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Download DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Publi Beta now

Public Beta for DaVinci Resolve 12.5 DaVinci Resolve 12.5 is a massive update with over 1,000 enhancements and 250 new features which includes major additions to the editing toolset, new and enhanced color features, including improved HDR support, and powerful new effects. DaVinci Resolve 12.5 beta is available now for download from the Blackmagic Design…

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Osee LCM156 – an affordable 10bit IPS monitor for grading and on set

Buying a decent monitor, that is worth it’s salt,  is usually setting you back an substantial amount of cash, especially if you need multiple in/out puts, SDI, 10bit ISP panel, LUTs, waveform, vectorscope, andwhathaveyou. And if you are looking for something like this under 1000 bucks, you are usually looking for a unicorn. Well, this unicorn actually…

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A first quick look at Samyang’s new Xeen Cinelenses

Samyang is well known for their “best bang for the buck” line of mechanical lenses, and really, you will be hard pressed to find better performance in that price range. A while ago they started to “cinemize” their lenses, by putting lens gears on them, decklicking the iris etc. and I do a lot of work with them, inducing all sorts of commercials, short films, and…

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Blackmagic URSA – Sanity Check

It took less than 10 minutes after the official NAB announcement, and release of the specs, of the new URSA Mini, that the first guys complained about the lack of a ND filter wheel. And right after that, those infamous petitions kept popping up, regarding  2,5K ProRes, higher frame rates in the Pocket, auto WB, LUTs, noise reduction, andwhatnot.…

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NAB 2015 round-up and thoughts

Soooo, NAB is over. Here are some short thoughts on some of the the new gear, that was shown this year. Redrock Halo focus system Pretty awesome idea, but – depending on the price – rather something you rent, instead of own. Also there is the Andra Motion Focus System, which I think is even…

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SNOW WARS Sonderaufführung im Eden Palast Aachen

SNOW WARS SONDERAUFFÜHRUNG mit Zusatzprogramm im EDEN PALAST AACHEN Preisgekrönte Dokumentation des Aachener Regisseurs Frank Mirbach (Mineworks Film) Erstmalig auf grosser Leinwand ! Mit anschliessender Diashow und Gesprächsrunde mit der Filmcrew im Eden Palast, Franzstraße 45, 52064 Aachen Ticketvorverkauf ab sofort über Cineplex, Aachen http://www.cineplex.de/aachen/aktionen/detail/4265/ Der Norden und Osten der kanadischen Provinz British Columbia wird von…