Wireless Lens Control Leaps Forward With Teradek’s Reveal

By George Edelman

Teradek debuts two new devices and an iOS app in their much-anticipated next-generation of wireless lens control.

Two new devices and an iOS app have been announced by Teradek, including the CTRL.3, a three-axis controller and the MDR.X, a compact three-axis smart receiver. Integrated Bluetooth adds additional connectivity between the two. ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

The C-Series in Your Pocket: Meet the Bumble Bee 25-C LED

By V Renée

Hive Lighting’s new omni-color Bumble Bee 25-C is its most portable LED yet.

If you’re looking for something powerful but portable, Hive Lighting has unveiled a new LED that might pique your interest. The Bumble Bee 25-C is an omni-color LED light that boasts 1500 lumens, full DMX and Smartphone control, ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

The New BLACKWING7 Custom-Tuned Large Format Lenses from Bradford Young, ASC

By Micah Van Hove

Customizable large-format T1.9 cine-primes to suit your tastes.

Perhaps stealing some thunder from the upcoming NAB show, Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Bradford Young, ASC (Selma, Arrival, Solo: A Star Wars Story) and Neil Fathom (a former executive at ARRI) introduce the new BLACKWING7 cinema primes. The first offering from Young and Fathom’s ⟳ continue…

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This week SAR readers photos selection

By Mauro P

Kevin Valencia Sony a6000 10-18mm at 10mm – F4. #sonyalphagallery 1) You can submit one single picture per week only. 2) To submit your picture for the weekly readers roundup post you can choose one of the following three options:…

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8 Exciting New Features Coming to Adobe Creative Cloud

By V Renée

Adobe isn’t playing around with their latest update of Creative Cloud.

It’s been a big week for Adobe. We’ve already talked about Premiere Pro‘s upgraded workflow features, including the Freeform Project Panel, as well as <a target="_blank" href="http://clk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(264355)a(3017396)g(22804962)url(https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/plans.html)" title="Adobe After ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Here’s a video showing the differences between two of the top cinema cameras of our time

Anton Bauer’s Titon Batteries Designed for Filmmakers on the Move

By V Renée

The new battery series from Anton Bauer boasts the widest compatibility in the field.

Anton Bauer has officially unleashed its newest series of Gold Mount and V-Mount batteries, appealing primarily to filmmakers who move, shake, and travel all over the world.

The Titon battery series has a ton of desirable features, including ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Meet the All-New Avid Media Composer 2019

By Olaf von Voss

Media Composer 2019

Avid has revealed its latest version of Media Composer, the long-time favorite NLE system for professional users. Media Composer 2019 has been ‘redesigned and reimagined’ from the ground up: a new customizable UI, a next generation Avid Media Engine and new finishing and delivery workflows. Let’s dive in, shall we?

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Vinten Introduces Two New Robotic Pan-and-Tilt Heads

By V Renée

Vinten is rolling out with two new heads pan-and-tilt heads for heavy payloads.

Designed with broadcast studio settings in mind, Vinten has introduced two new robotic pan-and-tilt heads, the FH-155 and FHR-155, that can handle heavy payloads while still giving users plenty of maneuverability.

The FH-155 and the FHR-155 are designed ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Preston Light Ranger 2W

By Jon Fauer

Preston Cinema Systems will be showing their Light Ranger 2W prototype at BSC Expo. Focus Pullers will be shouting with delight: “A lighter, smaller, game-changing, essential focus helper.” read more… ⟳ continue…

From:: FD Times

NAB 2019: Orca Bags Unveils New Product

By Olivia Gleichauf

Orca Bags has announced the unveiling of the Orca 3S (Spinal Support System) Harness at the NAB Show in the Central Hall (Booth C8319) at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new 3S features a patented design to help protect and support audio operators to perform their craft. The 3S ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

WOODEN CAMERA: Shoulder Rig v3

By Staff

WOODEN CAMERA has announced the Shoulder Rig v3, an update to Wooden Camera’s popular Shoulder Rig. The Shoulder Rig v3 weight has been reduced by 10% for the Pro and 18% for the Base compared to Shoulder Rig v2 and the shoulder pad is now larger and more durable with ⟳ continue…

From:: BLT News

Venus Optics shares details of upcoming zoom and prime cine lenses

Venus Optics is showing prototypes of its new Laowa cinema lenses at the NAB show in Las Vegas, and has released more details of their specification, what we should expect and a better idea of when they will be shipping. The lenses <a target="_blank" ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

Avid Unveils ‘All-New’ Media Composer with Modernized UI, 32-Bit Full-Float Color Processing

By Bryant Frazer

At Avid Connect today in Las Vegas, Avid announced what it’s calling an all-new Media Composer. The company said it had rebuilt its flagship NLE from the ground up, dramatically rethinking the user interface, deploying a more powerful media engine, and enabling a 32-bit full float color pipeline for finishing ⟳ continue…

From:: Studio Daily

Meet a New Lighting Kit Staple: Litepanels Lightweight Gemini 1X1 Soft LED Panel

By George Edelman

The quick-to-rig panel packs a punch at a much lower weight.

The new Gemini can easily switch between battery and AC, has no parts to assemble, and is flicker free with no color shift.

The Gemini 1×1 outputs 60 percent of the 2×1 at 40% of the weight. Not too ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

iFootage Shark Slider Mini Two-axis bi-directional slider

By Erik Naso

iFootage released the new Shark Slider Mini. A new brushless motor drive technology makes for a super smooth and ultra quiet slide. iFootage states the Shark Slider Mini is the worlds first built-in two-axis bi-directional slider. The slider has a new built-in IPS touchscreen display, gesture learning keyframing and intuitive ⟳ continue…

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NAB 2019 predictions and major talking points – BMPCC 4K Pro anyone?!

By Andrew Reid (EOSHD)

Comment on this article at the EOSHD Forum

Comment on the forum NAB 2019 begins this weekend and exhibits open to the public on Monday 8th. One of the big talking points this year I think will be DaVinci Resolve 16 and hopefully we will see a big swing away ⟳ continue…

From:: EosHD

Thinking about the Panasonic Lumix DC-G95 for video? Read this first

The G95 is being promoted as a video and stills camera, yet its video is more heavily cropped than the G85’s was.

Thanks to its groundbreaking GH series of cameras, Panasonic has developed a reputation for being one of the strongest brands for consumer ⟳ continue…

From:: DPreview

10 Great Horror Movies You Should Never Watch Alone

By Reece Beckett

Kill List

Horror and comedy are more often than not the genres that make us as an audience feel the most, from the visceral reaction to some gore in a film like Saw or some of the strongest laughs from comedy.

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From:: Taste Of Cinema

10 Great Movies That Challenge Your Intelligence

By David Zou

Films raise questions on a various means in style and content. However, certain films specifically challenge your intelligence while the filmed is screened in front of you or after the end credits. It assaults what you actually know or thought about beforehand and can alter your way of thinking or ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema