LockCircle Offers An Innovative Matte Box Option In NOLUX

The NOLUX is a nature-inspired innovation for filmmakers' needs
Filmmakers who are looking to improve their lighting control may be interested in LockCircle’s new offering. The NOLUX matte box promises to be a new and innovative tool for keeping out lens flare, reflections, and glare using the latest “photon trap” concepts and complex “dielectric patterns.” Aside from the various research... Read more

Sony Shipping VENICE Full-Frame Motion Picture Camera System This February

Production creatives soon to give Sony's VENICE full-frame motion picture camera a go
The wait is finally over for videographers and filmmakers looking forward to Sony’s VENICE Full-Frame Motion Picture Camera System. This February, the company is set to begin shipping the much-anticipated, next-generation CineAlta motion picture camera. It will include support for full-frame 24x36mm recording, a “Dual Base ISO” mode,... Read more

REDCODE RAW Offers Flexibility And Lower Storage Requirements For High Resolution Videos

This format ensures ultra-detailed imagery and non-destructive editing
Today’s high-resolution video projects require powerful post-processing capabilities that maximize image fidelity, ensure optimum quality and have the added benefit of adjustable file sizes. This is precisely what RED cameras offer with the proprietary REDCODE RAW format. With RED cameras now able to capture 8K resolution imagery, REDCODE RAW... Read more

Panasonic Introduces Two 4K Camcorders

In addition to the HC-WXF1K and HC-VX1K 4K camcorders, the Full HD HCV-800K was announced at CES 2018, which all feature a new BSI MOS sensor and Leica Dicomar lens
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At CES 2018, in addition to the video-centric GH5S, Panasonic has introduced two new 4K camcorders—the HC-WXF1K and HC-VX1K—and a Full HD camcorder, the HCV-800K. All three units feature a new BSI MOS sensor and new Leica Dicomar lens. With a 25mm to 600mm focal-length range, the Leica Dicomar F1.8-4.0 lens has a 24x optical zoom, powered by a 4-Drive... Read more

Promise Technology Pegasus3 Desktop RAIDs Now Customizable

The Thunderbolt 3 storage solutions can be custom-configured to meet the individual needs of photographers, videographers and other users
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With larger and larger media file sizes and higher-capacity cameras (see Digital Photo Pro’s “Managing Your Image Archive”), storage solutions are becoming more important than ever. Promise Technology has just announced that its Pegasus3 desktop RAIDs are now customizable. The Thunderbolt 3 40 Gb/s storage solutions can be custom-configured to... Read more

Western Digital Launches New Storage Solutions

The WD My Passport Wireless SSD and SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD units were introduced at CES 2018, in addition to the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 flash drive and a demonstration of the 1 TB USB Type-C flash prototype
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WD My Passport Wireless SSD At CES 2018, Western Digital has launched a number of new storage solutions. The WD My Passport Wireless SSD and SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD units join the lineup, in addition to the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1, the world’s smallest 256 GB USB flash drive, says the company. WD also demonstrated the SanDisk 1 TB USB Type-C... Read more

Panasonic LUMIX GH5S Introduced

Featuring a new 10.2-megapixel High-Sensitivity MOS sensor, the mirrorless camera is designed for professional filmmakers and photographers, and puts even more focus on video than the GH5
Panasonic LUMIX GH5S
Panasonic has introduced the LUMIX GH5S at CES 2018. Featuring a new 10.2-megapixel High-Sensitivity MOS sensor, the mirrorless camera is designed for pro filmmakers and photographers, and puts even more focus on video than last year’s GH5, while capturing high-quality stills, as well. (Check out the Panasonic GH5 review here.) Look for our hands-on... Read more

DJI Launches Osmo Mobile 2, Ronin-S Stabilizers

Introduced at CES 2018, the new handheld camera stabilizers are designed to help creatives capture smooth video and sharp photos
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DJI Ronin-S At CES 2018, DJI has introduced the Osmo Mobile 2 and Ronin-S, new handheld camera stabilizers designed to help creatives capture smooth video and sharp photos. With a new lightweight, portable design, the updated Osmo Mobile 2 is built for smartphones; the ergonomically designed Ronin-S is optimized for run-and-gun shooting, a one-handed... Read more

SmallHD And Teradek Collaborate On 703 Bolt Wireless Director’s Monitor

The 7-inch monitor gives filmmakers the ability to work untethered, whether on a soundstage or on location
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SmallHD and Teradek have collaborated to introduce the 703 Bolt Wireless Director’s Monitor. Combining the technologies of the high-def monitor manufacturer and the wireless video company, the new 7-inch monitor gives filmmakers the ability to work untethered, whether on a soundstage or on location. The companies note it’s “the first affordable,... Read more

DaVinci Resolve 14.2 Software Update

Blackmagic Design gives the editor a huge update, with added hardware and software support, overall performance and stability enhancements, bug fixes and more
DaVinci Reslove 14.2
Blackmagic Design has released DaVinci Resolve 14.2, giving the free editor a huge update, as well as updating DaVinci Resolve 14 Studio. In addition to overall performance and stability enhancements, the highlights include support for importing audio only AAF clips, the ability to name Gallery stills with user-defined tags, a fix of audio playback... Read more

Nikon Storytellers Scholarship

Open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, submissions are being accepted for the program, which will award 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 each
Nikon Storytellers Scholarship
First announced in July, in conjunction with Nikon’s 100th anniversary, the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship is now accepting submissions. The program is open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, with 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 (US) each awarded to the winners. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the United... Read more

Canon Introduces Three Full HD Camcorders

With a 20x optical zoom lens, the Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 compact camcorders are built for a variety of video applications, from ENG to weddings to documentary work
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Canon XA15 Canon has introduced three Full HD compact, lightweight camcorders, the Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21, built for both professionals and enthusiasts shooting a variety of video applications, from weddings to ENG to documentary work. The camcorders feature an HD CMOS sensor and Canon’s DIGIC DV4 image processor to capture Full HD images... Read more
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