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Director of Photography Michael Minock Shoots Narrative Short, “Don’t Look Away,” with VariCam 35 4K Camera/Recorder

Florida-based cinematographer Michael Minock recently shot a narrative short about human trafficking, Don’t Look Away, with Panasonic’s new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The 25-minute film will be submitted to film festivals and provided free of charge to organizations that specialize in caring for and rehabilitating victims of the crime.

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4K and Avid

by 4KHUB Contributor, Janet DaltonBy 2014, 4K moved beyond early trade-show rumblings to become a dominant player in the world of acquisition formats. There are many advantages to shooting 4K including increased creative flexibility to zoom and reframe shots in post, higher quality keying & 3D capabilities and a more secure medium for archiving purposes.  However, while the shift from SD to HD took almost 10 years to take hold, the move from HD to 2K to 4K is happening in less than half that time.

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Gary Adcock on 4K in 2015

Associated with major industry heavy hitters like AJA, Apple, HP and Intel, Gary Adcock shares his thoughts on the current & future state of the industry and 4K.

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Master the Art of 4k Editing with Avid

High-resolution is taking over digital cinema, but it’s still a niche in television and streaming media. So should you care?

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Gone Girl’: Light Iron and David Fincher’s path to 6K

On Gone Girl, Light Iron colorist Vertovec does most of the first pass on his own, according to Cioni. “Then David and Jeff come in and start working and setting up some more looks. Then, every single day, Ian outputs an H264 to Pix and allows David to review more of the days’ work offsite.”

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To 4K or not to 4K – That is the Question!

by 4KHUB Contributor, David WellsThere is no shortage of hype surrounding the 4K initiative, most of it coming from the high-end camera and television manufacturers.  During our research on the 4K topic we’ve found very few compelling reasons to support this technological advancement, and quite a few points that prove the world isn’t quite ready for the current implementation of 4K.  We’ll outline some of the pros and cons of 4K technology and you can decide for yourself if 4K is the right tool for your job.

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Will 4K Be A Passing Trend?

As you might expect the battle lines have been quickly drawn on both sides of the 4K camp. The naysayers claim that most people can't tell the difference between 4K and HD. On the other side of the fence the proponents are saying that it's a major jump from HD with better color and a true immersive experience.

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Is 4K Over-rated?

by 4KHUB Contributor, Larry JordanI was delighted when the folks at 4KHUB asked me to contribute an article to their launch. Because I have opinions about this. You can call me a skeptic, but from my perspective, this 4K business is not the solution to world peace, nor perpetual prosperity. (And, as an aside, for this article, I’ll use the term “4K” to mean all image sizes larger than 1080p HD.)

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Avid High Resolution Workflows: 2K, 4K, and UHDTV

As the next high-resolution media evolution approaches, a unique set of workflow challenges comes along with it. Advents in 4K and UHDTV technology offer artists and consumers higher frame rates, wider color gamuts, increased dynamic range, and higher pixel counts—but offer post-production teams potential workflow efficiency headaches.

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One on One with Mark Magidson

Band Pro sits down with 'Samsara' Producer Mark Magidson to learn about his latest projects, and get his impressions of shooting 4K with the Canon EOS 1D C.

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Screen Gems "Delivers" a 4K Horror/Thriller

"Deliver Us from Evil," is the latest release in the growing catalog of productions shot on Sony’s F55 and F65 4K cameras.

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GoPro HERO4 Revealed! 4K Video at 30FPS and the First Built-In Touch Display

As many have reported, the two big features that are appearing are 4K video recording at 30FPS and a built-in touch display.Unfortunately, these two features won’t be appearing in the same camera. Instead, there will be two models: the HERO4 Black and the HERO4 Silver.

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4K Production for ‘Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?’

With lofty production goals and a modest budget, Gayle Tattersall and Bernie Laramie employed the AJA Ki Pro Quad 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD file-based recorder and Canon EOS C500 camera to capture and record more than 40 hours of 4K ProRes 444 footage shot across Downtown Los Angeles and Malibu over the course of 17 days.

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VIDEO: Jem Schofield & the Current State of 4K

Jem Schofield, an educator & producer of theC47.com talks about the current state of 4K, challenges involved making the jump from HD to 4K, and when and where he uses 4K over HD.

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4K & Red Cameras

Sean Benson, cinematographer and video editor for Digital Brew gives us his thoughts about Red cameras and 4K.

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Case Study: ARProductions Creative Director Captures 4K Italian Vistas with AJA Ki Pro Quad & Canon EOS C500

For Ricci’s latest 4K short films, "Abruzzo Winter Emotion" and "One Day in Abruzzo," he used an AJA Ki Pro Quad 4K/UHD/2K/HD file-based recorder with the Canon EOS C500 camera to deliver stunning 4K ProRes 444 footage of central Italy’s most breathtaking topography.

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ABS to Address 4K Technology Questions during Free Open House 7/17

Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) announced a free 4K Open House at its offices in SeaTac on July 17, 2014. There will be a number of vendors at the event, including Adobe, AJA Video Systems, Elemental Technologies, Four Winds Interactive, FUJINON, Infortrend, Quantum, Planar and Sony.

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7/17: Witness the Perfect Storm of 4K

MelroseMAC invites you to witness the perfect storm of 4K technology and innovation gather on one stage. Apple®, G-Technology, and GoPro will demonstrate the future of real-time 4K editing in Final Cut Pro® on the optimized Mac Pro® complemented by the high-speed expandability only Thunderbolt™ 2 storage and ingest solutions can offer.

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Learn How to Produce a 4K Theatrical Feature On A Budget

Learn the challenges involved in shooting entirely in 4K as well as the benefits and trade-offs in using an end-to-end 4K pipeline in post-production.

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Industry Heavy-Hitters Weigh in on 4K

We asked major companies like Atomos, Avid, Freefly Systems and more what they really thought about 4K. Were they for or against it? Find out here:

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Sony Electronics: Studio Package & 4K Journalist Backpack for Industry Pros

Peter Dilorio with Sony Electronics gave us the quick run down on the latest Sony Production Studio Package & 4K Journalist Backpack.

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Matrox SDI cards offer 12 reconfigurable I/Os from SD to 4K

Matrox Video is now offering Matrox X.mio3 FH and DSX LE4 FH SDI cards, part of the next generation of Matrox DSX Developer Products. The half-length PCIe cards offer up to 12 reconfigurable I/Os, from SD to 4K, along with support for AES/EBU, LTC and GPIO. All inputs have built-in frame synchronizers to generate clean SDI signals for any environment.

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Choosing a New TV: Making Sense of the 4K and Ultra HD Choices

If you are planning to purchase a new television and you thought that your choices were simplified because high definition flat screens are the only type of televisions on the market, think again.

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ProMAX targets 4K edit, VFX workflows with One workstations

ProMAX Systems, makers of high-performance video storage servers, editing workstations and archival appliances, has launched the ProMax One and One+ workstations, which are designed specifically for video editors, colorists, and VFX artists working with 4K workflows.

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MammothHD keeps eye on the ultra-high-resolution future

by Randi AltmanIt’s no longer just about 4K, it’s about 4K and beyond. How does a stock footage company keep up? They become early adopters, that’s how.

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