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More distribution for Vimeo On Demand

Video hosting service Vimeo is expanding its reach for those videos on the site that are sold as pay-per-view. The site’s begun teaming up with various other websites to integrate content into those third-parties which Vimeo says means greater distribution for creators and therefore more...

New software is Magic

A substantial upgrade has been released to Red Giant’s “Magic Bullet” suite of products including Looks, Colorista, Mojo and Cosmo as well as a new piece of software, dubbed “Film”. The full list is: Magic Bullet Looks 3.0 (NEW) Magic Bullet Colorista III (NEW) Magic Bullet Film...

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Rode unveil “world’s best” microphone

It’s a bold claim but we’d expect nothing less of Rode. The not-in-the-slightest-bit-shy-and-retiring Australian microphone manufacturer has announced a selection of interesting new microphones including one which they say is “the world’s best”. That mic is the NTR ribbon mic designed for studio use. They...

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New 4K camcorders from Sony

Sony has announced a new compact 4K Handycam that builds on last year’s AX100 model but is smaller (30%), lighter (20%) and packs in more features. There’s also a new 4K action cam. The FDR-AXP33 offers a 100Mbps recording rate (a feature which will come as...

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HDR and 4K for Panasonic camcorders

Two significant feature additions have been unveiled within Panasonic’s latest range of consumer camcorders at CES 2015 – but there’s one major subtraction and a couple of catches. The HC-WX970, HC-VX870 and HC-V770 all boast “HDR” – High Dynamic Range – within video mode, which...

Tweaks for Canon consumer camcorders

Canon has announced revisions to its line up of consumer-grade “point and shoot” camcorders at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Three Legria (Vixia in the US) HF-R models are announced, the entry-level 606 plus the 66 and 68. Still only HD rather than 4K –...

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Top award for UK YouTube pioneer

A young entrepreneur in the UK has been awarded a medal from Her Majesty the Queen in the latest batch of New Year’s Honours. 24-year-old Jamal Edwards founded the SB.TV music channel which has now grown to boast more than half a million subscribers. His...

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Boris gets the coffees in

OK, the title is misleading but renowned special effects plugin vendor Boris FX has just signed a deal to buy Imagineer Systems, makers of the Mocha tracking software. Boris’s flagship is the Continuum Complete suite of effects along with their Red and Graffiti tools for...