(IBC 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands – September 15, 2017, Special to US Times) AR is exciting for producers, but it carries a lot of challenges with it. Blackmagic Design has one new solution that could have us breathing a bit easier, with one-touch keying and realistic composites with vibrant color. With yesterday’s announcement, Blackmagic Design brings Ultimatte 12, a
Gear & Gadget Reviews
(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) The 2017 IBC Conference, held in Amsterdam from 14 to 19 September, is just around the corner, and US Times will be there to bring you news and information. OVER 55,000 executives, innovators, futurists, tech specialists and info seekers wanting to update their knowledge and skills will converge on the 1,700 plus
(Las Vegas, NV, May 4, 2017, by Cirina Catania) So there I was a week into the most hectic of conventions, NAB (National Association of Broadcasting). I was shooting video and stills for clients and had a crew for USTimes.biz covering as well. For those of you who have never been to an NAB week,
Larry O’Connor is Founder and CEO of Other World Computing, Inc. OWC is a leading provider of Solid State Drives, Data Storage Solutions, Memory, and accessories for Mac and PC computers. We interviewed him about digital storage and archiving, his recommendations for solutions for active and long-term storage and OWC’s recently-introduced chassis for the MacBook
It’s been thirty years since Canon first released the DSLR and fourteen years since Canon first took the ranks as the #1 interchangeable-lens digital camera. The imaging business has changed greatly since then, but Canon today announced that they have maintained their position on the perch with top global revenues for 14 straight years. Congrats!
(Andy Marken, Special to USTimes) He’s just returned from the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) and a shoot in Eastern Europe. Lewis Smithingham, president of 30ninjas, had been invited to DIFF to discuss the potential for immersive storytelling in the region. Now, he is preparing to attend NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) in Vegas, where he
(MELVILLE NY, March 7, 2017) Canon U.S.A. Inc. says their EOS C700 Cinema Camera will ship in July. The EOS C700 (originally announced in September of 2016) is modular and customizable with a Super 35mm 4.5K sensor and global shutter, specifically designed for feature films, documentaries and episodic dramas requiring 4K UHD TV or 4K
(By Cirina Catania, USTimes Senior Editor and GearHead) I admit it, I’m a GearHead, Techie, Gotta-Have-It kind of Filmmaker! But it is not always about the big stuff we NEED (yes, need) like cameras, lenses, tripods, lights, etc. There are lots of little things you can give to the ones you love to put a
From German-born photographer, videographer and inventor Gert Wagner and the folks at International Supplies, comes the Rolleiflex hipjib, one of those small pieces of gear that really helps in the field. When you’re shooting in a crowded situation with a tripod or monopod and find it hard to navigate through the maddening mess of photographers
Mobile filmmakers will love this iKlip Grip from iK Multimedia. It’s one of those tiny, don’t-leave-home-without-it pieces of gear that we keep in our camera bag at all times. It comes in a small felt carry-bag that easily stores conveniently and the ball-head allows it to swivel in any direction, horizontal, vertical and Dutch angle.