Category: News

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YouTube gives credit to creators

YouTube has added a new premium feature for Creators with 10,000 subscribers or more. “Creator Credits” is a way of linking directly to other Creators within the description of a video so that they can be recognised for the role they played in the video. A...

HitFilm Pro 3 main screen

HitFilm goes Pro for version 3

Version 3 of special effects software suite HitFilm is soon to be released, according to its authors, British company FXHome – and they’re calling it “HitFilm Pro”. The new release has a revised, sleeker-looking user interface along with twenty new effects and is OpenFX compatible which...

Tascam DR-10CS and 10CL

Belt up for better sound

An interesting new product has been released by audio specialist Tascam in the shape of the DR-10C beltpack recorders. They’re designed to capture 24-bit, 48kHz mono audio from a lavalier (tie clip) microphone and store it onto micro SDHC cards, making them ideal for recording quality sound to...

Canon C100 Mark II

Canon updates C100 camcorder

Canon’s popular and well-liked DSLR/camcorder hybrid, the C100 has had a makeover. The new C100 MkII is said to have inherited technology from its much bigger brother, the C500, plus other design tweaks to make it a better camera for the modern shooter. New features It...

Offload your footage with a Giant

There’s a new addition to the Red Giant “Shooter Suite” of software and it’s called Offload. As the name implies, the program is designed to help film-makers quickly copy footage off (often expensive) solid-state recording media and onto alternate off-camera storage such as hard drives....

K-Tek ProShot featured image

Strike a pose – with a camera support

Documentary and news videographers, especially those working solo, might find this camera support from K-Tek to be of interest. The ProShot is a weighted single-pole support with handles which means it’s able to be configured into four positions: monopod, shoulder rig, low level high-hat, and stabiliser....

SmallHD HDMI lock for Canon 5DMk3

Lock up your HDMI

HDMI connectors are pretty much ubiquitous on consumer – and even some professional – camera and camcorder gear but they’re really a bit crap due to their inability to lock into place. Contrast with decent connector formats such as BNC (for HD-SDI) or even XLR (for audio)...

Tascam DR-60d mk2

Tascam updates DSLR audio recorder

There’s a new version of Tascam’s audio recorder for DSLR video. The DR-60D MkII builds on the original, award-winning, release but has upgraded pre-amps. If you’re not familiar with it, the DR-60 is a compact audio recorder with balanced XLR inputs that’s designed to sit underneath...