Why Micro Four Thirds is a good option for low-budget filmmakers
The Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system was started by Olympus and Panasonic back in 2008 for mirrorless interchangeable-lens digital cameras.
The Canon EOS C500’s multiple formats should have you covered now and into the future
2013 has been the year of 4K, and if you believe all of the marketing hype, you can't be a serious filmmaker if you're not shooting 4K.
At A Glance: Blazing Speeds
G-Technology’s G-RAID with Thunderbolt
I've been editing with G-RAIDs from G-Technology for quite a few years now.
The Media Tools stand from Matthews is capable of supporting computers, laptops and other payloads weighing up to 35 pounds.
Camera chase car innovations bring speed, agility and control to filmmakers
When you see a motion picture or commercial, often there are sequences that beg you to ask the question, "How did they do that?"
The World On Your Shoulder
New ENG cameras from the big three manufacturers reveal convergence and divergence
Let's take a look at what Panasonic, Sony and JVC have just introduced for the ENG camera class of 2013.
At A Glance: Cineo TruColor LS LED Light
High-quality color rendition in a compact energy-saving fixture with swappable color temperatures and soft light output
Offering the same features and high color transmission of the TruColor HS LED light in a much more compact and more affordable fixture
Available for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Motion, the Lo-Fi Look plug-in from Luca Visual FX applies a vintage, antiquated effect to footage and clips.
Canon EOS 70D
Canon’s revolutionary new autofocus system will change the way DSLR filmmakers shoot on the fly
I've said this many times, but achieving critical focus is probably the hardest learning curve to master in filmmaking.
Good Things Come In Small Packages
Blackmagic Design’s Pocket Cinema Camera wows the NAB crowd
As a journalist covering NAB, your back is against the wall to see as many manufacturers as possible in a short amount of time.
At A Glance: Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee
Capture smooth moves with your GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
GoPro's acquisition of video compression and workflow technology company CineForm Inc., made them much more than just a wearable camera company.
Offering an interchangeable lens mount system for PL-, Canon-, Nikon- or C-mount (with 16mm coverage of lenses as wide as 3mm to as long as 200mm) lenses, the diminutive Novo 2K is an incredibly efficient camera head design that builds on Silicon Imaging's SI-2K camera technology to deliver uncompressed RAW format video.
At A Glance: The Padcaster
Filmmaking in a frame
If you work in production, iPads have become ubiquitous on set.
Movers And (Non)Shakers
Freefly Systems’ MoVI M10 is a handheld 3-axis digital stabilized camera gimbal that might redefine camera movement
After cruising the floor at this year's NAB, you may have thought to yourself, "Is there anything truly new under the sun in production support gear, especially for smaller and lighter cameras?"