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See Mini-Doc Winner of Panasonic EVA1 “Share Your Vision” Contest

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“Sage” is the winner of the Panasonic EVA1 “Share Your Vision” short film contest for non-fiction, directed and shot by filmmaker Gabe Dinsmoor. Shot with the Panasonic EVA1, “Sage” is a tells the story of Errika Bridgeford, an activist who founded the Ceasefire Movement, which organizes ceasefire weekends to stop street violence in Baltimore, Maryland.…
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RED and NVIDIA Team Up to Resolve 8K Editing and Playback

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Back in the Summer, NVIDIA announced their partnership with RED, whose high-resolution digital cinema cameras have been deployed to create stunning images, however they do require a substantial amount of computer horsepower to render and playback at 5K, 6K, and 8K resolutions. This partnership promises that working with 8K video will be easier and more…
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“Shadow” Short Film Shot on SONY VENICE + Behind the Scenes

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Director Simon Smyth and DoP Balazs Bolygo BSC, HSC recently shot a short film with the Sony VENICE 6K Full-Frame camera. “Shadow” demonstrates extensive capabilities of the top dog CineAlta camera, with impressive dynamic range and low-light performance due to its dual native sensitivity. The Sony VENICE has garnered industry recognition and prestige by being…
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Sell Your Kit on MotionTribe v2, Now Launching in 5 New Countries

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MotionTribe, the collaborative rental platform with over 3,000 audiovisual professionals, is releasing the beta of the V2, it’s biggest update to date; while also expanding in more countries! You may recall MotionTribe – one of the few online marketplaces dedicated to helping video professionals, production companies and even traditional rental houses to list their gear…
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Sound Devices Releases Major Firmware v3.00 for MixPre Series

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Esteemed pro audio mixer and recorders maker Sound Devices have released details of their highly anticipated firmware update v3.00 for the MixPre series of audio recorders, mixers, and USB audio interfaces. As a reminder, firmware v2.21 was released earlier in the year alongside the more musicians-oriented MixPre-3M and MixPre-6M. MixPre firmware v3.00 adds a host of…
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You Can Now Get a Smooth Pan with the SmallHD FOCUS Monitors

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I was browsing for some accessories for my SmallHD Focus monitor the other day, and as I was looking for a sun hood, I stumbled upon a new accessory for the SmallHD Focus monitor family that I didn’t know existed – the Pan Module. Made by SmallHD, the makers of the Focus monitors, the SmallHD…
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Learn How to Setup Your RODECaster Pro with These Tutorials

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Esteemed audio maker Rode Microphones recently announced their all-in-one podcasting production studio – the RODECaster Pro, and now they have also released some really useful demo videos and tutorials to get you started and help you get the best out of the unit. Some of these videos include a dive into the advanced settings of…
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SmallHD Monitors Even Better Now with OS3 v3.3 Firmware Update

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SmallHD released a major OS3 firmware update for their latest models monitors last November, packing new features and improvements including a new autonomous calibration feature that lets you calibrate your SmallHD monitor without the use of a computer as well as improved and customizable False Colour giving DPs a way to totally customize how they…
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Freefly Systems MoVI Pro “Blackjack” Firmware 2.0 Preview

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Not long after announcing the MoVI Wheels (which we covered here), Freefly Systems, the makers of the popular MoVI Pro stabilizer gimbal optimized for pro cinema cameras like the ARRI Alexa MINI and RED cameras, recently released details of their upcoming firmware update for the MoVI Pro. Firmware 2.0, aka ‘Blackjack’, is pretty big one for…
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