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Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Pocket Camera Unveiled

Well, it seems that the 8K mirrorless camera race is heating up quickly. Out of the blue, Sharp just unveiled an appealing prototype of a small micro four thirds mirrorless camera capable of shooting 8K (7680×4320) video up to 30fps using H.265 compression. According to the company’s

Check Out This Dope Gimbal Hyperzoom Transition

The use of hyperlapse videos has become a staple in filmmaking, especially when it comes to putting together visually intriguing montages. As stunning as a well-made hyperlapse may be, it seems to be considered a bit “hacky” lately as more and more content creators tend to overuse

Simple, Yet Extremely Efficient URSA Mini Pro Setup

Blackmagic Design are well-known for their fantastic low-budget cameras that act as an excellent alternative to considerably more expensive rivals from companies like ARRI and RED, all without compromising on video quality and production performance. One of the Blackmagic’s most enticing offerings that adheres to this sentiment is

How to Export 5x Faster in Premiere Pro CC

It’s safe to say that the bane of any video editor would have to be rendering out their project. Depending on the complexity of the edit, a render can range from a few minutes to several grueling hours of unproductivity. For editors using Premiere Pro CC in

5 Tips for Getting Smoother Cinematic Videos with the DJI Osmo Pocket

Back in November, DJI took all aspiring vloggers and sports enthusiasts by surprise with the announcement of its compact gimbal-stabilized video camera system the Osmo Pocket. Even though its petite construction may seem inferior to a typical mirrorless camera, the functionality of the gimbal stabilizer coupled with the

Three Must-Have Lenses for the BMPCC 4K

Even though you may claim to have the best camera body money can buy, odds are your investment would be useless without combining it with the perfect lens. Therefore, if you plan to take advantage of the Pocket 4K’s amazing image sensor, you’ll need to pair the

How to Place Video in Text or Shape in After Effects CC

Besides using complex camera movements and unconventional angles, having stellar visual effects and eye-catching graphics can also go a long way in capturing the attention of your audience. One interesting graphics technique commonly used by filmmakers is playing video within a shape or block of text. As complicated

8 Advanced Adobe Premiere Pro CC Tips and Tricks

Beyond any doubt, Premiere Pro CC is one of the most powerful, customizable and high-performance nonlinear editing platforms for video professionals available out there. With more than 25 years of history, the software contains a plethora of hidden features, tools, and tweaks, that could satisfy even the

How Does the iPhone XS Max Hold Up Against the Canon C200?

In 2018 Apple continued its quest to keep its leading position as an innovator in smartphone camera technologies with the introduction of the latest iPhone back in September. With a 12-megapixel dual camera system, capable of shooting 4K video capture at up to 60fps, Smart HDR mode

BMPCC 4K – More High ISO and Exposure Recovery Tests

With all the hype that surrounded the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K this year, it’s no surprise that many video shooters have put the camera on the top of their wishlist, trying to take advantage of its impressive capabilities and excellent price-performance ratio. Despite the high demand,

Advanced Image Stabilization in DaVinci Resolve 15

Most novices who have tried to stabilize their footage in DaVinci Resolve 15 for the first time usually end up with some mixed results. In fact, many first-time-users may not realize that Resolve provides several different modes of stabilization that are way more advanced than what one

Best Christmas Gifts for Sony Alpha Shooters

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to choosing a gift for any of my fellow filmmakers, finding the perfect present for Christmas has always been a struggle. Things can get even trickier when you consider the overwhelming number of lenses, mounting systems, monitors, gimbals,

Could the EOS R Be the Perfect C200 B-Cam?

It’s undeniable fact that Canon has revolutionized the independent filmmaking industry forever with the introduction of the Canon 5D Mark II back in 2008. Over the last decade, the company continued its quest to redefining the limitations of camera technologies, thus helping creative professionals better tell their

Best Budget SD Card for All-I 400Mbps Recording on the GH5

One of the most recent firmware updates of the Panasonic GH5, allows video shooters to capture footage while using 400Mbps All-I compression, resulting in even better image quality when recording internally. Due to the increased bitrate, though, you have to use a card that is at least V60

The Ultimate Video Editing Setup You Can Build in 2018

With all the system-intensive tasks involved in video projects, it’s rather common to see video editors working with some of the most powerful computer workstations available out there. From top-tier processors and graphics card to expensive, yet convenient peripherals, there’s no doubt that a lot of time

10 Must-Have Sony A7 III Accessories Under $100

Beyond any doubt, the Sony A7III is already a formidable filmmaking machine on its own being a full frame mirrorless camera that provides a multitude of professional video features at a reasonable price. However, pairing the A7III with the right accessories may help you shoot more efficiently

How to Turn Your iPad Pro into a Wireless Director’s Monitor

Over the years, smartphones and tablets have become valuable assets to indie filmmakers. With the different peripherals and applications supported by products like the iPad and iPhone, content creators have found creative ways to take advantage of smartphone technology – whether it be using an iPhone as