Working with older storage technology, here we mean small gauge film, is a challenge requiring special techniques. In this concluding segment of a three-part series, we examine image quality differences that may result in when transferring Super 8 and 8mm film to video.
Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic eGPU, a high performance graphics processor for pro creative software such as DaVinci Resolve, 3D games and VR. The eGPU was designed in collaboration with Apple and includes a built-in Radeon Pro 850. The eGPU makes an ideal partner to the newly updated MacBookPro laptops, now supporting up to 32GB of RAM on the 15in model..
Blackmagic Design’s free Cintel 2.1 software update adds powerful new features such as compressed RAW recording, live audio preview and small film reel support, plus enhanced film stabilization for Cintel Scanners.
Boland Communications has introduced a new series of HD video monitors that include a comprehensive feature set for critical HDR viewing. The new PBM12-HDR is a 12-inch, Pro DayBright HDR monitor that features 2000 nits for excellent viewability, even in high ambient light. It is also available in sizes of 18-, 21-, 24-, 32-, 42-, 46-, and 55-inches.
DaVinci Resolve 15 is a massive upgrade that fully integrates Fusion visual effects and motion graphics while adding more audio tools.
Until now, 4K/UHD and high dynamic range (HDR), in many ways, has been little more than a science project, as manufacturers have struggled to convince production entities of the long-term practicality and viability. Fears of overly complex pipelines and dual HDR-SDR workflows hinder widespread adoption.