4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Video Editing

Mac Pro Late 2013 Teardown

January 2, 2014

IFIXIT After making its debut during the WWDC 2013 Keynote, the reimagined, reformulated Mac Pro finally arrived at iFixit’s doorstep. Join us as we turn the (very) Late 2013 Mac Pro inside-out. Step 1 — Mac Pro Late 2013 Teardown  The new Mac Pro has been released, and we’ve managed to get our hands on the Read More

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10 reasons why 2014 will be the Year of 4K

RedShark News by Patrick Jong Taylor 4K has been on the mind of producers, cinematographers, editors and other pros for some time now. But 2014 will be the year it breaks wide for video professionals and consumers alike, and here’s why If you’re a regular reader of RedShark, then you are no doubt familiar with Read More

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7 Tips for HD Color Correction and DSLR Color Correction

December 16, 2013

Hurlblog by Vashi Color correction is just one step of the entire filmmaking process…but oh, what a difference it can make. You can take average footage and really make it pop, sing and enhance the viewing experience of your project. If you have excellent footage, then the sky is the limit. You can also make Read More

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Avid FrameFlex vs. Resize

24p by Michael Phillips Avid FrameFlex is a new feature in Media Composer v7 that allows for image re-framing. The FrameFlex parameters go back to the original high resolution master using more pixels to create the new frame rather than resizing an HD frame to the new size. One result involves more pixels being used Read More

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Shoot, Edit, Deliver 4K. Now.

December 3, 2013

Untitled Film Works  by Abraham Joffe I have been hooked on 4K the moment I first saw it in April 2012 at NAB. 18 months later we are finally shooting, editing and delivering 4K productions to the screen. This blog post is a “as-of-now” report on what we do to make it happen. We first Read More

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ANY GIVEN SUNDAY: INSIDE THE CHAOS AND SPECTACLE OF THE NFL ON FOX

December 2, 2013

The Verga by David Pierce The NFL’s most exciting game doesn’t happen on the field It’s 90 minutes to game time in Foxboro, Massachusetts, and Troy Aikman’s not speaking to anyone. Around him, a dozen or so crew members, assistants, and friends chatter as they finish last-minute preparations, making sure Gillette Stadium is ready for Read More

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The Big Question: Why Post in 4K?

November 25, 2013

StudioDaily by Bryany Frazer Panelists at CCW Say Costs, Benefits Must Be Weighed to Make Decisions When does 4K make sense in post? Not as often as you might think, according to some speakers at last week’s Production + Post Conference, held in conjunction with Content and Communications World at Javits Center in New York Read More

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Introducing 8K: The Final Frontier?

November 20, 2013

Filmmaker by Kaleem Aftab Keeping apace with camera technology is like running a race where the finish line keeps on moving. Just as the next generation of games consoles go on sale boasting the ability to display 4K images (although for the moment only those with the salary of a pro-footballer can afford screens able Read More

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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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