Since portable video became widespread in the mid-1970s, most videographers shot handheld. Video cameras were heavy — but well balanced — and most professional shooters learned to hold the camera very steady. Now, most cameras are much lighter — often too light for handheld shooting — and gimbals, sliders, motion controllers and stabilizers have filled the void. Does this trend signal a fundamental shift in the way video is shot?
SmallHD is expanding its lineup of on-camera HD monitors that include built-in Teradek receivers with the introduction of new 13-inch and 17-inch models. These join the company’s already popular 5-inch and 7-inch on-camera monitors with wireless connectivity.
The Paramount Studios back lot was filled with new production gear and Hollywood pros, students and wanna-be’s alike who poured over the 2019 Cine Gear Expo.
The Department of Mass Media at Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) in Cape Giradeau, Missouri, has adopted Vinten’s Pro-Ped pedestal and Vinten Vision 250 pan-and-tilt camera head, together with an Autocue 15-inch Starter Series teleprompter, to train students.
TNDV: Television will once again serve as the exclusive mobile production service provider for the ninth season of the nationally syndicated PBS program “Bluegrass Underground.” The show has moved to a new venue at the base of Monteagle Mountain, known as “The Caverns” and located 80 miles outside of Nashville, gives TNDV a permanent and efficient infrastructure to optimize production capabilities, labor and costs.
The coaches of Thailand’s #1 soccer team, True Bangkok United Football Club, have recruited ChyronHego’s Coach Paint Telestration system to pitch their strategies on the pitch