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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »


Codex Says Space Is the Final Frontier (for 4K On-Location Workflow)

Codex said today that it had provided a 4K recording system that was "launched into space" from Cape Canaveral on September 20. The system blasted off last month on a SpaceX flight along with crew supplies, cargo, and the ISS-RapidScat … more »


DP Jim Frohna and Colorist Corinne Bogdanowicz on Transparent

Is Transparent set to be the first breakout hit for Amazon Studios? The new show, created by Six Feet Under and United States of Tara veteran Jill Soloway, generated an enormous amount of buzz in advance of its premiere, 10 episodes at … more »


Shane Hurlbut, ASC, on Why the Canon C500 Is His Go-to Camera

Thanks to his aggressive, you-are-there camerawork on Act of Valor and Need for Speed — as well as his frequent posts on the educational Hurlblog — Shane Hurlbut, ASC, has quickly become known as a pioneer in innovative digital cinematography. … more »


Canon Debuts 4K 17-120mm Cine-Servo Zoom Lens

Canon got the jump on NAB today with a slew of announcements, including a new 4K 17-120mm zoom lens with detachable servo drive for its EOS cameras, the new HJ18ex7.6B portable ENG zoom lens, two new lightweight camcorders that record … more »


Odyssey7Q Monitor/Recorder Now Supports ProRes

Convergent Design added ProRes 422 (HQ) to the Odyssey7Q monitor and compressed recorder with a firmware release yesterday, along with 4K raw recording from the Sony FS700 camera at up to 60p.  The 7Q can record and playback 1920×1080 ProRes … more »


Everything Else from ARRI at IBC

When news broke about ARRI's scaled down Alexa sibling, the documentary-ready Amira, it was one of the biggest stories out of IBC. But ARRI had a lot more news at the show, including announcements of new accessories for non-ARRI camera … more »


DP Alex Buono on Saturday Night Live‘s Evolving 4K Workflow

While 4K and high-frame-rate recording are making slow but steady inroads in feature filmmaking, the higher-resolution format has been a harder sell to television networks who still broadcast in HD, one-fourth the resolution of 4K. But with the coming wave … more »


Assimilate Updates Scratch for Sony F5/F55, Canon C500, BMCC

Assimilate upgraded its Scratch and Scratch Lab DI software to support a raft of new camera formats, including Sony's F5 and F55, the Canon C500, and the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Also new is an accelerated debayer method for Arriraw footage … more »


Canon Announces C100 HD Video Camera, Plus New Cinema EOS Lenses

Update 08/30/12: Canon today amended its press release to swap the availability dates of those two forthcoming zoom lenses. The correct dates are now reflected in the copy below.Canon today announced the EOS C100 HD camera, the new entry-level unit … more »