This afternoon (around 1545 GMT) Sony was in the midst of making several announcements. After talking about their professional broadcasting innovations, the topic moved on to a few quick, but interesting developments in the film and video range of products. First up, was their announcement of a new firmware upgrade (v. 2.0) for the F65. [...]

After being away for 4 months, it has taken a bit of time to get settled back into life here in Glasgow. It took a few weeks, but I've finally managed to get the workspace back up and running, just in time to get back to editing all the footage from the Philippines. There is [...]

Getting started with Visual Effects Skillset has recently teamed up with UK Screen and made a couple of short films aimed at encouraging young people to consider a career in the VFX Industry. There have been two films produced, one aimed for those ages 10 and up, and the other for 15 and up:   Ages [...]

About this time last year, I received an email from a Canadian couple who have made Siargao Island in the Philippines their home for over a decade. This couple, Derek and Jenn Van Ryckeghem, run an organisation aptly named, "Hope for the Island". They were looking for someone to make a film to help communicate [...]

Although it has only been three and a half years since the release of Canon's 5DmkII, to say that things have come a long way since then would be a bit of an understatement. An entire industry seemed to spring up almost overnight revolving around the use of the DSLR as a genuine film making [...]