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Shao Wei

   The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMDPCC 4K) has started shipping, although in relatively small numbers. I managed to get our hands a set for a day; courtesy of our friends from Blackmagic Design Asia. This review is my initial impression of Blackmagic Design’s latest camera. The …

As an editor, if you want to make the cut, then you’ve got to know your cuts. Editing is an arduous, time-consuming, and complicated craft that challenges both hemispheres of your brain as well as your assertion that, yes, filmmaking and editing is something you want to do for the …

There’s a common misconception in the filmmaking community that the more you spend on a camera, the better image quality you will get. While this may be true for specific shooting scenarios, there is no one camera that can be considered as the ultimate performer in each and every situation. …

Aputure announced two new small LED lights – the Amaran AL-MX – the highly anticipated successor to the popular Amaran-M9, and the Amaran AL-F7, which is the successor for the Amaran AL-198, one of the first LED lights that Apurture introduced years ago. Teased at IBC 2017 in pre-production prototype form, the new …

SIGGRAPH 2017, Los Angeles, California – Blackmagic Design today announced Fusion 9, a major update to its visual effects, compositing, 3D and motion graphics software. Fusion 9 has been designed to support the latest workflows and features new VR tools, entirely new key-er technology, planar tracking, camera tracking, multi user …

The air was abuzz with excitement and promise as representatives from the local film industry gathered to recognise and celebrate the next generation of film auteurs this afternoon. The third edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) was officiated by Guest-of-Honour, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), Ms …