Category: Equipment

Blackmagic Upgrades Camera Software

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 […]

Gear I Like: iRig Mic w/ iRig Recorder

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. […]

Gear I Like: One Man Crew from Redrock Micro

Gear I Like: The One Man Crew motion system from Redrock Micro Weighing in at 14 pounds, the One Man Crew from Redrock Micro might turn out to be, pound for pound, one of your most unique pieces of gear. As production budgets get squeezed, the pressure is on for independent filmmakers to produce high […]

Gear Review: Pelican S130 Sport Elite ProGear Backpack

Article first published as Product Review: Pelican S130 ProGear Backpack on Blogcritics. This is, without a doubt, the best pro-gear backpack I have ever owned. The test of time: I’ve used this pack almost every day since NAB in April 2013, and it is weight-balanced to reduce fatigue, resilient, makes it easy to keep my […]

Tim Jenison, Founder of NewTek Reflects on the 90′s and the Birth of Video Production

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Tim Jenison, NewTek Founder and visionary force behind the desktop revolution of the 1990′s predicted the democratization of video production. TriCasters are now used to produce over 60,000 hours of video content each week (40,000 hours are live).