Creative Solutions and RED Digital Cinema Announce Accessories for V-RAPTOR Camera System
Creative Solutions (CS) and RED Digital Cinema® announce the launch of a series of multiple camera accessories for the new V-RAPTOR Camera System. Following a multi-year collaboration between the two companies, the results are unique, integrated, co-branded products.
The first resulting technology within the V-RAPTOR Camera System includes the DSMC RED Touch 7.0” LCD Monitor and V-RAPTOR Production Pack of Accessories.
Adventurer Filmmaker Renan Ozturk Takes Teradek RT to Costa Rica
Some of the world’s most spectacular views are best seen from halfway up a wall of rock. That’s a place where gear has to be reliable, whether it’s crucial safety equipment or the cameras that let the rest of us experience the same dizzying panorama. It’s also a familiar situation to alpinist Renan Ozturk, whose experience includes some of the steepest climbing challenges on the planet as well as documentary filmmaking and photojournalism covering everything from the freezing Himalayas to the African deserts of Chad.
Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Web Presenter 4K
New model combines all the Blackmagic Web Presenter HD features with an upgraded H.264 hardware encoder for native Ultra HD resolution streaming. The new Web Presenter 4K is a compact design that includes a 12G-SDI input with down converter, so customers can select to stream in 1080p HD or 2160p Ultra HD resolutions.
Teradek Launches the Bolt 4K Monitor Module Family: SmallHD-Integrated Wireless Video with Built-In Camera Control
Teradek launches the Bolt 4K Monitor Module TX, a new member of the Bolt 4K Monitor Module family. This new SmallHD-integrated Bolt 4K system also unlocks an exciting new feature – built-in wireless camera control. Now users can take control of their ARRI camera from up to 750 feet away. Additionally, 1500-ft TX/RX models and RED® Komodo™ & DSMC2® wireless control are coming later this summer.
SmallHD Introduces the Most Compact, 4K High-Bright Monitor on the Market
SmallHD announces the launch of a new 4K 13-inch high-bright monitor. Cine 13 is SmallHD’s most compact, agile, and pixel-dense 13-inch production monitor yet. With its low-profile design, this on-set workhorse can fit into nearly any production scenario. The brilliant daylight visibility and 4K clarity of Cine 13 is designed for creatives requiring critical-focus capability at all times.
Teradek Launches Bolt 4K LT MAX, a Pocket-Sized Wireless Video Solution with a 5,000+ Foot Range and 10-bit 4K HDR Video
Teradek launches the Bolt 4K LT MAX, a 4K HDR wireless video solution featuring up to 5,000+ feet line-of-sight range in a compact, rugged form factor. Bolt 4K LT MAX is the latest addition to the award-winning Bolt 4K family – powered by the revolutionary 3rd-generation Amimon 4K chipset – and is interoperable with the entire lineup of Bolt 4K, Bolt 4K LT, and Bolt 4K Monitor Modules.
Furmanski Stays Visually Informed on Search Party with SmallHD
DP Jonathan Furmanski was lucky. They wrapped season 4 of Search Party just 2 weeks before the big lockdown. For those who haven’t seen the immensely popular HBO Max series, it centers around the disappearance of Chantal which leads four of her college-acquaintance 20-somethings to get entangled in the mystery of how she went missing—all while the riveting dark comedy thriller reveals the true natures, motivations and relationships of the quirky characters.
Teradek Partners with Frame.io Camera to Cloud (C2C) to Revolutionize Editorial Workflow
Creative Solutions announces that Teradek has partnered with Frame.io to support Frame.io C2C (Camera to Cloud), a cloud-based workflow that bridges on-set camera capture with post-production NLE systems. This revolutionary process is poised to forever transform the way in which production and editorial interact.
At launch, the Teradek Cube 655 video encoder will be the only device capable of capturing color-accurate proxy files directly from camera video feeds and uploading them into the Frame.io cloud system via WiFi, LTE, or 5G.
Creative Solutions Honored with Two Academy Scientific and Engineering Awards for its Teradek and Amimon products
Creative Solutions, a Division of The Vitec Group plc, is proud to announce that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the fabled Oscars®, will officially bestow Teradek and Amimon with two awards at a virtual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on February 13, 2021. The show will be available on the Oscars® website starting at 1 p.m. PT. The Scientific and Engineering Award is given for achievements that impact the advancement of the motion picture industry in a meaningful way. This year’s esteemed Board of Governors selected two Creative Solutions innovations for their related accomplishments.
Teradek launches Vidiu X: a powerful HD streaming encoder solution for live streaming videographers and content creators.
Vidiu X uses H.264 video compression to capture and encode live video and broadcast it in HD to streaming platforms like Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Twitch, and Ustream.
Built for streamers seeking 1080p video resolution and an encoder that’s HDMI-compatible with cameras, switchers, and media players, Vidiu X enters the market at a time when live streaming is experiencing a massive boom, with a noticeable uptick since COVID-19.
Graham Sheldon DPs Remote Cinematography for New Docu-series
When Graham Sheldon got the call from showrunner Johnny Fountain to be his DP for Remote Production on the new Behind Every Man series, he was up to the challenge. Sheldon’s technical background, and his willingness to try new and potentially un-proven shooting methods made him uniquely capable of professionally capturing the interview-heavy docu-series amid COVID-19 restrictions.
Behind Every Man shines the spotlight on the strong black women behind famous men, focusing on the passions, struggles and sacrifices they have endured to support the men they love. Hosted by Melody Holt, featured couples include: Tammy and Kirk Franklin; singer-songwriter Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal Smith; Wyclef Jean and Marie Claudinette, Usher and his mother Jonnetta Patton, and many more.
DP Derango Weathers -35 deg on Fatman with Help from Teradek and SmallHD
Fatman, from the writing/directing Nelms Brothers team and their long-time cinematographer Johnny Derango is not your typical heartwarming Christmas movie. This action-packed tale tells the story of a precocious 12-year-old who, after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking, hires a hitman (Walton Goggins) to take revenge on Santa Claus (Mel Gibson).
SmallHD Indie 7 Smart Monitor: Creative Control for Filmmakers on an Independent Budget
Creative Solutions has announced a new addition to its SmallHD product lineup. The Indie 7 debuts this month as an entry-level member of their Smart 7 monitor family, further expanding creative control for filmmakers in need of a reliable touchscreen field monitor. Featuring optional software upgrades for Camera Control access to RED® DSMC2® and KOMODO™ cameras, Indie 7 is compatible with the Teradek Bolt 4K RX Monitor Module for 4K wireless video reception, and offers integration with Teradek RT’s Command Center lens control overlay software.
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