The BuZZ Podcast: Standards Groups – SMPTE, AES, IEEE, and DPP


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Last week on The BuZZ production podcast, host Larry Jordan introduced us to some of the key standards organizations in the media industry. These are the folks that create the specs that allow all our gear and software to work together. They also determine the … [Read more...] 2.0 Arrives With Massive Update For Online Collaboration 2.0

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When it came time to put out 2.0, the makers of this real time online collaboration workflow relied on customers to give them not only feedback, but a dream list of new features to be included. The result is over 100 new features, and what the call a, … [Read more...]

GoPro’s CineForm Codec Adopted as New SMPTE Standard


Dubbed VC-5, the open codec video compression standard for video acquisition and post production By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) GoPro announced this week that their CineForm Codec and compression standard has been adopted by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) to … [Read more...]

Canon Updates C500 Camera For ACES Support


C300/C100 to receive firmware updates as well By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Color correction from multiple Canon cameras will become easier and more accurate thanks to an update in the C500's EOS Software which incorporates support for the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) color management … [Read more...]

Panasonic GH3 Mirrorless DSLR Officially Announced

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  Camera shoots 1080p HD video at 72Mbps By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Earlier, we previewed "Genesis," a short film shot by cameraman Philip Bloom on a prototype Panasonic GH3.  And the film may have been the "Reverie" moment for the mirrorless DSLR camera because of it's amazing … [Read more...]