Oct25th

Fotodiox Excell+1: Metabones Has New Competition

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It was only a matter of time before the Metabones Speed Booster and Speed Booster Ultra got competition. Fotodiox enters the fray with a Micro Four Thirds mount adapter for…
Oct24th

Den Lennie Interview on the Business of Filmmaking: “You Have to Grow [a Pair]”

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Den Lennie is well-known for his F-Stop Academy, but most especially for the film work he does on behalf of clients in the film and TV industries. Some of his…
Oct24th

27 Notch Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Articulated Arm Challenger – the Infinity Arm

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Hollywood-based camera rental house 27 Notch has launched an Kickstarter campaign for its new articulated arm, the Infinity Arm. Based on the data and the videos, this looks like the…
Oct24th

How Much Money Did You Throw Away This Month?

Posted By Barry Andersson
How many of you reading this post have more work that you need? Can willingly turn down work because you are too busy? If that is you then you can skip…
Oct23rd

Beachtek Puts Panasonic GH4 Audio to the Test, Is Suitably Impressed

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
When new owners of the Panasonic GH4 in the US reported audio buzzing problems earlier this year, fear and doubt arose about this otherwise remarkable camera’s audio recording capabilities. Would…
Oct23rd

Take the RØDE 2014 Customer Survey for Chance to Win a RØDE Stereo VideoMic X

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
RØDE, manufacturer of some of the most popular stereo and shotgun microphones used by moviemakers today, has launched the RØDE 2014 Customer Survey. The prime purpose of the survey is…
Oct23rd

Westcott Flex: Bend Me, Shape Me, Any Way You Want To

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Well-known photo and video lighting company introduces the Westcott Flex as it becomes exclusive North American and Australian distributor of new and novel LED mat technology. [adrotate group="6"] The basic…
Oct21st

Hot news! Canon EOS C100 Mark II – revolutionary or evolutionary?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Canon Announces Canon EOS C100 Mark II, And It’s Worth Checking Out New tilting viewfinder (with real eye cup!); properly hinged OLED LCD; Dual Pixel CMOS AF standard; built-in LUT;…
Oct21st

4k Video Now or Later? New FREE ebook

Posted By planetMitch
We're all wondering whether we should be shooting 4k Video and there are a huge number of reasons both for and against shooting in 4k. So, several months ago (just…
Oct21st

Review of the smallHD AC7 OLED Monitor: Big Where It Counts

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
A large, bright, tools-galore monitor is the first piece of gear you should look at when you decide to accessorize your Canon C100 – or any digital filmmaking camera, for…
Oct21st

Drone Videos Have Nothing on THIS Video!

Posted By Barry Andersson
Drone videos are everywhere these days. If you are sick of those types of videos I promise you these is NOT one of them. This is a 4+ minute montage…
Oct21st

Atomos Ninja Star: $295 Can Do Great Things with the Right Camera

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Here’s the key to Atomos’ smallest and least expensive 1080p ProRes external recorder, the Atomos Ninja Star: you’ll love it if you love color grading or you love shooting golden hour…
Oct20th

The Pronto: “Crazy Fast” Portable Battery Pack Just the Thing for Your Mirrorless, DSLR or iPhone in the Wild

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
With 17 days to go, Kickstarter project The Pronto has already amassed more than 400% of its original goal. The premise? The ability to charge a universal battery pack so…
Oct20th

New Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Lens Lays Down the Gauntlet: Top This!

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
$78,000 CINE SERVO lens  promises to be the one to beat for sports and nature. Just to put this into perspective: the longest CINE-SERVO lens in Canon’s lineup prior to this…
Oct20th

With a Name Like Dactylcam, It’s Got to be Good

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Feisty 3 axis gimbal maker DEFY announces line-based camera rigging system Dactylcam with 1200’ span and speeds up to 40 mph. It’s not just the gimbal and drone markets that…
Oct20th

Trials Cyclist Danny Macaskill in Short Film THE RIDGE: Beyond Description

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
There’s a reason why this short film of Scottish trials cyclist and Internet sensation Danny Macaskill doing his thing in Scotland has garnered more than 17 million views on YouTube…

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