My first impression upon hearing the announcement of Final Cut Pro HD was that Apple had released a separate application dedicated to HD. Throughout that day, in fact, I received support phone calls and e-mails asking me that very question. The program's start-up screen states "Final Cut Pro HD 4.5," so this is without question an update from the...
Panavision, a designer and manufacturer of 35mm cameras and lenses for filmed entertainment, made a major announcement regarding the debut of the Millenium XL2 and Genesis cameras. The two systems will be on display during Cine Gear Expo in Los
Camcorders have made great strides in the area of low light shooting. Whether you're shooting candles on Junior's first birthday cake or an early evening community event, you want to capture all of the detail without all the grain. No
The world needs Kias and Hyundais, but it also needs Porsches and Jaguars. In the world of digital postproduction, Quantel would definitely qualify as one of the latter. As one of the original leaders in digital effects, graphics and editing,
In recent years, 35mm lens adapter systems have been gaining tremendous market share in production circles. Major rental houses have offered the P+S Technik Mini35 as well as its big brother, the Pro35, for years, enabling the use of high-quality PL lenses and film-like depth of field for video production. All the whil
I was just a young electrician with a few gaffing credits under my belt when electronic ballast HMI fixtures started to tip the balance over the old-school magnetic ballasts. These fixtures were the high-end technology that would make lighting easier and more flexible. Now, a decade and a half later, it's hard to find