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Blackmagic Design Releases Free Version of Fusion 7

Just two months after purchasing Fusion 7 maker Eyeon Software, Blackmagic Design has made the VFX and compositing package for Windows available as a free download. The free Fusion 7 is not feature-limited, Blackmagic said. The software includes an array … 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 »

Xsens MVN Link Mocap Suits

Xsens Revamps, Slashes Price on Its Inertial Mocap Systems

Xsens said today that it has begun shipping redesigned versions of its MVN inertial motion-tracking system. The new systems are more technically advanced, with new capabilities that the company hopes will better position them to handle full-scale production work in … more »

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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.0 for Maya

Following on the heels of the recently debuted version of its popular render engine V-Ray for The Foundry's Katana, Chaos Group has released V-Ray 3.0 for Maya. The company says this version of the physically-based lighting, shading and rendering toolset features much faster … more »

What’s a Workflow Server? ProMax Talks Next-Generation Shared Storage

When storage is deployed in post, it has to do a lot more than just distribute terabytes around the facility. Due to the specific needs and demands of high-end post-production, shared storage needs to be not only exceptionally high performance, but … 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 »

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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 »