Friday, November 08, 2013

The News

5D Mark III raw video (Magic Lantern) versus KineRAW MINI for image quality | EOSHD
Overall I prefer the 5D Mark III because of the full frame look to lenses and Canon colour science. That said, colour isn’t baked in with raw. It’s very much in the hands of the colourist – it’s just that the KineRAW MINI’s output often needs that bit more effort in post than with Canon raw.

After Effects Creative Cloud Updates | ProVideoCoalition
The Rigid Mask Tracker, which can take an initial mask shape you’ve drawn, and adjusts it from frame to frame as the enclosed object moves around the screen. There are some limitations - such as the object must be “rigid” (think windows instead of moving lips) - but it works surprisingly well.

Canon Introduces the DP-V3010 4K Monitor | CanonRumors
The Canon DP-V3010 4K Reference Display measures 30 inches wide diagonally by 7.4 inches deep to help minimize space requirements and provides a 2000:1 DCI-compliant contrast ratio, uniform brightness, very wide viewing angles in all four directions, internal color calibration and additional advanced features.

The quick answer to that is…As much as I like the GH3, I would rather use my bmpc in 25fps then the GH3 in 50fps 1080p. Simply because …There is something definitely ‘MAGIC’ about the pocket camera.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Review | DSLR Video Shooter
This camera review was a tough one… A big part of me loves this little camera, but the other wants nothing to do with it. It is a case of so close yet so far away. To see what I’m talking about, watch my full review belowBLACKMAGIC ANNOUNCES DAVINCI RESOLVE 10 | FilmmakerIQ
Blackmagic Design today announced the release of DaVinci Resolve 10, available now for download free of charge for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers. DaVinci Resolve 10 is a major upgrade that includes innovative on set tools, new editing features, support for OpenFX plug-ins and more.

FCP X: Enable Multichannel Audio | Larry Jordan
stereo audio is very hard to edit because you can’t adjust each track individually for levels, pan, or even to remove a click from a single channel. For this reason, I now recommend recording audio as “dual channel mono” because it allows each track to be manipulated independently.

Film Festival Secrets: 5 Types Of Film Festivals | Raindance Film Festival
There are really 3 basic reasons to attend a film festival:
  • to expose your film to acquisition executives and hopefully sell your film
  • to win awards
  • to get reviewed and interviewed to create buzz

Can you please explain the difference between optioning a screenplay and buying the rights to a screenplay?
“When somebody buys a screenplay, they own it. When somebody options a screenplay, you own it,” said Galsor. The question is how much they pay you to keep it off the market, he added, when it gets optioned.

NEW Firmware release Version 2.1 (for Sony PMW-F5 & F55) | Sony
The big news in this release is support for 4K Live via the upcoming CA-4000 Fiber adapter for the F55. Other enhancements in this release for both F5, F55 are noted below.

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