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2014 Oscar Nominees Chose Arri Over RED, But Don't Read Into It

It’s always fun seeing how huge-budget Hollywood films were shot, and what equipment they use. SetLife magazine created a list of just what cameras and lenses were used on each film nominated for 2014 Best Picture and Best Cinematography nominees. It’s not without some surprises.


Jony Ive's RED Mac Pro Sells For Almost $1 Million

Chris Martin and Bono played a duet on a $US1.6 million piano, Jenna and Barbara Bush worked the room, and a computer was sold for $US977,000. Although Vanity Fair contends that Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s Sotheby’s auction on Saturday was “unlike the typical Sotheby’s auction”, it still sounds like pretty typical rich people stuff to us.


This Intense Carbon Fibre RED Dragon Camera Will Film Game Of Thrones

In case you forgot, the RED Dragon is the latest 6K video-recording, insane dynamic-range-producing, probably-fire-breathing camera. This particular model is cased in carbon fibre, and will be put to the test filming the next season of Game of Thrones.


These Frames Shot With The New 6K RED Dragon Camera Are Stunning

RED, maker of high-end modular cinema cameras, is working on getting its new 6K Dragon sensor into the hands of filmmakers. The sensor produces insane levels of detail and dynamic range, evident in this beautiful frame of video.


It's Easy To Wreck A $20,000 Camera With Just A Couple Lasers

Lasers are bad for your eyes, so it shouldn’t be a surprise they’re bad for cameras too. This clip shows exactly how trivial it is for a laser to pop inside a $US20,000 piece of equipment and totally scramble its brains.


Watching A Hummingbird In Slow Motion Is Still Pretty Majestic

Slow motion was invented to capture every single thing in slow motion. Explosions, cheetahs, robots, people and hummingbirds. The detail you see in slow motion is always better than real life.


RED Sues Sony For Alleged Patent Infringement

If you’re not familiar with RED cameras, you’re missing out on a crazy world of high-end cinema tech. Chances are if you’ve ever watched The Hobbit, Prometheus or The Informant!, you’ve seen what a RED Camera can do. Today RED Cameras opened up a can of legal hurt on Sony, alleging via a lawsuit that the Japanese camera giant is infringing on its patents. RED doesn’t just want damages, though: it wants to pulp Sony’s pro-camera business.


REDRAY Hands-On: A Giant Black Death Star Full Of Beauty

The only problem with 4K TV, other than being too expensive for anyone who isn’t a Prince William, is that there’s no good way to get 4K stuff to watch. Right? RED is selling a super-HD streaming box that says otherwise.


Is This The Last Thing The Human Race Will Ever See?

Astronomers at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observatory have found something really strange for the very first time: a strange tridimensional spiral structure inside of a dying star, one that is just like our very own Sun. Is this the last thing that the human race will ever see?


HP Builds Supercharged Video-Editing Machine Worthy Of RED Cameras

RED makes some of the most advanced and powerful video cameras in existence, which also means it needs a damn powerful computer to handle the massive video files. So it has teamed up with HP to build the RED Z820 workstation, complete with 16 liquid-cooled CPU cores, custom RED Mag card readers and RED Rocket acceleration cards.