GoPro Goes Behind the Scenes of Furious 7

Aside from the fact that all new action films have to spoil the biggest and best sequences in trailers leading up to the films’ theatrical release (I’m looking at you Marvel and the Captain America: Winter Soldier elevator scene), this GoPro BTS look at the major stunt sequence from the upcoming Furious 7 is¬†just plain awesome . . . and a little bit nerve wrecking.

No green screens. No CGI cars. Just strap cameras to real cars and people and drop the cars out of an airplane.

Atomos Shogun OS 6.2 Update Adds Several New Features

Atomos Shogun

Atomos has updated its Shogun HDMI and HD-SDI 4K recorder with several new features as part of a free upgrade to AtomOS 6.2.

The new features include:

  • 3D LUTs
  • Avid DNxHR and DNxHD for 4K and HD capture, respectively
  • 4K to HD downscale
  • Playback preview w/ 2:1 zoom
  • Revamped audio meters

The new update is available now and can be downloaded for free on the Atomos website.

Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head for $124 – Deal Alert

Manfrotto 502HD

B&H has the Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head for $124.99 (reg. $199.99) after mail-in rebate through February 28, 2015. This 502HD has a flat base with a 3/8″ connection for use on standard photo tripods, rather than the bowl or half-bowl base more common on dedicated video tripods. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Red Giant Launches Magic Bullet Suite 12

Red Giant has updated Magic Bullet Suite to version 12 with several product updates and a new Magic Bullet Film tool, which includes 22 negative stocks and four print stocks. Updates to products in Magic Bullet Suite 12 include:

  • Magic Bullet Looks 3.0
  • Magic Bullet Colorista III
  • Magic Bullet Mojo 2.0
  • Magic Bullet Cosmo 2.0

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