Yes, it is this time of the year where all you see are Top 5, Best of, and Worst of lists. And as much as I am not a fan of them, I figure, since it’s a slow news day and more than half of you won’t
BlackMagic Design Archive
Just a few days ago, I wrote about the new Portkeys P6 budget HDMI on-camera monitor, that you can pickup for less than $200, and now Portkeys has also announced a new and exciting piece of kit that will be on my folks’ Christmas season wish list
Directors Duo Christopher Schlierf and Benjamin Kratzin, who are known for their big cinematic shots and commercials, recently shot a sci-fi spec trailer with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. Blade Runner vibes are strong with their “Generation Zero” sci-fi trailer, they used to test the Pocket
Just hours after releasing a major update to DaVinci Resolve, Blackmagic Design are unleashing the next firmware update in their camera division. Blackmagic Camera 6.7 Update adds Blackmagic RAW recording support to URSA Broadcast cameras along with a new image processing pipeline that improves overall image quality.
Blackamgic Design just released a new update to their industry-standard colour grading and VFX suite DaVinci Resolve. The new DaVinci Resolve 16.1.2 update, is loaded with new functionality and features as well as important bug fixes prompted by user feedback. Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 16.1.2 adds new
Blackmagic Design recently showed off some new 6K Blackmagic Raw footage shot on the BMPCC 6K by Manchester-based DP and camera operator Dima Kalenda. “Zero Two”, which you can see below and also download original BRAW camera files, was Dima’s first experience with the latest Blackmagic Pocket
Beyond any doubt, one of the most common and extremely annoying problems with the Pocket 4K and 6K cameras refers to power consumption. The choice of mounting LP-E6 batteries seems to be a good one, but at the same time, it’s far from perfect. An easy and
Filmmaker Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull recently chose the BMPCC 4K, DaVinci Resolve 16 and Blackmagic Raw as his main format on a short segment he directed the new horror anthology from the producers of V/H/S. Those of you that know me, know that I am a huge horror
Blackmagic Design just released the latest update to their industry-leading colour grading/VFX/editing suite DaVinci Resolve. Fresh off the public release of DaVinci Resolve 16.1, the latest DaVinci Resolve 16.1.1 update, improves performance and addresses a few issues based on customer feedback. The improvements in Resolve 16.1.1 revolve
Blackmagic Camera Update 6.6 just dropped and it adds some really cool features that Blackmagic Design CEO Grant Petty previewed during the last Camera and Post-Production update in September. Camera Update 6.6 adds support to the BMPCC 4K for the much-awaited anamorphic formats in Blackmagic RAW as
It seems that Blackmagic Design have learned from their mistakes in the past and flooded the market with Pocket 6K cameras. The drought we experienced (and still goes on in some countries!) with the Pocket 4K has been left behind, so many filmmakers are shooting with their
Picking-up the right media cards for your Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and its newer brother, the BMPCC 6K is essential, as these cameras possess some serious horsepower under the hood in terms of 4K and 6K raw recording, which demands equally fast memory cards and solid
Delkin Devices has announced the Juggler 1TB and 2TB cinema-camera compliant SSDs for the BMPCC 4K and 6K Cameras. The Blackmagic Pocket 4K camera (and its 6K EF brother that was recently announced) is one of the few 4K Raw capable cameras out there that can utilize
At IBC 2019 earlier today, Blackmagic Design announced the ATEM Mini – a new, super-affordable live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. ATEM Mini will be available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US $295.
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 – a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC, and Linux. Users can now work with Blackmagic RAW in two of the most popular NLEs available
At IBC 2019, Blackmagic Design announced their next generation Video Assist monitors/recorders – the Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR. Available in two versions, much like their predecessors, there will be a 5-inch and a 7-inch version both with combined monitoring and recording functions and some subtle differences.
Ten days ago, many of us jumped off their chair when a notification for a live stream by Blackmagic Design popped up on Twitter. Almost no one expected any announcements from the land down under, and the usual whispers and rumors have been missing. So, out of
It seems that lately there are more and more Blackmagic Design cameras showing up on the set of major productions. The list includes many Hollywood and big broadcast productions that have used Blackmagic cameras to some extent as either B/C cameras, crash cams, and even underwater cameras.
Blackmagic Design has announced the much-awaited UltraStudio 4K Mini, a new capture and playback solution for Thunderbolt 3 computers with 12G‑SDI, HDMI, analog video and audio connections that lets users build solutions for editing, colour grading, live broadcast graphics, archiving from traditional broadcast decks and live internet
During the latest Blackmagic Design livestream just days ago, we got to see the new Blackmagic Pocket 6K EF, which you you can read more about in this post here, and also the latest updates to DaVinci Resolve 16. While Blackmagic Design is announcing the final release