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Live video production via IP, and specifically over the Internet, is transforming the content consumed by the public, offering producers an array of new workflow options that were unimaginable even a few years ago. There has been a recent influx of video conferencing tools like Zoom, WebEx and others, being used on a daily basis for traditional broadcasts by major TV networks. The ability to "bring in" remote presenters, guest speakers and international contributors are rapidly transforming not only the traditional broadcast market but also the educational, religious, and government production workflows. The presence of live feeds became an integral part of everyday content regardless of distribution, OTA, OTT, or via social media on the web.
MLB, PGA, NFL. What do all three (and more) of these amazing sports organizations have in common? That's simple, the work of Technician Films. Tom Wells of Technician Films in Atlanta tells us how he combats mundane and mediocre television production, with all star, hard-hitting projects, one sporting event at a time.
Let’s get it straight right from the get-go. Right now there are several very good field recorders/monitors out in the field as we speak. I have had the good fortune of using and reviewing others such as Blackmagic Design Video Assist ($895) and Video Design PIX-E7 ($1695) to name two.
4K has been hyped as the next big thing in video, but unless you are an A/V geek, it is all too easy to get confused about what it means. Yoel Zanger, CEO and Founder of Giraffic gives you the insight you need to understand 4K.
The last decade’s “democratization of filmmaking” is a truly wonderful thing. It has enabled more people to create via a lower barrier of entry, resulting in multimedia experiences that would never have seen the light of day several years earlier.
Even though most in-person industry events like IBC have been held virtually this year, many technology vendors, AJA Video Systems included, have been working quietly behind the scenes to develop new solutions aimed at helping professionals across broadcast, production, post and ProAV meet an ever-increasing demand for live content and remote work setups. We got the chance to catch up with AJA Director of Product Marketing Bryce Button about what the company has been up to, and, spoiler alert, they’ve just unveiled some groundbreaking new technology, as well as a feature rich update that Ki Pro Ultra 12G users are going to like.
by Bradford HillThe Canon XA25 Pro HD Camcorder is a compact 1/2" inch CMOS Sensor Camera with a lot of great and unexpected stand-out features. To start, its full auto & manual modes, its two XLR inputs, and an HDSDI slot packaged with the ability to shoot 1920x1080 at 59.94p are notable. While traveling on shoots, I was impressed with the capability to be able to record 1080p at 60fps within a moment’s notice. This frame rate is a new feature to the Canon line of cameras, which gives this camera a competitive edge. It is also easy to manage when set to auto mode, which comes in handy if a novice needs to use the camera on a small crew shoot, or to simply capture any ‘run-and-gun’ footage.
It's safe to say Panasonic's VariCams are quite the hot ticket item for production pros, find out exactly what it is that has these cams creating industry buzz.
For any production company, flexibility is key. It’s what allows you to overcome challenges, produce amazing footage and ensure the client’s happiness. While flexibility is important in all parts of a workflow, at the crux, it needs to stem from the technology itself in order to best produce the desired effect.
“I wanted to take a break from filming people and try something a little different,” says Atomos shooter Daniel Ludeman. The result was his stunning slow motion close-up film ‘Ichor’ – showing just how good a simple concept can be with great gear and flawless execution.