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Convergent Design’s Odyssey7Q Is Finally Shipping

November 11, 2013

StudioDaily by Bryant Frazer OLED Monitor/Recorder Arrives with Lower Prices to Unlock Different Camera Formats Convergent Design said it started shipping production units of the Odyssey7Q, its 7.7-inch OLED monitor and video recorder, last week. Unveiled during NAB and originally slated to ship in August, the 7Q is unique in that added features can be Read More

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Why 4K is more important than you think

RedShark by Patrick Jong Taylor In a recent article on The Hollywood Reporter, the paper questioned if 4K was “the best way to attract consumers.” It’s a fair question, but it may be missing the point. Back in January, I donned my prognasticator’s cap and wrote an article on the 2013 outlook for consumers. In Read More

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Major Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Video Apps Now Available

November 7, 2013

SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe has added major new updates to the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus. Important updates will also be added to Adobe Anywhere for Read More

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC 7.1 update featuring OpenCL and AMD FirePro Graphics (DELL T7600)

November 4, 2013

Adobe by Dave Helmly I’ve been getting a lot requests to show off our new OpenCL support and the AMD FirePro cards like the W series and while I was at IBC 2013, we took the time to shoot a quick video with AMD featuring the Dell T7600 Workstation, NEW Dell 4K display, and the Read More

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Comments on 4K: Jon Thorn, AJA Video Systems

Comments on 4K: Jon Thorn, AJA Video Systems from Rick Young on Vimeo. Interview with Jon Thorn, Senior Product Manager at AJA Video Systems. When Jon Thorn speaks we listen. He is one of those guys that understands the production process and is deeply knowledgable about producing content to the highest levels. In this interview, Read More

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A Fresh Look at Apple’s Final Cut Pro X

October 29, 2013

Filmmaker by David Leitner Hard to believe, but FCP X is well over two years old and already into its ninth iteration. Its popular multicam tool arrived with version three in January of last year. In the past 12 months alone, no less than four new versions have been released, bringing dual viewers, a unified Read More

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The new Mac Pro: will professionals embrace Apple's brave, expensive vision of the desktop?

October 28, 2013

The Verge by Nathan Ingraham For photographers, designers, musicians, and video editors, Apple’s musclebound machine is the $3,000 question There’s no doubt that Apple’s brand-new Mac Pro is as much a statement as a computing tool. From its dramatic introduction at WWDC 2013 (marked by SVP Phil Schiller’s bravado) to its radically engineered internals, the Read More

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How to Import F5/F55 Footage in FCP, Avid and Premiere

October 25, 2013

AbelCine by Andy Shipsides With every new camera, come many new questions about workflow. The term “workflow” can be fairly broad, but today I am looking at importing Sony F5/F55 footage into various non-linear editing systems (NLEs). Both the F5 & F55 can record in MPEG2 (XDCAM), XAVC and HDCAM SR formats internally. With the Read More

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Thoughts on 4K for production and distribution.

October 24, 2013

The present and future of post production business and technology by  Philip Hodgetts I have conflicting thoughts about 4K for production and distribution. At one level I’m convinced it’s being pushed on us by equipment manufacturers when there is no real demand: at another I know from experience that there are some non-obvious advantages to Read More

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Mac Pro: What's truly radical is what you can do with it.

October 23, 2013

Apple When you want to make something great, you challenge every assumption. You cast aside every preconception. You refuse to rest until it’s the best it can possible be. Whether it’s a film, a song, a scientific discovery – or the tools that are used to make those things. We’ve never created anything like the Read More

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