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Short Film Shot on New SIGMA Classic Cine Primes + RED

This summer has been really exciting for Sigma as just earlier in July the company celebrated their 18th anniversary and also made some big announcements such as the new Sigma fp ultra-pocketable 4K full-frame camera, which can record 4K raw; read more about it in this post

Three Super Simple Seamless In-Camera Transitions

When creating transitions, it’s often too easy to get carried away with fancy and expensive third-party packs. Rather than investing hundreds of dollars in digital presets, you may want to consider performing in-camera transitions instead. Not only does using this technique saves money, but it also gives

MASV Update: SLACK Integration and New Desktop Apps

Just earlier today, MASV (pronounced MASSIVE), the world leader in cloud delivery of enormous video files, announced its June 2019 update, which debuts a new integration with collaboration service Slack. Sending huge 4K video files or other large files to client or workflow collaborators can be an

5 Tips for Crafting Epic Film Shots on an Indie Budget

They’ve been selected as Screen International Stars of Tomorrow, and listed on the Tracking Board’s Young and Hungry List as two of the top 100 new writers in Hollywood. They’ve worked with actors including Game of Thrones’ Joseph Mawle and Bella Ramsey. Now their latest short project,

Short Film Shot on New Canon SUMIRE Cine Primes

Perrault Pictures were recently commissioned by Canon to shoot a short sports-based film on their new Canon Sumire Cine Primes. The short film tells the inspirational story of kickboxer Jemyma Betrian. For those, who might have missed the Sumire announcement from a NAB 2019, here is a

Building a Shoulder Rig Kit for the BMPCC 4K

The BMPCC 4K is a great video camera, with fantastic picture quality and some really nice features. But what if you want to level up and go full beast mode? Well, then you are talking about rigging and all that entails. From monitoring to power, external SSD’s

How To Make Any XLR Microphone Wireless

Wires are a pain. One of my big hopes for the future is to film without any wires whatsoever and honestly, we are pretty close. The new Rode Wireless Go kit might be perhaps the very first truly wireless system with a built-in microphone in the tiny

Building the Ultimate Handheld Camera Rig in 2019

I love shooting handheld and so does Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter! Sometimes it just feels good to hold a small camera or to have a real run-and-gun mentality. It can also be cost-effective to shoot with smaller cameras and rig them up to get the

Sharp 8K Camera Low Light Test

The brand new Sharp 8K camera has set the filmmaking community buzzing with questions like – how detailed does the 8K really look? How is the dynamic range? What are the other important specs? Does Sharp still make cameras? As the camera makes its way into the