NAB 2019: Adobe Announces Creative Cloud Updates for Video Pros

Filmmakers and video content creators will find new performance enhancements and features in Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition
During a recent product briefing, an Adobe product manager noted that according to Cisco, we’ll all be watching more than 600 billion minutes of video each week by year 2021. So, video content creators should expect to be very busy in the next couple of years!  In order to keep pace with this expected, and other more current challenges, today... Read more

NAB 2019: Canon Adds New Pro Camcorders To XA Series

These new pro models feature robust CMOS image sensors, 4K UHD resolution and dual-pixel autofocus in a compact size
Canon has announced that it has added four new XA series of professional camcorders: XA55, XA50, XA45 and XA40. According to Canon, these are the first in the XA series to feature 4K 30p recording. All the models also include both optical and electronic image stabilization, a 3.0-inch touch LCD, an electronic viewfinder and two memory-card slots, which... Read more

NAB 2019: Why Filmmakers Are Excited About The New ARRI Alexa Mini LF Large-Format Camera System

The new Alexa Mini comes with a large-format Alexa LF sensor that meets new format and programming standards in the industry
For many filmmakers, the Alexa Mini, which was unveiled four years ago at NAB 2015, was an extremely sought-after camera. But four years is a long time in the tech world. So, ARRI’s new announcement was welcome news to many in the film and camera industry: Earlier today, ARRI announced the new Alexa Mini LF camera, which the company says is designed... Read more

The New Sony RX0 II Camera Is Rugged, Compact And Now Shoots 4K

The new pricey, but high-performing updated compact video camera includes a swiveling LCD screen and 4K-resolution capabilities.
While most consumers might think of GoPros when it comes to small cameras to capture video, pros or those who want pro-quality footage generally look for a more robust solution. That’s the target market Sony is after for its new Sony RX0 II camera, which the company announced late last night. The new cameras come with a number of welcome enhancements,... Read more

Live Planet Offers Filmmakers And Photographers A Simple Integrated VR Video System

This new immersive VR streaming video service includes a powerful, compact VR camera, cloud service and mobile apps
A significant challenge with any new technology is that oftentimes you’ll find gaps in the system. It’s one of the main issues affecting a wider implementation of virtual reality: Some companies may offer a great piece of VR hardware, but the software or mobile apps aren’t quite up to the task. In other cases, you’ll find a very impressive... Read more

The New Sony a6400 APS-C Mirrorless Camera Shoots Beyond 30-Minute Cap And Has Eye AF

This new 24.2-megapixel a6400 APS-C mirrorless camera breaks new ground
Sony’s newly announced 24.2-megapixel a6400 APS-C mirrorless camera may not be targeted at pros photographers and filmmakers, but it’s capturing the attention of many, particularly vloggers and others who want to shoot lots of video. That’s because when asked if the new a6400 mirrorless camera can capture video clips longer than 29 minutes... Read more

Nikon Introduces Wide-Angle Z-Mount Zoom And Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit

As CES in Las Vegas gets underway, Nikon is announcing a new S-Line lens for its Z mount mirrorless cameras, as well as a Filmmaker’s Kit featuring the Nikon Z 6
NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S for Nikon Z mount cameras Nikon is wasting no time in building out its new full-frame mirrorless system by adding lenses and other products for its first two mirrorless cameras, the Z 6 and Z 7. At this year’s CES trade show, the camera maker introduced two products: a pricey but powerful new wide-angle zoom lens, the NIKKOR... Read more

Shure MV88+ Video Kit Unveiled At CES

The MV88+ Video Kit is designed for podcasters, videographers, content creators, field recordists and musicians on the go
Shure has revealed the latest addition to its award-winning MOTIV™ line of digital microphones and portable recording solutions at CES in Las Vegas. Designed for podcasters, videographers, content creators, field recordists and musicians, the new MV88+ Video Kit includes a digital stereo condenser microphone, a Manfrotto® PIXI tripod, phone clamp,... Read more

Insta360’s Titan Tempts Filmmakers With 11K-Resolution 360-Degree Video

Taking 360-degree and cinematic VR to the next level
Filmmakers and DPs looking to work on 360-degree video projects but haven’t been happy with the resolution of most cameras may want to check out Insta360’s new camera. According to the company, the Titan is the first standalone 360-degree camera that can capture 11K-resolution 10-bit VR video at 30 fps. It can also produce 10K 3D at 30 fps, 8K at... Read more

Three New Cine Lenses Join Sigma’s FF High Speed Prime Line

Sigma expands the FF High Speed Prime Line coverage of 14mm to 135mm and T1.5 to T2 with the three new lenses
Sigma recently announced the development of three new Cine lenses—28mm T1.5 FF, 40mm T1.5 FF and 105mm T1.5 FF—joining its FF High Speed Prime Line. These new additions now expand the lineup’s coverage of 14mm to 135mm and T1.5 to T2, equipping cinematographers with more creative options for their projects. As with all the lenses in the FF... Read more