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Micro Four Thirds Format for Filmmakers

Thomas Simms explains what the Micro Four Thirds Format is and how it compares with other sensor sizes for filmmaking. Filmmakers once had a simple choice when it came to what format they shot on. The two professional formats were 35mm and 16mm film. 35mm was, and still is, the gold standard, used on big-budget Read MoreRead More

Blackmagic Design is Back At It With Two New Lines of Cameras

At NAB 2012, a little post production equipment company surprised the world when they introduced one of the first small form factor cameras capable of recording RAW images. The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera was a mighty promise for filmmakers – but production delays (which involved the supply of a third party component) meant the Cinema Read MoreRead More

Knock Knock. Password? 4K. Clear… Welcome to NAB 2013

Walking around the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center for this year’s NAB convention, it’s quickly becoming clear that the buzzword for 2013 is “4K”. From the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K to the Phantom Flex4K which shoots 4K at 1000 frames per second to Sony Proclaiming everything is 4K, you can’t get around the 4K Read MoreRead More

From Big to Small Cameras for “End of Watch”

To get the “middle of the action”, director glimpse into the lives of two cops on the beat in South Central LA, director David Ayer and Cinematographer Roman Vasyanov turned to LA Based rental house Radiant Images to mix and mash cameras from RED Epics, Canon 5Ds, GoPros and even this SI-2K which was mounted on Read MoreRead More

20 New Digital Camera Pocket Guides

Evan Luzi of The Black and Blue released 20 new digital pocket guides for popular cameras. There’s never been a more exciting time than now for digital cinema. New cameras and technology are revolutionizing the filmmaking process. But keeping pace with these changes can be tough. That’s why I created the digital cinema pocket guide Read MoreRead More

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