Archive for Production

4K for the consumer market – work in progress

What is 4K: 4K is the numerical representation for the resolution of a video. In it’s raw form 4k is 4096 × 2160 pixels, which provides an aspect ratio of 17:9, so to conform to the 16:9 consumer standard 4K has been reduced to 3840 pixels × 2160. This…

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Destined for cult status – Kung Fury

When a kickstart campaign has huge success in such a short time, you have to take notice!  In just 3 days this project raised 150% of it’s target, with 27 days remaining I imagine it will raise a substantial amount more than it’s current $311K….

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CineGear – Paramount Studios – Los Angeles

I have to say… I do love film technology – especially when I’m walking around the amazing Paramount Studios with the LA sunshine beaming down 🙂

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Blackmagic Cinema Camera – Finally had a play with it…..

I know this camera has been highly anticipated for a while now…but i have finally played with a prototype and it left a very good impression. This camera won’t replace any of the high end cameras, but your’ll be sure it will shake up the…

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NewTek Unveils TriCaster 40

SAN ANTONIO, August 29, 2012 – NewTek today unveiled TriCaster™ 40—the company’s latest entry in its TriCaster family of live production systems. TriCaster 40 creates a new entry point for broadcasters and producers who need full-resolution, HD, multi-camera live production and streaming capabilities, at a breakthrough…

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Canon Cinema Primes

We’ve been waiting for these for about 9 months and finally…they’re coming. We been informed that a very limited number of lenses will be available for sale – although this is still looking likely to be November/December – but pre-orders are already in place and…

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Canon….and Lock Circle

  Lock Circle are offering a set of cine-style primes, EF mount, that are very reasonably priced.  I’m not saying that this will replace the use of cine-primes, but they will definitely fill the gap in your kit having a 15, 18, 21, 25, 28,…

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Future of data storage?

I came across this rather intriguing product about a year ago and alway thought that i should write about this….the good news is, it’s still awaiting an ETA on a release date. The geek inside me gets very excited about the potential increases in work…

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Canon C100

With the success of the Canon C300 and the upcoming highly anticipated launch of the Canon C500 – Canon have also announced (but fell somewhat under the radar) the Canon C100. OK – what’s different… Slight difference with this camera is it used SDHC media,…

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Favorite Ad – Embrace Life

When you see an advert and you think…..i wish i made that!  That’s exactly what came into my mind when “Embrace Life” came in to public view several years ago.  This advert in a couple words is tasteful, meaningful and extremely artistic and to think…

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