18 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Video Codecs in Miami Beach
Get off the Sidelines & Into the Game: Producing Pro Sporting Events with Technician Films
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.
Published on Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:02 AM
Smokin’ Hot Atomos Shogun Flame: What You See is What You Get
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.
Published on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:24 AM
Get Clear Insight on 4K & it's Worth
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.
Published on Monday, December 29, 2014 10:00 AM
Managing Media in the Era of Democratized Filmmaking
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.
Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:00 AM
Equipment Review: Canon XA25 Professional HD Camcorder
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.
Published on Monday, December 30, 2013 2:47 PM
Panasonic's VariCam 35 & VariCam HS Create Quite the Industry Buzz
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.
Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:00 AM
Blackmagic Cinema Cam & Production Cam 4K Chronicles Fox Sports’ ‘Hoosier Legends’
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.
Published on Monday, February 2, 2015 12:49 PM
Take a Sony FS5, Add an Atomos Shogun Inferno and Mix with a Lot of Creativity
“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.
Published on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:00 AM
Seeing the Big Picture: Field Monitors/Recorders Raise the Production Bar
The rise of professional field monitors and recorders (or some combination thereof) has to be one of the most interesting and welcome product developments for filmmakers in recent memory. Pushed by demand for more features and benefits, manufacturers have answered the call. This new breed of smaller yet powerful monitor/recorders takes production capabilities to a whole new level with 4K and beyond.
Published on Thursday, November 10, 2016 3:47 PM
In Review: SlingStudio, A Whole New Perspective
When I was first approached about doing a product review for SlingStudio (owned by DISH), I was pretty skeptical. What would a huge company known for delivery content know about creating content? But I digress. I come from the traditional sit behind the switcher in the truck produce and punch the show or game. You get it. Big setups, lots of presets and time. Then it dawned on me that multicamera (multi-source) is mostly the same however you approach it. It's really all about scaling your production plan to the scale of the production and what is it that you want your audience to see and experience.
Published on Monday, December 18, 2017 10:00 AM
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