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Rode Film Competition Prizes

Win BIG with Rode mics

How do you fancy grabbing a share of $70,000 USD worth of fabulous filming gear? Of course you do. Thanks then to Australia’s Rode Microphones who’ve launched a short film competition, promising exactly that. It’s labelled “My Rode Reel”, runs from March 1st this year...

Atomos Ninja Blade

Ninja gets a Blade

Atomos have announced a new version of their compact hard-drive video units, the Ninja Blade. The various Ninjas are all designed to be attached to camcorders and offer better quality recordings than the camcorder itself. Helpfully, they also have a screen so you can view...

Padcaster for the iPad Air

Kickstart needed for mini Padcaster

The Padcaster company, which produces the self-titled metal-and-plastic frame into which you can slot an iPad so as to add on filming accessories, is asking for film makers’ support in its latest venture, producing a smaller version of the product for the iPad Mini. The...

Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Edition

Update for Sony editing software

Sony Creative Software has released version 13 of its popular Vegas Movie Studio software. The editing suite, which is a cut-down version of its excellent PC-based “Vegas Pro”, now boasts some of the features that were introduced in the last version of that full product...

YouTube

All change at YouTube

YouTube has a new boss; Susan Wojcicki was Google’s 16th employee and it was her garage that the company’s founders hired when they started up the search giant. With her previous role being in developing Google’s advertising business, shareholders and YouTube video creators alike will be...

iOgrapher box

Review: iOgrapher iPad video case

We’ve previously reviewed add-on items that are intended to transform Apple’s iPad and iPhone into more video-oriented gadgets but in all honesty haven’t been totally overwhelmed by them. So the arrival of the iOgrapher onto our doorstep was, we must be honest, met with a...

Canon XA20

Software update for Canon camcorders

Canon has released a firmware upgrade for its XA25, XA20 and HF-G30 camcorders. The software (which runs inside the camcorder itself) is now at version 1.0.3.0, and includes the following bug fixes and enhancements: 1. Enhances compatibility with third-party remote controllers. 2. Resolves the bug...

Sony CX900 from side

We’re not buying 4K right now

This year’s CES was something of a disappointment for the camcorder user. Sure, DSLRs are still all the rage for creative videomakers whilst the average consumer just whips out their mobile phone but we at Tubeshooter like to imagine that there is still a hardcore...