Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Feb
5
2014

An Interview with FiLMiC Pro Creator, Neil Braham at NAMM 2014

This was sent to me by Michael Artsis - the guy I did many live appearances with at NAB last year in the Teradek booth (look for more coming up this year as well!) I had heard about FiLMiC Pro, but hadn't explored it before…
Feb
4
2014

Why Canon Lenses Are the Popular Choice Among Noted Filmmakers Around the World

Canon is all about lenses - ok, they sell some amazing cameras, but they're well known for their lenses as well. I found this video very interesting because it gives you an idea of why some [adrotate group="6"] cinematographers choose lenses and tho it is…
Jan
31
2014

A Closer Look at the F&V F3 Monitor

Caleb over at dslrvideoshooter.com has done a review of the F&V F3 monitor that we thought you might find interesting. I know you're always looking for ways to save money so I thought this $299 monitor from F&V might float your boat.[adrotate group="6"] From Caleb:…
Jan
30
2014

Varavon Introduces Armor Pocket for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Cage

Varavon has released a new cage for the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera. Varavon Armor Pocket for BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera Cage 1. Armor Pocket for BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera Cage[adrotate group="6"] has all the features you’d need in a rig, including top handle and 15mm…
Jan
30
2014

Beyond Selfies: Time Lapses With your iPhone

I remember the first time lapse I ever made. Years ago I was hired by a Boston video company to work on a behind-the-scenes film for a 24-hour film festival. It was nighttime, and I noticed that clouds were racing across the face of a…
Jan
29
2014

SmallHD DP7 Upgrade Visualizes Color Grades While Shooting

This new feature brings post-production one step closer to the shoot. Focusing an HD camera is challenging; and most DLSR's lack focus assist. That's where an on-camera video monitor comes in. Getting exposure right is another issue, and monitor companies have responded with false color,…
Jan
29
2014

CEO Grant Petty Shares First Clips from Blackmagic 4K

In my opinion, a 4K workflow is a good news/bad news scenario. I downloaded the 8.5 GB of sample files (from Blackmagic Design). First the bad news - they're huge - 8.5 GB of files for a handful of shots. Really big. Alright, hard drives…
Jan
28
2014

Testing the FocusMaker with Canon 5D MkIII

We've told you about several inexpensive focus assist devices (also called follow focus) and here's one that I think I've mentioned before but can't remember. The FocusMaker has a much larger 'body' than many of the others, but it is designed that way specifically to…
Jan
25
2014

3 Puppets, Blackmagic Cinema, Pocket, and DaVinci Star in Music Video

Let's face it, for the money the Blackmagic Cinema Camera is a killer camera. Add the sub-$1,000 Pocket Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve 10 and you have a powerful workflow. This music video by the band Spiderbait follows three puppets around gritty Melbourne, Australia and…
Jan
21
2014

Experience Unparalleled Versatility with Strahlen LED Lights

Andy sent in his indigogo project for some new lights he's put together - they look incredibly solid and the 'silent' aspect is appealing. [adrotate group="6"] Introducing Strahlen The Strahlen ST-100 offers exceptional flexibility, quality, and value for filmmakers and photographers. Message from Andy at…