Archive for the ‘NAB’ Category

May
5
2015

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Essential to Look & Feel of Terrence Malick Feature, Knight of Cups

Love or hate his poetic, philosophical, often anti-dialog, feature films, however the great American movie director Terrence Malick chooses to make them is a great free lesson to all moviemakers in every genre. And the lessons Malick and his crew and collaborators have to teach…
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May
1
2015

Redrock Halo = Game Tech + Autonomous Car Tech + Classic Focus Pulling

Five years in the making with a target release date by end of this year, the Redrock Halo is a fascinating – and ambitious -- example of the integration of smartphone/tablet tech into classic filmmaking. One of the items I missed during my 48 hours…
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May
1
2015

Rise of the Planet of the Apps: SWITRONIX VoltBridge Tracks Battery Levels

In this installment of “Rise of the Planet of the Apps” we highlight Switronix’s very cool VoltBridge, which displays battery levels via Bluetooth on both iOS and Android devices. [adrotate group="6"] It’s not a large announcement, but VoltBridge will make a big difference to users…
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Apr
23
2015

The Logger’s Lunchbox – the ENG Solution for DSLR/mirrorless NAB 2015

The Logger's Lunchbox brings back the "rest of the camera" for ENG shooters. For an electronic news gathering (ENG) type of shooter, the DSLR video revolution was a pain. You "lost" the integration of audio, video, and power being all in one box. [adrotate group="6"]…
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Apr
23
2015

NAB 2015: Motion9’s Impressive Cube Shogun Cage Does Way More Than Hold Your Shogun

South Korean camera accessories maker Motion9 has been busy building more than simply a collection of products to support your DSLR or DSLM/mirrorless movie/stills hybrid camera — they have been hard at work creating an ecosystem of many potentially linked parts. That ambition is evident…
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Apr
20
2015

NAB 2015: B&H Reveals More About the Amazing Rotolight Neo LED lights

Rototlight’s Neo — it doesn’t appear to be an acronym so why capitalize it? – is one of the most promising LED movie lights to appear at NAB 2015 and I for one will be very excited to see one in the flesh, as it…
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Apr
17
2015

NAB 2015: Redrock Micro Shows Off Revolutionary (Sorry!) Hālo Wireless Focus-Pulling System

‘Revolutionary’ is one of the most-overused clichés in reporting and so are ‘game-changing’ and ‘breakthrough’ but those words seem inadequate when applied to Redrock Micro’s wireless Hālo focus-pulling system. Redrock showed off part of this system-in-development, Hālo Explorer, at NAB 2015. The Hālo system impressed…
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Apr
17
2015

NAB 2015: Blackmagic Design Announces Amazing New 4K Movie Cameras, Sensor, Viewfinder & Video Assist

Blackmagic Design not only announced two amazing updates to its core post-production software products, DaVinci Resolve and Fusion, but also a suite of new 4K image acquisition hardware in the form of some completely unexpected movie cameras and accessories. The Melbourne-based company keeps going from…
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Apr
16
2015

NAB 2015: Canon Shows Off EOS C300 Mark II with Trick Shot Short Con Feature

To publicize its new 4K EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera, Canon has released a terrific short movie titled ‘Trick Shot’, the story of a long con played short and fast by a three-person family grifter team traveling across the open desert to pay…
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