Monday, November 30, 2009

SCARLET NOV.30th Announcement

There's been a HUGE Scarlet announcement over at the Red website. . . you can check it out here.

Here's some of the highlights. . .

L: Scarlet R: Nikon D3

Monday, November 23, 2009

Books. . . FROM THE FUTURE!?!?

With all the new eBook readers, online distribution, and sci-fi-concept-new-media stuff, it's nice to see that BOOKS (i.e. dead trees) are still the future. For example:

^here's a book that I just bought (used) on Amazon. . .

^check that copyright. . .

I bought a used book. . . FROM THE FUTURE!!!!!!!!!!

Oh snap.


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On Location

@The Hospital For Special Surgery, Manhattan.

"Hope and Possibility"
Feature Doc.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Monday, November 9, 2009

4K Projectors Coming Soon: Native Red Playback Imminent

Seiko Epson developed world's first 4K HTPS TFT LCD Panel for 3LCD projectors

Seiko Epson Corporation just announced they developed the world’s first 4K-compatible high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT liquid crystal panel for 3LCD projectors.
This new new panel which measures 1.64inch diagonally can support resolution of 4096 x 2160, or four times the resolution of Full HD. Made thanks to Epson’s C2Fine technology, this new panel should bring you high quality, High contrast and deep black colors.

Epson announced they will exhibit projector with this panel during the next BEE 2009 (International Equipment Exhibition).

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Will be attending the REDucation Seminar in LA the first week of December. . .

For more infor, go to


Sunday, November 8, 2009

REDCAM Relevant Size Chart. . .

I think this is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. . .


Here's an image from the RED website, outlining the different stages of Beta for the EPIC. This is pretty hardcore. . . I'm not gonna lie. .


Sunday, November 1, 2009

RED DSMC specs detailed, prices start at $28,000 for EPIC-X, lower-end Scarlet still vague

ENGADGET.COM has posted an image of the EPIC, plus a spec list for the SCARLET and EPIC. Here's the list they posted.

Scarlet 2/3-inch features

* Increased REDCODE data rates
* New FLUT Color, Gamma and Sensitivity Science. Now same as EPIC.
* More extensive modular system integration.
* Interchangeable Lens mounts including focus and iris control of electronic RED, Canon and Nikon lenses, along with Zoom data (Scarlet 2/3" Interchangeable)
* "Touch Focus Tracking" with electronic lens mounts and RED touchscreen LCD's (Scarlet 2/3" Interchangeable and 8x Fixed)
* Two independent microphone level channels, balanced input circuits, 48V Phantom Power, digitized at 24-bit 48KHz.
* GigaBit Ethernet port
* Scaled 1080P at 60fps

EPIC-X features

* New MYSTERIUM-X 5K sensor
* 5K (2:1) at 1-100fps
* 4K (2:1) at 1-125fps
* Quad HD at 1-120fps
* 3K (2:1) at 1-160fps
* 2K (2:1) at 1-250fps
* 1080P (scaled from full frame) at 1-60fps
* Increased Dynamic Range, reduced noise
* Time Lapse, Frame Ramping
* ISO 200-8000
* New FLUT Color Science
* Completely Modular System, each Module individually upgradeable
* Independent Stills and Motion Modes (both record full resolution REDCODE RAW)
* 5 Axis Adjustable Sensor Plate
* Multiple Recording Media Options (Compact Flash, 1.8" SSD, RED Drives, RED RAM)
* Wireless REDMOTE control
* Touchscreen LCD control option
* Bomb-EVF, RED-EVF and RED-LCD compatible
* Multiple User Control Buttons
* Interchangeable Lens mounts including focus and iris control of electronic RED, Canon and Nikon lenses (along with Zoom data)
* "Touch Focus Tracking" with electronic lens mounts and RED Touchscreen LCDs
* LDS and /i Data enabled PL Mount
* Rollover Battery Power
* Independent LUTs on Monitor Outputs
* Independent Frame Guides and Menu overlays on Monitor Outputs
* Monitor Ports support both LCD and EVF
* True Shutter Sync In/Out and Strobe Sync Out
* 720P, 1080P and 2K monitoring support
* Gigagbit Network interface and 802.11 Wireless interface
* 3 Axis internal motion sensor, built in GPS receiver
* Enhanced Metadata
* Full size connectors on Pro I/O Module. AES Digital Audio input, single and dual link HD-SDI
* Support for RED, most Arri 19mm, Studio 15mm, 15mm Lite, Panavision and NATO accessories
* Dimensions- Approx. 4"x4"x5.5"
* Weight (Brain only)- Approx. 6 lbs (2.72kg)