Beyond 4K Buzz & Trends
Documenting the Wake of Nepal’s Earthquake
Spencer Chumbley is a journalist and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. His work has been featured in VICE, Al Jazeera English/America, The Economist, and TIME, among others. He also heads the documentary production company DISCOURSE. Earlier this year, Spencer took his Sony PXW-FS7 to Nepal for VICE News to document the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated the region.
A Tale of Two Cameras: SONY PXW-FS7 Camera “Review”
I was asked by 4KHUB to do a Sony PXW-FS7 review for their site. I have contributed content to 4KHUB.com since it’s launch (and also to ProductionHUB over the years).
SONY Expands Large Sensor Camera Family with New 4K Compact Super35 Camcorder
Sony is expanding its line of large sensor 4K technologies with the PXW-FS5 compact Super 35mm camcorder.
Space In 4K: Explore The Final Frontier In UHD With New NASA TV Channel
Space is a big place. The vast distances between our curious selves and other planets and galaxies make witnessing the splendours and mysteries of our universe frustratingly difficult for most of us mere mortals. For the vast majority of people, their only ‘close up’ view of the majesty of space comes form the occasional stunning photograph taken by deep space satellites, martian rovers or comet cling-ons.
DCS Event Demos DPS Enhanced Environment, Panasonic VariCam35 & Codex V-Raw Recorder
The Digital Cinema Society’s August event warmed up “THE GRID Los Angeles”, a 33’ x 60’ x 61.9’ staging and production space at DPS for an in-depth look at DPS Cinema’s Enhanced Environments process along with Panasonic’s VariCam35 and Codex’s new V-Raw Recorder—all in 4K.
5 Misconceptions About 4K
With how new this tech is, there are many misconceptions that have come to the surface. To try and get to the bottom of this, we’ve analyzed the top five misconceptions surrounding 4K.
4K's Pros & Cons
We were able to get Jason DeSimone’s take on 4K, along with its pros and cons. His team specializes in shooting and finishing projects in 4K and assisting in RED workflow for clients that do not have the post resources to work with R3D files.
4K finishing in GoPro Cineform
In the latest update of Adobe's Premiere Pro CC 2014.1, you can now find the GoPro Cineform codec as an export setting. When you update your version of Premiere Pro CC, this great value is automatically added to your computer. It now works native without having to use the GoPro Cineform studio application that is also available as a free download on GoPro’s website.
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.
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.
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?
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.