25 blog posts found matching keyword search for: ENG
The AJ-CX4000 4K ENG Camera and the challenge of 4K broadcast
A recent trend for cameras has been lightweight and compact bodies with large image sensors. The ability to capture a cinematic shallow depth of field and to position the camera in any situation are must-have features for most indie filmmakers. But let’s face it, cinematic shallow depth of field and fast prime lenses will not cut it for next year’s Super Bowl. Viewers are accustomed to watching the news, sports and live events from a certain broadcast perspective.
Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Canon's CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens & Future
Delve into Canon's CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens to learn it's functionality and features, along with the future of of the company and it's other new products.
Published on Friday, May 16, 2014 11:00 AM
Inside Look: The Crash Reel
This visual stunning film combines twenty years of stunning action footage with new specially-shot verité footage and interviews as it follows U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce and exposes the irresistible but potentially fatal appeal of extreme sports. An escalating rivalry between Kevin and his nemesis Shaun White in the run-up to the Olympics leaves Shaun on top of the Olympic podium and Kevin in a coma following a training accident. Kevin's family flies to his side and helps him rebuild his life as a brain injury survivor. But when he insists he wants to return to the sport he still loves, doctors caution him that even a small blow to the head could be enough to kill him. How much risk is too much? Get an inside look on the creation of this awe-inspiring documentary from DP, Nick Higgins.
Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:00 AM
Not All Power is Created Equal: Batteries for Any Situation
As new technologies continue to emerge, Core SWX realizes that power solutions cannot be a one-size-fits-all commodity. There is no single battery for every situation, but instead a myriad of choices to accommodate even the most complex requirements. Below are five common production scenarios with the corresponding power option that will best fit the situations’ needs.
Published on Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:14 PM
Best Camera Accessories and Rigs to Make Your Summer Shoots Sizzle
As a producer/director/shooter I’m always looking for the best way to maximize the investment of time and money. When it comes to purchasing and getting new gear into the production flow you need to do your homework. Listed below is but a few of the thousands of camera support products that are out there. But hey, that's why we’re here! The trick is to choose the right gear to stay within your budget and still come out with outstanding content. Easier said than done. But here is the good news. Getting new gear doesn't have to break the bank, and if you play your cards right, new gear can even pay for itself over time. So with that said lets’ check out some of the latest camera support gear and rigs that will take your production values to the next level.
Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:07 AM
Why Nila LED Brightens Up Everyone's Day on Set
Trying to find the perfect lighting product or angle when on set can be a challenge, and making sure everything looks crisp on screen is an obvious essential. With so many lighting products out there, we had to find out why Nila LED lights are the go-to lights in our industry. We were able to catch up with industry lighting pro and President/CEO of the company, Jim Sanfilippo, who shares some pretty good reasons as to why their lights rock. Which lights do you prefer to use on set?
Published on Friday, November 15, 2013 1:10 PM
DP & Cinematographer Kevin Otterness Keeps the Camera Rolling with Core SWX
After investing in a RED Epic Dragon camera less than five years ago, it has always been extremely important to me to be able to keep it powered through an entire day. Core SWX allows me to do just that.
Published on Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:00 AM
Reflections on AbelCine's Behind the Lens: A Look at Documentary Zooms
I was lucky enough to serve as the technical advisor on AbelCine’s Behind the Lens project, a web series looking at 11 professional zoom lenses covering the indispensable 3x wide-to-tight range, perfect for handheld shooting in run-and-gun documentary situations. New York-based cinematographer Matt Porwoll graciously agreed to helm Behind the Lens: A Look at Documentary Zooms, which launched in April. We just posted the final episode in the series and wanted to look back and highlight some key findings about each lens.
Published on Monday, September 18, 2017 9:38 AM
Planning the Future of Broadcast Audio
A review of DTV Audio Group's 2013 AES programby Chris SanchezThe DTV Audio Group is a trade organization whose mission is to help the industry meet the potential of digital television audio. Its membership is comprised of "network operations and technology managers and the engineers and consultants who support them. At the 2013 NY AES show, DTV A/G held a 5-part symposium that examined some changes that we can anticipate in the broadcast-audio landscape in the coming years.
Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:27 PM
What's Your Go-To Piece of Equipment?
Find out what equipment is most valuable to industry pros on the go with all-star clients. Is their equipment on your must-have list? If not, what is?
Published on Thursday, January 9, 2014 10:36 AM
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