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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 verdict.

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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 Haber appeared to be in a very enviable position at the start of his career. With a degree in architecture and a fantastic job on the one...

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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 exclusively with BroadcastPro ME I recently had the opportunity to test out Sennheiser’s latest AVX digital wireless system, and I jumped at the...

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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, the Alexa Mini. However, it is far from being your typical little brother. I would actually call it the ‘little big brother’ –...

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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 the heat in the UAE. While there, I was lucky enough to be asked to shoot a factual documentary with long-term collaborator and friend...

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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 camera to find out if it lives up to the benchmark set by big brother, the FS7 The PXW-FS5 is Sony’s newest offering to the market and I had 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 cinematographers selected to give them a test. Rokinon/Samyang has already made quite a splash in the DSLR filming world with its high quality and...

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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, it may become his favourite editing software too It has been quite a few years since Blackmagic Design acquired DaVinci Resolve, taking it...