(I’m off to the Blackmagic event in Burbank, then flying, in my car mobile to San Diego for ComicCon so am sending this out exactly as just received from Blackmagic. More details to follow.) Fremont, CA – July 17, 2014 – Blackmagic Design today announced announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.8.2 software which adds […]
(Berlin, Germany, July 9, 2014) This just in from the Press Office: At the 20th jury session of the World Cinema Fund (WCF), the jury recommended four new film projects for production funding and one work for distribution funding. Since its establishment in October 2004, the WCF has awarded production and distribution funding to a […]
Blackmagic has announced a free upgrade for their cameras. It is available on their web site and you can watch Grant Petty, CEO, explaining it in detail. http://tinyurl.com/BlackmagicCameraUpgrade Some of the features include: Cinema Camera: – new UI (similar to Ursa) – focus peaking is now in green (easier to see on screen) – Nice […]
(photos and video by Cirina Catania) We are producing a documentary film about, Kionte Storey, a retired Marine who trains every day in the hopes of landing a place on the Paralympic track team. I’ve been covering him for the last few months and am constantly amazed at his endurance, focus and positive outlook on […]
Our gadget guy, Clay Asbury, takes time out from his busy schedule at NAB 2014 to talk with Cirina Catania about how he captures news and videos using his iPhone. There are many solutions out there, including electronic stabilizers, special microphones and rigs. NAB 2014_Clay Asbury_on filming with an iPhone
Clay Asbury, tech writer/reporter/trainer, takes us on a tour of the FCP Works Suite at the Wynn during NAB 2014.
When the Oscar for Best Picture went to 12 Years a Slave over Gravity, it was a revealing moment and a look into the hearts and minds of the Academy voters. Oscar fans had debated for weeks about the race between the two films; Gravity (a high-tech masterpiece) and 12 Years a Slave (an epic […]
This post is provided courtesy of Philip Hodgetts of Intelligent Assistance: Before running Final Cut Pro X 10.1 the first time, read this. One of the most exciting new features of Final Cut Pro X 10.1 is the introduction of Libraries. Libraries now contain both Events and Projects in one package, very similar to classic […]
Gear I Like: iRig Mic w/ iRig Recorder Check it out. OK, this is not new, but a lot of you have been asking about what to take with you to record with your iPad, iPhone, etc. If you haven’t tried it, give it a whirl. Scenario: You’re in the middle of a major convention. […]
A love story with a surprise ending.