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Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/14/14 04:04:54 PM

James Cameron Opens Up About Career and Future Film Tech in AMA Session

Slashfilm presents highlights from James Cameron's Ask Me Anything session, in which the director opened up about his career (past, present, and future), and where he thinks film technology is going.

04/14/14 04:04:54 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/14/14 12:04:54 PM

4K Brings Film Scanners Back into the Limelight

4K buzz has renewed interest in film scanners, reports Televisual's Jake Bickerton. He writes, "There’s been something of a renewed interest in film scanners of late, with the expected widespread adoption of 4K potentially offering content owners the possibility to generate new revenue streams from material currently sitting on the...

04/14/14 12:04:54 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/14/14 12:04:43 PM

Canon Talks New Lens at NAB Show 2014

In the below video from NAB Show 2014, News Shooter's Dan Chung talks to Canon's Chuck Westfall about their new 17-120mm lens servo zoom lens. Westfall also talks about the future of cameras for the company, saying, "Canon has been a little conservative to this point." Watch below.

04/14/14 12:04:43 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/14/14 12:04:09 PM

A Snaphot of NAB Show 2014's Cameras

Sareesh Sudhakaran of Wolfcrow offers his opinion of the cameras unveiled at this year's NAB Show, from the AJA Cion to the Blackmagic URSA, Sony A7S, RED Scarlet Dragon, and more. He writes, "There have been some interesting cameras announced at NAB 2014, and probably each and every one of them have taken us by surprise. All the...

04/14/14 12:04:09 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/10/14 05:04:42 PM

Apertus to Launch Crowdfunding Campain for Apertus Beta Open-Source 4K Camera

Apertus has announced that it has plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for their Axiom Beta open-source 4K camera.

04/10/14 05:04:42 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/10/14 02:04:54 PM

HDR TV Gets Buzz at NAB Show

Though 4K TVs were prevalent at NAB Show this year, it was the concept of high dynamic range (HDR) televisions that got people excited. One reason is that the average layman can clearly see the difference between HDTV and HDR TV--more so than with 4K alone. Richard Welsh, CEO if Sundog Media Toolkit, explains to Variety's David S. Cohen,...

04/10/14 02:04:54 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/09/14 10:04:26 AM

Duclos Lenses Provides Canon Prime Lenses with a PL Mount

Duclos Lenses has created a conversion process that will allow for Canon EOS CN-E prime lenses to be used with any PL mount camera. They explain on their blog, "While the Canon CN-E primes were an excellent choice for shooters using a Canon EF body, these lenses are able to reach their full potential on a wide range of professional PL mount...

04/09/14 10:04:26 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/08/14 02:04:52 PM

RED Debuts Redlink Development Kit to Remotely Control Cameras

At NAB Show, RED has debuted its new Redlink Development Kit, a wireless box that attaches to RED cameras and makes them controllable remotely. Megan Geuss of Ars Technica explains, "Using the Development Kit, filmmakers can build their own apps to remotely control features 'including Record Start/Stop, Shutter Speed, White Balance, ISO,...

04/08/14 02:04:52 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/08/14 11:04:20 AM

Emmanuel Lubezki Plans to Explore High Dynamic Range for All Future Projects

Emmanuel Lubezki, the Oscar-winning DP of Gravity, has stated that he would like to explore high dynamic range cinematography for all of his future projects. He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I think every cinematographer will have an interest in high dynamic range, because it’s the way that we want to capture images, so later we can do...

04/08/14 11:04:20 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,04/08/14 11:04:18 AM

A Snapshot of the Current Digital Camera Industry

David Leitner of Filmmaker Magazine writes his annual NAB Show digital camera roundup, focusing on the current state of the industry as it stands going into the show. He writes, "What do these splashy product introductions mean? Do we need to trade up our cameras? How soon? Are more resolution, bit depth, frame rates, color space even...

04/08/14 11:04:18 AM