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Final Cut Pro X update adds multichannel audio, RED camera support

Sony announces massive 84" 4K flat panel TV set to ship this year

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Sony announced on Wednesday that it has developed an 84" 4K resolution TV that will ship later this year. The unfortunately named XBR-84X900 features a "quad full high definition" (QFHD) resolution of 3840x2160 pixels, and comes complete with a detachable 10-driver "virtual 5.1 surround sound" speaker system designed to offer...
Sony announces massive 84" 4K flat panel TV set to ship this year

Canon announces EOS C100 cinema camera, confirms October shipping for the C500

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Canon already gave those looking for a full-frame DSLR plenty to think about recently, and now it's stirring up the movie-maker's pot. It's just announces a new member to its EOS digital cinema collection -- the EOS C100 -- and given us a better idea of when we can...
Canon announces EOS C100 cinema camera, confirms October shipping for the C500

Update gives Sony projectors better 3D capability

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Sony announced Tuesday that all owners of its Digital Cinema 4K products will be able to apply a software upgrade to their projectors that will improve the frame rate for video playback. The upgrade will improve image quality both in 2D and 3D content, raising the maximum frame rate from...
Update gives Sony projectors better 3D capability
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Red Digital Cinema's Ted Schilowitz
Canon C500 adds 4K recording to the Digital Cinema line
RED puts $1,450 Redray Player up for pre-order, stakes a claim to 4K video with proprietary format and Odemax distribution platform
RED has a 4K player for the coming wave of Ultra HD TVs

Reeves explores the future of film

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Keanu Reeves explores the rise of digital cinema...
Reeves explores the future of film

Red gets Epic price cut, drops M, X and Scarlet brains by up to 45 percent

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Competition is heating up in the high-end digital cinema market, and Red is responding with a slew of massive price cuts. According to CEO Jim Jannard, this "attitude adjustment" is simply a benefit of scaling up production, yielding a decrease in component and assembly costs, and an enormous reduction...
Red gets Epic price cut, drops M, X and Scarlet brains by up to 45 percent

Long international release delays drive movie piracy, study finds, unsurprisingly

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If you live outside the US, you’ll probably put this in the “Well, obviously” category, but it’s good to find a study that makes it clear – the Hollywood movie industry’s habit of spacing out releases of films in different territories is a primary cause of revenues lost to online...
Long international release delays drive movie piracy, study finds, unsurprisingly

Movie studios sign on for satellite-based digital delivery to theaters

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We doubt we'll see any reduction in ticket prices, but the process of bringing new movies to theaters could get easier very soon as five major studios have signed on with the Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) to use its satellite distribution network. Lionsgate, Universal, Disney, Warner and Paramount...
Movie studios sign on for satellite-based digital delivery to theaters

Sony countersues Red over seven camera patents

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Sony has countersued high end digital camera maker Red Digital Cinema for patent infringement, two months after Red alleged Sony cameras infringed its patents and called for the cameras to be destroyed. Sony accused Red of infringing seven of Sony's patents in a suit filed with the U.S. District...
Sony countersues Red over seven camera patents

Movie studios sign up for DCDC satellite distribution system

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Five movie studios have signed an agreement with the Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) to distribute films through its satellite network. Disney, Warner Bros, Paramount, Universal, and Lionsgate will be using the network as a way to delivery movies and other content to theaters across North America.......
Movie studios sign up for DCDC satellite distribution system

Red performs Dragon sensor upgrades right on the NAB show floor (video)

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Well, this is a trade-show first. Red Digital Cinema has made a name for itself by pushing the limits when it comes to motion picture camera technology, but the company's "get it done" approach is even evident in the layout of its trade show booth this year. The team...
Red performs Dragon sensor upgrades right on the NAB show floor (video)
Canon C500 out in October for $30,000, budget C100 coming November for $7,999

ITU lays out recommendations on 3DTV, Ultra High Definition TV standards (video)

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The ITU has stayed busy, as we mentioned earlier it met to hammer out standards for UHDTV (Ultra High Definition TV), and also recently announced a new set of recommendations for 3DTV. On the 3D front it focused on standardization for delivering video in both 720 and 1080 line...
ITU lays out recommendations on 3DTV, Ultra High Definition TV standards (video)

Keanu Reeves: the future of cinema

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Why I made a documentary about the differences - and affinities - between digital and celluloidReading on a mobile? Watch hereI grew up with film. I understand how it can make you feel nostalgic. It stands for a halcyon past, like memories of your mother's cooking. Celluloid is a fantastic,...
Keanu Reeves: the future of cinema
Canon's digital cinema cameras: from 1080p to 4K and beyond

Digital Cinema Summit Dives into #3D at NAB http://bit.ly/aj5Pfe

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Digital Cinema Summit Dives into #3D at NAB http://bit.ly/aj5Pfe

Cinedigm buys New Video, becomes all-digital studio

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After announcing an alliance with digital-platform-focused film distributor New Video at the Sundance Film Festival in January, digital cinema exhibition company Cinedigm said Thursday that it has purchased the New York-based company for a price that could total as much as $20 million based on performance considerations. “We were looking...
Cinedigm buys New Video, becomes all-digital studio

How digital technology is reinventing cinema

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As of 2012, around 60% of all cinema screens worldwide have been converted from film to digital projectors. Over half of those digital screens are outfitted with stereoscopic (3D) projectors. By 2015, it is expected that almost every cinema screen will be digital and that film projection will all but...
How digital technology is reinventing cinema
Sony rumored to announce 84-inch 4K TV

Bernard Rose: Tolstoy, America and me

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His Ivansxtc was a searing indictment of Hollywood. Now Bernard Rose has adapted another Tolstoy story - and turned it into an indictment of capitalist AmericaTen years ago, Bernard Rose proclaimed that digital technology would change the face of movie-making, and he made a film to prove it. Ivansxtc, released...
Bernard Rose: Tolstoy, America and me

Red Digital Cinema settles with Arri over e-mail hacking, terms undisclosed

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One of the strangest corporate espionage stories in recent memory has years has come to a conclusion with a confidential settlement between cinema cam makers Red and Arri. It started when a former Arri honcho, Michael Bravin, pleaded guilty to hacking into email accounts at his ex-employer, camera distributor...
Red Digital Cinema settles with Arri over e-mail hacking, terms undisclosed
Paramount and Disney sign up to distribute theatrical films via satellite
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