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HockeyTech Broadens Utilization of Zixi SDVP for Broadcast-Quality IP Contribution from Geographically Dispersed Venues

September 28, 2021 | By
HockeyTech Broadens Utilization of Zixi SDVP for Broadcast-Quality IP Contribution from Geographically Dispersed Venues

Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any IP, and award-winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced that HockeyTech, a leader in providing hockey streaming services, information and analytics, has expanded their usage of the SDVP for live, high-quality contribution from venues into to the cloud for... »

Cine Gear Expo 2021: An Overview of the Production Tech World Amidst a Pandemic

September 27, 2021 | By
Cine Gear Expo 2021: An Overview of the Production Tech World Amidst a Pandemic

The 2021 iteration of Cine Gear Expo took place over this past weekend on Friday, Sep. 24, and Saturday, Sept 25, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and it was definitely a more subdued affair than years past, although to many exhibitors Below the Line spoke to, they felt they had a good show and... »

ZELo Accessories Add Versatility to Brightline’s Desktop Studio Light

September 27, 2021 | By
ZELo Accessories Add Versatility to Brightline’s Desktop Studio Light

Brightline, a leading manufacturer of video lighting systems, today announced two accessories for its ZELo desktop studio light for videoconferencing. Both the ZELo Clamp and ZELo Grip are designed to save desk space and provide versatility for lighting workspaces for videoconferencing. With the ZELo Clamp, the light’s base plate is replaced by an adjustable... »

Adventurer, Filmmaker Renan Ozturk Uses Teradek RT Gear in Costa Rica Shoot

September 24, 2021 | By
Adventurer, Filmmaker Renan Ozturk Uses Teradek RT Gear in Costa Rica Shoot

Some of the world’s most spectacular views are best seen from halfway up a wall of rock. That’s a place where gear has to be reliable, whether it’s crucial safety equipment or the cameras that let the rest of us experience the same dizzying panorama. It’s also a familiar situation to alpinist Renan Ozturk,... »

MTV Video Music Awards Relies on Motion Impossible AGITO Systems from JitaCam

September 24, 2021 | By
MTV Video Music Awards Relies on Motion Impossible AGITO Systems from JitaCam

Motion Impossible, the modular remote dolly systems and camera stabilizers manufacturer, is proud to announce that JitaCam, the North Salem, NY-based camera robotics supplier, with locations throughout the country, provided MTV Entertainment with four AGITO Trax systems for the live broadcast of the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from... »

Tiffen Introduces Lowel Ego LED Light to Improve Video Quality

September 23, 2021 | By
Tiffen Introduces Lowel Ego LED Light to Improve Video Quality

Tiffen has introduced the new Lowel EGO LED™ is a diverse lighting tool with professional output that is also a stylish desk light. Its soft output makes Ego a workhorse for moving or still content including portraits, tabletop and beauty work, while it is also instantly ready to provide pleasing lighting for today’s frequent streaming... »

Birds of Paradise DoP Shaheen Seth Relies on Cooke Optics S7/i Full Fame Prime Lenses

September 22, 2021 | By
<em>Birds of Paradise</em> DoP Shaheen Seth Relies on Cooke Optics S7/i Full Fame Prime Lenses

Just the word ‘ballet’ brings wonderful classic images to mind. To capture those images juxtaposed with the modern world for Birds of Paradise, director of photography Shaheen Seth relied on Cooke Optics S7/i Full Frame prime lenses for director Sarah Adina Smith, who not only adapted the A.K. Small novel for the screenplay, but also happens to be... »

Matthews Claw Expands Rigging Options for Astera, T12 Tube Lights

September 21, 2021 | By
Matthews Claw Expands Rigging Options for Astera, T12 Tube Lights

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) has announced  the answer for safely mounting Astera Hyperion, Titan and Helios as well as T12 tube lights to standard grip equipment. The Claw is a new generation clamp, designed to solve real on-set issues, by Sci-Tech Award-winning Key Grip Richard Mall with gaffer Jeremy Launais and crafted by the team... »

Goldcrest Post Upgrades Mix Stages to Dolby Atmos

September 21, 2021 | By
Goldcrest Post Upgrades Mix Stages to Dolby Atmos

Goldcrest Post has completed a major upgrade to its sound department, expanding its capacity to deliver soundtracks in Dolby Atmos Home Theater format. State-of-the-art immersive sound technology has been added to the facility’s Studio A to accommodate streaming, broadcast and home theater projects requiring Atmos sound. Goldcrest’s largest mix stage, Studio Q, was upgraded... »

October NAB Show Cancelled Due to Delta, Next Show for April 2022

September 15, 2021 | By
October NAB Show Cancelled Due to Delta, Next Show for April 2022

It was bound to happen. NAB Show has cancelled its planned Las Vegas show that was intended to run from October 9 through October 13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center due to the continued surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus pandemic that’s been raging over the past few months. It looked... »