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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...

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Sony Alpha 7s

Filmmakers Kamil Roxas and Alison Sheehy test the Sony Alpha 7s and give us their verdict Ever so often, there’s a new feature added on a camera that’s...

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Rekindling the Flame

With the arrival of the 2015 version of Flame, Autodesk seems to have brought the software back on track, says Alistair Rankine. He gives us the lowdown on how...

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DaVinci Resolve 11

When Dubai-based editor, director and filmmaker Jac Mulder needed to correct a specific shot in his film Bordering on Bad Behaviour, he contacted Blackmagic...

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DaVinci Resolve 10

Alistair Rankine takes an in-depth look at DaVinci Resolve 10 to find out how the software has evolved into an affordable editing and finishing tool It has...

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Lightworks Pro

Bahrain-based filmmaker Saleh Nass explores the capabilities of the Lightworks Pro while editing his latest short film, Central Market. He shares his...

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Creative Cloud

Adobe introduced the successor to its Creative Suite recently – the Adobe Creative Cloud solution. Adobe expert Renji Mathews brings you the lowdown on the new...

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Teranex

As the demand for higher resolutions in production increases, so does the need for standards converters in post. Blackmagic Design’s recently acquired...

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Teranex

As the demand for higher resolutions in production increases, so does the need for standards converters in post. Blackmagic Design’s recently acquired...

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Sony on the shoulder

Paul Mongey puts the new SONY PMW-300 XDcam through its paces The new Sony PMW-300 XDcam camcorder replaces Sony’s PMW-EX3. It is essentially a ‘semi-shoulder’...

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Sony on the shoulder

Paul Mongey puts the new SONY PMW-300 XDcam through its paces The new Sony PMW-300 XDcam camcorder replaces Sony’s PMW-EX3. It is essentially a ‘semi-shoulder’...

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The C100 in focus

Canon C100 from the Canon EOS family has piqued the interest of new filmmakers for a number of reasons. Freelance Director and Filmmaker Kamil Roxas tests the...

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Blackmagic in your pocket

Filmmaker Asif Limbada was the first person in the Middle East to receive the much-awaited Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. He shares his experience in an...

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Media Composer 7

Avid-certified editor Tony Ruthnam takes a look at the new features of Avid Media Composer 7 to see how the software suite compares with its predecessors and...

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Panasonic GH3

Panasonic GH3 is a compact professional camera offering innumerable shooting options. Andrew Clemson, a Dubai-based cinematographer and digital cinema...

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Mic Test

DPA will launch its brand new 4017C microphone at IBC 2013. We bring you an exclusive review of the mic from Dubai-based sound recordist David Thirion I had...