

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With Internal 4K, the a7R II Is Sony’s New Flagship Mirrorless Camera

Sony's just-announced a7R II mirrorless camera is looking to carve out a serious niche in the market, utilizing a brand-new 42-megapixel (7952×5304) full-frame back-illuminated CMOS sensor and offering on-board 4K UHD video recording. The a7R II's 4K implementation uses XAVC S … more »

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Atomos Shogun Studio Handles 4K in a 3RU Monitor/Recording Deck

Scaling its Shogun monitor/recorder up to a rackmounted form factor, Atomos announced the Shogun Studio, a new 4K/HD 3RU two-channel recording and playback deck with dual seven-inch 1920×1200 monitors. It's designed for live events, studio shoots, broadcast environments, and on-set … more »

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AJA Announces Five New Mini-Converters at InfoComm

AJA announced more mini-converters at InfoComm this week, with nifty little boxes aimed at applications ranging from on-set workflow and studio environments to post-production and digital signage. The new HB-T-HDMI and HB-R-HDMI convert HD and UHD signals from HDMI to Ethernet and … more »

AlphaDogs Schedules ACES Talk, Monitor Shoot-Out, at Editors’ Lounge

Still working out the implications of the new ACES workflow for editorial and post-production? Burbank's AlphaDogs has scheduled a discussion of the Academy Color Encoding System, as well a reference-grade monitor "shoot-out," for its next Editors' Lounge. The June 26 event will include … more »