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Building a Budget 4K Video Editing PC in 2020

If you’re on the Windows’ side of the force, there are chances you’ve already been eyeing some of that gamer goodness to up your editing game. More often than not, the higher-end consumer-grade configurations are, in fact, aimed at gaming enthusiasts, and are thus sporting RGB LEDs,

Closer Look at the Rhino Arc II Camera Slider

Over the last few years, the rise of DIY culture and the cheap and readily available flood of electronics we’ve seen has brought, as a consequence, a lot of motion-controlled imagery. Simple setups that made for captivating shots and easy VFX tricks are more common than ever,

Best S1H Budget Lenses for Video Shooting

Now that the Panasonic S1H is hitting the shelves and many filmmakers are starting to fiddle with it, there’s a reasonable question popping around: what lenses should we use on this camera? Actually, there’s more than one right answer, especially when you take into account the new

Sony VENICE Firmware V5.0 Released

Sony VENICE owners would be more than happy to know that they can now download Firmware V5.0 for their favorite 6K CineAlta camera. The latest software update adds even more high frame rate options along with internal HD ProRes 4:4:4:4 recording, new built-in monitoring and VF features

Five of the Best Mirrorless Cameras for Video Under $1,000

The mirrorless hype has taken the independent filmmaking world by storm. And while there are many video shooters who are still filming with their favorite and trustworthy DSLRs, many folks who are just starting out with video opt for the lighter, smaller and arguably more convenient mirrorless

10 Must-Have Accessories for the Canon C200

In the past few years, Canon has been passively waiting while the whole industry shifted and moved, evolving from the good old days of DSLR video shooting to the new mirrorless hype. Meanwhile, the company has swiftly introduced themselves to a completely new niche – the cine

SmallRig Announces a Dedicated Camera Cage for the Sigma fp

The Sigma fp was one of the biggest surprises in 2019. The ultra-pocketable 4K full-frame mirrorless camera was unexpectedly announced back in July and since then it has made waves in the indie filmmaking community all over the world. Billed as the smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless