INSTAR films took a look at the MOZA 3-axis brushless gimbal camera rig… MOZA 3-axis gimbal has built-in sensors to detect any movements from the operator, and pass it to three brushless motors that control pan, tilt and roll axis. Even little shake or bump,… Read More
Kodak have announced that it has finalised new film supply agreements with all six major Hollywood studios. As part of these agreements, Kodak will continue to provide motion picture film to 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., NBC Universal Inc., Paramount… Read More
Maurizio Pignotti, we featured his work from the BE in Motion video. It shows off the SmartSLIDER Reflex Motorised Camera Slider from SmartSystem. Maurizio’s latest timelapse video shows just what the SmartSLIDER can do again… © C O N E R O from Maurizio Pignotti… Read More
CARBON duo is a professional multi-functional portable playback system with two 10-bit 4:2:2 HD SSD-recorders, and sports two 20-inch HD IPS-monitors. The system offers wireless audio monitoring, with battery power – all this comes packed in one compact case only 13 cm thick. To connect… Read More
Grip Truck walkthroughs are sexy. Who wouldn’t love to see #GripTrucksAreSexy trend on social media. Our post about a 3 Ton & 5 Ton Grip Truck Walkthrough took the Blogging world by storm. Seriously it did! Since then other Grip Truck Owners have been lining… Read More
Blackmagic Design have announced the immediate availability of DaVinci Resolve 11.2 and DaVinci Resolve Lite 11.2. DaVinci Resolve 11.2 adds improved CinemaDNG RAW image processing with new soft clipping features, improved round trip workflows with Avid Media Composer 8.3, DNxHR support and more. DaVinci Resolve… Read More
Swiss company SONOSAX are updating their SX-R4 portable audio recorder to the newer 16 tracks capable SX-R4+. Check out the full details: SONOSAX SX-R4+ • 16 Tracks recorder on dual SD Card system • 4 XLR-3 inputs: Mic/Line – AES – AES42 • 12 Mic/Line… Read More
From ikan… White Star LED Fresnel Lights from ikan on Vimeo. The White Star LED Fresnel 350 Watt Light is designed and built for professional photographers, videographers and cinematographers who want high quality at an affordable price. The 5600K Daylight Fresnel light delivers field-tested reliability,… Read More
From The Camera Store TV… Part two of their look at the Sony FS7 video camera. We’re back with part two of our FS7 review! This time we shot a short film and brought it into Jump Studios to have it professionally graded by Jeff… Read More
From The Pool Collective… Canon Light Awards – Behind The Scenes from The Pool Collective on Vimeo. The Canon Light Awards: Australia’s most exciting photography competition What does freedom mean to you? A feeling, possibility, moment or emotion? Enter the Canon Light Awards HERE. Video… Read More
From ACNE… Chevy Trax Behind The Scenes from ACNE on Vimeo.
Cinemartin have released Cinec 4.0, the world’s first video converter that is capable of converting and encoding videos up to 8K. Cinec 4.0 supports encoding and now scaling videos from / to almost any resolution; SD, 720, 1080, 2K, 4K, 6K, and 8K (TV and… Read More
From Kessler… Happy Groundhog's Day! from Kessler Crane on Vimeo. Second Shooter™ is a revolutionary motion control system that boasts a sleek and compact design, feature-rich operation and an incredibly intuitive user interface. Featuring 100% repeatable motion control for live-mode, looping, time-lapse and stop-motion applications.… Read More
From Amsterdam Ad Blog… In this advert Ikea focued on the joy that comes from giving the things you love a proper home. Ikea’s story follows a flock of much-loved T-Shirts as they go on an epic journey to find their home. After travelling across… Read More
Another cool behind the scenes video on the why, how, and the thought track that goes into making a music clip from Christian Scott. This one is Reperium “Eldunari” Reperium – Eldunari (BEHIND THE SCENES) from Christian Scott on Vimeo. Directed by Christian Scott, @OneChrisScott… Read More
From Salman Sajun… Making of Gookers from Salman Sajun on Vimeo. A 30 second stopmotion TVC spot for a new startup that is in town to revolutionize the culinary world! Credits: Client: Gookers Title: The next door meal Agency: Brillantine Pictures Director: Salman Sajun &… Read More
From Canon Pro… An Insider’s look at the EOS C100 Mark II from Canon Pro on Vimeo. We sit down with Brian Morrow, Creative Director of Shark Pig to discuss the EOS C100 Mark II. He discusses how features such as reliable auto focus, small… Read More
Video via Everton Football Club… ‘Creed’ film directors illicit a range of emotions from Evertonians for scenes in the next in the ‘Rocky’ series – starring Sylvester Stallone and Tony Bellew. Camera Revolution are the Mob that put that camera rig together. The 360deg camera… Read More
Gyrodynamix DaVinci gimbal: Video via R/C Rotors and Aerial Media Gyrodynamix DaVinci gimbal from R/C Rotors and Aerial Media on Vimeo. Gyrodynamix DaVinci true cinema gimbal. Gyrodynamix DaVinci True Cinema Gimbal Features: Compact size and light weight for use across multiple aerial and ground platforms… Read More
Via Lindsay Rodriguez, the Cinemoves OCULUS Stabilized Remote Head… SPECIFICATIONS Pan and Tilt Speeds: Up to 400 deg./sec. …(standard and set to 260 degrees per sec.). Pan, Tilt and Roll Limits: 360 deg. continuous both axis Roll Speeds: Up to 180 deg. per sec continous.… Read More
Turns out http://www.filmdynamics.nl have another video showing cool camera gear gadgets. This time it’s the Lightweight 1D Cablecam & Flighthead Mini 3. The 1D Cablecam with camera motion using dual ropes. Also check out www.filmdynamics.nl Scissor Mini Telescopic Camera Crane in action.
From Filmdynamics.nl… The lightweight Scissor Mini camera crane system is engineered and designed for smooth and precise telescopic camera movements. The Scissor Mini works with a remotely operated gyrostabilized camera system: Flighthead Mini 3 which offers motion control, shake generator, vertical gyro, programmable limits on… Read More
DELIMEX.BE tested a preproduction model of the upcoming JVC GY-LS300 large sensor digital cinema camera. This video was recorded in less than 2 days, with just a day’s heads-up – so just a day for preproduction. Post-production has been limited to a few days as… Read More
From The Slow Mo Guys… Gav shows you how insanely quick the inside of a DSLR camera moves when it takes a picture, by filming it at 10,000 fps. Follow on Twitter – https://twitter.com/GavinFree
From AbelCine… Back in October, Canon announced the C100 Mark II, the successor to the original C100. While keeping the same Super 35 sensor as the C100, the new model offers a number of welcome upgrades to image quality and functionality. We’re now starting to… Read More
From AbelCine… At the Bench: Sony Optical Disc Archive System from AbelCine on Vimeo. Sony is known for their reliable and proven Optical Disc technology. Many of us have countless numbers of their XDCAM discs on our shelves serving as an archive, just like we… Read More
From ikan… D12 | 11.6” 3G-SDI Full HD Monitor w/ IPS Panel from ikan on Vimeo. The D12 is ikan’s newest member of the D-Series monitors. It features a beautiful full HD 1920 x 1080 IPS panel with great viewing angles and amazing color reproduction.… Read More
From Cinevate… FLIR ONE Review from Cinevate on Vimeo. Cinevate's CEO demonstrates use of the FLIR ONE thermal imager for iPhone 5 on the Morpheus stabilizer. Stabilized video footage, time lapse and motion time lapse are all demonstrated. Is this the world's first ever motion… Read More
From Aircam… AIRCAM / EXPO / STOCKHOLM from AIRCAM on Vimeo.
Panasonic VariCam HS Firmware Upgrade Schedule Updated < January 2015 > Recording with MAIN recorder Apple ProRes HQ (HD) New User Clip Name function Color Grading (CDL) control from supported application software via Wireless LAN/Ethernet*1 Control via LAN using Remote Operation Panel AK-HRP200G Skin Tone… Read More
Panasonic VariCam 35 Firmware Upgrade Schedule Updated < January 2015 > Recording with MAIN recorder AVC-Intra Class4K4:4:4 (12bit) (4K/UHD) 4K/UHD VFR 60-120p (AVC-Intra 4K-LT) 2K/HD VFR up to 120p (AVC-Intra 2K, AVC-Intra 100) Apple ProRes HQ (HD) 24.00p support (DCI-4K) New User Clip Name function… Read More
From Dark Art of Light…
SHOTOVER have announced the sales of its groundbreaking SHOTOVER F1 to European production companies MovieBird (Norway), Orange Aerial (Norway), Red Rental (Denmark), ACS France (France) and Heli-One (Hungary). All five companies provide aerial cinematography services to the motion picture, broadcast and commercial markets. SHOTOVER’s European… Read More
From Bob Gundu… K-flect DoP Starter-Kit Review from Bob Gundu on Vimeo. I do an extensive review of the K-Flect DoP Starter Kit. I'm finding this is a must for my lighting kit.
From Bob Gundu… Cinevate Axis Jib Review from Bob Gundu on Vimeo. This is a review of the Axis Jib from Cinevate. In my opinion, the best performer for a jib under $2000. More info at www.cinevate.com/axis
From Atomos… Atomos Shogun Playback Update from Atomos Video on Vimeo.
From Tiffen, and Barry Andersson… Steadicam Curve by Barry Andersson from The Tiffen Company on Vimeo. Filmmaker Barry Andersson walks us through the features of the Steadicam Curve for GoPro Hero Cameras.
From Convergent Design… Odyssey7Q+ FS700 Setup Video // Part 1: ProRes Odyssey7Q+ FS700 Setup Video // Part 1: ProRes from Convergent Design on Vimeo. Convergent Design Odyssey7Q and Odyssey7Q+ support Raw and HFR from the FS700 with the Sony Raw Option ($795 purchased from the… Read More
Invisible Chainsaw has released Variable Diffusion, a new plug-in for Adobe After Effects on Mac OS X. Powered by a new, proprietary algorithm that emulates the look of in-camera light scattering, the plug-in is able to perform several valuable functions for filmmakers, visual effects artists,… Read More
Double O in front of another number means you are legally sanctioned and licensed to kill, just like secret agent 007 James Bond. Now thanks to Band Pro you too can achieve Double O status with 0036, that’s zero down and 0% 36 month financing… Read More
An update from Apertus on the Axiom camera and about their further plans, the EU Grant, and NAB 2015. Plus they answer a lot of user submitted questions about the AXIOM Beta and Gamma. In this first big update video after successful crowd funding we… Read More
From Videomaker… F-stop/aperture/iris is one of the most important exposure elements you can manipulate. Find out what it is, what it does, and how to control it on your video or cinema camera. Grab the Videomaker Email Newsletter: http://videomaker.com/enews
Need to know more about the GaffGun and its straight cable laying ways? Look on my friend… Look on Quick Start from GaffGun on Vimeo. CableGuides from GaffGun on Vimeo. The Basics from GaffGun on Vimeo. For more: GaffGun.
The Steadicar is powering on as it takes its brand across the cinematic world. Three Steadicar systems are now in America, one in Paris, and two vehicles have been delivered in Canada. William F. White Int. will be the latest company to offer the Steadicar.… Read More
From Darwin Carlisle… First Class Reels Blackmagic Ursa Camera Test from Darwin Carlisle on Vimeo. www.firstclassreels.com Shot on the Blackmagic Ursa with the Canon CN-E 50mm T1.3 L F Cine Lens. The footage is all 80 fps in ProRes 422 1080p. I filmed this with… Read More
From Partial Pressure Productions… Desert Reel -5.4mm Modded GoPro from Partial Pressure Productions on Vimeo. 5.4mm lens mod, GoPro 4 Black. This camera setup: http://peauproductions.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=124_161&products_id=718 4K version:
From Cinevate… GoPro Slider – Morpheus from Cinevate on Vimeo. Here's how to get a slider shot with a GoPro, using the Morpheus Slider. The Morpheus works with all GoPro models, Smartphones, and small cameras. For more info visit cinevate.com/morpheus
From Cinevate… GoPro Overhead Slider Shot – Morpheus from Cinevate on Vimeo. Here's how to get an overhead slider shot with a GoPro, using the Morpheus Slider. The Morpheus works with all GoPro models, Smartphones, and small cameras. For more info visit http://cinevate.com/morpheus
From Kessler Crane… Second Shooter: Time lapse – Advanced Features from Kessler Crane on Vimeo. v18.104.22.168 http://support.kesslercrane.com/hc/en-us/sections/200493029-Second-Shooter Features and fixes applied since firmware 0.3.0.5 – Tweaks to improve the quality of motor movement – Added start delay to time lapse – Added pre photos to… Read More
Florida-based cinematographer Michael Minock recently shot a narrative short about human trafficking, Don’t Look Away, with the Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera. The 25-minute film will be submitted to film festivals and provided free of charge to organisations that specialise in caring for and rehabilitating… Read More