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Is Your Footage Safe? Using Cloud Storage To Protect Your Files

Is Your Footage Safe? Using Cloud Storage To Protect Your Files

So you got that Canon EOS-1D X, but how are you going to keep track of all those pictures you took while visiting China last summer? An external hard drive is handy, but you wouldn’t want to carry it with you everywhere you travel. What if it gets stolen or ...

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Akitio Announces New ‘Thunder SATA Go': Portable, Bus-Powered, mini SATA Dock

Akitio Announces New ‘Thunder SATA Go': Portable, Bus-Powered, mini SATA Dock

Awesome digital storage company Akitio has just announced the release of their new mini SATA dock, the Thunder SATA Go.

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Did Your Favorite Film Net An Oscar Nom? We Discuss Best Director, Best Picture, Cinematography & Editing

Did Your Favorite Film Net An Oscar Nom? We Discuss Best Director, Best Picture, Cinematography & Editing

The nominations for the 2015 Oscars were announced early this morning. While we won’t get into the particulars of who got snubbed (Gone Girl *cough* *cough*) and such, we’ll cover the nominations most applicable to our industry, such as how the nominations compare with the ASC awards, the Film Editing nominations, ...

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FAA Tells Police How To Deal With Illegal Drone Operation – Could You Be A Target?

FAA Tells Police How To Deal With Illegal Drone Operation – Could You Be A Target?

Drones have been on everyone’s mind for a while now, especially given the recent rulings and rumors that have trickled down from the FAA. In our efforts to keep you up to date with whats going on we spoke with Attorney Lisa Ellman once more about some updates on the matter, including ...

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Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Used on Pseudo Echo’s “ULTRAVIOLET” Music Video

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Used on Pseudo Echo’s “ULTRAVIOLET” Music Video

In a very cool and fun show of power for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4k, Blackmagic announced that production house Final Focus used the camera to shoot Australian new wave band Pseudo Echo’s music video for the title track of their latest album, “Ultraviolet”.

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Interview With Director Enzo G. Castellari at BandPro Open House

Interview With Director Enzo G. Castellari at BandPro Open House

Veteran Film Director talks about his love affair with westerns and why he prefers digital to film Beyond the bevy of manufacturers we’ve come to expect from Band Pro’s Annual Open House in December, this year added something special. This event was also to honor director of Enzo G. Castellari.

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American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees: Unbroken, Birdman, Mr. Turner & More

American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees: Unbroken, Birdman, Mr. Turner & More

With award season upon us, nominations are being released constantly. This time we have the nominees for the American Society of Cinematographers Award in the theatrical motion picture category: Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC for Unbroken, Óscar Faura for The Imitation Game, Emmanuel Lubezki ASC, AMC for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Dick Pope, BSC ...

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Writer’s Guild Of America Nominates “Guardians Of The Galaxy” For WGA Adapted Screenplay Award

Writer’s Guild Of America Nominates “Guardians Of The Galaxy” For WGA Adapted Screenplay Award

In an interesting turn of events, the hit comic book adaptation “Guardians of the Galaxy” & writers James Gunn and Nicole Perlman have been nominated for the Writers Guild of America award for Best Adapted Screenplay, alongside Jason Hall for “American Sniper”, Gillian Flynn for “Gone Girl”, Graham Moore for ...

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Band Pro Open House: Ikan’s Piatto Lights

Band Pro Open House: Ikan’s Piatto Lights

At last month’s Band Pro Open House, we stopped to talk with our old friends at Ikan. Ikan’s Barry Garcia was on hand to give us a rundown of their wide variety of lights they had on display at the show.

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LA Drone Expo: The Paralinx Tomahawk, Wireless HD Transmitter

LA Drone Expo: The Paralinx Tomahawk, Wireless HD Transmitter

A key aspect of drone videography is being able to get a visual of what your drone’s camera sees, something Paralinx can do perfectly. So we stopped to speak with Paralinx’s Dan Kanes about their wireless HD transmitter, and how it’s seen great use in the high flying world drone world.

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