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ASUS 15.6″ ZenBook Pro – the Ultimate 4K Video Editing Laptop

With the broad adoption of 4K acquisition and the introduction of more and more resource-intensive applications, the world of aspiring filmmakers and content creators has never been more demanding when it comes to reliable and robust hardware technology. Video editing is just another aspect of the creative process

The Pros and Cons of Shooting with the RED Raven 4.5K Camera

Being the latest entry in the Red’s professional cinema camera lineup, the RED Raven 4.5K is unarguably the most affordable and lightest RED camera system to date. Actually, it’s a truly revolutionary piece of technology, especially for the price point offering 120fps 4.5K RAW capabilities and stunning 240fps 2K

The Pros and Cons of the Sony A7S II

The Sony A7S II came out only about a month ago and already took the world of independent filmmakers and enthusiasts alike by storm. Naturally, many filmmakers who still don’t own the camera are interested in its overall performance mainly in comparison to the previous model – the Sony A7s and the

A Brand New 10-bit 4K UHD 24 Inch Monitor From Philips

The UltraClear 4K UHD monitor line-up by Philips just got a brand new member. The 241P6VPJKEB display boasts the same remarkable performance as its larger siblings, with UltraClear 4K UHD, 1.074 billion colours and 99% SRGB coverage. Considering the quality and performance of the other members of the UltraClear 4K UHD family, this entry-level

Firmware V3.0 For Sony FS7 to be Released in December

Sony just announced that their best-selling Super 35 chip camera – the Sony PXW-FS7 is finally going to receive the much-awaited firmware version 3.0 with some awesome new features in December 2015. They did say earlier in the year that the firmware update should drop before the year’s end and looks like in

RED RAVEN Is Now Officially a 4.5K Camera

If you still aren’t completely sold on the recently unveiled Red RAVEN camera, then maybe the following announcement might make you reconsider. After a long night discussion with Jim Jannard, in a post on RED User Jarred Land announced that their latest Raven camera has received an essential sensor

FiLMiC Pro 5.0 adds UHD Recording to iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Speaking of smartphone filmmaking and utilising the iPhone in particular, the first app that comes to mind providing most of the essential features for more advanced control over video settings of your iPhone, iPad or iPad Touch is undoubtedly Filmic Pro. Along with the plethora of essential features such as a

GH4 V-Log LUT Pack for Your Consideration

Soon after the highly anticipated DMW-SFU1 V-Log L license key started to ship to the first eager GH4 shooters, the next logical concern popped up. What is the best way to colour grade the log footage coming from the camera itself? Well, there is certainly no straight answer

IBC 2015: Sony Just Announced the PXW-FS5 4K Cinema Camera

The sibling of the Sony’s flagship FS7 camera was just announced. The brand new PXW-FS5 has a Super 35 “Exmor” CMOS Sensor providing 14 stops of dynamic range and shoots UHD 3840 x 2160 at 100Mbps using Sony’s advanced XAVC-L codec. The camera is also capable of delivering a stunning Full HD 60fps

The World’s First 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Was Announced by Samsung

Soon after the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) began licensing the Ultra HD Blu-ray format Samsung officially unveiled to the world their first curved ultra-high-definition (UHD) Blu-ray player the UBS-K8500. The player will support 10-bit colour gamut along with the new HDR standard and the ability to play back UHD content up

Five 4K Editing Desktop Workstations For Your Consideration

With all that 4K resolution and beyond becoming a reality for more and more productions, there are new demands for more powerful hardware resources and computing power that can handle these massive chunks of data no matter if it comes to 4K editing, grading, compositing or VFX work. Unfortunately, many

Shooting 4K Video For Online Distribution – Is it Worth it?

Do you remember the vigorous debate a couple of years ago whether the Canon DSLRs were capable of delivering true 1080p videos and how many lines they were actually able to resolve? Despite that the technology has advanced significantly these days with resolutions getting higher and higher as we speak

Sony A7R II vs. Sony A7S Low Light Comparison Tests

Being the first Sony mirrorless camera capable of shooting 4K video internally, the Sony A7R II seems to be another viable option and a logical choice for many owners of the extremely successful sibling the Sony A7S. However, as expected, the low-light capabilities of the new Sony A7R II will of