ShotPro Review: ShotPro Takes Previs Tools On Set

Published on Monday, 02 March 2015

ShotPro is an application made for directors, DPs, producers and other ShotPro-app5b
production team members who need to plan productions, communicate
ideas and work together on set.

Codex Takes ARRIRAW on Set for Marvel’s Agent Carter TV Series

Published on Thursday, 19 February 2015

Codex has supplied digital recording for the Alexa XT cameras on the Codex-agent-carter-hayley-atwell2
series ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’, and consulted with the VFX supervisors
on lens mapping to assist effects production.

Colorfront Demos HFR UHDTV Production & Post at HPA 2015

Published on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

At the HPA 2015 Tech Retreat, Colorfront demonstrates new functionality Colorfront HFR2
developed for its on-set dailies and transcoding systems for high frame
rate UHDTV production and post.

Sony F55 4K Camera Plays for Dangerous Looks on ‘Turkey Shoot’

Published on Monday, 27 October 2014

A new survival-action film ‘Turkey Shoot’ was shot on the Sony F55 4K Sony-Turkey-Shoot5
camera by DP Warwick Field, capturing RAW images to create a range of
looks in post and support the extensive VFX.

PFTrack 2015 Gains Photogrammetry Tools for VFX & Visualisation

Published on Sunday, 08 February 2015

Two new nodes in PFtrack 2015 can generate point clouds, meshes PFTrack-2015-3
and geometry for accurate 3D polygonal models, and the Photomesh
node contains a new set of photogrammetry tools.

Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Develops IMF, Light-field & MPEG-H Audio

Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

The Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance has developed a new light-field Fraunhofer-easyDCP-779
software plug-in for Avid Media Composer, viewer customizable surround
audio and IMF support in easyDCP 3.0.

Ben Shepherd & Sony F5 Capture the Two Worlds of VETUS

Published on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

VETUS is an upcoming multi-platform fantasy web series, now in production. Vetus-sony-f5-mindconsole5
DP Ben Shepherd shot the trailer on the Sony F5, revealing the mysterious
worlds the story inhabits.

Tiger Aspect Manages ‘Peaky Blinders’ Digital Dailies in Aframe’s Cloud

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014

Tiger Aspect Productions uses Aframe's cloud platform on the TV series, Aframe-Peaky-Blinders4
‘Peaky Blinders’ to assist assembly, review and distribution of digital
dailies to a dispersed team of contributors.

Red Giant Shooter Suite Update Keeps RED Camera Media in Sync

Published on Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The Red Giant Shooter Suite now supports RED camera media, allowing Red-giant-Offload-Hero
users to sync multi-camera and dual-system audio production media shot
on RED cameras in a few seconds.

Matrox VS4Recorder Pro Captures Edit-Ready Multi-camera Action

Published on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Live event producers can use Matrox VS4Recorder Pro to capture Matrox_VS4Recorder_Pro2
synchronized, frame-accurate, multi-channel files to NLE compatible
H.264, MOV and AVI files in quickly configured set-ups.

Leviathan Designs Interactive ‘Numbers in Nature’ Experience

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Leviathan design company helped create a new interactive exhibit at Leviathan-msi146m
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry that explains and explores
mathematical patterns from the natural world.

Cinedeck ZX Builds Modular 4K, UHD & Multi-Cam Workflows

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The Cinedeck ZX modular 4K/UHDTV-1/HD/SD platform supports customised Cinedeck-RX3G
camera-to-post workflows. Premiere Pro CC workflows can now use
Cinedeck for record, ingest & transcode.

ftrack V3 Updates Client Review and Time Tracking

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

V3 of the ftrack cloud-based project management platform adds tools Ftrack-client-review-with-comments2
supporting dispersed teams and a new API that extends ftrack for better
workflows and more performance.

Ncam Camera Tracking Brings Post Production On-Set

Published on Thursday, 21 August 2014

Ncam tracking system simultaneously records a camera’s position and orientation Ncam-EOT-FP-98a
in real-time. Live composites of the real set with VFX are inserted into the
viewfinder to help visualise shots.

zLenze Camera Tracking Brings Augmented Reality Closer to Set

Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014

zLense is a camera-mounted sensor that captures 3D data in sync with Zlense-tracking2
the RGB output of the camera and combines the data stream into
accurate camera tracking and 3D scene information.

PluralEyes 3.5 Tackles Drift Correction Inside Shooter Suite 12.5

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014

Red Giant Shooter Suite 12.5 has new versions of PluralEyes 3.5 and Shooter-Suite-12_5-Denoiser-II
Instant 4K, and includes Denoiser II video noise reduction, with the
updated BulletProof 1.2, Frames and LUT Buddy.

O2 Filmes Captures Lili with CinemaDNG Workflow & DaVinci Resolve

Published on Monday, 03 November 2014

Brazil’s O2 Filmes handle production and post for TV Globo’s series ‘Lili, a Ex’ Blackmagic-pocket-lili6a
with Blackmagic’s Pocket Cinema Camera, using Resolve for dailies, on-set
colour correction, conform and grading.

Sohonet Appoints Chuck Parker to Executive Chairman

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014

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.