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

Pond5 To Launch Premium Footage Collection Shot Exclusively On RED Cinema Cameras

The company is set to launch the premium RED collection by late 2018
Pond5 has some good news to filmmakers currently shooting with RED cameras or who fully own footage shot on RED. Following the company’s DJI collection, the global content marketplace recently announced its plan to put together a premium collection of royalty-free, licensable videos shot exclusively on RED Digital Cinema professional cameras. Filmmakers... Read more

K-Tek Announces Stingray HeatBlock Transmitter Pouches And Pieces

K-Tek lets you protect your talent and actors with the Stingray HeatBlock line
If you constantly have your talent use wireless microphone transmitters for your video projects, you might find K-Tek’s latest release a helpful accessory. The Stingray HeatBlock Transmitter Pouches and HeatBlock Pieces protects them from the heat of the transmitters they wear on set. The HeatBlock line is designed with a patented heat-resistant,... Read more

Pixel Film Studios Launches ProDepth Brush, New Theme Templates For Final Cut Pro X

Pixel Film Studios has some new customization tools for your Final Cut Pro X projects
If you’re looking to craft a customized look for your animations, Pixel Film Studios has recently announced some new plugins for Final Cut Pro X. These include the ProDepth Brush, which allows users to create up to four layers of custom brush masking within Final Cut Pro X. It also allows complete control over brush scale, opacity, falloff and... Read more

Adobe Launches Project Rush Video Editing App Plus Major Creative Cloud Updates

Adobe unveils new offerings and key updates throughout its roster of productivity tools for today's creatives
Adobe has recently unveiled several important updates for many of its productivity tools and platforms to make them even more useful for today’s creative professionals. Among them is the sneak peek for Project Rush, a new all-in-one, cross-device video editing app slate to be released this year; the beta release of Spark Post for Android,... Read more

Canon Adds EF 70-200MM F/4L II USM And EF 70-200MM F/2.8L IS III USM To EF L-Series Telephoto Zoom Lenses

Canon's new 70-200mm telephoto zoom lenses come with a variety of updates for advanced amateurs and professionals
Canon has recently expanded its EF L-Series Telephoto Zoom Lens lineup with two new 70-200mm telephoto zoom additions: the EF 70-200MM F/4L II USM and EF 70-200MM F/2.8L IS III USM. The new members come with features designed to help both advanced amateurs and professional photographers get their best shots, whether it’s wildlife photography,... Read more

Panavision Features Millennium DXL2 8K Camera At Cine Gear Expo 2018

The large-format camera with a new post-centric firmware upgrade will be showcased at the Panavision booth
Attendees of this year’s Cine Gear Expo shouldn’t miss the Panavision booth, where the company is showcasing the Millennium DXL2 8K camera, along with four upcoming large-format lens sets and a DXL-inspired accessories kit for RED DSMC2 cameras set to be available on Q4 2018. The DXL2 boasts of technological advancements developed through... Read more