RED Goes Head-to-Head with Canon’s Big Nov. 3 Announcement

RED Scarlet

It’s no secret that Canon is announcing something big on November 3.  That “something” is expected to be some kind of pro-level cinema camera.  Of course, we won’t know for sure until Nov. 3.

However, RED apparently knows enough to go head-to-head with Canon’s announcement.  Jarred Land (aka Fire Chief at RED) posted news yesterday that RED’s Scarlet will ship before the end of the year.  The RED faithful then exploded with follow-up posts seeking more details. [Read more...]

The First RED EPIC Stolen, RED Offers $100k Reward

Remember when the first RED EPIC that shipped out to a customer a couple weeks ago?

Well, it was stolen.

Someone broke into Mark Pederson’s chalet while he was vacationing in France and stole the only EPIC-M that’s gone out the door to a customer.  Jim Jannard is offering $100,000 to the camera’s safe return and the conviction of the thieves. [Read more...]

RED EPIC and Scarlet Back on Track, Will Be Done When It’s Done

Last week, RED’s Jim Jannard provided an update to the EPIC’s serious firmware “bug issues” that had adversely affected the production schedule of the ambitious RED ONE followup.  The bug has been killed and the production of the EPIC appears to be back on track. [Read more...]