RØDE Microphones just launched a number of amazing products at their exclusive event in San Diego.
First up is the RØDELink Digital Wireless System, which is a fully-digital wireless audio system that uses next-generation 2.4GHz, 128-bit encrypted digital transmission sent on two channels simultaneously,... more »
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival kicks off in a few days (January 22 to February 1, 2015) and HDVideoPro will be there reporting live from Park City, Utah. HDVP editor, Neil Matsumoto, will be on the scene covering narrative films, documentaries, and shorts. He'll also be conducting filmmaker interviews... more »
By Neil Matsumoto
Photos by Neil Matsumoto
AJA was founded in 1993 by engineer John Abt and is based in Grass Valley. Up until now, they’ve primarily been associated with post support, including rack mounts, I/O devices, converters, and recorders like the Ki Pro. With the line between production... more »
Now a public company, Shutterstock, Inc. is continuing its rise as the dominant stock photo, illustration, video, and music provider to businesses, marketing agencies and media properties all over the world. The New York-based company recently surpassed the mark of over one million licensed video... more »
At CES 2015, Sony introduced a new 4K Action Cam. The FDR-X1000V employs Sony's 4K technology into a compact, splash-proof POV camera design. You can capture UHD (3840 x 2160 at 30p, 100-Mbps) that can be played back on a compatible 4K TV directly from the camera through HDMI. Some of the hardware... more »
The ASC just announced their nominees for the 29th Annual ASC Awards. The five cinematographers nominated include...
- Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Unbroken
- Óscar Faura for The Imitation Game
- Emmanuel Lubezki ASC, AMC for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
- Dick Pope, BSC... more »
At CES 2015, G-Technology just announced storage solutions that will keep your files secure in rough environments. The new G-DRIVE ev ATC with Thunderbolt, the G-DRIVE ev ATC with USB 3.0, and the G-DRIVE ev RaW are compatible with their Evolution Series, which feature a two-bay docking station with... more »
CES 2015 is underway in Las Vegas and the growing GoPro empire is looking to get into your television sets by teaming with LG Smart TVs. You can now stream over 400 hours of GoPro videos using a new app on LG TVs that use webOS Smart TV technology. There will be over 20 playlists featuring immersive... more »
In what is becoming a tradition, HDVideoPro announces its Top Ten products of the year and like last year, this list is inspired by my favorite sport of boxing's “Pound-For-Pound” list, featuring tech gear that offers the most bang for your buck. Just as you would unlikely witness a professional... more »
ARRI just announced a full set of pro accessories from its PCA (Pro Camera Accessories) line that are built specifically for Sony's new PXW-FS7 camera. The FS7 is Sony's new doc-style camera that is ideal for handheld shooting. The camera contains an
E-mount and can record 4K and 1080p slow-motion... more »
Cinematographer Par Ekberg recently shot the Coldplay music video Magic using BBS Area 48 LED interchangeable remote phosphor soft lights. With over 53 million views on YouTube, Ekberg received a Best Cinematographer nomination for a music video at this year's Cameraimage festival.
The black-and-white... more »
One after another, Sony continues to build a juggernaut in their Alpha line of professional cameras, especially the a7 lineup. Each a7 has an outstanding feature: the a7 ($1,299) is an affordable all purpose full-frame camera; the a7R ($2,099.99) strong suit is resolution (R) with its 36.4 MP sensor;... more »