How To Read The Numbers For THE INTERVIEW’s VOD Release

Fawn Lebowitz tries to shed some transparency in comparing THE INTERVIEW’s day-and-date release to a typical weekend box office. With the release of Sony’s The Interview on limited VOD platforms, there were a number of cyber conversations about the ramifications of a major studio doing a day and date VOD release. And then Sony made their Read MoreRead More

Aaron Sorkin: The Press Shouldn’t Help the Sony Hackers

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin weighs in on the press and the Sony hack from a personal angle. LOS ANGELES — THREE weeks ago Sony Pictures Entertainment was the victim of a massive cyberattack by an outlaw group calling itself the Guardians of Peace. They breached Sony’s security and stole tens of thousands of internal documents and Read MoreRead More

Philip Bloom Explains how to Shoot Cinematically

Philip Bloom explains the essentials of shooting cinematically. They wanted a short film that could connect with the small production company crowd, the event and corporate filmmakers. They also specifically wanted it shot on the FS700 and to highlight its key selling points, 4K and super slow motion. The original plan was also to have Read MoreRead More

The Ultimate POV Camera Shootout

Douglas Spotted Eagle has a broad experience base with POV cameras designed for action shots. Rather than choosing one catch-all, must-buy cam, he will provide information about which action-camera is best suited for specific criteria which can be then used to help you make informed purchasing decisions. POV cameras aren’t merely changing the production world, Read MoreRead More

Everything You Wanted to Know about Sony XAVC but Were Afraid to Ask

Hugo Gaggioni, CTO of Sony Professional Solutions of America presents the technical information covering the attributes and benefits of the new XAVC video compression format established by the Sony Professional Group. Hugo explains how XAVC fits into current production workflows, along with well-established compression formats such as MPEG2, MPEG4 SStP and various camera RAW files.Read More

New Sony 4K Handycam® FDR-AX100 for under 2 Grand

At CES 2014, Sony introduced a new consumer level handicam capable of shooting 4K for under 2K Specs 1? Exmor R® CMOS sensor with direct pixel readout 14MP video and 20MP still image capture XAVC-S, AVCHD and MP4 codecs Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 12x optical zoom BIONZ® X Processor for 120 fps recording Read MoreRead More

A First Look at the Sony FDR-AX1 4K Handycam – BH Photo

The Sony FDR-AX1 Handycam is the first consumer/prosumer camcorder that shoots at stunning 4K resolution at 3840 x 2160. With its 20x zoom lens, the AX1 looks and feels like some of Sony’s professional compact HD camcorders, but under the hood, the camcorder packs the XAVC-S codec, which packages high-quality 4K video at manageable bit Read MoreRead More

Sony Unveils New Professional 4K Camcorder

It’s here – Sony has just announced their first 4K camera in a handy-cam form – the PXW-Z100. Press Release follows. PARK RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 4, 2013 -– Sony is expanding its line of professional 4K technologies with the new PXW-Z100 4K handheld XDCAM camcorder. The new model broadens professional 4K capabilities to markets and applications Read MoreRead More

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