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RED Announce: SIDEWINDER, Scarlet Dragon, RED 4K Broadcast Module, & Dragon Monochrome:

RED Announce: SIDEWINDER, Scarlet Dragon, RED 4K Broadcast Module, & Dragon Monochrome:

RED come to NAB 2014 with a swag bag full of goodies: From Jarred Land comes the news of the REDLINK and the REDLINK Development Kit, Dragon Monochrome camera, REDMAG 240GB, RED SWITCHBLADE-M, RED 4K Broadcast Module for DRAGON, Scarlet Dragon, and the RED SIDEWINDER to name but a few that have been the NAB […]

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Trademark Search Reveals RED HYDROGEN Camera?

Trademark Search Reveals RED HYDROGEN Camera?

A quick search through Australia’s trademarks on IP Australia reveals some interesting applications from RED. Now we just looked up trademarked words, not patents and found RED.COM, INC. has had 55 trademarks in Australia associated with it. Another quick search on Trademarkia reveals around 226 trademarks in America. The trademarks are at various stages of […]

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foolcat Generates Camera Reports of Any Folder Full of RED, MXF or QuickTime Files:

foolcat Generates Camera Reports of Any Folder Full of RED, MXF or QuickTime Files:

foolcat app generates camera reports of any folder full of RED, MXF or QuickTime files in rich HTML and PDF format. The foolcat software supports RED R3D, QuickTime clips (Canon, Sony, Arri, GoPro…) and MXF files (Canon C300, XF305 etc). foolcat 3.98 with HDRx rollover: foolcat Demo: foolcat will summarise total clip count, duration, drop […]

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Facebook Uses RED Epic Camera to Shoot New Paper App:

Facebook Uses RED Epic Camera to Shoot New Paper App:

They say mobile Facebook come Monday Feb 3 will be shot in the foot by Facebook itself with their new App called Paper. It’s apparently that good. But did you know the Facebook Paper trailer was shot with a RED Epic camera supplied by Keslow Camera… Now that Facebook Paper has been announced to the […]

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RED Camera Gear Porn Love With Tempt Media BTS:

RED Camera Gear Porn Love With Tempt Media BTS:

Time for some RED camera gear porn love via Jarred Land over at RED RECON and BTS from Tempt Media. Rip on over to Tempt Media to see what other exciting projects they are working on.

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Stabil i4 3-axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer Handles DSLR’s & RED’s Gets a Kickstarter Campaign:

Stabil i4 3-axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer Handles DSLR’s & RED’s Gets a Kickstarter Campaign:

The Stabil i4 3-axis camera stabilizer handles DSLR’s and RED cameras, now gets a Kickstarter campaign… The Stabil i4 utilises 3 brushless motors and a state-of-the-art customised microprocessor (paired to a gyroscope) to deliver true buttery smooth video footage in places that were previously thought of as impossible. The Stabil i4 eliminates any human error […]

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RED Announce the RED MINI-MAG System:

RED Announce the RED MINI-MAG System:

RED announce the RED MINI-MAG System. The new MINI-MAGS are not only 50% smaller than the existing RED MAGs, they can also read and write 30% faster. This not only allows for lower compression ratios during recording but the new mags in combination with the new 6G readers allow for much faster offloads. An Upgrade […]

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Shot on RED Film Festival 2013 Winning Videos:

Shot on RED Film Festival 2013 Winning Videos:

For your viewing pleasure; the two winning videos from the Shot on RED Film Festival 2013… Shot on RED Film Festival 2013 — Festival Award Winner: Close by Johan Lehman Shot on RED Film Festival 2013 — Student Award Winner: Happy Tears by Martin Monk This is the second SHOT ON RED Film Festival, a […]

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RED 3-axis Lens Control System:

RED 3-axis Lens Control System:

RED have introduced a RED 3-axis lens control system. The RED 3-axis lens control system consists of the RED WMD, the RED Lens Motors and the RED THC Hand Controller. There are systems at AbelCine in NY and LA as well as the RED Store in Hollywood now that you can go play with and […]

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Trost Slider Gives Superb Super Silky Smooth Movements:

Trost Slider Gives Superb Super Silky Smooth Movements:

Trost Motion have announced the availability of a new kind of camera slider, tough enough for antarctic expeditions but so precise that it can be used for long lens and macro photography. Although it weighs only 15 pounds, a Trost can support fully-kitted RED and Alexa packages up to 560 pounds. Camera motion is so […]

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DIY RED Scarlet Camera Sensor Swap Out in Under 3 Minutes:

DIY RED Scarlet Camera Sensor Swap Out in Under 3 Minutes:

Buck The Redneck Tech changes out the RED Scarlet sensor and drops in a GoPro Hero HD sensor. Follow along and you too can achieve amazing results with cross camera technology. Have you recently recieved the RED Scarlet camera but been unhappy having a non American made sensor inside it? Me too! Which I why […]

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Smoove Rock Digimove DIY Runner: They Are All Brushless Gimbal Camera Rigs:

Smoove Rock Digimove DIY Runner: They Are All Brushless Gimbal Camera Rigs:

Five more brushless gimbal camera rigs for your viewing pleasure. The Smoove, the Rock, the Digimove, a DIY, and the Runner brushless gimbal camera rig make up the latest in a long line of 2 / 3 axis rigs. Some of the rigs cater for DSLR cameras, while others RED Scarlet and EPIC cameras. Smoove […]

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Corridor Digital BTS Assassin’s Creed 4 Shooting With RED Cameras:

Corridor Digital BTS Assassin’s Creed 4 Shooting With RED Cameras:

Corridor Digital talk about their experiences working heavily with R3D files and RED cameras specifically for a YouTube workflow. The crew over at Corridor Digital have been shooting on the 150 year old, 278 ft Star of India tall ship and finishing off a short video for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4 game. RED BTS: […]

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100 gStabi H10 Brushless Gimbal Camera Rigs Made For REDusers:

100 gStabi H10 Brushless Gimbal Camera Rigs Made For REDusers:

Over on REDuser DoP Tonaci has alerted everyone that there is a group buy in happening for a gStabi H10 Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig. 100 gStabi rigs are being made just for the REDuser offer. The gStabi H10, 3 axis digital stabilized camera system comes from the Gremsy team who are based in Vietnam. The […]

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3 Very Different Camera Stabilised Camera Rigs:

3 Very Different Camera Stabilised Camera Rigs:

Three very different approaches to getting smooth camera vision. A brushless gimbal rig in the KORE X1, an EXO electric camera dolly kitted out with a flight head compact, and a little SteadiGO all give each Camera Op the smoothest vision available to them for the project. X1 GYRO STABILIZER – PROMO TEASER – SKATERS […]

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Market Report on the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market:

Market Report on the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market:

A wee little report on the state of the broadcast and cinematography markets has dropped from Reportbuyer.com… It costs a pretty penny to buy it, but here is a skinny version for you: Basically 3D is paralysed, cameras cost less now with glass going up in price, 2K and 4K cameras are kicking butt, it […]

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Ted Schilowitz Signs Consulting Deal with 20th Century Fox:

Ted Schilowitz Signs Consulting Deal with 20th Century Fox:

So big RED Ted Schilowitz the former leader of the rebellion jumped but damn if that cat didn’t land on his feet. Ted penned a deal to work with movie studio giant 20th Century Fox on high resolution digital movie production and advanced postproduction pathways and workflows. Read the full and exclusive piece by David […]

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With Jim Jannard Bowing Out Why Not Revisit Daisy Lowe Shot on a RED:

With Jim Jannard Bowing Out Why Not Revisit Daisy Lowe Shot on a RED:

Shot three years ago on a Red One camera with MX Sensor “Daisy Lowe” by Greg Williams still sees over 1,000 visits a day. The short clip featuring English fashion model Daisy Lowe has amassed a staggering 5.2 million hits since going up on Vimeo. No matter what you think of RED or that of […]

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Big RED Jim Jannard Signs Off:

Big RED Jim Jannard Signs Off:

RED Digital Cinema founder and the leader of all things RED, Jim Jannard has decided to call it a wrap and step aside from the top position handing over the company reigns to Jarred Land. #NB we are not saying jim is retiring, call it stepping down, stepping aside, or stepping back. We at Cinescopophilia […]

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Two Days With a RED Dragon Senor Camera plus Leica Lenses Suit Best:

Two Days With a RED Dragon Senor Camera plus Leica Lenses Suit Best:

Two days, hands on shooting and testing with a Dragon Sensor RED EPIC camera by award winning Australian TVC Director Mark Toia and it’s no wonder the opening shot is eye opening… There is no mistake about the quality. RED EPIC DRAGON – ITS THE REAL DEAL ! from Mark Toia on Vimeo. The Red […]

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The Fletcher 2013 Camera Comparison Chart:

The Fletcher 2013 Camera Comparison Chart:

Once again the great people from Fletcher Camera & Lenses who are well known for sales and rental of cine camera gear to big and small productions, have released their updated camera comparison chart. The Fletcher Camera Comparison Chart for 2013 again covers all the important things you need to know about large medium and […]

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Eleven Minutes and Fifty Seconds With RED Ted Schilowitz:

Eleven Minutes and Fifty Seconds With RED Ted Schilowitz:

Curt Pair and Band Pro recently caught up with Red co-founder Ted Schilowitz and he shared some insight into the latest offerings from Red Digital Cinema at NAB 2013. Red Digital Cinema are leaders in the production world. They started their career at NAB, some seven years ago in a little tent. Many laughed at […]

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Sony 4K RED 4K But Is Everything OK:

Sony 4K RED 4K But Is Everything OK:

Sony 4K RED 4K but is everything OK? Well it’s not up to us to decide that question right now so we are just going to leave this here for you to run your peeps over. The snapshot of the piece is that it is about the history or more importantly the rewriting of 4K […]

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Latest RED Dragon Sensor Update Information:

Latest RED Dragon Sensor Update Information:

Over on RECON Jarred Land posted a quick message to say the Dragon sensor is coming along nicely with power supply / bottom end noise issues rejigged, and lens coverage tests are revealing good results. It is probably about time for an update. Dragon is coming along well.. Graeme is working his magic and getting […]

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Did You See The RED Showreel From NAB 2013:

Did You See The RED Showreel From NAB 2013:

If you are going to showcase what your camera company is, does, and can do, then BANG RED Digital Cinema nailed that brief. The RED NAB 2013 Showreel is a slow cooker with all the meaty goodness. There are some really tasty bits in this RED NAB showreel especially towards the end. Keen for more? […]

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OH Dear a RED EPIC Rocking It On an RC Hand Held Camera Rig:

OH Dear a RED EPIC Rocking It On an RC Hand Held Camera Rig:

Might as well come up with a generic name for these RC hand held camera rigs because they are here to stay, develop improve and grow. It really looks like we will see an amazing amount of these RC hand held camera rigs in the next year. Long time RED camera user and the man […]

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NAB Wraps and RED Jim Talks About 4k Then, Now, and Beyond:

NAB Wraps and RED Jim Talks About 4k Then, Now, and Beyond:

NAB 2013 is done and dusted and those on the R&D and product side of it now get to take away the positives and the negatives and work on them for another 12 months where they will do it all again. Jim Jannard popped up on RECON over at REDUser and gave his thoughts on […]

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The Only Company We Can Beat Is Ourselves: RED Ted NAB 2013:

The Only Company We Can Beat Is Ourselves: RED Ted NAB 2013:

I really enjoy seeing Red’s Ted pop up in interviews at trade shows. You could almost conduct a drinking game on how his voice is holding up. Emmanuel Pampuri rips apart the RED Booth at NAB 2013 and grabs a slightly husky Ted Schilowitz for a run down on all things RED. Thanks Emmanuel for […]

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RED Announce The Scarlet Camera Upgrade Program:

RED Announce The Scarlet Camera Upgrade Program:

Yet more from RED at NAB 2013… This time Jarred Land announced that RED are offering an upgrade program for the Scarlet camera. 3 Simple Options. #1. Trade in your Scarlet to Full Epic-X (including new black body) – $9500. After that.. you can upgrade your Epic-X to Full Epic Dragon through the normal Epic-X […]

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RED Dragon Sensor Upgrade Begins:

RED Dragon Sensor Upgrade Begins:

Even more news from the world of RED. Jarred Land announces the RED Dragon Sensor upgrade program is open, and drops the prices down too. We finally have received the new ASICs to begin the process of upgrading Epic and Scarlet Cameras to the Dragon Sensor. Tomorrow (Monday): -EPIC-M owners can pre-order the upgrade for […]

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RED Buy Element Technica Now Called RED ELEMENT:

RED Buy Element Technica Now Called RED ELEMENT:

RED have purchased camera gear manufacturer Element Technica and the new acquisition will be called RED ELEMENT. Read what Jarred Land had to say: RED is proud to announce the acquisition of Element Technica. This news probably isn’t much of a surprise to some of you…. ET and RED have been working closely together since […]

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New RED Scarlet Camera Picture Leaked:

New RED Scarlet Camera Picture Leaked:

Over on Twitter @joshuadmedia posted that he had snuck into the RED booth and grabbed a pic which he posted on his Instagram feed, of what he says is a new RED Scarlet camera. The new RED Scarlet camera is allegedly half the size of the current model and can shoot 250fps at 2.5K. The […]

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Sony Sue Red Digital Cinema For 7 Patent Infringements:

Sony Sue Red Digital Cinema For 7 Patent Infringements:

Remember when RED sued Sony for patent infringements? Then Jim Jannard spoke out about it? Well Sony are now suing RED for seven patent infringements. Sony Comments re Patent Suit Filed Against Red Digital Cinema On April 5, 2013, Sony Corporation (“Sony”) sued Red Digital Cinema (“Red”) for infringing 7 of Sony’s patents in the […]

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RED Fire Early NAB Bows Shot Rallying Early Adopters:

RED Fire Early NAB Bows Shot Rallying Early Adopters:

Jarred Land, Fire Chief at RED has put the call out to their early adopters past and present that NAB 2013 is one to be prepared for: We remember the early adopters well… Those that believed in Jim’s vision when it was still an impossible dream, those that stood in line and paid deposits when […]

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RED +1 Adaptor Module and More:

RED +1 Adaptor Module and More:

RED have dropped some new goodies for you to play with including the +1 Adaptor Module With RED PRO EVF Pack and the R-90 is looking sweet: The +1 ADAPTOR MODULE W/ RED PRO EVF PACK bundles together the essentials for adding an additional RED display to your DSMC configuration. You will be able to […]

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Sony Hits Back At RED Denying Patent Infringements & RED Talk ARRI Case:

Sony Hits Back At RED Denying Patent Infringements & RED Talk ARRI Case:

RED Sue Sony, Sony hits back and Jim Jannard talks about RED’s recent brush with ARRI and the Michael Bravin court case. From Sony via their Show-highend website: Sony Comments re Patent Suit Filed By Red Digital Cinema On February 12, 2013, Red Digital Cinema (“Red”) sued Sony Corporation of America and Sony Electronics Inc. […]

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Duclos Lenses To Offer Rokinon•Raw Prime Lenses:

Duclos Lenses To Offer Rokinon•Raw Prime Lenses:

Remember back in December 2012 when we were given an exclusive look at a set of Shoot Blue Samyang uncoated prime lenses? Duclos Lenses did the precision polishing on those Shoot Blue Samyang uncoated lenses and now they are offering their very own Rokinon•Raw Prime Lenses coming very soon. The Rokinon•Raw Duclos Lenses will be […]

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You Know Big RED JJ Spoke Out About That Sony Patent Lawsuit:

You Know Big RED JJ Spoke Out About That Sony Patent Lawsuit:

It was expected that RED’s one and only JJ would speak out about that Sony patent court case, and boy did he deliver. Nothing to do here but take it all in. And please join the conversation over at REDuser. We have taken a bit of flak for filing a lawsuit against Sony Electronics. #1. […]

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RED Takes Civil Action Against Sony Over Camera Patents:

RED Takes Civil Action Against Sony Over Camera Patents:

RED have issued a cease and desist order as well as started civil proceedings against Sony Corporation of America and Sony Electronics Inc claiming the Sony F65, F55, and the F5 cameras all embody RED patents used without license. In suing Sony, RED claims loss of sales, reduced business and profit, and that the general […]

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RED Vs ARRI Inc Micheal Bravin Court Case Settled Dismissed With Prejudice:

RED Vs ARRI Inc Micheal Bravin Court Case Settled Dismissed With Prejudice:

You may recall there was that corporate espionage case where RED slapped a lawsuit on ARRI executive Micheal Bravin and ARRI Inc not too long ago. Well of course that ex Band Pro employee Michael Bravin was nabbed and hauled before the judge and he plead guilty to hacking emails from Band Pro’s President and […]

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4K In The Home Is Now Declares Big RED Jim Plus a 6K Double Dragon:

4K In The Home Is Now Declares Big RED Jim Plus a 6K Double Dragon:

RED have kindly thrown up some frame grabs taken from their new Dragon sensor. Shot at 86fps on a prototype Dragon 6K. So that’s means it was shot at 6000 x 3000 ( 2:1 )… the full sensor on that is a staggering 6144 x 3160. Now coming from Australia that Dragon in the pics […]

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ShotOnWhat? The Source for Motion Picture & Television Technical Information:

ShotOnWhat? The Source for Motion Picture & Television Technical Information:

Hey anyone know what The Terminator movie was shot on? Or that TV show, now web series Arrested Development was shot on? From time to time you may ask yourself “Self, do you think they used a Technovision SuperTechno 30′ or 50′ camera crane with that shot in the Get Smart movie?” Or perhaps asking […]

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What Does BMCC Footage Look Like From An RC Heli Rig:

What Does BMCC Footage Look Like From An RC Heli Rig:

Question: What does BMCC footage look like from an RC Helicopter Rig? Answer: Why not take a gander for yourself at some Blackmagic Cinema Camera footage alongside DSLR clips taken while hoisted up in an RC Heli Rig. One thing to note the description is wrong in the video: The company and the camera are […]

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Can You Tell Which Scarlet Aerial Clip Has Been Post Stabilized:

Can You Tell Which Scarlet Aerial Clip Has Been Post Stabilized:

Here we have two clips back to back shot with a RED Scarlet camera at 4K with a Compact Prime 18mm lens and without filters using the Superstudio Aircam Super-8 platform. The clips are identical except for one major difference. One clip sequence is completely untouched and one clip has been post-stabilized. Can you tell […]

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RED Ted Talks EPIC HFR REDRAY and 4K Laser Projectors:

RED Ted Talks EPIC HFR REDRAY and 4K Laser Projectors:

At CES 2013 Steve Withers Assistant Editor at AVForums caught up with Ted from RED and chatted all things 4K and beyond. Ted Schilowitz talks up the RED EPIC, The Hobbit HFR, and the REDRAY as well as 4K content distribution. Ted gives us a little insight into RED’s new partnership with ODEMAX for digital […]

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Details of That Panavision 70mm Sensor Camera Were Out in December:

Details of That Panavision 70mm Sensor Camera Were Out in December:

Panavision recently had on display a full mock up of their 70mm sensor camera at Plus Camerimage: The International Film Festival Of The Art Of Cinematogrphy which was held in Poland back in November – December 2012. According to Cinefii in an article published way back on December the 5th, the specs available on the […]

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RED Release EPIC Scarlet and REDMOTE BUILD 4 BETA:

RED Release EPIC Scarlet and REDMOTE BUILD 4 BETA:

Just in time to count as a Christmas present from RED is the BUILD 4 BETA firmware for your EPIC, Scarlet and REDMOTE. Remember don’t compare the gift from RED to getting a pair of socks, you will be asked to return your camera. NB: This did happen. Significant changes since previous build v3.3.14: * […]

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RED Considering Scarlet Camera Upgrade Path to Dragon Sensor:

RED Considering Scarlet Camera Upgrade Path to Dragon Sensor:

The big RED cheese JJ has talked about sensor upgrades for the EPIC camera with the Dragon sensor. He also dropped some Scarlet camera upgrade to Dragon sensor considerations such as boards and overall costs to overhaul the camera. The upgrade to Dragon sensor is expected to be a higher cost for Scarlet owners as […]

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RED Slash Camera Prices, Gentlemen Lift Your Skirts:

RED Slash Camera Prices, Gentlemen Lift Your Skirts:

What does the historical Formula One saying “Gentlemen Lift Your Skirts,” RED dropping camera prices down and the new Sony F5 and F55 cameras have in common. A level playing field of course. Be it technological, price, sensor, format, or whatever there really is a sense of IT’S ON… Posts from RED’s Jim Jannard for […]

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CineCoil Cables Have Your Camera and Monitor Covered:

CineCoil Cables Have Your Camera and Monitor Covered:

Developed from the ground up specifically for Film and Television production, CineCoil is a new line of cables aimed at increasing both quality of current options, and making cable management easier. The first CineCoil product ready for release is the coil-based HD-SDI cable. Offered in both 10” and 20“, this cable accommodates both small and […]

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A Brief Introduction to the RED Meizler Module:

A Brief Introduction to the RED Meizler Module:

In this RED video tutorial Sean Ruggeri goes through the features and functions of the Meizler Module and touches on RED SYNC and iPad integration. Along with an array of popular connections and ports, the Meizler Module features wireless video, audio and timecode transmission – eliminating clutter and crowded accessories. Proxy recording and focus/iris/zoom control […]

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Redrock Micro lowBase Baseplate For Taller DSLR & RED Cameras:

Redrock Micro lowBase Baseplate For Taller DSLR & RED Cameras:

Redrock Micro announced the availability of the new lowBase camera baseplate for taller DSLR cameras and Red Epic/Scarlet. The lowBase delivers camera rigs and video accessories support for taller cameras including the Canon 1DX, Nikon D4 and RED Scarlet or Epic digital cinema cameras. Delivers the Essential Features for Video Production The lowBase transforms the […]

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I Thought I Was A Film Man, Ridley Scott Talks RED Cameras:

I Thought I Was A Film Man, Ridley Scott Talks RED Cameras:

RED Digital Cinema shot a rare exclusive interview with Ridley Scott where he gives a glimpse into his leap to digital acquisition and how RED has changed the way he shoots his movies. Once a self-proclaimed “film man,” Ridley discovered that he could acquire images that met a sharpness and clarity he had always sought […]

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KineRAW S35 2K Camera and KineMAG SSD Come On Down:

KineRAW S35 2K Camera and KineMAG SSD Come On Down:

We told you earlier the KineRAW S35 Camera from Kinefinity was dropping this month and now it has finally been announced for sale at BIRTV in a three tiered style structure. A bare base model, one with extras, and full blown camera with all the goodies. The first 20 customers to grab a KineRAW S35 […]

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RED Speaks Out Regarding 3rd Parties Like Wooden Camera:

RED Speaks Out Regarding 3rd Parties Like Wooden Camera:

We first covered in full the RED Vs Wooden Camera civil court case HERE. Now RED have spoken out about their issues with 3rd party companies, inventions and designs, patents and trademarks. Read what Jim Jannard and Jared Land had to say on REDUser: To invent and to design… It takes manpower to pull off […]

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RED Sues Wooden Camera Over Patent Infringements, Sunglasses & More:

RED Sues Wooden Camera Over Patent Infringements, Sunglasses & More:

RED is suing Wooden Camera in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California case No. 12CV1336WQHRBB. Nature of the Suit: Intellectual Property – Patent. Cause: 15:1125 (a) Trademark Infringement (Lanham Act) The RED complaint with Wooden Camera has been lodged with the civil courts regarding: Patent infringement Trade Dress infringement Unfair competition […]

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How to Guide: REDCINE-X PRO Saving Looks to the Camera:

How to Guide: REDCINE-X PRO Saving Looks to the Camera:

Handy video tutorial from RED showing how to save a look originally shot on the camera transferred to a DIT and made in REDCINE-X Pro then saved as a .RMD file and then saved back to the camera. Make a mistake and don’t like the look anymore, no dramas it is shot on RAW. Fix […]

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Camp RED Where Kids Aged 9 to 15 Shoot Like Pros on RED:

Camp RED Where Kids Aged 9 to 15 Shoot Like Pros on RED:

Kids aged from 9 to 15 can shoot with the same cameras that shot The Amazing Spider-Man and The Hobbit at RED Studios Hollywood, at Camp RED. The kids are happily called Campers and the Campers get to shoot on RED One and EPIC cameras, complete their projects using an Adobe workflow, and see their […]

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New Passenger Aircraft Friendly L96e Li-Ion Battery from PAG:

New Passenger Aircraft Friendly L96e Li-Ion Battery from PAG:

Quick run down on the the PAG L96e which is an enhanced version of the L95e broadcast battery, and a direct replacement for the 9310V PAG L95e and 9310R PAG L95eR batteries (for Red One camera) The new version has an improved continuous output of 8A maximum, it is compatible with multiple viewfinder data systems, […]

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Ergocine Unique Cat On The Shoulder Wooden Camera Rigs:

Ergocine Unique Cat On The Shoulder Wooden Camera Rigs:

Based on the design and the ergonomics of the old Aaton LTR series cameras, David A. Ford and Peter Schneider from Ergocine are making new wooden rigs purposelessly built to house the latest cameras. Aaton where approached and have wholeheartedly approved of the idea with only one stipulation, that the guys put “Honorary Aaton Shoulder […]

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IKONOSKOP Vs RED: The Most Unfair Camera Test by Jonathan Yi:

IKONOSKOP Vs RED: The Most Unfair Camera Test by Jonathan Yi:

Bored with the dull dishwater shots that passes as the current crop of camera shootout footage? Great well never fear why not try the Ikonoskop A-Cam DII Verses the RED Scarlet camera. Seems a fair fight right? Well Jonathan Yi thought so. The Ikonoskop clipped much quicker on the highlights and had punchier contrast than […]

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BMD Cinema Camera NAB 2012 Blackmagic Design Interview:

BMD Cinema Camera NAB 2012 Blackmagic Design Interview:

The Blackmagic Design BMD Cinema Camera has caused a huge stir at NAB 2012 and rightly so. Here we have a great interview from the guys at CineDigital.TV that is in English and the questions are in both English and Spanish. We now have the Landmine Media interview with BMD up too. Enjoy. Thanks to […]

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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera $3K For 2.5K RAW Uncompressed:

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera $3K For 2.5K RAW Uncompressed:

Blackmagic Design have a camera that has a 2.5K sensor, can do 13 stops of dynamic range and 12-bit RAW, Uncompressed files. Blackmagic Design have announced the BMD Cinema Camera and it is just $2995. Well known Australian Cinematographer John Brawley had a very hands on dealings with the BMD Cinema Camera. Video thanks to […]

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mLink R Enables RED Rocket Workflows Via Thunderbolt Connectivity:

mLink R Enables RED Rocket Workflows Via Thunderbolt Connectivity:

mLogic introduced the mLink R specifically designed to enable RED Rocket workflows on portable computers with Thunderbolt connectivity such as the MacBook Pro. mLink R features a small and sleek chassis tailored to the RED Rocket card and provides two Thunderbolt ports for daisy-chaining of up to six high-speed Thunderbolt peripherals. “mLink R is the […]

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GRID 5.0 Transforms The RED Pro 5.0 to a large High Definition EVF:

GRID 5.0 Transforms The RED Pro 5.0 to a large High Definition EVF:

The GRID 5.0 allows shooters to transform the RED Pro Touch 5.0 monitor into a large high definition EVF without affecting any of the original functions, such as touch screen function, and normal video monitor use. The GRID 5.0 attaches to the RED Touch 5.0 monitor via a frame and magnetic points. The body of […]

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Fortis RED EPIC Scarlet Baseplate & Top Plate with XLR Inputs:

Fortis RED EPIC Scarlet Baseplate & Top Plate with XLR Inputs:

Fortis have released a new baseplate for the RED EPIC and Scarlet cameras that allows you to utilize full size XLR cables via Fortis XLR cable adapters that can be mounted anywhere along the top or bottom plates and hide the cables away too. The Fortis XLR cable adapters allows you to connect the EPIC […]

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Cinema Oxide Carbonite Scope Loupe for RED Touch 5.0 Monitor:

Cinema Oxide Carbonite Scope Loupe for RED Touch 5.0 Monitor:

Cinema Oxide have given us a sneak peek at the Carbonite Scope loupe built for the RED Touch 5.0″ touch screen camera monitor. A loupe for a touch screen camera monitor you say! Relax of course there is an articulating joint on the Cinema Oxide Carbonite Scope that allows you to pop the monitor up […]

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Shoot Blue Have Purchased YoYo Workflow & Data Management Software:

Shoot Blue Have Purchased YoYo Workflow & Data Management Software:

From digital camera rental company Shoot Blue comes the news that they have purchased YoYo workflow & data management software. Designed to work with the latest digital camera formats, YoYo currently supports workflows including Sony F65, ARRIRAW, RED / R3D, Phantom & XDCAM. The software provides a range of features, including real-time dailies transcoding, metadata […]

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Penny Skateboards EPIC HDRx Grading Comparison by Graetzmedia:

Penny Skateboards EPIC HDRx Grading Comparison by Graetzmedia:

Graetzmedia have been kind enough to show us some RED EPIC footage before and after comparison from their recent production work for Penny Skateboards ‘The Original Plastic Skateboard.’ Graetzmedia graded their RED footage in After Effects 5.5 using the original 5K R3D files and HDRx (in some instances.) Enjoy. Now view the complete Penny Skateboards […]

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Hit The Red Button: The Baro Shato Guru Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The Baro Shato Guru Edition:

Takes a bow, holds up the award: During the week on the @VisionWrangler Twitter account we received an award for our Blogging efforts… Thank you, thank you we couldn’t have done it without you… The award? Beats us, some random look at me website for traffic hits type of award, but to legitimize the Netbadges […]

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Canon April 15th The Story Continues with EOS 4K DSLR Camera Maybe:

Canon April 15th The Story Continues with EOS 4K DSLR Camera Maybe:

We know one high profile Shooter / Movie Maker has talked about the alleged existence of a yet to be released Canon EOS DSLR form factor 4K cinema camera ready to be announced at or at least shown at NAB 2012. Yes there were drinks at the event, but the passion resonated that such a […]

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Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

Welcome again to another installment of Hit The Red Button where we serve up bite sized snack portions of the weekly coming and goings in the camera gear gear world and the social networks that feeds at its teet…. Or is that Tweet. The El Niño Edition is however a slightly longer read due to […]

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Sexy Lingerie and a Midas Mount Skaterail Slider:

Sexy Lingerie and a Midas Mount Skaterail Slider:

If you were paying attention on Twitter recently you would have seen the call go out for slider testers from Midas Mount. Not sure if Lots of hot bodies that are nearly half naked was also on the request list but Midas Mount, their Skaterail Slider and a RED Scarlet + EPIC delivered that. Filmmakers […]

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Quick Release and Power Solution Plate for the RED EPIC Camera:

Quick Release and Power Solution Plate for the RED EPIC Camera:

The guys at Innocinema ActionProducts have been busy bees with some slick gear solutions for the RED cameras like the RED One and Scarlet and now a nice power and quick release solution for the EPIC camera. Main functionality is to provide a sturdy mounting point for battery plates, as well as provide the modular […]

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Viewfinder Apps for iPhone & iPod Touch Now Version 2.7:

Viewfinder Apps for iPhone & iPod Touch Now Version 2.7:

DIRE Studio announces the immediate availability of version 2.7 of their highly acclaimed Viewfinder family of apps for iPhone and iPod touch. Along with small fixes and enhancements, this new version brings three notable new features: Volume Shutter – Users can now save the current view the same way they take pictures with the Volume […]

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A Very Unique Unboxing Video of a RED Scarlet X Called AKIRA:

A Very Unique Unboxing Video of a RED Scarlet X Called AKIRA:

Bit of a straight up cheeky fun short from Sergio Herencias who reacted fast to make a very unique unboxing video of his RED Scarlet X “AKIRA” arriving. Follow Sergio Herencias and see what he produces when he turns AKIRA on.

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The Fletcher 2012 Camera Comparison Chart:

The Fletcher 2012 Camera Comparison Chart:

Fletcher Camera & Lenses are well known for sales and rental of cine camera gear to big and small productions and now they have released their updated camera comparison chart for 2012. The Fletcher Camera Comparison Chart covers all the important things you need to know about large medium and compact cine cameras like Sensor […]

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Red Gunner Handheld Camera Rig & Tactical Cage Run Through:

Red Gunner Handheld Camera Rig & Tactical Cage Run Through:

Tonaci Tran has put up a Blog post with very detailed pictures and accompanying video of the RED Gunner handheld camera rig and the versatile Tactical Cage also from RED. Tonaci runs through various configurations of the RED Gunner from handheld to shoulder mounted then on the tripod as well as the mounting options of […]

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