Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Getting Cheesy with the Sony FS7

First published at NewsShooter   I recently got my hands a prototype Sony FS7 for a whole weekend > Read The Full Article

Røde NT1 Review

The NT1 is the new large condenser studio microphone from Røde. > Read The Full Article

Sony EA50 Review

The Sony NEX-EA50 is an odd fish.  Or is it?  It's a camera seemingly full of contradictions and > Read The Full Article

Samyang 24mm Cine Lens Review

Samyang 24 mm T1.5 The fast Cine Prime lenses coming out of the Samyang factory in South Korea have > Read The Full Article

One-Way Trip with Resolve 10

The concept of "Round-Tripping" a project between different software packages for finishing has been with us for a few years now. In a sense, it always has been in some form or another. I remember the excitement of walking into the telecine suite with selected neg rolls of film and an EDL for the colour grade, which then had to be re-conformed in an edit suite. Now we have just experienced the "one-way trip" with DaVinci Resolve 10 on a real project with a tight deadline... and it's great. > Read The Full Article

Case Study: Adding Production Value With Sound

Sound is a great part of a project to add production value because it adds so much towards the audience's perception of "quality" but does so in ways that the audience doesn't consciously notice.  In contrast, sound problems are among the easiest issues for the general population to identify. When Andrew McMunnigall, Senior Policy Officer at the NSW Government's Department of Trade & Investment came to us recently with a request to add production value to an existing video, we knew immediately that sound would play a big part in that process. > Read The Full Article

Creating A Feature Film DCP Using OpenDCP

A step by step guide to understanding a Digital Cinema Package and creating one with the free, open source, OpenDCP software. > Read The Full Article

NSW Creative Industries – The Cameras

Behind the scenes of shooting the NSW Creative Industries on the Sony F55 with CineAlta Prime Lenses, the Canon 1DC with Cinema EOS Primes and timelapse on a Canon 600D using the MagicLantern firmware hack and Technicolor Cinestyle. > Read The Full Article

NSW Creative Industries – Case Study

(1) THE BACKGROUND The NSW Government appointed the Creative Industries Taskforce to lead the development > Read The Full Article

“The Island House” – Making The Book Trailer

Behind the scenes of making the Book Trailer for the Posie Graeme-Evans novel "The Island House" > Read The Full Article