Here at cinema5D, we are truly big fans of the film look software FilmConvert. You have to look hard for any recent video which wasn’t graded using the plug-in or standalone software. A very easy and efficient way to get very distinct and refined film looks as well as matching different cameras with all their custom camera presets.Read more
Australian microphone manufacturer RØDE is hosting a short film competition again that closes in about 2 weeks. Entrants are asked to create short films of up to 5 minutes in length, and the only requirement is to shoot a behind-the-scenes video of the shoot which has a RØDE microphone in one of the shots – easy. Prizes are quite amazing, total worth $70,000, including RØDE gear as well as jibs, lenses, cameras, software and much more (click here for details).Read more
The Sony F5 & higher priced F55 have generated a lot of news throughout November. And there’s a good reason for that as the specs seem quite amazing. On the paper these cameras can deliver very high quality, up to 4K and have interesting color depth, codec and slow motion capabilities. (more…)Read more
If you wanted to see how the 5D mark III looks like @ 720p here’s a nice short shot by German filmmaker
Fellow Austrian HDSLR shooters Nino Leitner, Alexander Boboschewski and their friend Mario Feil got the chance to test the yet unreleased Canon EOS C300 camera. They teamed up to get dirty with it and created an entire short film in two days time (see result above).
Nino says they will publish the source files soon. So if you want to play with a little C300 footage and test it for yourselves stay tuned.