Unlike some production firms, we shoot so often that having our own gear in-house is essential. The evolution from HD to 4K is nearly complete in our studio, except for a run and gun 4K camera. To that end, we’re … Read More
Run and Gun Test of the Panasonic DVX-200 Camera
JVC GY-LS300 Camera — Is it a Solid 4K Solution for Run and Gun?
We’re making the migration to 4K. HD video is terrific, and we’ve had great success with it for many years now. Today, 4K is not a fad. It’s not up and coming. It’s the future and it’s present. Today. So, … Read More
Introducing R/com Studios
We’re also going to “let our hair down,” so to speak – and engage a bit more of our opinion in some of our blog postings. As an example, one of the key projects underway at R/com Studios is completing the migration from HD to 4K video. … Read More
When Is 4K Video Essential?
In our film studio, we’re making the move to 4K gradually, with every new purchase. We now have 4K cameras, and 4K capable post production tools. … Read More
Going Back in Time With Apple and the Mac
Let’s turn on the way-back machine… There was a time when digital media was a new and untested environment with computers. Today, you can grab 1080p HD video with your phone, edit it in your phone, and have it broadcast … Read More
As we remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we’d like to present you with two videos that may help bring some of the aftermath into perspective. Within hours of the attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, a … Read More
Time to Upgrade? An editing suite nightmare wakes up to Thunderbolt.
One of the reasons editors poo pooh changes in their editing environment is the time it takes to make the conversion to whatever the new gear might be. Imagine buying a house, spending a year getting the furniture just right, … Read More
The Power of the Sizzle
We’ve just finished producing a short sizzle reel for MySafe:LA. Cameron spoke with the presentation team that visits schools, and from their comments, worked diligently to tell the story of MySafe:LA school visits in one minute. A sizzle reel is … Read More
Testing Cool Video Gear, and Great Results, too!
The world of independent film production is in flux – changing nearly every month. There are new cameras, compression formats, editing software and much more. Our job is to stay on top of the process and to ensure the gear … Read More
An editor’s world today: technology nightmare
The ability to edit video has become downright cheap in the past year. Just a few years ago, if you wanted to use an AVID nonlinear editor, you’d stroke a check for at least 30 thousand dollars. Today, you can … Read More