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Red Unveils Weapon Dragon 6K (and 8K) at NAB

The Red Dragon camera line-up got three new units at the high end with the NAB announcement of the Red Weapon. The Weapon Dragon will be available in a 6K magnesium body version, a 6K carbon fiber version, and, eventually, an … more »

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Watch Video of Furious 7’s 2nd-Unit Heroes Free-Falling over Arizona

If you thought your last shoot was hairy, spare a moment to consider the camera operators who captured a key action sequence in freefall for Furious 7. On Furious 7, which opens in U.S. theaters tonight, the idea during production was … more »

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Opening: Chappie, Unfinished Business, and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

This week, see robots old and new, check out a highly inessential Vince Vaughn comedy, or revisit the excellent ensemble cast of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in the Second Best sequel. Chappie What's it about? A Robocop-style mechanized police force is tasked … more »

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Red Teases New Weapon Camera Before NAB Debut

Red Digital Cinema is extending the upgrade path for Dragon owners at NAB this year, with Red Digital Cinema President Jarred Land teasing the new Red Weapon camera body in a forum post at reduser.net. Red shooters who already own … more »

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Camera News: More Blackmagic Updates, ARRI Supports SxS Pro+, Red Dragon on The Knick, and More

Once upon a time, you bought a camera and made the most of the investment, putting up with any feature limitations until it made financial sense to invest in a more current model. But in the new camera landscape, you … more »

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Director Anthony C. Ferrante on Sharknado 2

It's back! Syfy's shark-infested waterspout of a TV movie, Sharknado, was an instant cult classic and social-media phenomenon when it aired last summer. The franchise returns July 30 to the cable channel—and simultaneously in more than 80 countries—in an overstuffed, … more »

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Trailer #2: Gone Girl

Check out the gloomy, funereal mood in this latest trailer for director David Fincher's Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck as a man who may or may not have murdered his wife. The cinematography is by Jeff Cronenweth, shooting with Red … more »

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Pablo Rio Upgrades to Support ProRes 422, 4K XAVC, Avid DVE Metadata

The Pablo Rio just got its eighth software update in a one-year period, with the latest upgrade adding import and export of Apple ProRes, Avid DVE metadata conform, 4K XAVC export, and support for Red's Dragoncolor and Redgamma4 via the … 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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Quantel Adds New Pablo Rio Features, Including ProRes Encoding

At NAB, Quantel showed refinements to its Pablo Rio software that make it fit a broader variety of workflows, including Avid effects conform for Avid editors exporting to the Rio, 4K XAVC export, DCP import, and support for the latest … more »