Panasonic and Apple announced they are working together to add FireWire (IEEE 1394) capability to new models of Panasonic’s DVCPRO50 and DVCPRO HD video decks. This will eliminate the need for specialized capture cards. Macintosh systems will be able to ingest full ITU-601 digital 4:2:2 video at 50Mbps and high definition video at 100Mbps via […]
Panasonic announced the AG-DVX100 24P mini-DV camcorder. They showed a non-working prototype in the booth. This little critter incorporates three 1/3 inch, 410,000 pixel, progressive-scan CCDs delivering a 480-line progressive-scan image with a 4:3 aspect ratio at either 24fps or 30fps. I’m uncertainty about the quality to expect from the camera as there is speculation […]
Apple announced Cinema Tools (the software formerly known as Film Logic) for Final Cut Pro 3 which provides support for 24fps editing, film cut lists, and 24fps video EDLs for both standard and high definition video. With Cinema Tools Final Cut Pro can be used to off-line any film or 24p video project. Apple is […]
Meeting Notes, IFP Seminar sponsored by Technicolor, Technicolor Screening Room, New York, July 21, 1998, originally published as a Cineric, Inc. Memorandum, posted here for historical record. Presenters: Charlie Herzfeld, Technicolor, New York; Declan Quinn, Director of Photography, Leaving Las Vegas; and David Tamés, Director of Photography, Never Met Picasso Charlie Herzfeld started off the […]
Many people ask me what digital camera to get and why, so finally, here’s my advice in words. The one sentence reply is “The Canon Digital Elph” The longer answer is here as my review of the Canon S100 and S110, A newer model, the S200, should be in stores as you are reading this.
There are four books that stand out as particularly relevant to understanding the challenges businesses face going into 2001. It’s time we put our aspirational predictions of the future aside and take a look at what’s really happening in the environment around us. The books are The Social Life of Information, Mastering the Dynamics of […]