Not buying a Canon 5D mkII was definitely the right choice
Posted By Max Burgess
I took one of the hardest decisions (and at the same time, easiest for my wallet) to not upgrade my 5D to a mkII for it's ability to shoot 1080p footage. A brief stroll around the Canon stand at IBC confirmed this decision was right with the ...
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September 16, 2009 |
Amsterdam 2009 and a new experience
Amsterdam in September is normally a busy weekend for me and this year was to prove no different with the addition of this assignment for Post Magazine, to write about what I am finding interesting at this years IBC event. Having been an Avid Media ...
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Digital cinema cameras
The new breed of digital cinema cameras and the workflows that accompany them mean post production has to be much more aware of the camera market than ever before. Updated builds and firmware always have a knock on effect, but understanding different ...
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Destroying the myth of RED and Final Cut Pro
As part of my busy IBC, I was asked by Avid to participate in a Talk on their stand about the Post Production of RED projects and how the Avid workflow has really opened up the format, making it easier and more creative than ever before. Destroying ...
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September 14, 2009 |
This year’s IBC buzz The Third Dimension
Without a shadow of a doubt this years biggest buzz in Amsterdam was 3D technology. From screen makers to camera producers to the companies that edit and finish, there was a 3D demo of some kind to be had everywhere. Before the show began I had been ...
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Avid getting it right at last?
Avid announced Media Composer 4.0 and Interplay 2.0 at IBC this year with DS seeing an update to 10.2. Some really nice updates in Media Composer, notably Mix and Match timelines that lets you use different resolutions and frame rates in the same ...
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The right agent for your content
Root6 Technology showed off version 3 of Content Agent at IBC this year. It is a very useful tool in these days of digital deliveries and client approvals. Billed as a content repurposing and management system, Content Agent lets you put any myriad ...
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JVC tops the 3D monitor solutions
Posted By Mark L. Pederson
No surprise that 3D solutions and tools are everywhere at IBC this year. I took a close look at the various 3D monitors and here's what I found: GLASSES-FREE 3D MONITORS: There was a steady crowd around the ALIOSCOPY display in hall 7. In the ...
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September 13, 2009 |
IBC 2009 - Day 1 - Euphonix and Element Technica
Perfect weather here in Amsterdam! The show kicked off at 11:00am today - and seemed to me to be as busy as last year. Tomorrow is the day I "dig in" to the show - but I did spend some time at EUPHONIX - a must see booth. Low cost control surfaces ...
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September 11, 2009 |
SIGGRAPH: Saying goodbye
Posted By John LePore
At 3pm on Thursday, the bagpipes started blaring Amazing Grace over the convention center P.A. signaling the end of the convention and I actually felt a little sad as everyone was ushered out of the main hall. I've had a great week here in The Big ...
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August 7, 2009 |