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NAB 2014 Video: Sony Colorworks

Scott Ostrowksy of Sony Colorworks and Curtis Clark, ASC, talk about scanning Clark's "brilliant" 1985 Louis Malle film Alamo Bay at 4K, the look and feel of film vs. digital, and the problem of digital archiving.

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NAB 2014 Wrap-Up: 4K for Broadcasters

Without a doubt, the big buzzword at NAB 2014 was, once again, 4K.  While 4K (4096×2160 or higher) has been available to feature filmmakers and commercial productions for years, the broadcast industry has been relatively unaffected due to the lack of … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Sony (F55)

Juan Martinez shows James Mathers the new shoulder-mount kit for the F55, and talks about the new F5 upgrade option.

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Sony Announces α7S Full-Frame Camera With 4K HDMI Output

The big surprise at Sony's pre-NAB press conference was the new α7S full-frame mirrorless camera that outputs 4K UHD (3840×2160) baseband video via HDMI to an optional external third-party recorder. Update: That third party is Atomos, which is showing its … more »

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Sony Puts the F55 on Your Shoulder with New Docking Hardware

At its NAB press event, Sony unveiled a shoulder-mount kit for the F55 and F5 that’s intended to quickly transform those cameras so they fit better in a run-and-gun environment, where operators are used to moving quickly while holding cameras … more »

Sony to Grow Services Business as 4K Production, Delivery Expand

On the eve of NAB 2014, Sony announced its plan to emphasize services, taking advantage of the transition from HD to 4K acquisition and delivery to expand its footprint in pro video beyond its well-known hardware offerings. “We see real … more »

Sony F5 and F55 to Get ProRes and DNxHD via Hardware Upgrade

Sony announced plans to make its F5 and F55 cameras a little more flexible yesterday, promising a future hardware upgrade that would add support for both ProRes and DNxHD codecs. In posting the news to the company's F5/F55 online community, … more »

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Matching the Sony F55 with Fujinon Cabrio Zooms for EFP Shooting

The Challenge of Mobile EFP-Style Productions  Mobile EFP-style field productions are loaded with a wide variety of equipment and logistics nuances. The very nature of mobile, small crew, non-hardlined EFP field production calls for lightly accessorized camera setups, internal ND … more »

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Sony Releases F5, F55 v3.0 Firmware

Sony celebrated the holiday season with a big firmware release for the PMW-F5 and -F55 cameras. New features enabled in v3.0 include user LUTs and look profiles, a center-scan mode for shooters using Super-16mm lenses, and the new S-Log3 and … more »

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Sony’s HXR-NX3 NXCAM Has Wi-Fi, Can Record MP4 Files

Sony announced the HXR-NX3, a pro camcorder that adds W-Fi connectivity and an MP4 recording option to the NXCAM line-up, allowing such functions as using an iOS or Android device to monitor recording and control zoom, iris, and touch auto-focus … more »