Nov21st

Attention, Filmmakers: You Are Now Allowed to Use Drones

Posted By Barry Andersson
We all know that drones are becoming almost omnipresent (and in the case of my Facebook feed every other post) and it seems like everyone now has a drone of…
Nov21st

Amazing Use of Creativity in Lighting this Car

Posted By Barry Andersson
Many people think that it costs a fortune to create beautiful images. Many times this is true that the more resources you have the better quality the end product will be.…
Nov20th

DxO Releases Full Version of DxO FilmPack 5 Analog Film Emulation Package

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
French imaging software company DxO Labs has released the latest version of its analog film emulation software package DxO FilmPack 5. Prior to this, FilmPack 5’s film simulations were integrated…
Nov20th

Ryan Avery Launches Kickstarter Appeal for Veydra Micro Four Thirds Matched Prime Ciné Lenses

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Ryan Avery of movie product distributor Convergence Products and now Veydra has launched a KickStarter project to make the Veydra Mini Primes, a set of dedicated prime optics for movie…
Nov20th

FilmConvert Showcases Winners of Its Cinematography Competition 2014

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
New Zealand-based film emulation software maker FilmConvert is showcasing the winners of its Cinematography Competition 2014 and what a list of awardees it is! Rather than just the usual first,…
Nov19th

Hands on With the Sony FS7, Part 1

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Moving from a DSLR to a dedicated camcorder which is "all that and a bag of potato chips" can be (in addition to thrilling) intimidating and surprising -- as we…
Nov19th

Four TASCAM Audio Recorders for the Indie Moviemaker – Sound Acquisition, Joined Up & Separate

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
How often do read that “you can hear an indie film before you see it”. In other words, poor sound is the first giveaway for low-budget productions. But what if…
Nov19th

Amazing! – Aurora Borealis shot at ISO 25600 with Sony A7S

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Sony’s low pixel-count, large photosite-equipped little A7S full-frame mirrorless camera continues to amaze with impressive results shooting under once impossibly high ISOs. Anders Mildestveit used his A7S equipped with a…
Nov18th

Kojicolor Film Emulation DSLR LUTs $79 Special Offer: Get Em While They’re Hot!

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
FCPX plug-in maker CrumplePop is offering a $120 discount right now on the Koji DSLR film emulation LUTs designed by Dale Grahn, acclaimed colorist for Steven Spielberg amongst many other…
Nov18th

What Comes After the A7s: New Sony Full Frame in February?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Sony Alpha Rumors (by way of Petapixel, with thanks) is predicting with a high degree of confidence a brand new full frame E-mount Sony to challenge the Nikon D810 and…
Nov17th

Canon 5D Mk IV Rumor Update: February 2015 Launch?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Credit to Keith Cooper of Northlight Images, who writes about his rumors site (and source of the most recent rumor we’ve seen that a 5D Mk IV will be announced…
Nov17th

Blackmagic Does It Again, Releases Free Light and Paid Full Versions of Industry-Leading VFX+ Software, Fusion 7

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Blackmagic Design is on a roll with releasing not-quite-full-featured free, light versions of essential movie industry-leading software products. Recently it was DaVinci Resolve 11 Lite and its full, paid version.…
Nov16th

Magic Lantern Port to Canon 70D: Major Milestone

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Plenty of people have been clamoring to have Magic Lantern on their 70Ds. We’re delighted to report that nikfreak of Magic Lantern is on the case.[adrotate group="6"] Good news for…
Nov15th

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt.…
Nov14th

Win a DitoGear™ T’rantula GO slider worth over $1,800 on planet5D!

Posted By planetMitch
We're giving away another awesome product - the T’rantula GO from DitoGear - which is valued at over $1,800! We're thrilled to be able to offer you this great prize…
Nov14th

Hands-on Review: Aputure Amaran HR672C

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The speed with which innovation and high function are trickling down to lower price points is astonishing. Case in point: the Amaran HR672.[adrotate group="6"] It was only a month ago…

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