Nov7th

Director August Bradley Explains How He Makes Cool In-Camera Special Effects with Formatt-Hitech Filters

Posted By steven schwartz
What if using an ND filter could make awesome artistic special effects and save you hours of time in post-production? August Bradley is a professional LA film director who makes…
Nov7th

Initial Images of the Open Source Apertus Axiom Alpha Sensor

Posted By steven schwartz
Open source software = nothing new. Open source camera = new and amazing! The team creating the Apertus Axiom Alpha camera is staying true to their word - they promised…
Nov7th

Storygami: A new approach to interactive online videos

Posted By steven schwartz
As predicted, online video has exploded. You can watch videos by the billions, and more companies are hiring film makers to create videos for promotion, education, and entertainment. But, like…
Nov6th

Must SEE! "Harry Grows Up" Offbeat romantic comedy for adults, starring babies

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, Mark Nickelsburg sent me an email - and I get plenty of these every day - asking me to have a look at his film "Harry Grows Up" -…
Nov6th

Introducing DitoGearâ„¢ PowerBrick 11Ah Li-ion

Posted By patryk kizny
DitoGear is pleased to announce the launch of DitoGearâ„¢ PowerBrick 11Ah Li-ion. [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] PowerBrick PowerBrick is a lightweight and portable power solution: The total weight of the…
Nov6th

Canon adds Dual Pixel AF to the Canon EOS C100!

Posted By planetmitch
This is quite the shocker if you ask me... Canon is now offering an upgrade on the Canon EOS C100 - adding their Dual Pixel Autofocus (AF) to their cinema…
Nov5th

More Evidence Online Video is Exploding

Posted By steven schwartz
In this article from photofocus - there is evidence that online video is growing exponentially and offers opportunities for video producers. In addition to top quality production, those who can…
Nov5th

No More Tears with the Airbox Light Inflatable Softbox

Posted By steven schwartz
LED lights are a great new technology for lighting on video shoots. Low in cost, light in weight, cool to the touch, and long-lasting lamps - there's no downside to…
Nov5th

See a DIY Brushless Gimbal Steady Rig for Budget Film Makers

Posted By steven schwartz
Smooth moving shots are becoming commonplace in videos these days. Steadicams with vests and articulating arms are not only expensive and require endurance and hours of training and practice, as…
Nov4th

Nikon announces the Nikon Df – a new DSLR without video!

Posted By planetmitch
Here's a shocker that I didn't see coming... the new Nikon Df is a photography camera! It doesn't have video! And here I thought that every DSLR after the Canon…
Nov4th

Can the iPhone 5S hack it as a movie camera?

Posted By planetmitch
A while ago, we got this tweet about shooting a short with the iPhone 5S. I put off looking at for a while because I wasn't so sure that I…
Nov1st

In Depth Look at the Atomos Samurai Blade for Control Freaks

Posted By steven schwartz
Are you a control freak? Do you arrange your underwear drawer by color? Are you ready to take control of how your video looks? If you answered yes to any…
Oct31st

Canon EOS 5D Mark III updates: New Kit Lens and Firmware

Posted By planetmitch
There's a new Canon EOS 5D Mark III kit available these days - the "old" kit included the Canon 24-105 L and now the "new" kit includes the Canon 24-70…
Oct30th

"Beauty in Nature" captured in Magic Lantern RAW

Posted By planetmitch
We've shown quite a few samples of video shot with the new Magic Lantern RAW video features and this one sent in by Andre Meyer just blew me away so…
Oct30th

Blonde Ambition : Magic Lantern RAW vs h.264 video for Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Posted By fletch murray
QUESTION: Is the resolution, color space and dynamic range of Magic Lantern's RAW video that much better than h.264? Judge for yourself. Here's a side by side test we did…
Oct29th

PrimeCircle XE Silver Series for Blackmagic Cinema Cameras

Posted By Keith Alvendia
There are many reasons why 'cinema' lenses have evolved the way they have - long focus throw, markings on the sides for easy visibility etc... so why not have great…

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