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Prime Profile: Cinematographer Andrew Shulkind

Andrew Shulkind, a winner of StudioDaily's 2014 Prime Award for his work as a cinematographer, says he knew early on that lensing films appealed much more to him than writing or directing them. "For me, it was that confluence of … more »

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Want a Month of Mudbox? Got $10?

Clearly experimenting with different ways to target different markets, Autodesk is offering a standalone desktop subscription to its painting and sculpting software Mudbox 2015. Autodesk is addressing indie game developers with this offer, noting that Mudbox is the beginning of … more »

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Restoring 70mm Movie Musical Oklahoma! for a New DCP — at 30fps

It's not your ordinary Hollywood musical — not only is Oklahoma! one of the few films shot in the 65mm Todd-AO format, it's also one of the only Hollywood feature films acquired at a high frame rate. That's right — … more »

State of the Standard: UHDTV

As 4K acquisition becomes an increasingly common feature of the production landscape, an elephant remains in the room: how does high-resolution content get delivered to the home? SMPTE considers that very question in a new report from its UHDTV Ecosystem … more »

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Thinkbox Software Releases Krakatoa for Maxon Cinema4D

Krakatoa, the popular volumetric particle rendering plug-in from Thinkbox Software, is now available for Maxon Cinema 4D. Started as a development project by Ugly Kids artist Daniel Hennies, who with the help of a programmer adapted a standalone version of Krakatoa … more »

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Blackmagic Introduces ATEM 2 M/E 4K Production Studio 4K

Blackmagic Design upped its switching game at NAB with the new ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, offering 20 independent 6G-SDI SD/HD/UHD/4K video inputs, each with a full frame synchronizer.  Taking its place at the high end of the ATEM … more »

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Red Wants to Make the Dragon a Live 4K Studio Camera

Red was preaching the resolution gospel at NAB, highlighting gorgeous footage from the 6K Red Dragon sensor — including "Closed Set," a short film by ace cinematographer Mitchell Amundsen (Now You See Me, Transformers) that Red screened from a 15-perf … more »

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Tiger Technology’s New Tiger Series Shared Storage Manages Itself

Shared storage should be an easy fix that goes about its business in the background while files move seamlessly among editors and motion graphics artists. But sharing files across a network is rarely as simple as it sounds—especially when adding … more »

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G-Technology Adds Studio RAIDs with 6 TB Drives, Thunderbolt 2

G-Technology announced the new G-Speed Studio and G-RAID Studio, Thunderbolt 2 storage devices using 7200 RPM hard drives with capacities of up to 6 TB.  The G-Speed Studio is a four-bay hardware RAID enclosure with claimed sustained transfer rates of … more »

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Tektronix Says Existing WFM8300 Waveform Monitor Will Be 4K-Capable with Upgrade

Tektronix said its WFM8300 waveform monitor will be upgradeable to UHD (3840×2160). The company didn't officially announce pricing or availability of the upgrade, but said it wanted to have a technology demonstration of the 4K capabilities at NAB in order … more »