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The Blackmagic Production Camera and Pocket Camera: A Review

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I’ve been shooting exclusively with Blackmagic cameras for the past year. Their three primary offerings, the 1080p Pocket Cinema Camera, the 2.5K Cinema Camera, and the 4K Production Camera, to my mind, are the most practical low-cost/high-quality cameras currently available…  Read more

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Blackmagic Does Manhattan

The New Yorker proved a more convenient schlep than Las Vegas Convention Center for local fans of Blackmagic Design.The New Yorker proved a more convenient schlep than Las Vegas Convention Center for local fans of Blackmagic Design.

On August 13 the disruptive Australian company Blackmagic Design took over the Grand Ballroom at the historic New Yorker Hotel at 8th & 34th to showcase their growing stable of switchers, signal converters, encoders, routers, and test equipment along with…  Read more

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ARRI AMIRA To Do 4K, New GoPro Tutorials, and a New 50mm Cine Lens from Samyang

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In a move that says a lot about the unrelenting pressure to move to 4K, ARRI has announced that they will release a 4K UHD upgrade for the AMIRA by the end of the year. This upgrade will provide in-camera…  Read more

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Not So Fast: A Short Film With G&E Equipment Sourced From Ikea

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In his short film Not So Fast, filmmaker David Sandberg managed to achieve a dramatic tunnel effect with no more than a few Ikea products and the free 3D modeling app, Blender. The very embodiment of DIY ethos, Sandberg fashioned a portable light…  Read more

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