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Q&A: FilmLight CEO Wolfgang Lempp on Baselight’s New Base Grade

FilmLight got the attention of color-graders when it announced Base Grade, a new control set that moves Baselight's focus away from the traditional lift/gamma/gain methods of color-correction. There wasn't a lot of detail on Base Grade available in the pre-NAB … more »

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Quantum Xcellis, Nvidia Iray Lead StudioDaily Prime Awards

Quantum Xcellis and Nvidia Iray won top honors in the fifth annual StudioDaily Prime Awards, announced during a special presentation on the show floor at NAB. Those two were named the most outstanding products, or “Best in Show,” by a … more »

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VideoBlocks Is First Stock House to Offer VR Content

VideoBlocks today is adding another dimension to its expanding subcription-based content libraries and marketplace options for shooters: 360-degree monoscopic and stereoscopic virtual reality footage. The newly launched content, featuring a wide range of locations, perspectives and experiences, is now available to view … more »

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DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Goes into Public Beta at NAB

DaVinci Resolve 12.5, billed as a "massive" update to Blackmagic Design's editing and color-grading software, went into public beta this morning. Features new to the latest version include a slate of new editing and trimming features and improved HDR support, … more »

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HP Unveils Slimmed-Down Z1 Workstation

HP updated its all-in-one Z1 workstation, first introduced back in 2012, with a third-generation overhaul that asserts bigger isn't better, dramaticaly reducing the system's size and weight — and price. Screen size has been decreased from the original 27 inches to … more »

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Autodesk Acquires Arnold Maker Solid Angle, Announces Cloud Rendering Through Google

Autodesk said it has acquired Solid Angle, developer of the popular Arnold global-illumination renderer, and is entering a partnership with Google to provide rendering services in Autodesk Maya through Google's cloud platform.  The two announcements were technically separate — the Maya rendering … more »

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Sony’s Latest Camera Shoots 4K at 480fps

At NAB today, Sony announced a new shoulder-mount camera that it said will shoot 4K at 480fps. Aimed at broadcast sports production, where super-slow-motion is even more critical than the ability to zoom in on a high-resolution frame of video without … more »

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Avid Unveils Nexis, the Successor to ISIS and Unity Storage; Announces AVC Ultra-LongG Support

Avid debuted Nexis, a new virtualized storage platform, and 4Designer, a 2D and 3D motion-graphics software package, at NAB this weekend. Avid also announced extensions to its MediaCentral Platform, including support for Panasonic's AVC Ultra-LongG. Avid Nexis Storage Avid Nexis is billed as … more »

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Review: Panasonic AJ-PX380

Faster than you can shake your memory stick, the full-size small-format camcorder has pretty much disappeared from the scene. Ten years ago, the NAB show floor was replete with 1/3-, 1/2-, and 2/3-type cameras. For nonfiction, wildlife, sports, and news … more »

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GenArts Appoints New CEO, Releases Updates to Sapphire 8 and 9

GenArts, maker of the Sapphire and Monster GT motion graphics effects suites for mograph artists, editors and compositors, has appointed George Naspo as its new president and CEO. In a statement, the company said Naspo, a former CEO of both startups and more mature businesses, will … more »