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“Shadow” Short Film Shot on SONY VENICE + Behind the Scenes

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

LUMU Power 2 by Lumulabs – New Light Meter for your iPhone

Most of you probably remember the original LUMU Power light meter for iOS devices that was Kickstarted by Slovenia-based Lumulabs over three years ago, and now Lumulabs are back with the sequel. The new Lumu Power 2 is a completely new light meter that can measure Colour Temperature of Flash in

Stunning 16K HDR Film Shot with 2x Canon EOS 5Ds DSLRs

Texas-based producer, director and cinematographer Martin Lisius, best known for his high-end weather productions, has just released a new short film titled, “Prairie Wind,” a truly epic and breathtaking HDR film he shot on a custom rig with 2x Canon 5Ds DSRLs in 16K HDR! Most of

ALEXA LF Software Update Package 4.0 Available for Download

ARRI have announced the immediate release of Software Update Package LF SUP 4.0 for the ALEXA LF camera. This firmware update provides significant new features for anamorphic shooting, advanced features such as improved dynamic defect pixel correction, compatibility with ARRI LBUS accessories, and important bug fixes. Rental

In Depth Analysis: Vertical Anamorphic and Spherical Videos

The following post is a guest post by LA-based director of photography, Lidia Nikonova , who works on narrative, documentary projects, and music videos in the US, UK, Russia, Australia and France. Her clients include Spotify, VICE, VICELAND, SSENSE, amongst many others. She has shot music videos for artists such

Freefly Systems Introduces the MōVI Wheels

Freefly Systems, the “Godfathers” of handheld gimbal stabilizers that were single-handedly responsible for the explosion of this exciting sub-segment of filmmaking gear that we now know as 3-axis gimbal stabilizers, continue to innovate and have just added another innovative addition to their impressive image stabilization system –

Fujifilm X-T3 4K Footage Collection Part 2

This post is sort of a Part 2, to my previous Fuji X-T3 footage post I did not that long ago (you can check it out here in case you didn’t), and I wanted to include a bit of a mixture between Fujifilm produced short films and

See Two Amazing Short Films Shot on the Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm recently announced the new Fuji X-T3, which has some very important features for video creators. The X-T3 is the mirrorless camera, which can record 4K/60p in a 10bit (4:2:0) HEVC H.265 codec internally onto UHS-II SD cards, a clear signal that Fujifilm are quite serious about

Dedolight DLED-3 TURBO LED 3-Light Kit with Dedo Weigert

At Photokina 2018, I was lucky enough to have a chance to interview Dedolight’s founder, the legendary cinematography lighting innovator, creator, and cinematographer, and 2-times technical Oscar-winner Dedo Weigert about his latest TURBO LEDs he designed for camera operators and cinematographers who needed an interview setup that

Vimeo Launches Global, Royalty-Free Stock Footage Marketplace

Just recently, Vimeo made another huge announcement – the launch of Vimeo Stock, a new global, royalty-free stock marketplace featuring an exclusive collection of high-quality video footage sourced directly from Vimeo’s community of iconic creators. Stock footage, and especially high-quality 4K resolution stock footage is currently blowing