Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Apr
1
2015

World Exclusive: Canon Stuns Industry – and Itself – with Cinema EOS C5Di

We break a truly incredible story in the first installment of our annual series entitled "Orson Welles Lives!" Forget about that 4K consumer concept Canon just showed in China. Captured on an unauthorized audio recording  inside Canon HQ -- sorry, no real photos available, it's just a…
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Apr
1
2015

SteadiKid Becomes the New BabyCam for Small Form-Factor Cameras by MiniMotions, Inc.

It seems that the ground-breaking SteadiKid carrier inspired by the motion picture industry has taken a real-life turn for the next revolution in indie filmmaking. MiniMotions is the brainchild of George Miliotis, director of popular movies such as Mad Mel.[adrotate group="6"] In case you haven't…
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Mar
31
2015

“We Eat Our Own Dog Food:” planet5D Exclusive Interview with Frame.io

As founder of New York City post-production house Katabatic Digital, Emery Wells and his team first built Frame.io to handle content sharing and collaboration for his own company – but quickly realized there was a market of 10 million other creatives out there who needed…
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Mar
31
2015

4K Video Panoramic from the Canon 5D Mark II (or any full HD DSLR)

Here's a guest post sent to us by Paul Webb. You can check out his website at http://farm5.clik.com/PaulWebbPhoto/ To keep some of us ticking over until we see a Canon EOS 5D released with 4K video, here´s something fun to play with.[adrotate group="6"] Some Background:…
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Mar
30
2015

An Inspirational Short Movie about Australia’s World Class Moviemaking Talent

I recently came across an inspirational promotional short by Screen Australia titled 'Australia’s World Class Talent'. It reminded me of all that Australia has to offer moviemakers everywhere, and that my country has helped shape moviemakers’ vision of the future since the very first full-length…
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Mar
30
2015

75 Canon EOS 600D Bullet Time Array Used to Film BMX Wiz Viki Gomez

In this installment of our occasional series “This is Sick (But in a Good Way),” we bring you A MOMENTARY LAPSE OF RIDING, a 75 Canon EOS 600D time bullet array showcasing the skill of BMX wizard Viki Gomez – and everyone else behind the…
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Mar
26
2015

SHOCK! Canon surprises everyone with Canon 4k Video Concept Camera

Is this the Canon 4k video camera to kill all the others? Canon has been rumored to be working on a small 4k video cam and they’ve just shown off this ‘concept’ camera in China - leading into NAB coming up in 3 weeks. These…
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Mar
26
2015

What Comes After 3-Axis Gimbals? Maybe The 4-Axis Eyeconic Origin

Which is the most useful for cinematic shots: a 3-axis gimbal; 5-axis in body image stabilization; or full-blown Steadicam with arm and vest? The Eyeconic Origin (currently on Kickstarter) splits the difference by addressing the up-down motion – the fourth axis -- that 3-axis gimbals…
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Mar
25
2015

Beastgrip Pro and DOF Adapter: Turn Your Smartphone into a Video Beast

How a Ukranian-trained pharmacist came to the U.S. and -- after stints as a Comcast technician, graphic artist and photographer -- ended up a full-time inventor and creator of the Beastgrip Pro, now on Kickstarter. [adrotate group="6"] In the days before the Canon 5D Mark…
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