VETUS is an upcoming multi-platform fantasy web series, now in production.
DP Ben Shepherd shot the trailer on the Sony F5, revealing the mysterious
worlds the story inhabits.
The Red Giant Shooter Suite now supports RED camera media, allowing
users to sync multi-camera and dual-system audio production media shot
on RED cameras in a few seconds.
Leviathan design company helped create a new interactive exhibit at
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry that explains and explores
mathematical patterns from the natural world.
The Cinedeck ZX modular 4K/UHDTV-1/HD/SD platform supports customised
camera-to-post workflows. Premiere Pro CC workflows can now use
Cinedeck for record, ingest & transcode.
V3 of the ftrack cloud-based project management platform adds tools
supporting dispersed teams and a new API that extends ftrack for better
workflows and more performance.
Ncam tracking system simultaneously records a camera’s position and orientation
in real-time. Live composites of the real set with VFX are inserted into the
viewfinder to help visualise shots.
zLense is a camera-mounted sensor that captures 3D data in sync with
the RGB output of the camera and combines the data stream into
accurate camera tracking and 3D scene information.
Red Giant Shooter Suite 12.5 has new versions of PluralEyes 3.5 and
Instant 4K, and includes Denoiser II video noise reduction, with the
updated BulletProof 1.2, Frames and LUT Buddy.
Brazil’s O2 Filmes handle production and post for TV Globo’s series ‘Lili, a Ex’
with Blackmagic’s Pocket Cinema Camera, using Resolve for dailies, on-set
colour correction, conform and grading.
Sohonet connectivity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service for media and
entertainment has appointed Chuck Parker to Executive Chairman to
work on cloud expansion and new services.
A new survival-action film ‘Turkey Shoot’ was shot on the Sony F55 4K
camera by DP Warwick Field, capturing RAW images to create a range of
looks in post and support the extensive VFX.
Shooting action thriller ‘Checkmate’ on two Blackmagic Production
Camera 4Ks was an affordable way to shoot 4K and save time on setups,
letting the director focus on performances.
The Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance has developed a new light-field
software plug-in for Avid Media Composer, viewer customizable surround
audio and IMF support in easyDCP 3.0.
Framestore is opening a dedicated VR and Immersive Content Studio
at their New York office inspired by the success of their Game of Thrones
virtual reality experience, ‘Ascend the Wall’.
Tiger Aspect Productions uses Aframe's cloud platform on the TV series,
‘Peaky Blinders’ to assist assembly, review and distribution of digital
dailies to a dispersed team of contributors.
Mirada and UCLA designed a film by compositing imagery from multiple sources,
and used mapping techniques to project the footage at 5K onto the University's
famous Royce Hall.
Live event producers can use Matrox VS4Recorder Pro to capture
synchronized, frame-accurate, multi-channel files to NLE compatible
H.264, MOV and AVI files in quickly configured set-ups.
Cinematographer Callan Green ACS shot two independent films, ‘Show Boy’
and ‘Grey Bull’, on his Sony F65 4K CineAlta camera, both set to premiere
at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.