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RED Dragon Sensor

RED NAB 2013 ANNOUNCEMENTS

2013 is officially the year of the Dragon (Sensor). RED Digital Cinema announced their NAB 2013 offerings, and as expected, the time to upgrade to the Dragon Sensor is now! Via Jarrad Land at REDuser- "We will begin upgrading Epic-X and Epic-M cameras tomorrow in our booth. Come view the actual process. Seriously." Don't bring your cameras to the RED booth however, as it turns out, they've already Full Story...
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MoVI Handheld Stabilization System- Is Steadicam Dead?

Vincent Laforet said there was some "game changing" technology coming to NAB 2013. He hinted at what it might be, saying "I really don’t want to oversell this new piece of technology – but I really can’t help but imagine a hundred ways it will affect the way filmmakers approach their shooting, regardless of their budget, in such a "game changing" way." So what is this revolutionary piece of Full Story...
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MeCam- $49 Drone Could Be The Future of Aerial Videography

Amid the chaos that is the annual CES show, San Francisco based Always Innovating introduced a nifty little personal drone that could very well be the platform for the next generation of affordable aerial cameras. Dubbed the MeCam, the device is described as a "self video nano copter to point-and-shoot yourself." MeCam is launched from the palm of your hand and will follow your movements (without remote) Full Story...
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OCT-19 Spherical LOMO Prime Lens Set

By Collis Huntington...HD Planet Cameras acquires set of OCT-19 mounted spherical LOMO primes and OCT-19 Mount for the RED Epic. After putting some elbow grease (and white lithium grease) into these bad boys the focus is running extremely smooth. With the 50mm and 75mm at a T2.2, they are running fast too. The 150mm is a T3.2. With two more wider lenses being worked on by our lens technician Felix Full Story...
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Escaping the Overlook

by B. Kite....... "I've never been able to decide whether the plot is just a way of keeping people's attention while you do everything else, or whether the plot is really more important than anything else, perhaps communicating with us on an unconscious level which affects us in the way that myths once did." —Stanley Kubrick to Michel Ciment In the years since Stanley Kubrick’s death, his Full Story...
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Tom Jordan of HD Planet Cameras: First AC for Love 2 Recycle

For those of you who have an old cell phone shamelessly tucked away in some forgotten junk drawer, the good people at Love 2 Recycle have the perfect solution... I don't know about you, but I'd much rather collect Euro's than watch my old mobile collect dust. Love 2 Recycle from RETARDED on Vimeo. Director: Julien Rocher Director of Photography: Tom Banks First AC: Tom Jordan Full Story...
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HD Planet Cameras Buys Arri Alexa

HD Planet is a proud new owner of an Arri Alexa EV. "The Oringinal" as Arri puts it. The first camera on the scene remains at the center of the family; it is the keystone of a modular and upgradeable system that offers not just an image capture solution, but an entire image pipeline. By combining proprietary ARRI technology with ubiquitous, best-of-class tools from industry-leading partners, ALEXA Full Story...
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Filmmaking Tips From Director Steven Soderbergh

By: Joe Marine, Via NoFilmSchool.com You may have heard his name before, and you may even have seen some of his films, but Academy Awarding winning director Steven Soderbergh is the real deal, and an auteur in his own way. He’s one of the few directors working at the highest level who also shoots and edits his own films, and he’s a huge supporter of RED, having shot every single film on their Full Story...
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In the Works: Vaughn Rumored for New ‘Star Wars’ Installment; Ford Interested in Revisiting Han Solo

By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna November 6, 2012 1:21 PM... One of the exciting prospects for veteran Spielberg poducer Kathleen Kennedy as the new president at Disney-owned Lucasfilm is that she is more than capable of developing a strong script and luring gifted filmmakers to the planned "Star Wars" franchise reboot. Even without a script on hand, directors are lining up. Director Matthew Vaughn Full Story...
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Gates Underwater Camera Housing For RED EPIC & Scarlet Cameras

Those looking to go underwater with their RED EPIC or Scarlet cameras need look no further. The Gates DEEP EPIC underwater camera housing will accommodate a RED EPIC or Scarlet camera with the convenience of an external monitor case that will house a RED 5" or 5.6" LCD monitor. Building upon the success of their DEEP RED housing, the DEEP EPIC features support for a wide range of PL and SLR glass, Full Story...