The RED VistaVision camera was pushed through development to be used on the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie. DOP Henry Braham wanted a particular crispness and a colour for this strange family drama
The days of local infrastructure for post studios are numbered. Studios in the cloud are here. While some M&E companies are dragging their feet, some like Amazon and Google are investing millions.
VFX studio Atomic Fiction has whisked audiences away to some of the most exciting worlds ever created, from Game of Thrones to Star Trek Into Darkness, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
For IBC 2015 Adobe has announced its next wave of innovation 'coming soon' to their Creative Cloud, including details of their first all movie edit for 'Deadpool'.
Streaming data from ENG cameras isn't new and has mostly been initialised by third party companies like LiveU. Sony has had this ability for a while and now has enabled several of their PXW-series XDCAM camcorders.
The virtual editing system of Forscene continues to tease editors with its promise of hardware-free editing using cloud-computing and a standard Internet connection.
Adobe is one of the company success stories of the creative space. Just six years ago, long before Creative Cloud floated along, they traded on the NASDAQ at under $18, today they are just under $80 with a market capitalisation of $39.47bn. That worth should rise today on the announcement of the new Creative Cloud for 2015.
Cloud-based video production services like Aframe are still eating away at traditional views of working footage through the production process.