Mike Wilhelm - April 11th, 2012
If you've been watching for pre-NAB anouncements and rumors as closely as we have, you've surely seen some of the big news. A couple of the biggest morsels being Sony's NEX-FS700U, which can shoot up to 960 frames per second, and some rather cryptic invitations being sent out from Canon which contain nearly no details on what they might be talking about. Rumors are swirling about the possibilities.
Mike Wilhelm - April 10th, 2012
Each year video and film enthusiests look forward to the tech and industry news coming out of NAB. This year, those lucky enough to attend will have a chance to attend a talk by Hunger Games director Gary Ross. Among other films, Mr. Ross is known for directing Seabiscuit and Pleasantville, as well as writing the mega-hit Big. At the time of this posting, Hunger Games is at the top of the box office charts in the united states and has had the third highest grossing domestic opening weekend ever. In addition to Gary Ross, Hunger Games sound designers Lon Bender and Bill Dean will be participating.
Jennifer O'Rourke - June 21st, 2011
Apple releases the overhauled Final Cut Pro X. The 64-bit rewrite for the Mac and Mac OS X systems includes Final Cut Pro (FCP), Motion 5 and Compressor 4. Is it worth the wait?
mhageman - April 12th, 2011
Just announced from the NAB show floor, the Matthews DC-Slider. A unique, precision, counter-balanced, multi-function, variable-angled camera platform.
mhageman - April 08th, 2011
To reward companies for their great achievements and to help you separate the spectacular from the mundane, Videomaker will be handing out their first annual Best of NAB awards next week at the show in Las Vegas.
brunsdan - May 04th, 2010
One of the greatest parts about watching a movie in theaters is the resolution of the screen. Now, with 4K televisions coming to the market, your home theater can be truly that: a theater.
Derek Sine - May 03rd, 2010
The NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) wrapped up a few weeks ago, with an announced attendance of 88,044, up from 82,650 in 2009, and including 23,000 international attendees from 156 countries. Major themes at the show included...
Jennifer O'Rourke - April 26th, 2010
In a perfect world with the right visual conditions, eyesight that can quickly change between dual-camera imaging gives the viewer that 3D feeling. But in non-perfect conditions the images fall flat, and some people actually get sick form 3D footage.
brunsdan - April 15th, 2010
NAB 2010 was all about 3D and the video DSLR. Everywhere you looked there was someone either taking pictures or video with a DSLR camera. In order to shed more light on how DSLR users are dealing with the shortcomings that video DSLRs have, we decided to talk with the people from Cinema 5D about their rig.
Derek Sine - April 13th, 2010
Litepanels brings the Fresnel into the 21st century with the new Sola series. Offering beam control of 70 to 10, the revolutionary new daylight-balanced Solas provide the controllability and single-shadow properties inherent in a Fresnel light, but utilize just a fraction of the power of conventional fixtures.