Podcast 053: My Thoughts on New Sony 4K Cameras – a7R II, RX10 II, and RX100 IV

Posted by Ogy Stoilov June 15, 2015

In Episode 53 of the 4K Shooters I share my thoughts on the newly announced Sony a7R II with 4K internal recording, 5-axis in-camera stabilisation and Slog-2 plus the other two 4K cameras Sony announced – the RX10 II bridge camera, and the compact RX100 IV.

Podcast 052: My Thoughts on the Canon XC10 4K Hybrid Camera

Posted by Ogy Stoilov June 08, 2015

In Episode 52 of the 4K Shooters I share my thoughts on the Canon XC10 4K Hybrid Camera from a Recent Hands-On Event I attended.

Podcast 051: New SmallHD 501 HDMI Monitor, AJA CION Price Drop, New KineMAX 6K Footage and Tests, and Sony Power Zoom Lens Review

Posted by Ogy Stoilov June 01, 2015

Episode 51 of the 4K Shooters is about the newly announced SmallHD 501 HDMI Monitor, the AJA CION Massive $4,000 price drop, some new KineMAX 6K footage and tests, and the Sony 28-135mm Power Zoom Lens Review.

Podcast 050: New Lumix G7 “Baby GH4”, New Improved Rode VideoMic Pro, Varavon Shogun Cage, and New Pistol Grip Stabiliser

Posted by Ogy Stoilov May 25, 2015

Episode 50 of the 4K Shooters is about the newly announced Panasonic Lumix G7 4K camera, which we call the “Baby GH4”, the new and improved Rode VideoMic Pro, the Varavon Shogun and A7s cages they are working on, and the newly announced CAME-Single Pistol Grip 3-Axis Stabiliser (Nebula 4000 competitor).

Podcast 049: New MOZA Lite 3-Axis Stabiliser, C-Box SSD CFast 2.0 Alternative and KIPON EF to MFT Electronic Adapter

Posted by Ogy Stoilov May 18, 2015

Episode 49 of the 4K Shooters is about the new MOZA Lite 3-Axis Stabiliser, C-Box SSD CFast 2.0 Alternative for Blackmagic URSA and URSA Mini Cameras, and KIPON EF to MFT Electronic Adapter

Podcast 048: Cinemartin 4K/H.265 YouTube Downloader, Atomos Shogun Updates, and Our New Free Resource!

Posted by Ogy Stoilov May 11, 2015

Episode 48 of the 4K Shooters is about the new Cinemartin 4K/H.265 YouTube Downloader for Windows, Atomos Shogun Firmware Updates, and Our New Free Quick Reference Guide!

Podcast 047: DJI Ronin M vs. Nebula 4000 vs. Pilotfly H1 for GH4/Sony A7s Type Cameras? Which One To Go With?

Posted by Ogy Stoilov May 04, 2015

Episode 47 of the 4K Shooters is about the new DJI Ronin M pricing, features and whether its worth for me to buy instead of the Nebula 4000 or the Pilotfly H1 pistol grip gimbal stabiliser. Help me decide!

Podcast 046: Panasonic GH4 Anamorphic Mode & Future V-Log L, Litepanels Caliber 3 LED’s & More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov April 27, 2015

In Episode 46 of the 4K Shooters Podcast I share my thoughts on the latest GH4 firmware update for Anamorphic 2x capture and the future V-Log L firmware as well as the new Zeiss BATIS lenses for Sony E-mount, Alphatron TriStar 4 LED, and the new Litepanels Caliber LED Fresnel kit.

Podcast 045: Post-NAB 2015 Highlights – Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K, DJI Ronin M & More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov April 20, 2015

In Episode 45 of the 4K Shooters Podcast I share my thoughts some of the new announcements from NAB 2015 such as the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K, DJI Ronin M lightweight gimbal stabiliser and other kit.

Podcast 044: Pre-NAB 2015 Announcements: Canon C300 Mark II, New Blackmagic Design URSA Update 2.3, and Show Specials from ACR Systems

Posted by Ogy Stoilov April 13, 2015

In Episode 44 of the 4K Shooters Podcast I share my thoughts on the Pre-NAB 2015 announcements including the Canon C300 Mark II 4K, Blackmagic URSA 2.3 Update, Show Specials & More.

Podcast 043: Video Devices PIX-E Series 4K Recorder/Monitors, SmallHD 502 5-Inch Monitor & More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov April 06, 2015

In Episode 43 of the 4K Shooters Podcast I am sharing my thoughts on the newly announced Video Devices 4K Recorder/Monitors as well as the SmallHD 502 5-inch monitor plus our NAB 2015 LiveBlog feed.

Podcast 042: Why I Bought a Canon C100 & What I Expect to See at NAB 2015

Posted by Ogy Stoilov March 30, 2015

In Episode 42 of the 4K Shooters Podcast I go over some of the reasons why I chose to buy a 1080p camera in 2015 and what I expect to see announced at NAB by Canon, Sony, Blackmagic Design and Panasonic.

Podcast 041: Billy Campbell from Blind Spot Gear About Lighting Interviews, his Scorpion Lights, and Plans for NAB 2015

Posted by Ogy Stoilov March 23, 2015

In Episode 41 of the 4K Shooters Podcast we chat with Freelance Cameraman Billy Campbell, of Blind Spot Gear, about lighting techniques, his Scorpion Lights, NAB 2015 and plans for the future.

Podcast 040: Dusty Kraatz from XI Media Productions Team Up with RED For 1st Ever 4K Live Streaming Concert

Posted by Ogy Stoilov March 16, 2015

Episode 40 of the 4K Shooters Podcast we chat with Dusty Kraatz, owner of XI Media Productions, an Austin, Texas based award-winning live production company, on making history by using RED Dragons to film the first ever 4K Live Streaming Concert at the Fader Fort at SXSW 2015 Festival.

Podcast 039: BVE 2015 Highlights

Posted by Ogy Stoilov March 09, 2015

Episode 39 of the 4K Shooters Podcast is a BVE 2015 Highlights Special – featuring musings on the new Alexa Mini, Panasonic Varicam 35, AJA Cion, new Handheld Gimbals & LED Lights

Podcast 038: Chat with Special Guest – Dave Dugdale About the GH4, Gimbals and LED Lights

Posted by Ogy Stoilov March 02, 2015

In Episode 38 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Dave Dugdale from LearningDSLRVideo.com about his experience with the GH4, A7s, the Nebula 4000 Lite gimbal and we discuss various LED lights.

Podcast 037: ARRI Updates The Amira and the Alexa, KineMAX 6K First Footage, and the Latest From The Blog

Posted by Ogy Stoilov February 23, 2015

In Episode 37 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we take a look at some of the latest happenings on the blog from the past week namely the ARRI Amira and Alexa Updates, as well as the first footage form the 6K KineMAX by Kinefinity.

Podcast 036: Cutting the 1st Teaser Trailer For My Debut Feature Film I Shot on the BMCC

Posted by Ogy Stoilov February 16, 2015

In Episode 36 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, I’m continuing the series of podcasts I started with Podcast 35. In this episode I go over how and why I cut the 1st teaser trailer for my debut feature film “Bandit” which I shot a year and some months ago with a minimal crew and no budget.

Podcast 035: Shooting My Debut Feature Film on the BMCC and Only One Lens

Posted by Ogy Stoilov February 09, 2015

In Episode 35 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, I’m starting off a series of podcasts in which I’ll be sharing my experience shooting my debut feature film “Bandit” in the Winter of 2013 with a small crew and no budget.

Podcast 034: Interview with Special Guest Filmmaker, Photographer & Blogger planetMitch from Planet5D.com

Posted by Ogy Stoilov February 02, 2015

In Episode 034 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Special Guest planetMitch, founder of Planet5D.com one of the oldest filmmaking blogs about the beginnings of the DSLR “revolution”, blogging, NAB 2015 rumors, Canon, and his thoughts on 4K.

Podcast 033: Interview with Special Guest Filmmaker & DP – Nick Barulov

Posted by Ogy Stoilov January 26, 2015

In Episode 033 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Special Guest and good friend of mine Nick Barulov, Indie Filmmaker, Freelance DP, and Journalist about 4K, and his experience with the Panasonic GH4.

Podcast 032: Interview with Special Guest Filmmaker & DP – Tom Antos

Posted by Ogy Stoilov January 19, 2015

In Episode 032 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Special Guest Tom Antos, Indie Filmmaker & DP, about 4K, gimbals, cameras and he shares some really useful tips and advice for all of us filmmakers working on a budget.

Podcast 031 – 4K Gear Discussion with Special Guest Erik Naso, DP & Blogger – Part II

Posted by Ogy Stoilov January 12, 2015

In Episode 031 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we continue our chat with Special Guest Erik Naso, Broadcast DP & Blogger, about 4K gear we expect to see in 2015, the Nebula 4000 Gimbal, Sony A7s and more gear we’re looking forward to see in 2015.

Podcast 030 – 4K Gear Discussion with Special Guest Erik Naso, DP & Blogger – Part I

Posted by Ogy Stoilov January 05, 2015

In Episode 030 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Special Guest Erik Naso, Broadcast DP & Blogger, about 4K gear we expect to see in 2015, Canon’s possible response to Sony’s 4K hegemony, and some cool gear he’s recently used on his productions.

Podcast 029 – Interview with Sebastian Pichelhofer from Apertus

Posted by Ogy Stoilov December 29, 2014

In Episode 029 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Sebastian Pichelhofer from Apertus, the developers of the World’s 1st Open-Source 4K camera – the Axiom Beta, about their progress on the camera, getting an EU development grant, and more details on the features of the Axiom Beta.

Podcast 028 – Interview with Producer Yana Georgieva – Tips on How To Produce a No Budget Feature Film and Discusson On Her Latest Crowdfunded Web Series “KOSMOS”

Posted by Ogy Stoilov December 22, 2014

In Episode 028 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Producer Yana Georgieva, who shares her experience and tips on How To Produce a No Budget Feature Film. Followed by a discussion on her latest project – a crowdfunded web series entitled “KOSMOS”.

Podcast 027 – Special Guest: Colin Elves, DP Discusses his latest work on Mogwai’s Teenage Exorcists Music Video, Plus Thoughts on the new Odyssey7Q+

Posted by Ogy Stoilov December 15, 2014

In Episode 027 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with cinematographer Colin Elves about his latest work on Mogwai’s Teenage Exorcists music video, plus his thoughts on the new Odyssey7Q+, the Sony FS7 and FS700.

Podcast 026 – Blackmagic Firmware Update, Cage Giveaway Reminder, What’s Possibly Next from Canon, and Musings on my Next Camera

Posted by Ogy Stoilov December 08, 2014

In Episode 026 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the latest Blackmagic Firmware Update, Cage Giveaway Reminder, What’s Possibly Next from Canon, and Musings on my Next Camera.

Podcast 025 – New URSA Firmware Update, gStabiH14 Gimbal, Our New Cage Giveaway, and Some Free Stock Footage

Posted by Ogy Stoilov December 01, 2014

In Episode 025 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the latest URSA Firmware Update, the new gStabiH14 hand held Gimbal, Our New Cage Giveaway, and Some 18TB’s of Free 4K and 5K RED Epic Footage You Can Download For Free.

Podcast 024 – Interview with Special Guest Ryan Avery of Veydra Micro 4/3 Cinema Lenses

Posted by Ogy Stoilov November 24, 2014

In Episode 024 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we chat with Ryan Avery of Veydra & Convergence Products, about their new Veydra Mini Prime Cine Lenses for the Micro Four Thirds format, which they recently launched on Kickstarter. Ryan shares fascinating details about the development and characteristics of the lenses, some of the challenges they faced, and their plans for the future. Check out our article on the Veydra Micro 4/3 Cinema Lenses here.

Podcast 023 – Stop Smooth Motion on Your TV Petition, New JVC 4K Cameras, DJI Inspire 1 4K Drone, New Sony Sensor Rumours and More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov November 17, 2014

In Episode 023 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss How to Stop Smooth Motion on Your TV Petition, the new JVC 4K Cameras, DJI Inspire 1 4K Drone, New Sony sensor rumours and more.

Podcast 022 – New Sony FS7 Footage, SLR Magic 10mm T2.1 Hyperprime, Tascam DR-70D Audio Recorder, Our New Giveaway and Interstellar Experiment

Posted by Ogy Stoilov November 10, 2014

In Episode 022 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the The Week In Review – New Sony FS7 Footage, SLR Magic 10mm T2.1 Hyperprime, Tascam DR-70D Audio Recorder, and Our New Giveaway & Interstellar Experiment.

Podcast 021 – Tough E-Mount from Fotodiox, HitFilm 3 Pro, URSA 4K Short film, BMPCC Cage and Odyssey7Q Updates

Posted by Ogy Stoilov November 03, 2014

In Episode 021 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the The Week In Review – the “Tough E-Mount” from Fotodiox, HitFilm 3 Pro NLE & VFX Software All-In-One, A Blackmagic URSA 4K Short film, a BMPCC Cage and Odyssey7Q Updates.

Podcast 020 – Shape I SEE I GoPro Gimbal, Canon C100 Mark II, Cinemartin Blu-ray Converter, and Drobo 8TB Mini Storage

Posted by Ogy Stoilov October 27, 2014

In Episode 020 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the The Week In Review – Shape I SEE I GoPro Gimbal, Canon C100 Mark II, Cinemartin Blu-ray Converter, and Drobo 8TB Mini Storage.

Podcast 019 – The Week In Review Plus Our Lumix 14mm f2.5 Pancake Lens Giveaway

Posted by Ogy Stoilov October 20, 2014

In Episode 019 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the The Week In Review – the new Sony FS7 Competition, the new 5K iMac, Rigs for the iPhone 6, our Lumix 14mm f2.5 Pancake Lens Giveaway, Anamorphic Workflow Tutorials, and the Infinity Arm.

Podcast 018 – Koji LUT Suite, Jolt Charger for GoPro Hero4, the Scorpion Light, Axiom Beta Funded, a DIY GH4 Rig, fps1000 Slow-Motion camera, and More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov October 13, 2014

In Episode 018 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the new Koji LUT Film Color Suite, the Jolt Charger for GoPro Hero4, New Tascam DR-60D Mark II, Axiom Beta Funded, the Scorpion Light, a DIY GH4 Rig, fps1000 Slow-Motion camera, and More

Podcast 017 – GoPro Hero 4 Official Announcement, GH4 4K Anamorphic Update, Axiom Beta Update & Interview with George Olver from Movidiam

Posted by Ogy Stoilov October 06, 2014

In Episode 017 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the new GoPro Hero 4 Black & Silver, the GH4 Anamorphic option in firmware 2.0, new sensor options for the Axiom Beta, and an interview with George Olver, CEO of Movidiam

Podcast 016 – GoPro Hero 4 Official Specs, Canon 7D Mark II Hands-on First Impressions, Magic Lantern and Apertus Join Forces on the Axiom Beta and more

Posted by Ogy Stoilov September 29, 2014

In Episode 016 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the GoPro Hero 4 Official Specs, my Canon 7D Mark II Hands-on First Impressions, and the Magic Lantern/Apertus alliance on the Axiom Beta

Podcast 015 – Canon 7D Mark II Letdown, Sony F5 4K Official Update, 6.5K ARRI Alexa 65, Panasonic LX100 4K Compact, Lumix CM1 4K Camera-phone & More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov September 22, 2014

In Episode 015 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the latest IBC/Photokina/Cinec announcements by Sony, the new Canon 7D Mark II, the new Samsung NX1 4K camera, the 6.5K Alexa 65, and a 4K Camera-phone from Panasonic.

Podcast 014 – New Sony PXW-FS7 4K XDCAM, BMD Announces PL mount version of the Cinema and Production Cameras, and Acqusition eyeon Software at IBC 2014

Posted by Ogy Stoilov September 15, 2014

In Episode 014 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the latest IBC announcements by Blackmagic Design, the new Sony 4K PXW-FS7 XAVC camera, and the AXIOM Beta crowdfunding campaign.

Podcast 013 – New Sony 4K Camera Rumours, BMD Camera Utility 1.9.5, New Panasonic 4K Camera & The Winner of the URSA Poster Giveaway

Posted by Ogy Stoilov September 08, 2014

In Episode 013 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the latest firmware update from Blackmagic Design, the new Sony 4K camera rumours, and we draw the winner of the Blackmagic Design URSA Poster

Podcast 012 – BMPC 4K Price Drop, Cinemartin Denoiser, Sony F5 4K Mod, Illumination Experience Tour

Posted by Ogy Stoilov September 01, 2014

In Episode 012 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss the lates Blackmagic 4K Camera Price Drop, the new Cinemartin Standalone Video Denoiser, the Sony F5 4K “All Files” Mod by UK cameraman Paul Ream, and the upcoming Illumination Experience Tour by Shane Hurlbut

Podcast 011 – Epic GH4 vs Sony A7s Shootout Review, Canon 7D Mark II Expectations and What To Expect To See At IBC 2014

Posted by Ogy Stoilov August 25, 2014

In Episode 011 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss some the Epic GH4 vs A7s Shootout by Michael Andrew, Expectations of the soon-to-be released Canon 7D Mark II, and more expectations of IBC 2014

Podcast 010 – The Week in Review: Fincher’s “Gone Girl” Shot in 6K, BMPC 4K Raw Footage, Amazing Short Film Shot on the Sony A7s

Posted by Ogy Stoilov August 18, 2014

In Episode 010 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss some a new short film shot on the Sony A7s, The First Feature Film Shot Entirely in 6K, and some lovely BMPC 4K Raw Footage.

Podcast 009 – The Week in Review: Red Dragon Dynamic Range; A7s Review Round Up, Shane Hurlbut’s “Inner Circle”, Exclusive Footage from The URSA camera and More

Posted by Ogy Stoilov August 11, 2014

In Episode 009 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss some new in-depth reviews of A7s, the Subscribtion Creative Hub by Shane Hurlbut, the dynamic range of the new Red Dragon sensor and more.

Podcast 008 – The Week in Review: BMCC 2.5K vs BMPC 4K Resolution Test; Sony A7s Reviews, Top 10 Audio Tips, and New a 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal – AllSteady 7

Posted by Ogy Stoilov August 04, 2014

In Episode 008 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, we discuss a BMCC 2.5K vs BMPC 4K Resolution Test; New Sony A7s Reviews, Top 10 Audio Tips, and a New 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal from TurboAce – the AllSteady 7.

Podcast 007 – The Week in Review: DaVinci Resolve 11 Beta 2; Red Dragon 6K Footage; Blackmagic Camera Utility 1.9; AXIOM Alpha/Beta News, and The Pocket Camera price drop and BM thoughts…

Posted by Ogy Stoilov July 28, 2014

In Episode 007 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, Ogy discusses the newly released DaVinci Resolve 11 Beta 2 version, some exquisite Red Epic Dragon 6K footage from Phil Holland, AXIOM Alpha/Beta news, and Blackmagic Design Camera Utility 1.9 update.

Podcast 006 – The Week in Review: Getting Film Look; BM 1.8.2 Firmware Update; DJI Ronin; The Pocket Camera price drop and more…

Posted by Ogy Stoilov July 21, 2014

In Episode 006 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, Ogy discusses how do we achieve a “Film Look”, talks about BMPCC price drop and the latest 1.8.2 Firmware Updated Blackmagic released last week. DJI Ronin 3-axis gimbal stabilizer was on focus as well.

Podcast 005 – The Realities Of A Micro-Budget Film – Identifying Your Audience And Engaging Them

Posted by Ogy Stoilov July 14, 2014

In Episode 005 of the 4K Shooters Podcast, Ogy discusses the status of his debut feature film “Bandit” and what he learned from shooting it with a minimal crew, identifying his audience, and engaging that audience through social channels. This episode if part of an on-going Debut Feature Film Case Study Series.

Podcast 004 – The Week In Review: A7s vs BMPCC Rolling Shutter Test; 3-Axis Gimbals Part 2; and How I Chose The BMCC 2.5K To Shoot My First Feature Film

Posted by Ogy Stoilov July 07, 2014

In Episode 004 of the 4KShooters Podcast, Ogy Stoilov discusses the new Sony A7s vs BMPCC Rolling Shutter Test; 3-Axis Gimbals for the GH4/A7s Part 2; and How He Chose The BMCC 2.5K To Shoot His First Feature Film.

Podcast 003 – The Week In Review: Discussing The “Current State Of Cinema”, A New Short Film Shot on the Sony A7s, 3-Axis Gimbals for the GH4 and Sony A7s, and Writing Your First Screenplay

Posted by Ogy Stoilov June 29, 2014

In Episode 003 of the 4KShooters Podcast, Ogy Stoilov discusses “The Current State of Cinema” Speech by Stephen Soderbergh; A New short film shot on the Sony A7s; some excellent 3-Axis Brushless Gimbals for the Panasonic GH4, and Sony A7s; and advice on writing your first screenplay.

Podcast 002 – The Week in Review: Sony A7s reviews, GH4 Lenses, and Inspirational Advice for Filmmakers from Robert Rodriguez

Posted by Ogy Stoilov June 22, 2014

In the Episode 002 of the 4KShooters Podcast, Ogy Stoilov discusses the Hand-s On reviews of the Sony A7s, some excellent Micro Four Thirds lenses for the Panasonic GH4, and some inspirational advice for filmmakers from Robert Rodriguez.

Podcast 001 – Introduction to 4KShooters.net

Posted by Ogy Stoilov June 15, 2014

In the 1st episode of the 4KS Podcast, Ogy Stoilov from 4KShooters.net talks about what to expect from 4KShooters.net and future podcasts, he discusses the new 4K Panasonic GH4, the Sony A7s, Sony and the World Cup 2014 in 4K, and the BlackMagic Design 4K URSA camera.