Los Angeles-based Fullscreen Studios had a unique challenge when moving into a warehouse space for its new production studios. The warehouse — not designed for studio use — provided less space, could handle less weight and had to use less power than conventional lighting fixtures could provide.
The 5 cm band is essentially the top half of the 5 GHz Wi-Fi band. Until recently, its use was restricted because of potential weather radar and military RF interference. New dynamic frequency selection (DFS) technology is opening these wide bands for exciting new physical layer (PSY or layer 1) uses, such as
For videographers working in the field without a laptop computer, Western Digital has a solution for backing up video files on both a hard drive and the cloud from anywhere. It’s called the Western Digital My Passport Wireless Pro.
Tripods and heads are essential gear for all videographers. However, which type to buy for a given application can be a challenge because there are so many brand and price points from which to choose. A quick overview on the latest in tripod and heads might be useful.
Australian freelance producer and owner of New Life Media Shaun Walker was tasked with finding a camera to shoot segments for popular outdoor lifestyle program The Offroad Adventure Show. After a period of evaluation and assessment Walker chose the Sony PXW-FS7.
German Broadcaster ZDF presented its first 4K in-house production, with additional scenes shot in VR/360° format. The VR version was also completely recorded in 4K, and the final film composed of 360° and 2D images.
For the past few years, development of all LED lighting has been on a roller coaster ride. A beneficiary has been LED lighting for professional video. It has gotten better, cheaper and smaller — much smaller.