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Learn Cinematography From 9 Professionals for FREE

The online cinematography event Big League CineSummit just went live today! The Big League CineSummit is a free event for those that register now and it features 9 awesome cinematographers who will dive deep into specific aspects of cinematography. I’m really excited to learn some new stuff myself. This year’s speakers range from the industries best that work on Hollywood features to DP’s that shoot Top Brand Commercials. Check out this video to see what these speakers have done:

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G-Technology Launches New ‘Studio’ Line of External Hard Drives

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If you’re like me, you’re seriously looking into upgrading to a 4K workflow. One big part of this is storage and speed. And while there are a ton of storage solutions out there, G-Technology has just announced 2 new hard drive enclosures with 4K content creators in mind, the G-SPEED Studio and the G-RAID Studio. Pricing ranges from $649 for a 4TB model to $3,599 for the 24TB model. Now, before I get comments with people complaining about the price, let me tell you why I think these are worth it:

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New Libec ALLEX System: Tripod, Head and Slider in One Kit

imageI had not heard much about Libec gear until close to NAB. I’m very interested in seeing their gear here at the show. One of their new offerings is the Libec ALLEX System. This is a Tripod/Head/Slider kit that makes using a tripod and slider together or separately a breeze. Also take note of how the camera is removed from the tripod. Thats HOT! The ALLEX System will be available in Augest of this year. Check out the video and details below.

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The Camera Store Reviews the Panasonic GH4

I’m really looking forward to getting my hands on the GH4 when it is available. In the meantime, join me in being jealous of The Camera Store and their unit.

GH4 Video Look

This just might be the camera that sways me away from the C100. I won’t know until I actually get to use the camera and get some footage. I was talking with Tim Whalen (a filmmaker here in Chicago) and he made a comment about the GH4 looking video and I think he makes a good point. The footage in this review definitely isn’t the most beautiful thing I’ve seen from a camera, although some of that is because of the lighting in my opinion. We shall see.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Panasonic GH4

Steve and Jens from Zacuto have put together a fantastic video interview with Panasonic representative, Matt Frazer sharing tons of info on the new Panasonic GH4.

I am VERY interested in this camera so all this information was gold. Watch the video and let me know what you think about this camera. I personally might consider replacing my Canon bodies with Panasonic GH4′s depending on a few details. Looking forward to reviewing the camera when it comes out.

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