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Panel power

Dubai-based producers Teneille Saayman and Nina Sargsyan of Fat Brothers Films test the DaVinci Resolve Mini and Micro colour grading panels and give us their...

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Red Revolution

Rabih Al Haber, a filmmaker based in Saudi Arabia, speaks about the business of TVCs and what drew him to invest in a RED EPIC-W with HELIUM 8K sensor Rabih Al...

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A sound definition

Dubai-based sound recordist Simon Charles, from Carbide Sound, takes the Sennheiser AVX digital wireless system for a field test and shares his experience...

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Small Wonder

Our resident DoP Harvey Glen tests the Alexa Mini to find out if good things do indeed come in small packages ARRI has released a little brother for the Alexa...

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ARRI’s lone ranger

Our resident DOP Harvey Glen takes the ARRI Amira on a road test and gives us the lowdown Over the summer, I was back in the UK, trying to escape the worst of...

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Grab and shoot

Sony’s latest camera release, the PXW-FS5, launched at IBC this year, is a smaller, sleeker version of the PXW-FS7. Our resident DoP Harvey Glen tests the...

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Xeen Through the glass

Harvey Glen puts the latest Xeen lenses though their paces Xeen recently launched its 24mm, 50mm and 85mm PL mount cine lenses. I was one of the lucky...

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A new resolve

Post-production specialist Alistair Rankine tests the beta version of his favourite grading software, DaVinci Resolve 12, and declares that with some tweaking...

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Testing the Cion

Does AJA’s first camera offering, the Cion, combine good design with functionality? Our resident cinematographer, Harvey Glen, gives us his verdict  ...

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Industry heavyweight

Our resident DoP Harvey Glen tests the Blackmagic URSA and gives us his verdict on the camera’s performance   Blackmagic’s URSA camera was hotly...

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Fit for purpose

Dubai-based cinematographer Harvey Glen road tests the newly released Sony PXW-FS7 while filming CrossFit athlete coach Carlo Milo at the Smart Fitness gym The...

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Mocha Tracker

Mocha has become the industry standard for motion tracking and rotoscoping but does the new version live up to its reputation, investigates Alistair Rankine...