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Hydrogen One Phone: Thoughts on new direction of RED’s mobile camera project

Big changes are coming to the Hydrogen One smartphone. Digital camera company RED, makers of higher end cinema cameras such as the Dragon and Epic, announced that due to a "series of obstacles and the new discoveries" the Irvine-based company would take the opportunity to significantly improve the entire...
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3 Days in Sonoma: Producing a short film using 5 years of footage (Video)

A woman in wine country. A woman in trouble. Again.
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And It Hurts: Looking to ‘Beyond the Black Rainbow’, ‘Drive’ and ‘Lost Highway’ for filmmaking inspiration

For the upcoming Stark Insider YouTube promo trailer I decided to look for inspiration and do something a little different.In this case I had recently watched Mandy (2018) and was blown away by the aesthetic, Nicolas Cage's outstanding and unhinged performance, and, of course that incredible 80s soundtrack.After watching Mandy...

Panasonic GH5: How good is IBIS? (Hint: wow)

In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS) on the Panasonic GH5 is so good that you can handhold cinema lenses and get good results. Here's a video example.
Jim Jannard - RED Hydrogen phone

RED’s ground-breaking Hydrogen camera starts shipping October 9

Here's hoping there will be an option to capture Redcode footage.
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Camera Deals: Panasonic GH5 gets price cut, still our top pick for video shooters

If you're a content creator and looking for a superb, compact camera for shooting short films and docs, VLogs, and YouTube videos, you may want to jump on this deal.Panasonic has a sale running on the venerable Panasonic GH5.Though it might not seem like much of a discount keep...
Deal Alert: Sale: PANASONIC LUMIX FZ1000 4K Point and Shoot Camera, 16X LEICA DC Vario-ELMARIT F2.8-4.0 Lens

Prime Day Camera Deals: Panasonic FZ1000 4K Mirrorless, Canon Batteries, Zhiyun Crane 2 Follow Focus, Rokinon lens

Finally. A few good deals popped up today on Prime Day. Amazon typically doesn't seem to discount much of interest during this promotion when it comes to photography and videography.Typically Amazon doesn't offer deals on camera bodies, lenses or anything particularly of interest. Today, though, a few things caught...
Moment Anamorphic Lens for Apple iPhone

Now is the Moment: Shooting anamorphic video on an iPhone

Moment's sold out Kickstarter campaign, in addition to recent, high profile announcements from RED Digital Cinema and Blackmagic Design suggest the mobile filmmaking category could be a huge market opportunity.
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Look Book: RED Scarlet-W stills from Mendocino short film project for Atelier Stark

We're in post, working like crazy foxes on a new short film for Atelier Stark.As always, at any given time we're shooting, editing, and planning... all at the same time. On any given day I could be in front of Premiere Pro, or scheduling shoots & scenes, or Loni...