David Cronenberg unequivocally offered his stance on the movie industry's move away from film and towards digital today, telling the Toronto Sun at the Cannes Film Festival that "it's about time that film died its natural death and it's doing that."
The RED Camera shootout has been canceled just two days after its announcement due to several companies' refusal to participate, writes RED's founder and CEO Jim Jannard.
Arri, Canon, and all other camera makers that consider themselves capable of producing cinema-quality 4K footage have been invited to a challenge by RED founder and CEO Jim Jannard.
At NAB 2012, Apple spoke on-the-record about some new features coming to Final Cut Pro X and reiterated the fact that it has a long-terms commitment to the controversial video editing software.
Canon introduced the EF-mount C500 and PL-mount C500PL, which offer 4K resolution and and RAW output to go head-to-head with cameras like the RED Scarlet.
Professional video camera company RED filed a US federal court lawsuit against rival Arri on December 21st. RED claims that Arri used hacked emails that its then-VP Michael Bravin obtained from Band Pro Film & Digital to gain an unfair advantage. RED says the emails contained trade secrets on its Epic camera.
RED is taking the fight to Canon in a big way, announcing its new Scarlet-X video camera on the same day that Canon revealed its EOS C300.
- Canon EOS C300: an interview with Canon's Chuck Westfall Nov 4, 2011, 7:07pm EDT
- Canon's other surprise: EOS DSLR prototype with 4K video recording Nov 3, 2011, 9:19pm EDT
- Canon Cinema EOS C300 first hands-on pictures and video Nov 3, 2011, 8:14pm EDT
- Canon Cinema EOS C300 official: the company's $20K answer to RED video gear Nov 3, 2011, 6:16pm EDT