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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

Sell Your Kit on MotionTribe v2, Now Launching in 5 New Countries

MotionTribe, the collaborative rental platform with over 3,000 audiovisual professionals, is releasing the beta of the V2, it’s biggest update to date; while also expanding in more countries! You may recall MotionTribe – one of the few online marketplaces dedicated to helping video professionals, production companies and

Learn How to Setup Your RODECaster Pro with These Tutorials

Esteemed audio maker Rode Microphones recently announced their all-in-one podcasting production studio – the RODECaster Pro, and now they have also released some really useful demo videos and tutorials to get you started and help you get the best out of the unit. Some of these videos

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

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

How to Produce Smooth Video Without a Gimbal

With the advancements in ever-evolving filmmaking technology, gimbals and steadicams have changed the way we shoot smooth, stable footage forever. Despite all the attention given to companies like DJI and Zhiyun for their ubiquitous and intuitive gimbal stabilizers, many have forgotten that it’s still possible to achieve

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